MORE than 1,000 properties were left without power in a South Derbyshire village.
The 1,004 properties in the Bretby area were left without power following an outage in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Western Power Distribution, which deals with the electricity supply in the area, told the Mail that workers were out on the scene within a 'matter of hours' and had restored power by 4pm.
The affected postcodes included DE65 6, DE15 0, DE12 6, LE12 6, DE73 1. A spokesman for the firm said: "We apologise to customers affected for any inconvenience caused."