More than 200 addresses in and around Ryde and Binstead have been hit by a power cut this afternoon (Monday).

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Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks says the outage was first reported at 11.25am – with 1,799 properties initially affected.

The supplier says its engineers are on site and working to fix the problem.

Binstead Primary School’s telephone system is currently down as a result. The Isle of Wight Council says the headteacher will assess the situation soon.

Power is expected to be back on from 2.30pm.

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The council says power is now back up and running at Binstead Primary School.