Dark new year for Ipswich homes

HOMES in an Ipswich street suffered a dark new year after they were hit by a power cut just hours before the end of 2007.A total of 23 homes in Woodpecker Road, on the Chantry estate, were left without power after a fault developed in a low-voltage cable.

HOMES in an Ipswich street suffered a dark new year after they were hit by a power cut just hours before the end of 2007.

A total of 23 homes in Woodpecker Road, on the Chantry estate, were left without power after a fault developed in a low-voltage cable.

The power went off at 3pm on New Year's Eve and engineers were still working to restore power on Tuesday morning.