Work starts on reconnecting Lakeland village

Work begins today to reconnect a remote community in the Lake District which has been cut off from mains electricty since Christmas Eve.

Electricity North West will install over 2 kms of cable under the lakeshore road leading to Wasdale Head.

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Electricity boss pledge for village

Jane Fleetwood, response manager Electricity North West, said " We will do the work as quickly as we can and keep people informed. We have promised there will be no disruption over Easter. It's such a wonderful area and lots of people come at that time so we won't disrupt the Easter holidays."

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