ABOUT 1,500 properties in Wrexham were left without power for just under two hours this morning (Thursday).

A spokesperson for energy supplier ScottishPower said that a cable fault cut electricity supplies to the Rhosnesni area at 7.45am.

She added: “All the customers were back on by 9am after being switched to another power source.

“Our engineers began working immediately to repair the fault.

“We apologise to our customers for the inconvenience.”