AN unexpected power cut which affected large areas of Flint has been resolved.

Homes and businesses werebeen left without any electricity on Tuesday evening (July 23) as Scottish Power confirmed issues in the area.

In a statement on Scottish Power's website, a spokesman said: "There is a power cut affecting the CH6 postcode area of Flint, affecting a large number of properties in the local area.

"We did not know in advance there would be a power cut and became aware of this at 4:53pm."

Engineers were sent to the site and by about 7pm, the issue had been rectified.

A spokesman for the company added: "There was a fault in your area which has now been resolved.

"If you are still without power please call new national Freephone number 105."

Residents who are still experiencing power issues can also call 0800 001 5400.