A power cut is affecting thousands of homes in the Calne area today.

SSEN have apologised for the disruption, and aim to have power returned by 3pm.

People can keep updated on the company's Power Track app using reference GZ9207 here: https://ssen.co.uk/Powertrack/

The power cut is also affecting local schools - who have advised of potential disruption to online learning.

Marden Vale Academy will be closed this morning, with a message to be issued to parents at lunchtime if services are restored.

Calne Town Council posted on Twitter: "Due to the ongoing power issues in #Calne, our team have limited access to our email network at present.

"If you need to talk to us urgently, you can call 01249 814000 between 9.30am and 2.30pm today. We're sorry for any inconvenience this may cause."