9,000 Ballymoney homes and businesses without power!

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Breaking news...Around 9,000 homes and businesses in Ballymoney are without power!

It is beleived the fault has been logged for this area and Northern Ireland Electricity will be assigning a repair team as soon as possible.

A spokesperson for NIE Networks confirmed: “Around 9,000 homes and businesses in the Ballymoney area are without power due to a substation problem.

“Emergency teams are currently assessing the damage. Areas affected include Ballymoney town and the surrounding rural areas of Stranocum, Dervock and Dunloy.”

One unhappy trader posted on Facebook: “Once again Ballymoney businesses are losing out on trade due to power failures.”