People queuing outside the Tesco Extra store in Bradley Stoke after it was was closed due to problems with electrical equipment following a power cut.

Power surge shuts Bradley Stoke Tesco Extra store for six hours

An electrical “power surge” caused computer systems to crash at the Tesco Extra store in Bradley Stoke today, resulting in the store being closed to customers for more than six hours. The Journal understands that tills and other electronic equipment at the store “went down” as a result of the power supply incident and subsequently failed to reset themselves correctly. Journal readers reported

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Power cut affects 1,500 Bradley Stoke homes

Around 1,500 properties in central and south Bradley Stoke were without electricity for up to 90 minutes this morning following an unexplained incident at 9.58am. A spokesperson for Western Power Distribution told The Journal that 1,488 properties were initially affected but this number had dropped to 460 by around 10.20am. Recorded information on a WPD telephone hotline initially gave an

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