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Power cuts: you can get extra support

Do you need extra support during a power cut?  Anyone who has a visual impairment, is Deaf, Hard of Hearing or has combined sight and hearing loss, can sign up to UK Power Networks’ free register.

By joining the register, you will receive:

  • A priority phone number that you can call 24 hours a day and regular updates until your power is back on
  • A welcome pack with useful advice about preparing for a power cut
  • Regular text message updates if you text ‘Power’ followed by your postcode to 80876
  • Extra support from the British Red Cross

Visit the website to register at http://www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk

Original article was posted by Sight for Surrey in the Lines of Sight  February 2016 Newsletter