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On 29 Nov 2005 at 12:42pm Carpet wrote:
Anyone know anything about last nights power cuts. I live in the cliffe area and we had no electric from
8pm to 4am. Bad timeing on such a cold night. Strangely our gas central heating does not work without electricity.
 
 
On 29 Nov 2005 at 2:08pm Jacko wrote:
Ours was off in Malling 8pm to 9:30pm, same story with the heating. Good news is we missed corrie & eastenders
 
 
On 29 Nov 2005 at 3:59pm Dats wrote:
I'm in the Cliffe area too - the streetlights came back about 10pm, but nothing else until the early hours. I'm curious too...
 
 
On 29 Nov 2005 at 4:25pm Smiler wrote:
Thats weird, I'm in Cliffe too and my power was only out from 8:15 to 9:00pm
 
 
On 29 Nov 2005 at 6:09pm Gary wrote:
Its a conspiracy!!!!
You should all be concerned!!
 
 
On 29 Nov 2005 at 6:49pm tab_locks wrote:
That's odd.
The power up in the Avenue flicked off for about 1 second at 8.15pm then flicked off and on again at 8.45pm. I was on the phone to someone in Kingston and they said the same happened there too.
It made my pc freeze.
 
 
On 29 Nov 2005 at 8:39pm King Plumber wrote:
Although your gas boilers don't use electricity as a fuel, they are still electrical appliances. Electricity is needed to operate the mutifunctional gas control valve, pilot solenoid etc. Also the other components of a modern heating system such as pumps, motorized valves and thermostats all require the magic juice. Here endeth 'central heating for beginers (part one). Don't say plumbers never do anything for free. All work guaranteed, no call out charge, free estimates etc etc...........
 
 
On 30 Nov 2005 at 10:17am Mystic Mog wrote:
Gas central heating will not work without electricity. It is needed to run the pump, timer, thermostats etc.
 
 
On 1 Dec 2005 at 12:25pm dats wrote:
Sussex Express say there will be a bit in there on Friday, apparently...(about the power cut, not novice plumbing)
 
 
On 1 Dec 2005 at 10:32pm King Plumber wrote:
I should hope not, they'll put me out of work if they do.
 
 
On 9 Dec 2005 at 12:38pm grumpy trader wrote:
power cuts are due to the towns traders excess of xmas lights, cant blame the council as they arent involved again this year.


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