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Power cut leaves string of Colchester town centre firms in dark
8:00pm Tuesday 30th October 2012 in News
A TOWN centre taxi firm boss says he has been left £2,000 out of pocket after being left without electricity for 36 hours.
Clive Woolgar, owner of Colchester taxi firm Five Sevens was forced to send his cabbies home after the power went out on part of Osborne Street on Sunday night at 8pm.
As well as cutting the power to his phoneline, the outage left Mr Woolgar unable to access his computer and find out who had pre-booked pick-ups.
See Wednesday's Gazette for the full story