Scottish blackout caused by fault on transmission line

An outage that saw thousands left without power on Sunday evening has been attributed to a fault on the transmission network. Areas of Edinburgh and Fife as well as parts of the Scottish borders were left in darkness after a power cut in the evening of Sunday 7th February. SP Energy Networks, which first received reports […]


Texting the emergency services: how, when and why?

When you dial 999, the operator will ask you which emergency service you require, before redirecting you to the right department. If the caller is unable to speak, the operator will often ask them to make an audible sound, a cough or a knock etc. These signals help notify the operator that you are in […]