Residents Lose Broadband After Collision With Angel Lane Telecoms Cabinet

Many Shaftesbury homes and businesses lost their internet access yesterday.

A driver collided with a parked vehicle and a communications cabinet on Angel Lane. BT staff worked into the night with the aid of a floodlight to try to restore broadband connections.

Emergency vehicles on Angel Lane

Alfred was on the scene soon after Tuesday’s collision occurred, at 11.15am. We spoke with Shaftesbury fire station commander Matt Scott.