A POPULAR leisure centre in Bournemouth is closed this morning due to a power outage.

The Littledown Centre is temporarily shut until further notice.

A message sent this morning to people who use the centre said: “There is currently a power outage at Littledown Centre.

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"The centre is temporarily closed until further notice.

“The car park remains open as usual for permit holders.”

People who have a swimming lesson or booked activity will be contacted by the Littledown Centre.

Others are urged to use alternative facilities available at Stokewood, Sir David English Sports Centre, Pelhams and Corfe Mullen.

Activity, gym and pool timetables are available on the BH Live Active app and at bhliveactive.org.uk.

The Littledown Centre added: “Please bear with us while we get an update for you and do not visit or telephone the centre at this time.

“We are sorry for any inconvenience.”

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