Brig o’Turk left without internet after lorry crash

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image captionThe majority of local residents in Brig o’ Turk were cut off from internet access

A village in Stirling was left without internet access for several days after a lorry crashed into a telegraph pole.

The vehicle – owned by a contractor for Stirling Council – left “significant damage” following the incident on Thursday.

Broadband was affected for the majority of residents in Brig o’ Turk and some properties in Invertrossachs.

Openreach carried out a temporary fix but a small number of households are still disconnected.

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One local resident told BBC Scotland the Ripple Retreat – a respite centre for families affected by cancer – had also been impacted by the damage.

In an email to Rural Affairs Minister Mairi Gougeon,

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