Woolworths stores in Bendigo among those impacted by an IT issue at the registers this afternoon

Woolworths stores in Bendigo were among those affected by an IT issue at the registers today.

The Bendigo Advertiser understands a number of local stores experienced issues but were now back up and running.

Woolworths Epsom store manager Paul Beard said the store was affected for approximately 30 minutes.

"The outage occurred at 4:11pm and we were back up and running by 4:41pm," Mr Beard said.

The Woolworths Twitter feed was being used to assure customers that registers were now back online at all stores.

More to come.