Archive - 2008

Dec 25 2008

Gas supply restoration in Rossendale - Statement 13

National Grid's Director of Operations Jon Butterworth said: "If you've come home on Christmas day, Boxing day, or over the weekend and you're not connected; please call 0800 111...

Dec 24 2008

Gas supply restoration in Rossendale - Statement 8

Around 18,000 properties lost their supply on Monday morning after gas caught fire during repair work on a 500mm medium pressure main in Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire.

Dec 24 2008

Gas supply restoration in Rossendale - Statement 9

Around 18,000 properties lost their supply on Monday morning after gas caught fire during repair work on a 500mm medium pressure main in Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire.

Dec 24 2008

Gas supply restoration in Rossendale - Statement 10

Around 18,000 properties lost their supply on Monday morning after gas caught fire during repair work on a 500mm medium pressure main in Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire.

Dec 24 2008

Gas supply restoration in Rossendale - Statement 11

Around 18,000 properties lost their supply on Monday morning after gas caught fire during repair work on a 500mm medium pressure main in Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire.

Dec 24 2008

Gas supply restoration in Rossendale - Statement 12

Around 18,000 properties lost their supply on Monday morning after gas caught fire during repair work on a 500mm medium pressure main in Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire.

Dec 23 2008

Gas supply loss Rossendale - Update 5

Engineers are working around the clock to get local people back on gas, after properties in Bacup, Rawtenstall, Newchurch, Waterfoot and Crawshawbooth were left without supplies following a gas...

Dec 23 2008

Gas supply loss Rossendale - Statement 6

Following work to repair the damaged pipe, National Grid has begun work to repressurise the medium pressure main. However, work has not started to pump gas back into the local gas network which...

Dec 23 2008

Gas supply loss Rossendale - Statement 7

National Grid has begun work to reconnect gas supplies to 18,000 homes and businesses in Bacup, Waterfoot, Rawtenstall, Newchurch and Crawshawbooth, in the Rossendale area of Lancashire and will be...

Dec 22 2008

"Rossendale Gas Escape - Statement 1 - 11.45am Holme Lane, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancs "

"There is a gas escape from a 500 mm medium pressure gas main which has caught fire in Holme Lane, Rawtenstall."

Dec 22 2008

"Rossendale Gas Escape - Statement 2 - 1pm Holme Lane, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancs "

"A gas escape from a 500 mm medium pressure National Grid gas main caught fire in Holme Lane, Rossendale, this morning."

Dec 22 2008

"Rossendale Gas Escape - Statement 3 - 1pm Holme Lane, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancs "

"A gas escape from a 500mm medium pressure National Grid gas main caught fire in Holme Lane, Rossendale, this morning."

Dec 22 2008

National Grid Public Safety Announcement

As the result of the gas escape and fire in Holme Lane, Rawtenstall, today (22 December 2008) we have had to turn off the gas supply to the local area for safety reasons. There will be no gas for...

Nov 17 2008

Safe as houses? - National Grid launches Safer Homes Week

The week, which aims to raise awareness of accident prevention in the home, follows a recent survey which showed that less than 1% of people know who to call in the event of a gas leak in their...

Sep 29 2008

TV soap star backs National Grid's gas safety campaign for students

James, whose Hollyoaks character John Paul McQueen suffered carbon monoxide poisoning in an episode of the hit TV series, is backing National Grid's campaign to help students avoid a similar...

Aug 31 2008

Safety sponsorship earns badge of honour from Chief Scout

The popular actor and broadcaster thrilled viewers with his daredevil exploits in BBC1's 'Blue Peter' and 'Duncan Dares' but today he turned the spotlight firmly on safety as he...

Jul 24 2008

National Grid urges children to play safe

Harry Buchanan, operations manager, said: "The aim of the 'Play Safe, Stay Safe' campaign is to remind children, for their own safety, that areas where people are working are not...

Jul 22 2008

Hinckley 5K – Charity Run for LOROS

The five-kilometre run and one-mile Kids Kaper has been organised by Hinckley Running Club and National Grid to help raise money for LOROS Hospice.