Archive - 2013

Dec 24 2013

National Grid staff contribute to Leicestershire's biggest ever 'Collect 4 Christmas' campaign

Big-hearted National Grid employees in Hinckley and Leicester have been hitting the shops this Christmas to provide a little festive cheer to some of the county's most vulnerable residents.

Dec 24 2013

Five plus 100 equals two Golden Heart accolades for National Grid school volunteers

Two National Grid staff, who between them have notched up a decade helping local youngsters brush up on their numeracy skills, have been honoured for their efforts. Business and community charity...

Dec 23 2013

Christmas Shopping

National Grid employees equipped for winter weather. Seasonal items ranging from gloves to thermals in stock. Company asking people to prepare too by getting boilers and gas appliances checked.

Dec 12 2013

Interview training helps students make good first impressions

A 33-strong team from the gas and electricity company's Hinckley offices in Brick Kiln Street joined volunteers from other local businesses to help the teenagers hone their interviewing skills...

Dec 02 2013

Green gas in the pipeline for Yorkshire

Dec 02 2013

First commercial bio-gas connection for National Grid

Official unveiling of Yorkshire's first commercial operation to inject bio-gas, made from local farming break-crops, into the gas network. Future Biogas Managing Director Philipp Lukas and...

Dec 02 2013

Innovative energy from waste project gets £1.9m injection

Nov 27 2013

Olympian feat wins laurels for Kyle

Nov 13 2013

Fundraising fiesta in the pipeline for Pudsey

Nov 13 2013

Fundraising fiesta in the pipeline for Pudsey

What: National Grid staff day of fundraising in aid of BBC Children In Need. Staff will be wearing their pyjamas to work and bringing their teddy bears, Pudsey make-overs, 'pick your victim'...

Sep 24 2013

Students urged to think 'gas safety'

Around 50 people in the UK die of CO poisoning every year. CO alarms and landlord safety checks can save lives.

Sep 23 2013

Congestion-Busters: National Grid's revamped 'keyhole for roads' fleet prepares to hit the highway

Four new trucks tooled up with trailblazing technology will be taking to the highway this autumn on a mission to slash repair times wherever they can.

Jun 03 2013

Rave reviews for Community Fun Day

A football tournament, Zumba dancing, live music, rock climbing, archery, a tea dance, a children's entertainer and funfair helped make National Grid's fun event yesterday a day to remember.