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25 Apr 2017

Work to start on £3 million power line project between Bredbury and South Manchester

National Grid has started work on a £3 million project to refurbish the overhead line running between Bredbury substation and South Manchester substation in Sale. The essential work will take place across a 9km (5.5 mile) route of 30 pylons until September 2017.
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25 Apr 2017

New approach delivers significant carbon savings at National Grid’s Wimbledon substation

National Grid is working with Laing O’Rourke to achieve a significant carbon saving during work to extend a substation in Wimbledon.
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19 Apr 2017

Blackpool: essential upgrade of gas pipe

Engineers will replace ageing metal pipe with long-lasting plastic one
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13 Apr 2017

Hats off to National Grid charity team

▪ Wacky hat day raises money for brain tumour charity
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12 Apr 2017

£8m investment in keeping lights on in Cheshire

National Grid to replace wires and fittings on 18km stretch of overhead power line
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12 Apr 2017

National Grid fundraise to help Round Oak School save Music of Life Programme

Variety show taking place to raise money to save Music of Life programme at Round Oak School, Warwick. Tickets on sale at Bridge House Theatre box office
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10 Apr 2017

National Grid sees £6.9 million worth of innovation benefits realised, and forecasts more.

National Grid Issues first Innovation Value Mid-Term Report. £6.9 million worth of benefits realised, and approximately £100 million worth of forecasted benefits for consumers
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07 Apr 2017

Summer holiday project: New gas mains for Hemel Hempstead

Essential work will help make sure local residents keep on enjoying safe and reliable gas supplies for cooking and heating
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07 Apr 2017

Gas mains upgrade in the pipeline for Glazebury

Essential work will replace ageing metal pipes with long-lasting plastic ones
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07 Apr 2017

Foodbank eggstatic with donation

Employees at National Grid Gas Distribution collect more than 300 Easter eggs for Atherton and Leigh Foodbank
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