Northern Tidal Power Gateway

Northern Tidal Power Gateway

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The Northern Tidal Power Gateway is building momentum for the plan to create a causeway across Morecambe Bay and the Duddon Estuary with tidal power turbines built into these structures to generate renewable electricity equivalent to a small nuclear power station. On top of the power gateways will be dual carriageways to link Heysham to Furness, and then Furness to Millom opening up new routes to the West Coast of Cumbria and delivering massive infrastructure benefits to the county. The project will also see the creation of a new industrial base in the North West to supply the turbines for…
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Massive plant move into Sellafield

Massive plant move into Sellafield

Blog, Engineering, Manufacturing
https://youtu.be/gAmOJQb1ohQ Transportation of 500-tonne evaporator modules onto the Sellafield site Trafalgar PR principal Chris Nelson is also a freelance journalist.  In 2011 he collaborated with Mammoet to record their part in an impressive engineering feat to transport eleven 500-tonne modules for a new Highly Active (HA) Liquid Evaporator onto the Sellafield nuclear site.  It was the first time in the history of Sellafield that off-site fabrication had been used for large scale modules.   Highly active evaporators play a pivotal role in the delivery of reprocessing, historic cleanup and hazard reduction missions across the Sellafield site. The eleven modules were…
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Huge interest in EV charging solutions from Bender UK

Huge interest in EV charging solutions from Bender UK

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Bender UK has been attracting huge interest  in the advanced charging options it now offers.  Creating an efficient and user-friendly network of charging stations to serve the growing number of electric vehicles is the biggest challenge to the UK Government’s vision of low carbon transport.  Bender UK provides bespoke charging solutions to health trusts, business and commercial developments and local authorities using charging technology developed in Germany.  One of its huge advantages is the flexibility of the system and its ability to interact and link with a variety of ‘back office’ financial solutions. Bender offers versatile electric vehicle charging technology
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South Lakeland District Council

South Lakeland District Council

Case Studies, Public sector ,
The council planned to relaunch its Invest in South Lakeland web site in 2018 and awarded Trafalgar PR the contract to provide communications support.  Working with a dedicated social media specialist partner, TPR developed a plan to use communications activity across conventional media and on-line channels to promote the web site and the broader activity of the council’s Economic Development team.  Much of this involved creating new content for posts on LinkedIn, Twitter and a new Facebook page for Invest in South Lakeland.  We also arranged a competition with a local hotel to on-line encourage engagement and worked with business…
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Centre for Leadership Performance – Dream Placement

Centre for Leadership Performance – Dream Placement

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The Dream Placement programme organised by the Centre for Leadership Performance  enables teenagers in Cumbria to compete for the opportunity to spend a week with one of the county’s most forward-looking employers learning about leadership and career opportunities.  The process includes a Selection Day of interviews and business exercises interacting with representatives of employers offering Dream Placements, a Development Day preparing the students for their placements, activities during Dream Placement Week and a celebration event.  Trafalgar PR provides communications support for the programme, including photography and video of the events which is used in press and through social media. Outcome:…
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Reform Energy plc

Reform Energy plc

Case Studies, Energy
Reform Energy plc submitted plans for developing an energy from waste facility with linked economic regeneration in the North West.  The developer partnered with Trafalgar PR to handle stakeholder and community relations, generate publicity in regional, national and specialist trade publications, co-ordinate public consultation and liaise with local councillors and public sector contacts.  This activity included making the case for energy from waste as a concept and its associated economic regeneration of the area adjacent to the site, dealing with questions about provision of fuel ‘feedstock’, and allaying concerns about emissions from the proposed plant.   Key stakeholders view the…
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