Heysham


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Heysham

(ˈhiːʃəm)
n
(Placename) a port in NW England, in NW Lancashire. Pop (with Morecambe): 16 136 (2001)
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Day 1: Coach to Heysham, afternoon Ferry to Douglas then 5 minute transfer to our hotel on Douglas Promenade Day 2: Steam railway - Douglas to Port Erin plus steam Museum and free time Day 3: Ramsey and Peel plus cream tea at renowned 'Greens' Day 4: Free day to enjoy the attractions of Douglas.
"There have been occasions when entering Heysham has been impossible at certain states of tide, for example over the New Year period when a large piece of wooden debris blocked the harbour entrance for several days.
Heysham 1 in Lancashire, and Hartlepool, due to be decommissioned in 2019, will continue for an extra five years.
The French energy giant said Heysham 1 in Lancashire and a plant in Hartlepool, both due to be decommissioned in 2019, will continue for an extra five years.
UK producer of low-carbon electricity, EDF Energy, announced on Tuesday that it has extended the life of four nuclear power stations: Heysham 1 and Heysham 2 in Lancashire, Hartlepool in Teesside and Torness in East Lothian.
The haul was discovered in the back of a car at the port of Heysham, in Lancashire.
The move came after cracks in a boiler were found in a station of a similar design in Heysham, Lancashire EDF Energy initially said the inspections of the reactor would take about eight weeks to complete but in September said the stations would remain out of action until at least October.
This summer's announcement by EDF Energy that it would take three nuclear reactors offline for an estimated two months, after it discovered a fault in the boiler spine at Heysham 1, has highlighted the potential vulnerability of the power generation sector to outages.
CLOSED Heysham 1 power station Operator EDF Energy have decided to close one of their plants at Heysham, Lancashire, and another at Hartlepool after cracks were spotted in a boiler.
Banks Renewables, part of the Banks Group, has completed the PS11.7m agreement with Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to finance the construction of a three-turbine wind farm near Heysham. Once it is up and running the scheme is expected to produce enough renewable energy to meet the annual electricity consumption needs of around 4,200 homes.
Operator EDF Energy has decided to close one of its plants at Heysham, Lancs, and another at Hartlepool after cracks were spotted in a boiler.