January 15, 2010
Drax Power Limited (“Drax”), the developer of the Heron Renewable Energy Plant, is delighted to announce that North Lincolnshire Council has decided not to object to its application for 290MW biomass-fired power station that will provide enough green energy to meet the needs of 512,000 homes. The North Lincolnshire Planning Committee voted unanimously to back the proposal in their response to the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
December 3, 2009
Young artists from the Selby and Goole area are celebrating success in the Drax ‘Art in the Community’ competition. The finalists received their prizes during an awards ceremony on Wednesday 2 December in front of an invited audience of parents and teachers at Drax Power Station.
November 27, 2009
Local children involved in a scheme to promote road safety visited Drax Power Station recently (19 November) where they were promptly rounded up by the ‘Seatbelt Sheriff’ and made to swear an oath of allegiance to always wear their seatbelts.
November 20, 2009
Judging is underway to discover young talent in the annual ‘Art In The Community’ competition organised by Drax Power Limited.
November 9, 2009
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance has benefited from funds raised through a charity corporate golf tournament hosted by Drax Power Limited.
November 4, 2009
North Yorkshire County Council’s Planning Committee has voted unanimously to support plans for a 290MW dedicated biomass-fired power station to be sited adjacent to the existing 4,000MW Drax Power Station near Selby.
September 28, 2009
A lady from Camblesforth has raised £1,250 for a cancer charity after scaling the UK’s highest industrial chimney this week.
August 28, 2009
A group of budding artists, all aged between 7-13 years old attended a two-day Summer Art School at Drax Power Station supported by York-based artist Lesley Seeger who has been painting full-time for 15 years and produces vibrant interpretations of nature and its shapes.
August 27, 2009
The work of advisers supporting families from the York/Selby/Goole area living with the spinal and brain conditions, spina bifida and hydrocephalus has been given a boost with a donation from Drax.
July 30, 2009
A local artist who has been painting full-time for 15 years is helping Drax organise its second Summer Art School for 7-13 year olds from the surrounding area.