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Caythorpe Gas Storage Project Update

Tonight [14 November 2017] a team from Centrica Storage met with and updated ward and parish councillors and local residents about future plans for the Caythorpe gas storage facility, near Bridlington. The site had historically produced natural gas, and Centrica Storage later considered the depleted…

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Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund 2017
Open for Applications

Summary Centrica Storage Limited has launched its 2017 Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund The parishes of Boynton, Burton Agnes and Rudston in East Yorkshire are invited to apply for funding for local projects that they believe will make an environmental difference Applications up to…

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Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund 2016 announces funding for four projects

Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) today announced the 2016 Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund will be financing four projects in the East Riding parishes of Boynton, Burton Agnes and Rudston. The fund was established on 31st January 2011 and has so far helped to finance…

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Boynton Village Hall receives a warmer from Support Fund

Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) has awarded just under £1,000 to the Parish Council of Boynton to fund a new boiler for the hall. The donation was made as part of the 2016 Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund. Every year, the Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental…

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Support Fund boost for Rudston Playing Field Pavilion

An East Yorkshire playing field committee has been successful in securing funds for a project to make vital improvements to its sports pavilion. Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) has awarded £1,000 to Rudston Playing Field Committee for a series of works to boost the energy efficiency…

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Support fund donation brightens up a corner of Rudston

Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) has awarded £2,011 to the East Riding Parish of Rudston to help with an environmental project known as The Corner Garden. The donation was made as part of the 2016 Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund. Every year, the Caythorpe Gas…

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Burton Agnes Primary School’s Environmental Garden receives vital funding

Burton Agnes Primary School has received £1,000 of funding from Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) enabling its Environmental Garden to be improved, making it safer and more useable for its pupils. The donation was made as part of the 2016 Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund.…

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Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund 2016
Open for Applications

Summary Centrica Storage Limited has launched its 2016 Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund The parishes of Boynton, Burton Agnes and Rudston in East Yorkshire are invited to apply for funding for local projects that they believe will make an environmental difference Applications up to…

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Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) supporting Burton Agnes Primary School through its Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund 2015 which will help the reation of a sensory garden.
Pictured: Liam (aged 7), Isabella (aged 5) with Darren Oliver (CSL) and Helen Jameson.
East Yorkshire community projects boosted by £10,000 funding

Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) has donated £10,000 to community projects across East Yorkshire. The company, which acquired the Caythorpe Gas Storage project in 2008, has allocated £10,000 of funding across five projects in the East Riding parishes of Burton Agnes, Rudston and Boynton. Burton Agnes…

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A new community area for Gransmoor

Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) is delighted to be supporting Village Matters through its Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund 2015. This year, CSL donated £2,780 to Village Matters to create a small communal area with three benches, flowers, shrubs and a sign for Gransmoor. Gransmoor…

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CSL gives a helping hand at Boynton Village Hall

Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) is delighted to be supporting Boynton Village Hall through its Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund 2015. This year, CSL donated £1,800 to Boynton Village Hall so that three new eco-friendly hand dryers can be bought and installed at the facility…

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CSL serves up support to Rudston children’s tennis club

Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) is delighted to be supporting Rudston Tennis Club through its Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund 2015. This year, CSL has donated £500 to the club so that it can run a 10-week tennis coaching course for children in Rudston and…

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A sheltered life for Burton Agnes

Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) is delighted to be supporting Burton Agnes Parish Council through its Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund 2015. This year, CSL has donated £500 to the council to enable the erection of a bus shelter in the village, which will improve…

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Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support Fund 2015 Open for Applications

Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) today launched the 2015 Caythorpe Gas Storage Environmental Support fund announcing it ‘open’ for qualifying applications in the East Riding parishes of Boynton, Burton Agnes and Rudston. The Caythorpe environment support fund was launched on 31 January 2011 and has since…

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Environmental Support Fund Open for Applications

The 2013 Environmental Support is now open for qualifying applications. To print a copy of the application form, please click here. The entry deadlines are: Closing date for applications: 12pm on Friday 28 June 2013 Successful applicants will be notified on: Wednesday 31 July 2013…

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Official opening of the £37k Centrica Storage funded refurbishment of Boynton Village Hall

Villagers in Boynton will now be able to benefit from a refurbished village hall - after funding was made available from Centrica Storage Limited. The much-needed improvements to the community building have now been finished. A £36,793.95 grant to Boynton Parish Council - made through…

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Official opening of £60k Centrica Storage funded Sports Club

Residents of Burton Agnes have celebrated the opening of a new, energy-efficient, Sports Club Building. The building was paid for through a £150,000 fund made available as part of the Caythorpe Gas Storage project by Centrica Storage Limited. Centrica representatives opened the Sports Club Building,…

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New Road Signs to Look after East Yorkshire’s Wildlife

New road signs with a difference have been erected near Driffield by Centrica. The signs, recently installed near Rudston village, north of Driffield, are part of an ongoing initiative to protect the verges in this area, designed to protect wildlife within the verge grassland habitat.…

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Official opening of £55,597.03 Centrica Storage funded play park

Rudston's new community play park was officially opened on Sunday 28th August, by representatives from Centrica Storage Limited. The new facility was paid for from funds granted to the community as part of a £150,000 fund associated with the Caythorpe Gas Storage project - split…

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Liaison Committee Meeting

For the latest news about the Caythorpe Gas Storage Project, why not come along to the next liaison meeting which will now take place on Monday 20 June 2011. The meeting will start at 19.00 at Boynton Village Hall. We hope to see you there.

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Public Inquiry Cancellation Notice

A public inquiry was due to take place from 24-26 May 2011 at The Spa Bridlington to consider relevant objections as defined in s13(6) of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981. As all relevant objections have now been withdrawn the Secretary of State for Energy…

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Community and Environmental Newsletter Sponsored Until to 2012

Centrica Storage has awarded the team who produce the Rudston Newsletter £650.00 as part of the Caythorpe Environmental Support Fund. The £5,000.00 per year fund, which was set-up during the Caythorpe Gas Storage project approval process, will generate £125,000.00 over 25 years for qualifying environmental…

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Funding Will Make Verges the Best… by a ‘Country Mile’

Centrica Storage has awarded a team responsible for preserving countryside verges £1,310.85 as part of the Caythorpe Environmental Support Fund. The £5,000.00 per year fund, which was set-up during the Caythorpe Gas Storage project approval process, will generate £125,000.00 over 25 years for qualifying environmental…

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Public Inquiry for Compulsory Purchase Order

In order for Caythorpe Gas Storage Limited to proceed with the Caythorpe Gas Storage Project all of the land interests required for the project must be acquired. The Company has acquired the majority of the necessary interests by agreement however there are some outstanding interests…

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East Yorkshire Chalk Rivers Trust Nets £3,000.00 from Environmental Support Fund Grant

Centrica Storage has awarded East Yorkshire Chalk Rivers Trust £3,000.00 as part of the Caythorpe Environmental Support Fund. The £5,000.00 per year fund, which was set-up during the Caythorpe Gas Storage project approval process, will generate £125,000.00 over 25 years for qualifying environmental projects in…

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New Community and Sports Facility for Burton Agnes

Burton Agnes Sports Club has received a significant grant award from Centrica Storage Limited as part of the company"s £150,000.00 Caythorpe Community Support Fund. An award of £58,750.00 has been handed to Burton Agnes Sports Club for the construction of a new energy efficient community…

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New Eco-Friendly Village Hall to Benefit from Centrica Storage Funding

Following on from Centrica Storage Limited"s promise to award the local community £150,000.00 in grant support, the company is delighted to announce the second of three successful applications that will receive a share of the funding. Boynton village has been awarded £36,793.95 from the Caythorpe…

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A New Play Park for Rudston”s Families

A play park in an East Yorkshire village is now being renovated after being awarded grant funding through a locally based gas storage project. Rudston"s play park will be transformed into a modern facility after the parish council was handed a grant worth £55,957.03 towards…

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Centrica Storage Ltd Helps Children to Stay Safe in the Dark

School children across the region have been given a helping hand to stay safe and be seen in the dark this winter with the help of Centrica Storage Limited (CSL). CSL, the company responsible for bringing a large proportion of the UK"s much needed gas…

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Caythorpe Environmental Support Fund 2011

The Caythorpe environment support fund 2011 launches today (31 January 2011). The environmental support fund is an annual payment of £5,000 for the planned lifespan of the project (24 years). This is the fund’s second year. The qualifying criteria and application form can be viewed…

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Liaison Committee

The next meeting of the Liaison Committee is planned for 7.00pm, Monday 24th January 2011 at Boynton Village Hall. We look forward to seeing you there.

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Liaison Committee

The community liaison meeting scheduled to take place at 7pm on 16th December at Boynton Village Hall had to be postponed due to heavy snow. An alternative date is currently being arranged and further information will be posted on the website in due course.

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Ancient Burials Discovered at Caythorpe Gas Storage Project Site

Further significant discoveries have been made during recent archaeological excavations in advance of the construction of the Caythorpe gas storage facility. Three human burials, believed to be of Iron Age or Roman date, were discovered during an archaeological excavation at the site, at Caythorpe, near…

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Bridge Deck Installation Completed at Caythorpe Gas Storage Project Site

The bridge at the Caythorpe gas storage project has been installed, providing an access road from the main processing facility to the well site approximately 1.2km away. Weighing approximately 95 tonnes including rigging, the bridge was installed on 21st October 2010, a week ahead of…

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Announcement

Centrica Storage Limited has sought to acquire the interests needed for the project by agreement with the relevant landowners. However, this has not been possible in all cases. The original Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) confirmed in April 2008 did not include all of the interests…

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Community and environmental support fund updates

In May this year Centrica Storage Limited announced the launch of two funds for the communities of Boynton, Burton Agnes and Rudston. The community support fund is a one off payment of £150,000 split between the three communities for qualifying projects. The environmental support fund…

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Regulatory uncertainty

Centrica announced on 28th July 2010 that as a result of regulatory uncertainty the company had decided not to proceed with the Caythorpe Gas Storage Project at the current time. Although this means that the final investment decision on the project will be delayed, preparatory…

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Liaison Committee

The next meeting of the Liaison Committee is planned for 7.00pm, Tuesday 14th September 2010 at Rudston Village Hall.

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Local gas storage facility making historic discoveries

An East Yorkshire-based gas storage facility has been making some incredible discoveries after six months of archeological excavations in advance of construction work starting at the site. A team from Humber Field Archaeology has been working on the Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) site at Caythorpe,…

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Local gas storage facility lighting up children’s dark nights

With the dark winter evenings drawing in, Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) has donated over 100 eco-friendly torches to two nearby primary schools. The small wind-up torches, supplied to Burton Agnes Primary School and Boynton Primary School, both based near CSL’s Caythorpe site near Rudston, are…

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Boynton Primary School Visit

School children from Boynton Primary School in East Yorkshire are being given the opportunity to take a closer look at a number of interesting archaeological finds in their area. Children from years five and six at the local village school have been invited to Centrica…

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Liaison Committee Site Visit

On Saturday 10 October 2009, members of the Caythorpe GasStorage Liaison Committee visited the site to find outmore about the archaeological dig that has taken place and to see some of the interesting finds that had been unearthed by a team from the Humber Archaeological…