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News Archive - 2011

  • Improving Your Home With Natural Gas

    Improving Your Home With Natural Gas

    07 December 2011

    Over 50% of properties in the Greater Belfast area, who have gas available to them, have already made the decision to switch to natural gas from fuels like oil and coal. more »

  • Reel Issues for Youth

    Reel Issues for Youth

    08 November 2011

    Pupils from St Gemma’s High School recently took part in an education outreach event as part of the Coca-Cola Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People. more »

  • Expert Gives Advice For Winter

    Expert Gives Advice For Winter

    24 October 2011

    Last winter we experienced one of the most severe winters in decades, with plumbing issues leaving many households without heating or running water. Below is a recent press interview with local plumbing expert David Taylor, who is also the current President of the NI Plumbing Employer’s Federation. David discusses some of his top tips on how to prepare your home for the cold winter months ahead. more »

  • Reel Issues for Youth

    Reel Issues for Youth

    17 October 2011

    Phoenix has announced its support for this year’s Coca-Cola Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People. more »

  • Carbon Monoxide Awareness

    Carbon Monoxide Awareness

    17 October 2011

    Phoenix Energy Services recently visited the University of Ulster to promote gas safety to students. more »

  • Improve Your Home Exhibition

    Improve Your Home Exhibition

    22 September 2011

    On 8th and 9th October Belfast’s King’s Hall will play host to a large scale Improve Your Home exhibition which will have a wide range of companies on hand to give advice to members of the public. Despite the recent housing slump being UK wide, a Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors survey launched this year showed that people in Northern Ireland are currently the most focused on improving their properties rather than seeking to move. more »

  • Success In The Pipeline For Gas Apprentice

    Success In The Pipeline For Gas Apprentice

    17 August 2011

    A Belfast man has been heralded as the Northern Ireland’s best ‘Adult Apprentice’ for 2011 at the annual Plumbing and Mechanical Services Apprentice of The Year awards held recently at Belfast City Hall. more »

  • Energy Boost For Roddensvale Kids

    Energy Boost For Roddensvale Kids

    16 August 2011

    Disadvantaged children who attend Roddensvale School in Larne recently received a boost from the Energy for Children Charitable Trust - the Charity set up by Phoenix and the wider natural gas industry with the aim to help local disadvantaged children. more »

  • Phoenix Helps To Energise Acceptable Enterprises

    Phoenix Helps To Energise Acceptable Enterprises

    11 August 2011

    Acceptable Enterprises Larne (AEL), a social enterprise offering employment to local disadvantaged people, has received a big boost from Phoenix Natural Gas. more »

  • Heating Help for Older People

    Heating Help for Older People

    05 August 2011

    With the colder Autumn/Winter months not far away, Phoenix Natural Gas recently hosted a visit from a wide range of older people’s groups. The campaigners were there to find out what the gas company can do to help older people who want to upgrade to natural gas from their current inefficient and more costly heating systems. more »

  • Little Seth Energised By Gas Charity

    Little Seth Energised By Gas Charity

    22 July 2011

    Bangor boy Seth Murton (7) recently welcomed a boost from the Energy for Children Charitable Trust – the charity set up by Phoenix and the wider natural gas industry with the aim to help local disadvantaged children. The funding has enabled the Murton family to purchase equipment to create their own multi-sensory room for Seth who suffers from Tuberous Sclerosis, a complex genetic condition. more »

  • Mayor Welcomes Boost For Youth Centre

    Mayor Welcomes Boost For Youth Centre

    14 June 2011

    The Strand Extreme children’s dance group based at the Doyle Youth Centre on Mountpottinger Road in Belfast have received a welcome funding boost from the Energy for Children Charitable Trust – the charity set up to help local disadvantaged children by Phoenix and the wider local natural gas industry. more »

  • Carbon Monoxide Detector winner

    Carbon Monoxide Detector winner

    20 April 2011

    The April winner of our monthly Carbon Monoxide Detector competition is Mr David Bennett from Belfast. more »

  • Boiler Scrappage Scheme welcomed

    Boiler Scrappage Scheme welcomed

    29 March 2011

    From 4th April a wide-ranging and privately funded Boiler Scrappage grant will be made available to householders who wish to connect to natural gas for the first time in the Greater Belfast area. more »

  • Advice from Local Heating Expert

    Advice from Local Heating Expert

    24 February 2011

    With energy issues very much top of the local and global agenda, the Belfast Media Group recently interviewed Paul McKee, General Manager of Phoenix Energy Services. more »

  • Minister Welcomed by Gas Apprentices

    Minister Welcomed by Gas Apprentices

    15 February 2011

    Danny Kennedy MLA, Minister for Employment and Learning, visited Phoenix Gas headquarters in Belfast where he met with Group Chief Executive Peter Dixon and first year Phoenix apprentices [L to R] Gavan McAteer and Daniel Payne, who are currently training under the Department's ApprenticeshipNI programme. more »

  • Funding Is Music To Local Kids’ Ears

    Funding Is Music To Local Kids’ Ears

    08 February 2011

    Holywood Family Trust has become the latest recipient of funding from the George Best Belfast City Airport’s Community Fund. Disadvantaged young people in the Holywood area are already benefiting from the purchase of an Apple Mac with hardware and software, which is now being used to facilitate DJ workshops and a media project at the Trust’s Family Centre. more »

  • Advice for customers experiencing problems this Winter

    06 January 2011

    The record freezing temperatures currently being experienced in Northern Ireland this Winter have led to record levels of natural gas usage with connection activity to the network remaining high moving into the new year. more »

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