10 Jan 20
Heysham 1 & 2

Heysham's 2019 in the community

5000 people welcomed at the Visitor Centre

Heysham community 2019
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In 2019 the community team at Heysham enjoyed meeting more than 5000 people at the sites’ Visitor Centre, partnering with many local organisations and supporting some great groups. Many of these partnerships are long term and we look forward to working with them during 2020 and beyond.

Among the highlights for the year are:

Visitor centre

Primary Schools – 37

Secondary Schools - 20

Sixth form/colleges - 12

Universities - 17

Businesses - 44

Public tours - 115

Total of 5295 visitors during 2019

Liaison with community:

Lancaster City Council

Lancashire County Council

Meeting local MPs

Local Community Liaison Council meetings, the autumn event held at Lancaster Girls Grammar School for 300 people

Lancaster Chamber ambassadors

Chamber EXPO event at Lancaster Brewery

Lancaster University’s entrepreneurship conference at The Platform

Lancaster University’s Exchange community meeting

Support Lancaster Bid and Morecambe Bid

Member of Lancaster Place Board

Member of Bay Tourism

Attended the Lakes CBI annual dinner

Key sponsors and supporters of Lancaster and Morecambe Pride

Events sponsored in 2019

Morecambe Carnival

Armed Forces Day

Lancaster Pride

Morecambe Pride

Chamber Expo

Caton St Paul’s Primary School Swimming gala

Promenade Orchestra Morecambe

The Rotary School Technology Tournaments

The Place Physics careers fair

Sponsorship of Charity Dukes Christmas show

Awards sponsored in 2019

Young Engineer/Scientists for Lancaster & Morecambe Education Awards

Sustainability Award at Sunshine awards

Community partnerships

The Bee Centre – bring bee hives at Heysham power stations

Carnforth High VEX robotics after school club, to promote coding and engineering skills

Goal posts for Morecambe Ladies and Girls FC

Ludus Dance

Recycling bins, compost bins and environmental items for St Peter’s Primary School

Droid Inventor kits for Morecambe Road School

Brother Wolf community project (helping to improve health and wellbeing by fostering a connection to the outdoors and nature)

3rd Morecambe Scout Group & Lonsdale District Scouts event