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Format: 18/02/2020
Format: 18/02/2020
Some of the Hunterston B 'C' Shift with a cheque showing their fundraising success; L-R: Mathew Santos, David Rankin, Steven Duffy, Daniel Smith, and David Dudgeon.
Friday, August 31, 2018

Tough challenge for Hunterston B charity team

A team of workers from Hunterston B power station have raised thousands of pounds for a local hospice in memory of a much-loved colleague.

A group of ten from ‘C’ shift took part in the Tough Mudder challenge in Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, and raised £3679 for the Ayrshire Hospice.

Hunterston B power station
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Hunterston B Update

EDF Energy has been in discussion with the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) to agree the return to service of Reactor 3 at Hunterston B following the completion of a recent inspection programme
Staff and contractors at Hunterston B holding balloons showing the number of hours worked at the station,18,232,371, without anyone having to take time off of work due to an injury at the station.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Hunterston celebrates decade of safe working

Staff at Hunterston B power station are celebrating a significant safety milestone as the station reached 10 years without anyone having to take time off due to an injury at work.
Eve Muirhead with primary 6 pupils from Stanley Primary in Ardrossan
Monday, December 11, 2017

North Ayrshire pupils give science a sporting chance

Scotland’s women’s curling captain, Eve Muirhead, visited Stanley Primary in Ardrossan as part of EDF Energy’s education outreach work to talk to them about the links between sport and science. 

Rachel Pellegrini - Going the Extra Mile Award winner
Monday, December 4, 2017

Special honours for Hunterston B apprentices

Two Hunterston B apprentices, Rachel Pellegrini and Conor Logie, have been singled out for special honours at EDF Energy’s annual apprenticeship graduation ceremony in Worcestershire.

Hunterston B power station
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Safety video success during Hunterston B maintenance outage

Hunterston B power station has worked with a local community organisation to ensure safety on site during its maintenance outage. The EDF Energy station teamed up with Ayr-based Moving Arts Scotland CIC to create a new virtual reality training video.

Visitor Centre Coordinator Emma Horne in the exhibition room at Hunterston B
Friday, November 3, 2017

Five star success for Hunterston B visitor centre

Hunterston B power station's visitor centre has retained its five-star rating from VisitScotland. The visitor centre is one of just seven attractions in Ayrshire and Arran with a five start rating, an accolade it has held since 2013.

Hunterston B 2016 output
Friday, September 8, 2017

Boost for North Ayrshire business as Hunterston B power station maintenance starts

There will be a boost for businesses in North Ayrshire as hundreds of additional workers join the team at EDF Energy’s Hunterston B power station to carry out a major maintenance programme worth around £20m. One of the two reactors at the power station has been taken off line for an eight week period.