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Chairman’s Report & Accounts

AGM 2017 Notice My report is on behalf of the Management team, which includes the four directors and Jon Sear, who has a focus on environmental fishery matters, as well as being my deputy for hydro operation. We are pleased ...

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Project Manager’s Update in Parish Prattle

I am pleased to report that the two turbines are running well after an interesting year – as whilst we were running again 4th February after the December 2015 (a 1 in 1,000 year?) flood event it has taken to ...

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Halton Lune Trust distributes £3,365 in Grants

Halton Lune Trust is a charitable organisation which distributes the profits made from the Halton Lune Hydro, with special emphasis on activities that encourage the social involvement of all individuals and voluntary groups within the community. Following the first round ...

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Our 2016 AGM

Our 2015 accounts can be found here. Our 2016 AGM was held in the Centre @ Halton on Friday 18th March 2016 at 7.30pm. Directors John Blowes, Allan Denham, Kevin Frea, Brian Jefferson and 46 other members attended, with apologies from ...

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Both turbines now back in action

The fish pass was brought back into operation on 23rd January after removing an enormous amount of stone, and we have managed, with welcome assistance from the turbine maker Hydrohrom, to start producing green electricity on Wednesday 4th February, just ...

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Video of digger extracting rocks from the river after December floods

With thanks to Frances Bowen for recording the video

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We’re making good progress with flood repairs

We’re making good progress on site with flood recovery and we plan to open the footpath via the wooden steps quite soon and restart the turbines during the first week in February. We have had an excavator on site for ...

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River Lune Flooding, the hydro six hours before the peak

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Update after the Halton Floods

As some of you will know from personal experience, we have had devastating floods in North Lancashire. On Saturday 5 December the River Lune rose swiftly, and rose and rose. As Saturday turned into Sunday, we were in unchartered territory, the ...

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First Feed in tariff payment arrives.

Our first income from the Feed in Tariff (FIT), for the first half of 2015 is finally due to hit our bank account in the next day or so. Payment will normally be every quarter, but it took a few ...

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