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  • Mayor Welcomes Gas Connection in Ballygowan

    Mayor Welcomes Gas Connection in Ballygowan

    16 December 2016

    Mayor of Ards and North Down, Alderman Deborah Girvan, today welcomed the news that over 600 properties, half of properties in Ballygowan, will be able to connect to the natural gas network by mid-December. A further 600 properties will be able to connect in early 2017, enabling home owners to enjoy the wide range of benefits of natural gas this winter. more »

  • Phoenix Natural Gas Awarded Prestigious Health and Safety Management Award

    Phoenix Natural Gas Awarded Prestigious Health and Safety Management Award

    12 December 2016

    Phoenix Natural Gas, Northern Irelandís largest gas distribution company, has been awarded a prestigious Sword of Honour from the British Safety Council for demonstrating excellence in the management of health and safety risks at work. more »

  • Warm this Christmas with Launch of Phoenix Competition

    Warm this Christmas with Launch of Phoenix Competition

    01 December 2016

    Phoenix Natural Gas is sending its warmest wishes to local families this festive season with the launch of a new competition that will see one lucky family have a dream come true this Christmas by granting their dream wish. more »

  • Utilities launch winter readiness campaign

    Utilities launch winter readiness campaign

    29 November 2016

    Northern Irelandís main utility companies have joined forces to launch a joint winter readiness campaign to assist the public in their preparations for winter. more »

  • Winning Family Enjoy a Warmer Winter with Phoenix Natural Gas

    Winning Family Enjoy a Warmer Winter with Phoenix Natural Gas

    23 November 2016

    North Belfast resident, Mrs Eithne Dowds, is enjoying a warmer winter after being selected as the winner of a brand-new A-rated natural gas central heating system, courtesy of Phoenix Natural Gas. more »

  • West Belfast Gets Carbon Monoxide Safe with Help from Young Apprentices

    West Belfast Gets Carbon Monoxide Safe with Help from Young Apprentices

    23 November 2016

    Local Phoenix Energy Services apprentices, James Keane and Kyle Bannon, this week visited the Kennedy Centre in west Belfast to promote boiler safety and raise awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide with the local community as part of Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month. more »

  • Charity Helps Local Youth Theatre Group Knock Down Barriers to Mental Health as DOMINO Spreads Across NI

    Charity Helps Local Youth Theatre Group Knock Down Barriers to Mental Health as DOMINO Spreads Across NI

    16 November 2016

    Local youth charity, Energy for Children, is supporting a unique theatre experience which aims to knock down barriers to young peopleís mental health using a combination of drama, theatrical performance, inspiring discussions and wellbeing workshops. more »

  • Ballygowan First Town to Benefit from £60 Million Gas Expansion Project

    Ballygowan First Town to Benefit from £60 Million Gas Expansion Project

    31 October 2016

    Ballygowan is the first of 13 new towns to be connected to the Phoenix Natural Gas network as part of a £60 million expansion project. more »

  • Sports Bursary for Belfast's Rising Star

    Sports Bursary for Belfast's Rising Star

    21 October 2016

    World pro-tour table tennis champion, Owen Cathcart (14) who plays for Ormeau Table Tennis Club, Belfast has been awarded a Phoenix Sports Bursary to help him with costs towards travel and training for his international table tennis tournaments. more »

  • Bright future for Bangor apprentice

    Bright future for Bangor apprentice

    09 August 2016

    Callum Blayney (21), from Bangor, has just completed his 4 year Plumbing and Gas Apprenticeship with Phoenix Energy Services and is now employed as a full time Gas Emergency Engineer within the company. more »

  • Phoenix fuels Hillsborough International Oyster Festival Soapbox Derby

    Phoenix fuels Hillsborough International Oyster Festival Soapbox Derby

    29 July 2016

    The Hillsborough International Oyster Festival is gearing-up for the 2016 Phoenix Natural Gas Soapbox Derby which will be held on Saturday 3rd September 2016 as part of the Festivalís annual showcase. more »

  • Seanís Annual Charity Football Match

    Seanís Annual Charity Football Match

    23 June 2016

    This 11-a-side charity football match, kindly organised by Sean Smyth, is now in its third year and is a firm fixture in the Phoenix calendar. more »

  • Independence Boost for Ryan

    Independence Boost for Ryan

    21 June 2016

    The Cleary family from Belfast are delighted to have received support from the Energy for Children Charitable Trust to help them purchase a much needed handcycle for their son, Ryan (6), who has lower limb paralysis following a spinal cord tumour diagnosed shortly after birth. more »

  • Phoenix takes on the £ for lb challenge

    Phoenix takes on the £ for lb challenge

    16 June 2016

    Phoenix employees enthusiastically accepted the £ for lb 12 week challenge by adopting a healthier lifestyle whilst raising money for the Energy for Children Charitable Trust and collectively losing 139.5lbs (10 stone) in the process! more »

  • Phoenix discovers new skills with Ireland Womenís Hockey Team

    Phoenix discovers new skills with Ireland Womenís Hockey Team

    13 June 2016

    Hockey skills were tested to the max when Phoenix employees, friends and family enjoyed an evening of fun fitness challenges with the Ireland Womenís International Hockey Team. more »

  • Nathan Receives a Boost from Local Charity

    Nathan Receives a Boost from Local Charity

    25 May 2016

    Nathan McCabe (12) from Castlewellan, received a life changing boost from the Energy for Children Charitable Trust. His mum, Mary McCabe, successfully applied for funding to purchase a much needed handcycle attachment for Nathanís wheelchair to help improve his fitness and increase his independence. more »

  • Basketball Bursary for Local Star

    Basketball Bursary for Local Star

    20 May 2016

    European Championship gold medallist James MacSorley (21), who plays for the Knights Wheelchair Basketball Club in Belfast, has been awarded a Phoenix Sports Bursary to help with costs towards an Elite Sports wheelchair, which will aid his performance within the Great Britain wheelchair basketball squad. more »

  • Basketball Boost for PeacePlayers NI

    Basketball Boost for PeacePlayers NI

    03 May 2016

    PeacePlayers NI, who uses the game of basketball to bring together children from opposite sides of religious, ethnic and cultural divides, recently received a funding grant from the Energy for Children Charitable Trust. more »

  • Phoenix Celebrates 20 Years with 5k Parkrun

    Phoenix Celebrates 20 Years with 5k Parkrun

    24 March 2016

    Celebrating 20 years and embracing its Health & Wellbeing programme Phoenix staff recently took part in a 5k Parkrun Challenge at Victoria Park, Belfast. more »

  • Bursary Success for Olympic Steeplechaser

    Bursary Success for Olympic Steeplechaser

    22 March 2016

    Northern Ireland record holder for the 3000m Steeplechase, Kerry OíFlaherty of Newcastle Athletics Club, has been awarded a Phoenix Natural Gas Sports Bursary to help fund her costs associated with her ĎRoad to Rioí campaign where she hopes to represent Ireland on the track in the Steeplechase at the 2016 Olympic Games. more »

  • Energy Boost for Local Rising Star

    Energy Boost for Local Rising Star

    22 January 2016

    Brady Chambers (9) from Lisburn recently received a life changing boost from the Energy for Children Trust. more »

  • Sparking STEM Careers for Students

    Sparking STEM Careers for Students

    12 January 2016

    Sixth form pupils from Bangor Academy and Ashfield Girlsí High School, Belfast recently made a visit to the Phoenix Natural Gas head office to learn about the practical application of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) in the world of work. more »

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