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         UKPN –                             permanently fastened to a pole under the line                                                  New Year
                                                                                                                                                      Make a
                                            and immediately relay a message to our Control
                                            Centre whenever a fault occurs ‘downstream’
         UPDATE                             of them. By installing a number along a circuit,                                             resolution
                                            together with a similar (but portable) unit which
                                            can e.g. be deployed for a few days, we will be
                                            able to narrow down affected locations much
         FOR 2018                           more quickly.                                                                               to connect with
                                              Information from these will be used in
                                            conjunction with other devices installed two
                                            years ago that give more general network                                                                    YOUR
           ver the summer months UK Power   activity data. This is dependent upon crop                                                      community!
           Networks have carried out further   sowing locations, flight paths and feeding
      Orebuilding of some sections of overhead   grounds, which can change year  to year.  The                               "Care Network is a local charity
      line network, using the covered conductor   overriding objective being to reduce and
      again. This time the work has been to the south   eventually stop the number of birds such as                          that puts people at the heart of
      east of Manea, across the Hundred Foot Drain   swans and geese being harmed by hitting the                                            everything it does"
      in the Pymore area, which is on the flight path   overhead lines and to stop the power outages
      into the wetland areas and to the north around   that occur as a result.                 ew  Year  resolutions  shouldn’t  be  so   with their communities.
      Welney, for the same reason.            UK Power Networks continues to take this         difficult that we give up on them even   Do you know an older person or an adult with
        To help determine future work locations are   matter very seriously  and we are  pleased to   Nbefore the Christmas decorations come   a disability who needs a little extra help to stay
      targeted for the best effect we are starting   report that the supply reliability data available   down; making small consistent changes can be   independent at home, is looking to socialise
      to install a number of new Fault Passage   from before and after the work carried out so   the key to success.            more or wants to find out what support is
      Indicators as per the photos.  These are   far, shows improvements.                   Many of us use this time of year to reflect on   available locally? Perhaps you have an idea to
                                                                                         our own self-improvement, so here’s a thought:    set up a local community group but need advice
                                                                                         by becoming more involved in your community   to get it up and running.
        "The data will                                                                   you can help to make it a stronger, better place   Care Network can help, so do just get in
        be continually                                                                   to live for everyone. Why not try developing   touch, we’ll be delighted to hear from you.
        monitored, and                                                                   your skills and wellbeing through helping or   Take that first step to a New Year, New You
        performance over                                                                 connecting with others?                today - it could be the start of something more.
        the winter period                                                                   Care Network is a local charity that puts people   For information on accessing services or
        will be used to                                                                  at the heart of everything it does. Volunteers   volunteering with Care Network take a look at
        formulate future                                                                 offer practical support and information to help or call 01954 211
        work throughout                                                                  people stay healthy, independent and in touch   919.

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