The Panel has issued an agenda for the Issue-Specific Hearings at the North Euston Hotel on 18 and 19 September.

Please note that the first round of consultation closed on Friday 9 May 2014 and no further representations are invited by the Secretary of State at this stage. However, as indicated in the Statement of Matters, an opportunity to comment on the representations received and other relevant information, including the independent Geological Assessor’s Report (once available), will be given to interested parties in due course.

The website contains information about the area, about the meetings of the Town Council and provides contact details for each Town Councillor.

A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 7. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1912.

Following the second Issue Specific Hearing into the Development Consent Order, the applicant has submitted revised draft DCO documents and S106 Agreement (ZIP 10MB).

The Secretary of State has written to Halite Energy Limited to clarify what geological data the geological assessor will require from Halite Energy Limited in order to provide expert advice to the Secretary of State and to produce the geological report.

Protect Wyre group’s letter requesting this information has also been published.

Our initial mortgage consultation is free. We will charge a fee between £349 and £699 on application. The amount we will charge is dependent on the amount of research and administration required.

Preesall Town Council covers the township of Knott End and Preesall in North Lancashire.

It is one of only three town councils in the borough of Wyre and has 12 town councillors, one of whom is elected Mayor at the Annual Meeting in May.

A decision on the application for a development consent order for Preesall Saltfield Underground Gas Storage was taken on 09 April 2013 and has now been issued.

The Black Bull 192 Park Lane Preesall Poulton-le-Fylde FY6 0NW

Please note that the first round of consultation closed on Friday 9 May 2014 and no further representations are invited by the Secretary of State at this stage. However, as indicated in the Statement of Matters, an opportunity to comment on the representations received and other relevant information, including the independent Geological Assessor’s Report (once available), will be given to interested parties in due course.

Preesall used to lie on the long closed Garstang and Knot-End Railway which was built to provide an outlet for farmers in Over Wyre to transport their produce up and down the country. This section of the line opened on 30 July 1908, along with Preesall railway station. However, the line closed to passengers on 29 March 1930.[13][14] There are bus services to and from both Lancaster and Blackpool.

Other documentation: Letter sent to interested parties by the Planning Inspectorate

– The Health and Safety Executive’s response to Secretary of State’s letter dated 16 October 2014 seeking clarification on Hazardous Substances Consent

The period for legal challenge is defined in s118 of the Planning Act 2008. Further information about legal challenge can be found in the letter sent to all interested parties accompanying the statement of reasons.

Similarly, if you are a statutory, voluntary, community or faith organisation and have an event you wish to advertise through the News facility, contact the Clerk using the Contact Us facility.

The Black Bull is an eighteenth century country pub and restaurant in the village of Preesall, Poulton le Fylde. With it’s low beams and cosy, charming atmosphere, The Black Bull makes no excuses for being an honest, traditional village pub.

The report by the Panel of Examining Inspectors was republished on 15 April 2013, because the copy published on 9 April 2013 omitted Appendix D. We apologise for this error.

Succulent prawns on a bed of lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber and red onion. Topped with Marie-Rose sauce. Served with buttered brown bread.

The geological information requested by the secretary of state on 23 May 2014 is also available.

Notification of the redetermination decision made by the Secretary of State

– Senergy Response to Issues raised related to their Independent Geological Assessment of the Proposed Preesall Gas Storage Site

The Panel have decided to hold two issue specific hearings in September, and have sent a letter with the details to all interested parties.

We pride ourselves at providing an ever-changing selection of real ales, kept and served perfectly.

Following the Order of the High Court (Patterson J) made on 17 January 2014 quashing the decision of the Secretary of State dated 9 April 2013 to refuse the application by Halite Energy Limited for development consent for the proposed underground gas storage facility including associated development in Preesall, Lancashire, the Secretary of State must now re-determine that application.

Preesall

Correspondence received after the close of the examination: Report by Dieter Helm Report by Chris Le Fevre Post examination correspondence

The Secretary of State has written to interested parties with a Statement of Matters with respect to further written representations (pursuant to rule 20 (2) of the Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010), setting out the matters in relation to which the Secretary of State considers further representations are needed.

The Secretary of State has written to Halite Energy Limited seeking clarification on proposed parameters for the underground gas storage facility.

Please direct representations to the National Infrastructure Consents Team at the Department for Energy and Climate Change (see letter for details). The deadline for representations is no later than Friday 9 May 2014.

Parrox Hall is a Grade II* listed country house, probably built in the early 17th century, which replaced and partly incorporated a previous building. It stands in its own grounds on the southern edge of the village of Preesall and is built of rendered brick in two storeys to an H-shaped floor plan.[6]

If you have any queries about the process please email the Planning Inspectorate at enquiries@infrastructure.gsi.gov.uk or telephone the helpdesk on 0303 444 5000.

The examination closed on 24 October, see the section 99 letter for further information.

Fresh Button Mushrooms, cooked in a creamy stilton sauce. Served with hot toast and a side salad.

Further to the Secretary of States letter dated 1 May 2014, the Secretary of State has written to Halite Energy Limited and requested further geological data that the assessor requires.

On 21 December 2015, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change issued a correction order and correction notice to make corrections to the Preesall Underground Gas Storage Facility Order 2015, as published on 17 July 2015.

Friendly landlord/landlady Real cask ale, always at least three on, top quality and well kept. Food all home cooked and freshly made, lots of it and prices are great. All in all best pub in the area!

The decision on the redetermination of the Preesall (Underground Gas Storage Facility) Order application has been made. For further information, please refer to the following documentation:

The Panel have sent a letter to all Interested Parties, with details of open floor and compulsory acquisition hearings in October. View the Panel’s letter (PDF 63 KB).