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Dounreay Phase 3 Planning

Dounreay Phase 3 Planning

A planning application will be submitted to Highland Council later this year to cover the next phase of planning at the Dounreay site Planning permission from 2018 to the shutdown of the site, also known as the interim end state, is the third phase of the planning required for the Dounreay...

Dounreay will be testing its alarm systems

Dounreay will be testing its alarm systems

The site will be testing its alarms on Saturday 10 June at 9 o’clock and on Monday 12 June at 11 o’clock There is no need to take any action when the alarms sound If you have any queries please contact the site’s emergency arrangements team on 01847...

Dounreay scoops top safety awards

Dounreay scoops top safety awards

Dounreay has taken the top award in its sector at the British Safety Council’s prestigious international safety awards The sector awards recognise best practice across 13 different industries after scrutiny by a panel of independent adjudicators The nuclear decommissioning company was also...

Site emergency exercise

Site emergency exercise

The annual site emergency demonstration exercise will take place at Dounreay on Wednesday 17 May 2017 The Dounreay site alert will be sounded during the course of the exercise The exercise will also involve the use of pyrotechnics and members of the public may hear loud bangs and see...

Behind the scenes at Dounreay

Behind the scenes at Dounreay

A new film is offering a unique insight to the work going on to take apart one of the most complex nuclear sites in Europe The video, produced by local filmmaker Jill Innes, goes behind the scenes at Dounreay, which was once the UK’s centre of fast reactor...

Easter holiday closure 2017

Easter holiday closure 2017

Dounreay closes for the Easter holidays on Thursday, 13 April and reopens on Tuesday, 18 April For out of hours media enquiries please call 01847 803210 and ask for the duty press...