1 January 2024- OFGEM (Office of Energy and Gas Markets) announced that from today the price for energy a typical household who use gas and electricity and pay by Direct Debit will go up by £94. This will take the energy price cap from £1,834 to £1,928 per year.
The amount you pay will depend on how much energy your household uses, where you live and the type of meter you have.
For more information please visit New energy price cap level for January to March 2024 starts today | Ofgem
The Royal British Legion, the UK's largest charity dedicated to supporting the Armed Forces community, has launched a new grant scheme for veterans and their families who are struggling to pay their energy bills. The initiative will provide non-repayable emergency grants of up to £2,400 a year (£200 a month), and is available across the UK.
For more information about the scheme please click the following link: Cost of Living Grants (britishlegion.org.uk)
The high cost of energy has demonstrated the need for improving the energy efficiency of homes.
Residents have let us know how Council schemes have helped them to feel warmer and cut energy consumption in their homes.
Some actions you can take if you are struggling with your energy bills.
Save money and energy - discounts and energy grant schemes.
Some useful energy tips for around your home.
Most of the heating energy is lost through the building fabric.
A list of frequently asked questions and answers.
Join our collective switching scheme to help you get a better energy tariff.
How to keep damp and mould to a minimum.
Renewable energy is energy generated from natural sources, and natural processes.
Group-buying scheme for solar panels and battery storage.
The main risk from cold weather is heart and lung problems.
All forms of transport that use fossil fuels produce carbon emissions.
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Please also have a look at the Climate Change pages to see why saving energy is so important
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