Keep Warm this Winter Campaign

Nottinghamshire County Council have launched a campaign to help people ‘Keep Warm this Winter’.

People with disabilities and long-term health conditions, older people and those on a low income in particular may benefit from some of the information and schemes available.

For more details visit Keep Warm this Winter.

Do you qualify for a free boiler?

The Nottinghamshire Warm Homes on Prescription project aims to help low income residents with cold-sensitive long-term health conditions to achieve affordable warmth.

Application Form

We can help residents who satisfy the following criteria

  • Have long-term health conditions made worse by the cold
  • Live within the Newark and Sherwood District Council area
  • Are in fuel poverty (defined as having a gross household income of no more than £16,010 per annum excl. PIP/DLA or £800/month after mortgage/rent)
  • Have savings of less than £16K
  • Own their own home or privately rent their home

How we can help

Heating Improvements:

  • Boiler repairs/replacement (please note this is not an emergency service)
  • New heating controls
  • Insulation
  • Draught-proofing

Make heating more affordable:

  • Reducing heating costs with tariff switching
  • Increasing income using benefits checks
  • Using heating efficiently – setting controls and timers

Advice on the importance of keeping warm:

  • Cold worsens existing health conditions
  • Increase risk to those with respiratory, circulatory and mobility conditions
  • Keep warm and safe
  • Heat rooms to healthy temperate (18 – 21 oC)

How to contact us

Jane Eley
Energy and Home Support Advisor
01636 650000
winterwarmth@nsdc.info  

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