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.
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
- Boiler repairs/replacement (please note this is not an emergency service)
- New heating controls
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
Energy and Home Support Advisor
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