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Do you want to find groups and support in the community that might help you improve your health and wellbeing? You can find lots of local support from charities to social groups in the Health Connections Mendip Directory.
The Centre for Sustainable Energy have a fund available for emergency fuel top ups for prepayment metres for people living in Somerset. If you or someone you know has run out of credit on their meter and have not got the money to top it up, please get in contact with Lucy or Deb or the advice line at the Centre for Sustainable Energy 08000822234 open Monday to Friday 9-6.We can issue voucher codes which can be taken to pay point or post office points. We have a few volunteers to take keys in if needed.
No-one likes living in a cold, damp home but when heating bills are so high, it’s hard to know what you can do.
Try our Winter Home Health Check: we’ve compiled ten things you can check at home to put yourself in the best position to stay warm and well this winter. Click here http://www.frometowncouncil.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Winter-Home-Health-Check.pdf
If you’d like a printed copy, pop into the Town Hall or contact Anna Francis
Insulate your home: grant funding for insulation is now available through insulation firm Evolve. Most households could get at least a 50% discount and some will qualify for free insulation.
Figures quoted are for a semi-detached house. Source: Energy Saving Trust
Talk to the experts: Call the free helpline on 0800 082 2234 to talk to a specialist energy advisor at the Centre for Sustainable Energy. They can give you impartial advice, grant information and practical ideas specific to you and your home.
Provides free, impartial, local energy saving advice. This includes telephone advice on keeping warm and well in winter, cutting your energy bills, limited home visits and information on funding for energy saving improvements. The Home Energy Team provides in-depth support to households across Somerset who may be struggling with keeping warm and well at home. For further information, call free on , email or visit.