Fuel Poverty

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A package of support to businesses and low income households is to be released by Stirling Council from the Scottish Government’s Local Authority COVID Economic Recovery Fund (LACER). Proposals to allocate £1,195,799 from this fund were approved at a meeting of the Finance, Economy and C

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A new £1 million energy fund is to be launched in East Lothian to support the region’s most vulnerable residents. The partnership between Community Windpower, Advice Direct Scotland and East Lothian Council has been set up ahead of Christmas as energy bills continue to soar.

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Energy supplier Utilita Energy has launched a new trial which enables customers to receive energy credits in exchange for avoiding or reducing energy usage during peak times this winter. If successful, the Power Payback feature will be made available to every Utilita household, helping to cut t

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Glasgow City Council has accepted the award of £6.437million in funding for 2022/23 from the Scottish Government to deliver energy-efficient improvements in homes in Glasgow. The funding comes from the Energy Efficient Scotland Area Based Schemes (ABS) programme, which takes an area-based appr

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Up to 11,000 Dundee households facing fuel poverty either have or are set to receive a payment to help with their energy costs. Fuel Well Dundee has funding totalling over £1 million available to support people on a low income or who are already experiencing fuel poverty, with energy costs as

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Celtic FC Foundation - the charitable arm of Celtic Football Club - is to contribute £400,000 to aid those in fuel crisis across Scotland. Celtic FC Foundation (CFCF) has fully funded the initiative and will assign fuel vouchers worth £49 to around 6,200 households, helping approximately

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A new net zero heating package could cut the cost of heating for thousands of households by transforming Scotland’s rural homes, according to rural organisations. The Existing Homes Alliance and rural groups are calling for the Scottish Government to set up a Rural Homes Just Transition Packag

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North Lanarkshire Council has opened applications for fuel hardship payments allowing low-income households to apply for a £150 fuel hardship payment. The payment is aimed at residents on a low income but earning too much to be eligible for any other cost of living financial assistance provide

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Forth Housing Association has successfully secured funding of just over £55,000 to assist its tenants struggling with soaring fuel costs. Under the umbrella of ‘My Forth Fuel’, every household will receive a £30 payment towards meeting their fuel bills. In addition, Forth HA

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A £1 million fuel support programme to help hard-pressed households in Glasgow was launched yesterday. The Glasgow Fuel Support Project will help individuals and families with top-up payments, advice and assistance.

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New research from Age Scotland has highlighted that 4 in 10 (42%) of over 50s believed that they were living in fuel poverty this summer. This is a significant increase as before this energy crisis the Scottish Government had estimated that 27% of older households (over 65) were living in fuel pover

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