Fuel Poverty

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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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Josiah Lockhart has taken the helm at Changeworks as the environmental charity refocuses its work towards decarbonising Scotland’s homes. Prior to joining, Josiah was CEO of social enterprise support agency FirstPort. He will be leading the delivery of Changeworks' strategy for 2022-25, a

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Wheatley Homes Glasgow has started work on a £1.6 million programme to make homes more energy efficient and reduce heating bills. People living in 36 homes in Drumchapel could see their heating bills cut by 88% thanks to the innovative energy-efficiency work being carried out by the social lan

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A second phase of a heat network in the community of Torry was approved yesterday which will provide an additional almost 570 homes and a new school with lower-cost energy. The £10 million Torry Heat Network will supply heat for the three high rises at Morven Court, Brimmond Court, and Grampia

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New support for households, businesses and public sector organisations facing rising energy bills in Great Britain and Northern Ireland has been unveiled today. Through a new Government Energy Bill Relief Scheme, the UK Government will provide a discount on wholesale gas and electricity prices for a

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The UK Government is being urged by the devolved governments to fund its cap on energy prices through a windfall tax, not higher borrowing. In a joint letter to the new Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng, deputy First Minister John Swinney is joined by finance ministers from Wales and Northe

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A £1 million fuel support programme will be rolled out to hard-pressed Glasgow households from next month. The Glasgow Fuel Support Project will help individuals and families with top-up payments, and advice and assistance, as well as some debt support.

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Up to 11,000 Dundee households facing fuel poverty 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 well as energy

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