Fuel Poverty

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Engineers are to carry out free health checks on central heating systems throughout the Lothians as part of a new fuel poverty prevention scheme. The Edinburgh Boiler Company is investing £30,000 into the project that launches today.

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The Scottish Government’s national fuel poverty scheme, Warmer Homes Scotland, has now reached a significant milestone with 25,000 homes across the country supported to heat their homes more affordably.

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Householders in Inverness who meet the eligibility criteria for the Inverness Common Good Fund’s Winter Payment Scheme are to benefit from a one-off extension to the scheme and an increased payment. Members of the Highland Council’s City of Inverness Area Committee have agreed to extend

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Glasgow-based Wellhouse Housing Association (WHA) has been awarded £3,000 from the STV Children’s Appeal, which will be used to ensure residents are well cared for throughout the harsher winter months. WHA, which owns 798 good quality rented homes and factors a further 52 on behalf of ot

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Finance secretary Kate Forbes has confirmed a £290 million package of support to help people affected by the soaring cost of living, including council tax rebates to eligible households. During the Stage 3 debate of the 2022-2023 Scottish Budget Bill in the Scottish Parliament yesterday, Ms Fo

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More than two-thirds of Scots are worried about affording their energy bills this year and many already feel cold in their own homes because they are limiting usage, according to a new opinion poll. The Survation poll for Advice Direct Scotland has exposed the scale of the cost-of-living crisis, wit

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Wellhouse Housing Association (WHA) residents struggling with climbing energy and fuel costs have been offered access to £6,000 to help heat their homes this winter. The funding, gained via the Scottish Government’s Social Housing Fuel Support Fund which is managed and administered by th

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Cairn Housing Group has been awarded a grant of £264,920 from the Scottish Government’s Social Housing Fuel Support Fund. The group, which consists of Cairn Housing Association, Ancho, and commercial subsidiary Cairn Living, will reach out to families with children aged 19 and under who

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