Fuel Poverty

121-135 of 634 Articles
Clock icon 2 minutes

Wellhouse Housing Association (WHA) is working to help local residents stay warm this winter by sharing £1,000 among those unable to heat their homes. In a bid to reduce fuel poverty and ensure occupants are comfortable in their own homes, the community-led housing association based in greater

Clock icon 4 minutes

Energy prices are set to rise by as much as £97 for millions of consumers in April as a result of changes in wholesale energy prices, regulator Ofgem said today. When wholesale prices fell sharply last year in the wake of the first lockdown, the level of the price cap fell by £

Clock icon 3 minutes

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is warning that fuel debt – being in debt to your energy supplier – is a growing concern for consumers as the latest data from the Citizens Advice network reveals a 13% increase in fuel debt advice as a proportion of all debt advice compared to November 202

Clock icon 4 minutes

In this guest blog for CIH Scotland, Katy Syme talks about how Changeworks is supporting the housing sector to deliver on challenging targets and juggle competing priorities. Changeworks is Scotland’s leading environmental charity delivering solutions for low carbon living – a trusted ex

Clock icon 3 minutes

Families in Govan have been given a winter warmer with news of a £200,000 energy boost for the community. The cash sum is to be used to employ energy advisors to help people slash their fuel bills.

Clock icon 2 minutes

Households in the Highlands who are on low income and experiencing fuel insecurities as a result of COVID-19 can apply for a Fuel Support Fund from the Highland Council. The £270,000 Fuel Support Fund has been set up by the Council using Scottish Government funding which can be used flexibly t

Clock icon 3 minutes

The Fuel Bank Foundation has become the first organisation to receive a share of the Scottish Government's £7 million Fuel Poverty Fund to tackle fuel poverty this winter. The foundation will receive £444,500 to extend its work, which includes providing same-day support to top up prepaym

Clock icon 2 minutes

Dundee City Council has announced help for households facing fuel poverty as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Fuel Well Dundee Programme will support people on a low income whether they are in or out of work, on reduced incomes as a result of Covid-19, or are already experiencing fuel pover

Clock icon 3 minutes

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is encouraging people to ‘save your energy’ as the charity launches its Big Energy Saving Month 2021 campaign. The campaign encourages people to get energy advice, and focuses on five key consumer groups:

Clock icon 2 minutes

Social enterprise The Wise Group has been chosen by Inverclyde Council to help lower home energy bills for 1,000 elderly residents in the area. Funding of £100,000 has been awarded to the Wise Group's Home Energy Advice Team (HEAT) to help keep Inverclyde's elderly residents warm and well

Clock icon 2 minutes

As part of its commitment to promote and improve energy efficiency and reduce fuel poverty, Angus Council is working in partnership with Scarf (Save Cash and Reduce Fuel) on a project aimed at the area’s private sector housing. Contractors Qualis Scotland Ltd and Diversity Energy Solution

121-135 of 634 Articles