Fuel Poverty

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Manor Estates Housing Association is to work in partnership with Changeworks to provide tenants with access to home energy and fuel advice. The Association said it knows that it is a difficult time for its tenants with the increase in fuel costs and the lifting of the energy price cap and that it ho

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The future of a lifeline energy scheme in Scotland is in doubt, as households face soaring bills in a matter of weeks. The Warm Home Discount, funded by all energy consumers, takes £140 off of energy bills through an energy company rebate, to people on pension credit or low incomes.

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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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