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WINTER SEASON HELPFUL TIPS

Here are some helpful tips from us here at Harrisons Estate Agents on how healthy and happy this Christmas…

1. HEATING

Aim to keep your house around 18C this winter if you are over 65 years, have reduced mobility or health conditions i.e. 365 more words

Harrisons

Douglas Carswell: Frozen out from cheaper bills by #greencrap energy policy

From the Yorkshire Post, UKIP MP Doug Carswell on the reasons behind big fuel bike price hikes:

GOVERNMENT energy policy, put in place by Ministers of all three established parties, is pricing people out of being able to heat their own homes. 367 more words

Energy

Fuel Poverty and you

The Winter of 2013-14 claimed an excess of over 30,000 deaths in the United Kingdom caused by inadequate housing to deal with the cold, up 30% on the year before. 322 more words

Money

FMQs Review: Fuel Poverty, Teachers and Revenue Scotland

Jackie Baillie’s final stand-in performance at FMQs saw a microcosm of what we can expect the main battleground will be in Scotland during the 2015 and 2016 elections. 479 more words

Scottish Politics

Charity calls for action on "seriously underestimated" old-age fuel poverty

More than two-thirds of Scottish pensioner couple households are now living in fuel poverty, a leading old age charity has warned.

Age Scotland has called for the government to act after the Scottish House Condition Survey revealed the extent of fuel poverty among Scotland’s elderly and warned that previous findings may have “seriously underestimated” the problem. 266 more words

Politics

Food, fuel, finance: how communities can tackle the Poverty Premium

This Monday (8 December), we launched our new report Food, Fuel, Finance at an event in Glasgow. The report gives an overview of how the ‘Poverty Premium’ affects people’s lives, and recommends action which could be taken to tackle this injustice, by the governments in Westminster and Edinburgh. 456 more words

Partners And Allies

"Baby it's Cold Outside"

Our boiler has broken down and we don’t have the money to get it fixed right now. The hot water works, but the central heating doesn’t. 517 more words