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This Winter a Pensioner Will Die From Cold Every SEVEN Minutes a New Report Reveals

Do you dread winter in a cold inadequately or entirely unheated home? Do you think it is wrong that in the sixth richest country in the world 10,000 people should die of the cold because they cannot afford to heat their homes?   1,576 more words

Human Rights

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as the second year of the Mini Ice Age bites cold and deep. 15 more words

Mini Ice Age

Do you know someone needing a little help staying warm this winter #Catford

We can help people identified as vulnerable to the cold and at risk of fuel poverty to stay warm and healthy during the colder months. 246 more words

Benefits

The deadly effects of fuel poverty in the UK

Simon Read writes a sobering article in The Independent that each winter, one older person dies every seven minutes from cold weather. Even with a fuel poverty strategy that includes a winter fuel allowance, we are still seeing an impact that is surely unacceptable. 476 more words

Energy Efficiency

Older, not colder

The weather may still be relatively mild, but there’s no doubt that winter is just around the corner and for many older people, this is a huge worry.  319 more words

Older People

Gazette column: Fuel poverty is a real crisis

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about fuel poverty and how just by telling people to keep warm this winter, for some, it is simply not enough to help them stay alive. 37 more words

Column

KNAUF INSULATION HIGHLIGHTS THE BENEFITS A POLITICAL AGREEMENT ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY COULD BRING TO THE UK

A new report from Cambridge Econometrics has revealed the huge benefits of a national energy efficiency programme and also shows up the gaps in party conference commitments, says Josh Robson, head of public affairs at Knauf Insulation. 683 more words

UK Economy