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‘Stay Warm and Well’ Event with Highbury Trust was ‘Reindeerlicious!

The day was packed with activities and tips on how to tackle cold and damp homes, reduce bills and access help to stay warm if needed. 41 more words

Resources

Some thoughts on Xmas in Kazakhstan

(To fill you all in on what’s happening here: I’ve recently began contributing to Scotland’s most listened to lefty podcast – Ungagged! This is the script from my first input to the pod (which was broadcast December 2016), some scattered thoughts that I tried to put together in a coherent way – all relevant to my time in Kazakhstan where I happened to be living and working. 1,076 more words

Socialism

Campaign success: hundreds of people escape unfair energy charges

We are starting to see the inspiring results of a successful Poverty Premium campaign which we ran in early 2014! Read on to see how Church Action on Poverty campaigners helped people escape a cycle of debt and fuel poverty. 234 more words

Food Fuel Finance

Energiesprong: how a Dutch solution could improve Britain’s energy inefficient housing

There’s little doubt that many of Britain’s homes need to improve their energy efficiency. A 2015 study by the Association for the Conservation of Energy found that the UK has among the highest rates of fuel poverty and one of the most energy inefficient housing stocks in Europe. 768 more words

Housing

Scottish programme to address fuel poverty had mixed success

A recent study shows that Scotland’s flagship scheme to address fuel poverty had limited success and left some feeling even poorer. Helen McArdie writes on the Herald Scotland website that there has been limited impact. 715 more words

Fuel Poverty

‘Nine Nines of Winter’ begins 

Some unusually tough winter conditions are already affecting Mongolia as The UB Post reports. Herders have started counting the days until spring approaches in their own traditional way. 249 more words

Climate

Executive must deliver warm homes for Northern Ireland pensioners

Northern Ireland only UK region where older persons unable to access £140 discount towards home heating costs

December 16th: In light of the recent exposé of the Renewable Heating Incentive scandal, Unite Equalities Officer, Taryn Trainor, called on the Northern Ireland Executive to show as much concern for the heating of pensioner homes as they have for heating Ferrari showrooms and empty sheds: 220 more words

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