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New guide to help people avoid unfair prices on energy

Today (27 February), we’re delighted to launch a new resource which will help people with prepayment meters to avoid paying unfairly high prices for their energy. 420 more words

Food Fuel Finance

Cfp: international perspectives on fuel poverty

People, Place and Policy seeks contributions to a special issue on international perspectives on fuel poverty, to be published in January 2016.  This reflects the considerable and growing academic and policy interest in fuel poverty across many parts of the world, the diversity of definitions, policy responses and dilemmas emerging. 626 more words


Living in a cold home is dangerous, but the Winter Fuel Payment really helps

It is now well understood that cold homes are dangerous. People who are vulnerable because of underlying health or mobility issues can face an increased risk in cold conditions from high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes and respiratory illnesses, as well as dizziness, falls and depression. 548 more words

Older People

My Vote, Our Election

This is the third instalment of ‘My Vote, Our Election’. You can the first and second here.

This general election I shall be voting Labour. The reasons why are mostly personal and local and have little to with the national media displays and national party loyalty. 623 more words

Heat or Eat?

It’s not nice being cold or watching those you love feeling cold. Worse is experiencing that for a long period of time and knowing that the solution to your discomfort sits tantalisingly close. 361 more words

Warm Homes Healthy People - Supporting commissioners with data

A request was made to the lab to provide some data to support research into appropriate areas of Trafford to focus on reaching vulnerable residents who are most likely to benefit from additional services and advice made available from the ‘Warm Homes, Healthy People’ project. 702 more words

Open Knowledge

Warm efficient homes are a no brainer, 'everyone says so!'

By Josh Robson: Head of Public Affairs (Knauf Insulation Northern Europe)

‘Everyone says so!’ is not the right reason to make warm efficient homes a priority. 1,051 more words

Knauf Insulation