Surviving Winter grants

Posted on Nov 10, 2016 in General, Heating

Expecting your Winter Fuel Payment? Don’t need it? Donate it! Surviving Winter is an award-winning campaign that encourages people to donate some or all of their unwanted Winter Fuel Payments to other people in their communities who need it most. A Surviving Winter grant doesn’t just pay for extra heating. It’s hand delivered by one of our small number of trusted local partners, like Age UK Somerset and Taunton Deane Borough Council. A Surviving Winter grant becomes the foundation for a new relationship that can help overcome the isolation and loneliness that many older people...

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Somerset Community Oil Scheme

Posted on Sep 19, 2013 in General, Heating

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Cut your heating bills

Posted on Dec 1, 2011 in Heating

The Deane Energy Saver Scheme (DESS)  provides free inspections by qualified volunteer advisors.  The scheme is completely independent. It is not linked to any energy company or installation business.   The advisors can help you reduce your heating costs, by checking how efficient your systems are; how well your home is insulated; and helping you make sure that you get the best from your system.  They will also tell you what grants are available to improve your heating and reduce your costs.  For more information, or to book an inspection, call the Scheme Administrator, Keith...

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