St Helens Council rated highly in NEA’s ‘Get Warm Soon ‘report.’

National Energy Action’s (NEA’s) Warm Homes Campaign highlights that around four million UK households are still unable to access equal life chances because they live in a cold, damp home. The charity is warning that a baby born today and living in cold housing is more than twice as likely to suffer from breathing problems … Read more

Help older people this winter

West Lancashire Borough Council’s Cabinet member for older people is encouraging borough residents to lend older people a helping hand during the cold winter months. During the cold weather older people are more likely to become seriously ill and more isolated and lonely as they may not go out as much. Councillor Terry Aldridge, West Lancashire … Read more

Home owners can apply for Winter Warm Scheme

Home owners can apply now for free gas heating appliance servicing, repair or replacement. Owner occupiers in West Lancashire are being offered another opportunity to have their gas heating appliances repaired free of charge to help keep them warm and save money on their gas bills this winter. West Lancashire Borough Council has received funding … Read more

Cancer patients risk being left out in the cold this winter

As the clocks go back and people turn their heating up, research shows cancer patients are estimated to spend an additional £15.7m a year on their energy bills New figures by Macmillan Cancer Support and npower estimate that people diagnosed with cancer in the UK over the last two years spend an additional £15.7 million … Read more