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Financial Help with Keeping Warm

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Cheap Heating Oil   

Rural Community Action Nottinghamshire (RCAN) operate a bulk buy scheme for heating oil. This allows good discounts to be arranged which the scheme members benefit from.

For more information see the RCAN website.

Winter Fuel Payment    

The Winter Fuel Payment is a tax free payment to help older people keep warm during winter. It is provided by the government to those who are eligible.

Find out more on the GOV.UK website.

Cold Weather Payment   

Cold Weather Payments help people, who get certain income-related benefits, with their increased heating costs caused by periods of very cold weather during winter.

Find out more on the GOV.UK website. 

Grants for Energy Efficiency    

There are a range of grants available to help insulate your home, keep you warm and save you money.

Contact the Energy Saving Trust to find out what is available for you or try your local energy advisor.

Other Welfare Benefits

It is important to claim all the benefits you are entitled to to make sure you can afford to heat your home properly.

See our Welfare Benefits pages for more information.
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