Citizens advice in Calderdale are here to help you keep yourself warm during the coming winter months. They can offer advice on saving energy, reducing your energy bills where possible and finding you all the help you are entitled to with heating your home.
Being able to keep your home warm improves your health and levels of happiness.
You can contact Citizens Advice on 0300 330 9048.
You can also ring a local energy advisor on 07436 408323 to arrange a telephone appointment.
Rural Funding Services is an established organisation set up exclusively to deal with ECO funding in Rural areas.
There is lots of Government money around to help you make your home greener and more efficient and RFS can help you unlock that money. Farms and Rural buildings can generally have Electric Storage Heaters, Electric Boiler, Solid Fuel or LPG systems. The main focus with the ECO 3 funding is to fit insulation measures to properties to make homes more efficient and in time help people save money on their bills.
RFS has people who are experts in these areas and can integrate modern insulation techniques which will save you significant amounts of money.
The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government energy efficiency scheme in Great Britain to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty.
The scheme began on the 1st October 2018, you actually qualify under the Home Heating Cost Reduction Obligation (HHCRO). Under HHCRO, obligated suppliers must provide measures which improve the ability of households to heat their homes. This includes actions that result in heating savings, such as; insulation measures.
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They will go to your local group and talk about the pros and cons of using a smart meter.
They will also give you guidance on how they can save you money and dispel any myths.
Contact Susan on 01422 351111 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Earth Hour is being celebrated around the world on Saturday 24 March, 8:30pm-9:30pm local time.
Starting as a symbolic lights out event in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour is now the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, inspiring millions of people to take action for our planet and nature.
From pushing for environmentally-friendly laws and policies to crowdfunding for a better future, YOU make Earth Hour possible. Coordinated by WWF and other volunteer organisations, Earth Hour’s greatest strength is the power of people.
As accelerating climate change and staggering biodiversity loss threaten our planet, Earth Hour 2018-2020 endeavours to spark never-before-had conversations on the loss of nature and the urgent need to protect it.
The variety of life and places where they live is our best defence against climate change! Such variety provides us with even more resources to improve our lives.
Sign up and take part now.
Have you thought about switching your energy provider, but not found the time to do it?
Come to one of our drop in sessions in March 2018 (see below for dates and venues), and we’ll help you find your options there and then, using an impartial tool.
You’ll need to bring this information with you :
- The name of your supplier and the tariff you are on
- How much energy you used in the last year
- How you currently pay for your energy
- Your postcode
This information is on your bill and annual statement from your energy supplier – ring us if you’re not sure how to find it.
If you are on a pre-payment meter, you may not save as much by switching , but it may still be worth your while coming to the drop in.
If you’re not sure whether the drop in is for you , or want to know more please contact Liz Broadley on 07852 173723 or email Liz.email@example.com
|10am -12noon||Thursday 8 March||Northowram & Shelf Children’s Centre Hub, Northowram Library, Lydgate HX3 7EJ|
|Monday 12 March||Creations Community Children’s
Centre HX2 0QD
|Wednesday 14 March||
Field Lane Children’s Centre HD6 3JT
If you’re looking to kick start your New Year then why not take advantage of Sport Calderdale’s special new year offer. If you join the fitness membership during January you can get 12 months for the price of 11. That includes 12 months of gyms, pools, courts and classes and the huge range of activities there’s always something new to try or a new challenge around the corner.
Whatever your goals and New Years Resolutions, with these memberships there will always be someone to motivate, encourage and inspire you. Start afresh this New Year with one of the special new year membership offers.