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Highlighting Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

  • Posted On: 2 December 2019
Fuel Poverty Awareness Day was held on Friday 29th November. It is a national day to raise awareness of some of the issues faced by those living in cold homes and the solutions available.  Here are Warm & Well in North Yorkshire we believe that living in a warm home is essential for our health and wellbeing, but rising energy prices, low income and poor-quality housing means that over 24,000 households in North Yorkshire don’t have that option.  Fuel...

Launch of the Surviving Winter Fund 2019

  • Posted On: 23 October 2019
The Surviving Winter Fund grew from people who wanted to donate their Winter Fuel Allowance for people who struggled to keep warm in winter. This fund has been supporting individual across Yorkshire for the last few years.   Two Ridings Community Foundation accept any donations to the fund, including people passing on some or all of their fuel allowance, and distribute small grants to partner organisations. Partner organisations then pass this on as they see fit, for people to buy...

Save money, keep warm and stay healthy this winter

  • Posted On: 30 September 2019
Warm & Well in North Yorkshire wants to make sure that people have winter wrapped up. There are a few simple steps to take to make sure your winter-ready and now’s the time to plan ahead. None of us want to pay more for our energy than we have to. But saving money doesn’t mean we should use less energy than we need. Warm & Well in North Yorkshire, a project that offers practical support to help residents stay warm and well, has some quick and easy advice on how to...

New Loneliness Risk Quiz in North Yorkshire

  • Posted On: 23 July 2019
As part of their commitment to tackle loneliness, Community First Yorkshire have launched their first practical tool linked to The Loneliness Campaign North Yorkshire. Community First Yorkshire write: ‘It’s a simple and quick online quiz to check your level of risk of being lonely in your later life. The quiz has practical information and suggestions to help reduce loneliness for your loved ones as well as yourself. It will tell you about current research and lifestyles...

Warm & Well in North Yorkshire on film

  • Posted On: 2 July 2019
Here at Warm & Well in North Yorkshire we have produced a film to give more information about the service.   The film shows the client journey through the Warm & Well in North Yorkshire service, starting at the point the team receives the client’s details, through to them receiving help to address the causes of their cold homes. A massive thank you to everyone in the team and the delivery partners who were all happy to be filmed. The film is now avaliable on...