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WARMTH 4 ALL HELPS MERSEYSIDE FAMILIES KEEP WARM THIS WINTER

Merseyside’s Warmth 4 All project is helping local people live in warmer homes this winter thanks to over £49,000 funding from the ScottishPower Energy People Trust.

An innovative two-year project, operated by Energy Projects Plus, Warmth 4 All works with local partners to give vulnerable families practical, face-to-face advice on energy efficiency, income maximisation and access to benefits.

Energy Projects Plus with multi-faith based partner, Faiths4Change and Archdiocese partner, Parish Power, to identify and approach vulnerable individuals who may otherwise slip under the radar. The partnerships aim to give vulnerable households in Merseyside the knowledge and skills to achieve affordable warmth this winter.

Emma Ashcroft, Project Manager, said: “We are extremely proud of the success that we’ve achieved with Warmth 4 All. Working within the community enables us to help those who are most in need and it is incredibly rewarding to know that we are making a real difference to people's lives. We look forward to continued success with Warmth 4 All through the provision of a more sustainable solution to fuel poverty.”

Ann Loughrey, Company Secretary and Trustee of the ScottishPower Energy People Trust, said: “Energy Projects Plus has done a great job helping families in the local area achieve affordable warmth, something particularly important at this time of year. Thanks to funding from the ScottishPower Energy People Trust, they can now provide specialised energy efficiency advice to those who are vulnerable in the community and we are delighted to continue to support the Warmth 4 All project.”

 

Thursday, February 27, 2014