Energy saving and support schemes
Speak to your energy supplier first for help and support with your energy bills. Many companies have schemes to support their customers.
The DWP has created a short video answering key questions about winter fuel payments
Energy and fuel poverty charity Energy Projects Plus and Macclesfield-based Community Interest Company, Go-Lo are delivering Fuel Poverty help and support across Cheshire East. The free of charge LEAP and Warm and Well schemes offer support for residents facing the current energy cost challenges.
Warm PlaCEs are places where people can come together to stay warm, perhaps enjoy a cuppa or a bowl of soup.
- Find out about Warm PlaCEs across Cheshire East including how to become a Warm PlaCE.
- Winter Wellbeing in Cheshire East - Information Guide
- Age UK Cheshire East Winter Warmth Vouchers For Over 50s - Funded by Cheshire Community Foundation - Are you working with someone in Cheshire East who is over 50 years of age, on a low income and struggling to keep warm? You can refer them to us for Winter Warmth Vouchers of up to £50 that can be spent in any Age UK Cheshire East Charity shops, which are in Macclesfield, Knutsford, Alderley Edge & Poynton. The vouchers can be spent on anything in our shops, including; clothing, blankets, curtains and household items. This year the vouchers are personalised so you just need to contact our enquiries service on: 01625 612958 or email@example.com and we will email the person that you are referring.
Many people are able to take make savings by finding information online or by taking advantage of offers available online.
Cheshire East Libraries offer free wi-fi in their buildings, offer access to a range of online sources to their members, and they can offer training to those who need it.
Our libraries have teamed up with the Good Things foundation to offer Free Sim cards and mobile data from Cheshire East libraries
Airband is an independent provider of rural broadband services bringing high speed, full fibre broadband to homes, business and industry in rural and hard-to-reach areas.
Airband are delighted to offer free broadband to village halls on their current airband network.
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