The Energy and Home support team aims to help residents of Newark and Sherwood District to live in warm comfortable homes, ensuring that those most in need achieve affordable warmth and a better quality of life.
We do this by:
- Giving energy advice
- Advising of offers and grants available from Government schemes
- Working with the other local councils in an Energy Partnership (LAEP)
- Seeking funding opportunities to support residents with the cost of installing energy efficiency measures
Keep up to date with the latest energy news.
Warm homes on prescription
Newark and Sherwood District Council has grant funding availabe to help keep you warm and well this winter.
Can you answer 'yes' to the following questions?:
- Do you live within the Newark and Sherwood District?
- Do you live in your own home, or privately rent?
- Do you suffer from a long term health condition made worse by the cold?
- Are you living on a low income with little savings?
- Is your heating old or inadequate?
More information is available on Heating your home
Be an energy shopper
The goenergyshopping website, provides impartial guidance for consumers on understanding bills and annual statements, reading meters, how to be more energy efficient, and how to compare energy tariffs to calculate how much could be saved by switching suppliers.
Who to call in a power cut?
105 is the new number to call if you have a power cut.
It's free of charge and will put you through to your local network operator who can give you help and advice.
Get the lowdown...www.powercut105.com/
Solid Wall Insulation
The Government backed ECO incentive is available again and you could receive up to £1,500 towards the cost of the work applying a Solid Wall Insulation system.
To find out more go to http://www.westvillegroup.co.uk/external-wall-insulation/ or telephone Westville Insulation Company on 01623 744451.
How much do your gadgets cost to run?
It might be worthwhile checking out how much your new electrical item is going to cost to run.
Partnership with Severn Trent Water
Would a water meter save you money?
Letters are being sent to properties in the district which could potentially save money by moving to a water meter.
42 people have signed up as of 15 Dec and will be saving money next year on their water payments.
Are you paying more than you need to?
It is now easier than ever to choose the best energy deal. Find out how at Sherwood and Newark Citizens Advice.
For more information on how to save money on your energy bills call 01623 861 769 to request an energy bills appointment.
This service offers free independent, confidential and impartial advice.