Keep warm this winter - a DECC Review special edition

Keep warm this winter edition, October 2014

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Submit your questions to the Guardian's Big Energy Debate - 22 October

Be #EnergyAware! A business and government campaign providing tips and tricks about how you can save money on your energy bill by making simple changes in the home today. 

Want to make energy improvements to your home? The following helplines are there to help you:

- Energy Saving Advice service
Telephone: 0300 123 1234*

- Home Energy Scotland
Telephone: 0808 808 2282*

*Call charges apply



Big Energy Saving Week - Find an event near you via this map. There are many events taking place throughout the country, including:

- Energy Information Event, Plains Community Centre, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire - 20 October

- Save your energy for better things! Ivybridge Library, Ivybridge, Devon - 20 October

- Energy roadshow, Cowgate neighbourhood centre, Newcastle - 20/25 October

- Energy Saving Advice Session, John Ruskin Institute, Coniston, Cumbria - 22 October

- Big Energy awareness event, St.Helens Central Library, St.Helens, Lancashire - 23 October

- Free Advice and Support Drop-in, Southwark Pensioners Centre, London - 23 October

- Pop-Up Shop In Bridlington, Promenades Shopping Centre, Bridlington, Yorkshire - 23 October

- BESW information point, The Old Town Hall Market Street Margate, Kent, All week

- Warmer Rhyl Shop, Rhyl United Church, Rhyl, Denbighshire - All week



This special edition of DECC Review is aimed primarily at providing energy help and support to householders over the coming winter. Please help us to reach householders across the UK by disseminating our newsletter via your own channels - the FORWARD button (above) is a quick and easy way to share this with your own contacts and networks.

Keep warm this winter - helping consumers with their energy bills

Keep warm this winter

Stay warm this winter. Follow 4 simple steps to make sure you’re getting the best deal from your energy provider and not paying more than you have to.

1. See if you can get financial help with your energy bills. There are grants and payments available for people who need them.

2. Check your energy bill’s correct. Learn how to read your electricity and gas meters, and know what the charges mean.

3.  See if you can get a better deal. You might be able to save money on your energy bills by changing tariff or switching to a new supplier.

4. Find out if you can make your home more energy efficient with the energy grants calculator.

Find out more here.

Big Energy Saving Week is coming, 20 - 24 October

Big Energy Saving Week

Big Energy Saving Week highlights positive, practical actions that will help you take control of your bill and save energy.

Throughout this coming Autumn and Winter, DECC, Citizens Advice and Energy Saving Trust will work to spread awareness of energy issues to help you get the best deal on your energy costs and keep control of your usage.

Events are taking place across the country, they are free and open to all. Use our interactive map to find out what is happening in your community.

Find out more on the week here.

'Like' or share our Facebook page to see top energy saving tips this winter

Find 'Keep warm this winter' on Facebook

We’ve set up a Facebook page so you can find out about keeping warm this winter.

‘Like’ the page to receive regular updates to your newsfeed or share the link with anyone who might want information and advice. We will be regularly posting tips and information, from how to bleed your radiator to the financial support available from the government.

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 Department of Energy and Climate Change