Winter Worries: The effect of cold homes on health In England and Wales there are approximately 24,000 excess winter deaths every year. These deaths are mainly caused by the effects of cold on the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, leading to an increase in coughs, colds, chest infections, flu, heart attacks
Free energy advice and measures to save you money and keep you warm – My time as a Green Doctor at Groundwork Leeds Starting my new role as a Green Doctor at Groundwork Leeds I was excited at the prospect of working for a charity that has worked to help
The free Green Doctor Energy service at Groundwork Leeds – Looking back at the winter achievements Over the winter the Green Doctors at Groundwork Leeds have worked hard to improve the homes of Leeds residents, especially the ones who suffers from cold-related illnesses, families with young children and the elderly.
Reduce energy bills and make life more affordable – The Green Doctors guide to an annual energy bill ‘health check’ Energy bills are one of the main financial concern for households in the UK. Rising energy prices coupled with a poor housing stock with little or inadequate insulation makes this
An ECO partnership is turning up the heat on a new scheme aimed at keeping residents’ energy bills down. Wrap up Leeds ECO, which was launched last summer, is a partnership between Leeds City Council, Keepmoat, SSE and Wilmott Dixon. Together, they are offering free boilers, cavity wall and
Local MP Hilary Benn (Leeds Central) has backed a scheme to help people in Leeds save money on their energy bills, saying: “This scheme gives people the chance to do something for themselves about fuel bills. The more people join the scheme, the bigger the savings can be.” The scheme