Finding the best ways to help people save money and stay warm – Jake’s experiences as a Green Doctor apprentice The Green Doctor Energy service provides home visits to residents in South Leeds to help them save money on energy bills and keep warm in winter and cool in summer.
Fuel poverty has had numerous definitions some better than others but none can sum up the condition that occupants of over 10% of England’s households find themselves in. Food or fuel shouldn’t be a choice anyone has to make but for many it is. As a Green Doctor Adviser visiting
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
Leeds City Council is bringing its services to the streets of Holbeck with its new ‘Pop Up Hub’. The Hub is visiting the Recreastions every Wednesday in a pilot project to get services closer to residents. Services you can find at the Dewsbury Road Hub (formerly One Stop Centre), such
To improve community well-being Baljeet (Bali) Birdi Housing Officer for Beeston & Holbeck is organising a neighbourhood walkabout. The walk will take place on Malvern Road and surrounding streets on Thursday 16 July from 10:00am. The purpose of the walkabout is to look at any environmental issues and to make
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
Join the fight against Fuel Poverty and support the Green Doctor in making a healthy home. This winter, 6.5 million people in the UK will struggle to afford the costs of keeping their homes warm. Environmental charity, Groundwork, has launched a nation wide initiative, to support people to take control