Age UK's advice line.
Local authorities have general powers to improve living conditions in their area in the ways they consider the most appropriate.
The factsheet Funding repairs, improvements and adaptations explains what assistance may be available to homeowners and tenants to help them meet the costs of repairs, improvements and adaptations.
Provides a range of practical services for people and communities, in Stapleford and surrounding areas as well as some services across the south Broxtowe area (including Attenborough, Beeston, Bramcote, Chilwell, Stapleford, Strelley Village, and Trowell). Services include gardening, decorating, odd jobs and domestic/home cleaning support. Operates a transport scheme plus a wheelchair accessible vehicle and a community outreach advisor service (for people over 50 throughout Broxtowe). Lunch clubs, exercise and keep fit classes for older people, friendship group and 'Silver Surfers' Internet Cafe. Arranges trips and outings as well as footcare sessions and therapeutic care. All service users can self-refer, some are delivered at different community venues and various charges may apply.