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eComparison

eComparison is a comparison site with a difference. eComparison is the only comparison site in the UK that combines price comparison, cashback, voucher codes, discounts, deals & reviews all in one place to help save you the most amount of time, money and hassle when shopping online.

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Severn Trent Water

Severn Trent Water offers a variety of services including:

  • information in alternative formats
  • services designed for people with hearing impairments
  • services for people on dialysis
  • services for people with medical or mobility needs
  • password scheme to protect against bogus callers
  • nominee scheme
  • meter reading scheme
  • watersure
  • Single Occupier Assessed Charge
  • Self serve
  • Visitor centres
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Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire - Advice & Information Service

The Age UK Notts Information & Advice service operates throughout the City and County of Nottingham. Our information and advice service is independent, impartial, free and confidential.

We typically help local people in later life claim in excess of £2 million in benefit entitlements each year. We can help with benefit entitlements, such as:

  • Pension Credit.
  • Rent/Council Tax rebates.
  • Attendance Allowance.
  • Disability Living Allowance.
  • Carer’s Allowance.
  • Social Fund payments
  • Bereavement benefits.

We can also help with issues such as:

  • Gas and electricity bills.
  • Aids and adaptations.
  • Care at home.
  • Residential care.
  • Other local services and support.

Drop-in sessions

We hold drop-in advice surgeries every Monday and Thursday morning (10am to 12 noon) at Bradbury House, our Nottingham base. No appointment is necessary.

Home visiting service

We can offer home visits to disabled or housebound older people in need of help, or advice related to welfare benefit claims. Where appropriate, we will contact local advice-giving services on your behalf.

Volunteering

The success of the Information and Advice Service depends on the dedicated support of a team of trained volunteers. Contact us, without obligation, if you are interested in joining us.

Money Advice

We could all do with a bit of help sorting out our finances but where do we start?

Information services

We have a wide range of free Age UK information guides and factsheets, including:

  • Managing your money
  • Care homes
  • Health Services
  • Care at home

Contact us for a full list.

We also hold information about useful local projects and services available from the statutory and voluntary/charitable sectors.

What we offer you

  • We strive to offer you information that is accurate and up to date.
  • We can explain the choices you have.
  • We will help you decide what to do, but not force our opinions on you.
  • We may be able to take action on your behalf, if you want us to.
  • If we cannot help you, we may know of others who can.

How we work

  • We will not charge you for our service.
  • You can talk to us in private.
  • We will not make judgements about your life and what you want to do.
  • We will not be influenced by any interests other than yours.
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Seniorconcessions.co.uk

Seniorconcessions.co.uk helps senior citizens find and benefit from many discounts and other concessions available to them, and encourages businesses to introduce new concessions to this important market.

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Silver Surfers

Advice and information for enjoying life, holidays, health & fitness, retirement, computers, pensions, travel, money & family.

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Energy Saving Trust

The site provides impartial advice to householders on all energy efficiency related matters and home energy efficiency advice to alleviate fuel poverty and reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Grants and offers may be available for making your home more energy efficient.

Energy efficient boilers and wall insulation are available at discounted prices call 01298 766880

Warm Front Grants of up to 2700 are available for free home insulation and heating improvements to those in receipt of benefits -call 0800 3162814

For free, impartial advice on the range of offers most suitable for you, call 0800 512012

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Affordable Warmth Solutions

National Grid is tackling some of the issues caused by increasing energy prices and the growth of Fuel Poverty in the UK. National Grid has established a new Community Interest Company (CIC), Affordable Warmth Solutions CIC. Subject to final contract arrangements National Grid Affordable Warmth Solutions will through an innovative funding arrangement with a leading energy supplier invest millions of pounds in a programme to support the installation of new gas connections, gas heating systems and other energy efficiency measures to some of the most deprived areas of its gas distribution network area.

National Grid Affordable Warmth Solutions approach is based on a whole community, whole house package of affordable warmth measures that includes the provision of gas connections and new or improved heating systems to some 5000 homes. It will also provide additional in house support through its Energy Supplier partner; qualifying households may also be eligible for free loft and/or cavity wall insulation and tailored energy saving and tariff advice.

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Heating and insulation from the Warm Front Scheme

The Warm Front Scheme installs heating and insulation measures up to the value of £3,500, or £6,000 where oil central heating or alternative low carbon technologies are recommended. It is for people on certain disability or income-related benefits. To be eligible you must own your home or rent it from a private landlord.

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