Schemes helping to reduce energy bills

Coun John Stirling, cabinet member for the environment.

Coun John Stirling, cabinet member for the environment.

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A scheme is helping residents save hundreds of pounds on their energy bills.

North Tyneside Council is praising the success of the national switching company iChoosr.

We are committed to helping residents reduce their gas and electricity costs

Coun John Stirling, cabinet member for environment

In the latest ‘collective energy switching scheme’, households saved on average £184.

Now the council is launching a new promotion with North Tyneside Warm Zone to help residents save more money through free heating improvements.

Thousands of households will qualify for grants to replace a boiler, new central heating installations, loft insulation, cavity wall and solid wall insulation.

Coun John Stirling, cabinet member for environment, said: “We are committed to helping residents reduce their gas and electricity costs.

“Both of these schemes are so important and the results really speak for themselves.”

“This is the third time we have promoted the iChoosr scheme and I’m delighted we’ve helped to achieve such significant savings once again.

“I’m also delighted to be launching a new promotion with North Tyneside Warm Zone.

“We’ve worked with them since 2007, during which our partnership has delivered insulation and heating improvements to over 16,000 homes in the borough and more households are now set to benefit.

“I would encourage those qualifying households to respond to the offer.”

Letters have started to go out to those households who qualify for a Warm Zone visit and distribution will continue throughout the summer and autumn months.

Based in North Shields, Warm Zones is a not-for-profit company and has been operating in the North East for over 14 years.

For more information, call Warm Zones on (0191) 605 3279, text ‘warm’ to 80800 or e-mail enquiries@warmzones.org.uk.