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Cold Weather Payments

More cold weather payments triggered in England and Wales – can you get £75 towards your energy bills?

Cold weather payments worth £25 have now been triggered for residents in over 500 postcode areas in England and Wales, as last week's cold snap continues.

23 January 2023

Councils awarded £100m to deal with potholes and other weather damage

Councils are to share an extra £100 million to help them repair potholes and other storm damage

26 March 2018

Almost two million to receive cold weather payments - check if you're eligible

Almost two million households will receive cold weather payments of £25 each

7 March 2018

Commuters and holidaymakers in meltdown as snow hits the UK – your rights explained

Heavy snow and high winds sweeping large parts of the UK are likely to cause travel chaos

12 January 2017

Hidden British Gas £270-a-year saving

Is your energy company screwing you? Slashing the amount you pay really isn't difficult -it takes just minutes

4 November 2015

The Winter MoneySaving Checklist

12 essential must-dos NOW to insulate you and your wallet

29 September 2015

Winter chill sparks cold weather payments

Those eligible for cold weather payments get £25 for each seven day period of bitterly chilly conditions

13 December 2012

More help urged over fuel poverty

Poor families struggling to heat their homes are not getting the help they need from energy suppliers, a charity warns

4 January 2012

Cold weather payments: who qualifies?

The freezing temperatures across the UK have triggered the benefit payout, but how does it work?

2 December 2010