Monthly Archives: February 2013

1.6 million children in the UK living in fuel poverty

New research published by the Energy Bill Revloution has revealed that 1.6 million children in the UK are now living in fuel poverty. Community Energy Plus is one of over 100 Energy Bill Revolution partners calling on the Prime Minister to to end the growing scandal of cold homes. Read the full article on the Energy Bill Revolution website and research report to find out more.


Drop in advice surgery for Treneere residents

Residents of Treneere and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to find out about ways they can keep their home warm and save on energy bills during a special drop in event held by Cornish fuel poverty charity Community Energy Plus. Community Energy Plus Senior Project Officer Rob Pickering will be at the Treneere Together Partnership office on Wednesday 20th February from 9.30am to 12.30pm and local residents are invited to drop by to ask questions and get advice. In …


Winter Wellbeing helps over 500 households

Five hundred households have had their lives improved this winter thanks to Winter Wellbeing, the multi agency campaign aimed at reducing preventable winter deaths. The campaign provides joined-up support for those at the greatest risk of illness from living in a cold damp home. Following a successful funding bid led by Cornwall Council and the Council of the Isles of Scilly, it is now in its second year, and has been held as an exemplary model after the successes of …