The Winter Fuel Payment helps older people cope with the costs of heating their homes in cold weather. Most receive it automatically but some will need to take action before the looming 31st March deadline
It’s not worth being cold and uncomfortable this winter. There are a number of ways to cut heating costs, including new government schemes for people on low incomes. We’ve put together some tips for older people feeling the pinch this winter.
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