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Cumbria warm homes project

Cumbria warm homes offers free home energy health checks to any Cumbrian resident with the
aim of providing free or discounted energy saving measures such as lost insulation, tank lagging,
cavity wall insulation and draft proofing. People can access this by calling the Cumbria Warm
Homes helpline on 0800 328 8419 or by visiting www.cumbriawarmhomes.org.ukthis external link will open in a new window
Closing date for applications - 31 December 2012

Winter warmth fund

The winter warmth fund, managed on behalf of the partnership by the Cumbria Community
foundation, is inviting applications from the more vulnerable members of the community such
as the elderly, families on low incomes with young children, and those who have poor health
or disabilities. The fund can provide grants of £125, or £250 in exceptional circumstances, to
help pay for heating bills. People should make their initial enquiries to the Cumbria Community
Foundation on 01900 62681 or by visiting www.cumbriafoundation.orgthis external link will open in a new window
Closing date for applications - 31 March 2012

Hot spots

Hot spots are managed on behalf of the partnership by Cumbria Rural Enterprise Agency. Again
hot spots are aimed at vulnerable people and will cover up to £200 of fast financial and practical
help to repair heating systems, maintain boilers, provide replacement heaters or help make a
cold home more energy efficient. People should make their initial enquiries to the Cumbria Rural
Enterprise Agency on 01539 726624 or by visiting www.crea.co.ukthis external link will open in a new window
Closing date for applications - 31 March 2012

EONís free insulation and £100 off energy bills

We are working with EON to promote their offer of free insulation to low income families and
pensioners. Those who take up this offer may also be eligible to claim a one-off payment of £100
to help with their energy bills. The offer is open to anyone on an annual household income of less
than £16,190 and in receipt of child tax credit, claiming state pension credit and satisfying the
eligibility criteria. People should make their initial enquiries to EON on 0845 302 4253 or by visiting
www.eonenergy.com/whichthis external link will open in a new window

Closing date for applications - 31 July 2012