Home Heating Grants To Keep Dorset And Wiltshire Residents Warm This Winter

Elderly residents of Shaftesbury and the villages are putting their health at risk because they can’t afford to heat their homes.

Dorset Community Foundation and Wiltshire Community Foundation have joined forces for the tenth year with ‘Surviving Winter’. Their campaign encourages people to donate their winter fuel payment allowance to a grant funding pot.

Gary Lawrence explains why coronavirus means fuel poverty is an even bigger issue this year. And Gary tells us how you could apply for cash support if you’re struggling to keep your home warm this winter.