Groundwork Bolton, Bury, Oldham and Rochdale launched the Energyworks programme to respond to the needs of local communities UK homes are among the least energy efficient in Europe and we have one of the highest rates of fuel poverty. Government figures released in 2014 show that more than one in 10 English households is now living in fuel poverty. Having a warm home is one of the most important aspects of having a happy, healthy life. A cold home can lead to ill health and depression for people of all ages. With energy bills set to increase into the future, becoming energy efficient is more important than ever. Through Energyworks, Groundwork is helping residents make their homes warmer and healthier. We’re working with social landlords, local authorities, health partners and residents groups to tackle fuel poverty within local communities. As the programme has developed and extended its reach, we have … (To read the full article, subscribe below)