Household bills rise as EDF pushes up prices

Thousands of households across the region face increases in their energy bills today. EDF is the latest company to raise prices - this time by nearly 11 per cent.

Energy bills rise by nearly 11 per cent for thousands

If you're a customer of EDF Energy then you might be alarmed to know that gas and electricity prices went up by a whopping 10.8 per cent today.

EDF, which has 369,000 customers in the East of England, is the fifth major energy firm to announce price rises and it is the biggest average increase so far. The company blames the cost of wholesale energy and government charges. Watch Natalie Gray's report.

Here are some organisations that can advise on how to get the best energy deal:

Citizens Advice Bureau

National Energy Action

Home Heat Helpline

Also call your energy provider and ask to be put on to the best value tariff