The 'Stay Warm and Healthy in Derby' partnership have started its winter programme to help local vulnerable people across the city.
The programme targets those struggling to stay warm, safe and healthy in their homes.
The partnership is also calling on family and friends to help the elderly, pregnant, disabled and those struggling to eat as the weather gets colder.
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The announcement comes a day after a ballot for action by catering supply staff on the West Coast route was launched in a dispute over pay.
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