More than 4000 people in the Midlands died last winter because of the cold weather, and more than a million families in the region were living in fuel poverty.
That's according to the charity National Energy Action.
They're calling on the Government to fund insulation for the poorest households and say pensioners could be worst affected.
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Windy with rain clearing to showers and some sunny spells.
A pensioner from Halesowen says he is still in contact with his wife - despite her dying last May.
Breezy and rather cloudy this evening and overnight.