Following on from the launch of the 'Stay Warm and Healthy in Derby' project, where Derby City Council are working in unison with AgeUK and the NHS, Gedling Borough Council in Nottingham has come forward with a similar scheme of its own.
A free oil-filled radiator service is being offered there to people most in need.
Part of Nottingham City Council's 'Keep Warm this Winter' campaign, the scheme aims to help elderly people, along with the disabled, those with long-term health issues and low-income families.
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