Help with heating repairs on offer

People living in Blaby district who are in need of a heating repair or replacement boiler can apply for a council grant to help them keep warm through winter.

A maximum of £2,500 is available to each applicant.

The funding is only available to people who own their home and are disabled or over 60-years-old.

Councillor David Jennings, portfolio holder for health and community services at Blaby District Council said: “Fuel poverty continues to be a problem for people across the district – especially the elderly – and we urge anyone who needs help to contact the Council.”

To check eligibility or to apply for a heating grant contact the housing options team on 0116 272 7536 or email

People can also visit for free advice on saving energy or more information on heating and insulation grants that may be available.

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