Big Energy Week



Rising fuel bills are stretching household finances and people are looking for ways to save money on their energy bills.

 Big Energy Week ( which is being run by Citizens Advice – and has received support from local MP Martin Vickers.

 During Big Energy Week you can get practical advice on cutting your fuel bills and help to see if you are getting all of the financial support you are entitled to. You can pick up a leaflet with tips and advice on cutting your fuel bills at your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

 A new website – - is full of tips on how to cut your energy bills. The website also has details of local Big Energy Week events in your area.

 Martin Vickers said: “Fuel bills are a big worry for many people at the moment. I am pleased to support Big Energy Week and hope it will make a difference to some of my constituents by saving them money on their bills.”

 “ I know it can be a lot of hassle to change supplier so the first thing to do is contact your existing supplier to check that you are on the best tariff and payment method for you. Monthly direct debit is on average £100 cheaper per year than paying by cash or cheque. Check out what grants are available for insulation Citizen’s Advice do a superb job and will be able to advise anyone who needs extra help.”