Latest Community news & jobs Southwark Pensioners Centre helping households save this Big Energy Saving Winter Southwark pensioners Centre will be helping people reduce their energy bills and save money as part of Big Energy Saving Winter (November-January). Download flyer to share Local staff and volunteers from Southwark pensioners Centre will be supporting local people to follow three simple steps to prepare for the winter ahead. Check to see if they are eligible for discounts, grants and support Switch their tariff or energy supplier to get the best deal Save money by becoming more energy efficient Southwark pensioners Centre will be holding virtual outreach sessions during the next three months to take the check, switch, save message out to the local community. As well as one to one advice, Facebook, twitter, Instagram and talks at Local arts group. Telephone 02077084556 for directions on how to get to them. This year, Big Energy Saving Winter is also calling on energy super savers, who have made savings to their own bills, to help their relatives, friends and neighbours to check, switch and save on their energy bills. Free resources and advice will enable energy super savers to help protect the UK’s most vulnerable people. As Big Energy Saving Winter 2020 kicks off, new research shows that half of UK bill payers are concerned they will struggle to pay their energy bills this winter, with one in three (35%) saying they are using more energy than they usually would at this time of year. Get in touch Please contact Lorna, Nette & Lydia on 02077084556 for energy advice This is a difficult financial time for many people and it’s crucial no-one is paying more than they need to for their energy. “Switching energy suppliers is one of the quickest ways for us all to make sure we’re not paying more than we need to. But our advisers are also on hand to help make sure people are getting any extra grants and benefits they might be entitled to and to look at ways to make people’s homes more energy efficient.” Big Energy Saving Winter runs from 2nd November 2020 to the end of January 2021.