Help to reduce energy bills

Are you worried about your next energy bill?  The Oxfordshire Affordable Warmth Helpline could help you.   

The council is a member of the Oxfordshire Affordable Warmth Network.  It offers free, impartial and expert advice on how to keep warm whilst keeping energy bills down.  It’s important to stay warm during the colder months, as cold weather and cold homes can bring on illness, especially if you have an existing health condition.

Contact the Oxfordshire Affordable Warmth Helpline on 0800 107 0044 for advice on:

  • Ways to reduce your fuel bills and save money
  • Financial help for home insulation or a new efficient boiler
  • How to keep warm and healthy
  • Getting the best deal for your energy

They can also provide up-to-date information on the various grants and offers from the energy companies which you may be eligible for.

Calls are free and lines are open Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.  You can also e-mail them at

Bulk Oil Buying Scheme

Oxfordshire Rural Community Council runs a county-wide bulk oil buying scheme.  The bulk oil buying scheme brings communities together to make the most of joint buying power so that savings can be made and passed on to customers.  On average members of the syndicate save £50 on a 1,000 litre oil delivery.  There are environmental benefits to the scheme too.  Buying in bulk can reduce the number of trips a tanker makes, reducing fuel consumption, pollution and traffic.

For more information and to join the scheme download the leaflet alternatively, visit the Oxfordshire Rural Community Council website

Last reviewed: 20 - 11 - 2015

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