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Cost of Living Crisis Resources and Links to Support & Advice

It is now more expensive for providers to buy energy which has led to rises in energy costs for our homes & businesses.

 

GoCompare have developed an interactive energy cost calculator tool to find out how much something costs to run.

Use the calculator below to pick the appliances you want to compare and select how long they’ll be in use for.
 

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COST of LIVING

CRISIS

The main discussion item at the Health & Wellbeing Area Board was the Cost of Living.  Insights were shared from a range of community groups, including foodbanks, and sheltered housing schemes.  A brief update was also shared on the Wiltshire wide Warm Places initiative that is gradually gaining momentum.  Here are some useful links and additional sources of information on the cost of living issue for your information:

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Local Support in Fovant.

During November 2022 many initiatives & activities started in the village under the banner 'Neighbourhood Warmth' to keep us all warm mentally as well as physically.  As time has passed, these projects have developed and evolved.  Currently, (Summer 2023) still operating are:-

 

Fovant Food bank - The Chapel

FRIN

FREE monthly Meditation & Lunch - see website calendar for details

Coffee Morning on Thursdays - Village Hall

Open Door on Tuesdays - Village Hall.

Dr Kinlin's Drop Ins have changed day to Friday at the surgery - see Surgery Page for details

An addition to the provision is a Monthly Focus Session on Health Matters - 3rd Thursday of every month @ The Village Hall.  See Home page for details

Links to helpful websites are constantly updated on this section of the website.

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