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Wakefield resident keeps warm this winter

A Wakefield resident is now nice and warm this winter after receiving a free central heating system thanks to a partnership between Better Homes Yorkshire and Wakefield Council.

25-10-2019More

Don’t suffer the cold – act now!

As we fast approach the winter months, October is the time where many of us turn the heating on ready for a cosy warm evening at home.

04-10-2019More

Make sure your boiler is winter ready

With winter just around the corner, now is the time to make sure your boiler is winter ready.

26-09-2019More

Better Homes Yorkshire supports Gas Safety Week

In support of Gas Safety Week (16 – 22 September 2019), Better Homes Yorkshire urges all homeowners, landlords and tenants to make sure their boiler is in tip top condition.

19-09-2019More

York wins award for best Council in the Yorkshire and Humberside Energy Efficiency Awards

City of York Council has been named ‘Council of the Year’ at this year’s Yorkshire and Humberside Energy Efficiency Awards.

21-08-2019More

How your home can help you survive the warm weather without the need for aircon

We all love a bit of warm weather, especially being abroad where we can return to a lovely cool, air conditioned room.

09-08-2019More

Our installation partner – Scarbrook Heating & Plumbing

At Better Homes Yorkshire, we want your experience of a boiler installation to be as smooth as possible. That’s why we work with one of Yorkshire’s top installation companies.

02-08-2019More

What is an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)?

We’ve all heard about an EPC but what exactly is it and how can it help make a home more energy efficient?

26-07-2019More

Take immediate action to reduce your fuel bill

According to recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics, the average household spends £1249 a year on heating the home.

05-07-2019More

Yorkshire residents set to enjoy central heating for the first time

Households across Yorkshire are set to benefit from full central heating for the first time, through a project funded by the National Grid Warm Homes Fund.

17-06-2019More

Worried about energy costs? You’re not on your own!

After energy regulator Ofgem raised price caps to allow energy suppliers to cover the higher costs they’re facing on the wholesale market, many households within the UK are bracing themselves for an increase in their bills.

14-05-2019More

Warm Homes Fund – success throughout the region

Over the last 18 months, Better Homes Yorkshire has successfully installed 180 new central heating systems across the region thanks to the Warm Homes Fund.

01-05-2019More

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Bradford home transformed for winter
 

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Better Homes Wakefield comes to the boiler rescue
 

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There’s nothing worse than your boiler breaking mid-winter, but for one Wakefield couple Better Homes Wakefield was able to save the day!

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