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Household Support Fund applications are open

A grant of up to £300 per household is now available to residents with low income. It offers help with food, fuel bills and other related essentials.

Find out if you're eligible for the Household Support Fund and apply today.

Advice for severe weather

Heatwave advice

Heat can cause dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke, some people are more vulnerable and at risk and need extra care and attention, including:

  • The elderly
  • Babies and young children
  • Those who already have health issues such as a heart problem or breathing difficulties

Tips for coping in a heatwave

  • Check the weather forecast so that you're prepared if hot weather is predicted
  • Try to avoid going out during the hottest part of the day
  • Apply sunscreen of at least SPF15 and wear UV sunglasses
  • Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. Avoid excess alcohol, caffeine or drinks high in sugar

For more information, visit:  

NHS Choices

For water saving tips and advice, visit:

Thames Water website