Star date: 11th November 2016
LANGWORTHY, BROUGHTON, BARTON AND IRWELL RIVERSIDE TOP SALFORD FUEL POVERTY LEAGUE
This is Salford Energy Week, and there's some horrific fuel poverty figures to go with it. According to latest figures, 10.8%, or 11,333, of the city's households are in fuel poverty, with Langworthy, Broughton, Barton and Irwell Riverside topping the league table.
The number of households in fuel poverty has increased by almost 1,000, and Salford City Council has £148,500 available for a variety of Affordable Warmth schemes that should help 1,304 vulnerable people this winter. It's urging residents to apply.
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