Star date: 7th November 2014
SALFORD COUNCIL ALMOST £200,000 UNSPENT FOR WINTER WARMTH
Salford Council has a budget of over £200,000 to keep people warm this winter. But as the cold nights draw in, the Council has spent just £7,000 of its `Winter Warmth' and `Affordable Warmth' budget, aimed at helping elderly and vulnerable people from freezing during the winter months.
Salford has an estimated 9,000 pensioner households, 4,000 families with children and more than 5,000 disabled households living in fuel poverty in Salford.
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