Meanwhile, the area near the "zipper"--where the occluded front, warm front
, and cold front meet--is known as the "triple point".
We contacted Carillion, which runs the Warm Front
scheme for the Government, and they sent an engineer out that same day, who fixed the boiler.
We were advised to apply for a grant from Warm Front
, but even they say it could take a while to fit a new boiler.
To find out if you qualify, call a Warm Front
advisor free on 0300 123 1234 (lines are open Monday to Friday from 8am-6pm and Saturdays from 9am-5pm) or visit the Warm Front
Mr Lavery said: "In this day and age no one should have to make the choice between heating and eating, and I would urge anyone from my constituency worried about their energy bills to contact Age UK or Citizens' Advice to find out if they can claim Warm Front
help to stay warm and well this winter.
Mr Ainsworth said: "It is disappointing to see such a massive drop in the number of eligible households receiving assistance with their heating and insulation through the Warm Front
The Energy Department said Warm Front
was now "better targeted" at the vulnerable.
They could not afford to replace it themselves so turned to the Government's Warm Front
scheme for help.
Mr Glendinning is urging the Government to end uncertainty over the future of Warm Front
, which provides grants to those on benefits to improve the energy efficiency and heating provision in their homes.
Director Tanya Greenland said the firm had been waiting for the opportunity to bid for the Warm Front
contract, a government-funded initiative in England to make homes more energy efficient.
provides loft insulation, draught-proofing, cavity-wall insulation and hot-water tank insulation, energy-efficient light bulbs, gas, electric or oil central heating and glassfronted fires.
A warm front
brought high temperatures to Eugene that tied the record for Sunday - but don't expect more of the same today or the rest of the week.