In addition to the Warm Zones
project, npower is running a pounds 10 million Health Through Warmth scheme in the West Midlands with the NHS and energy efficiency charity NEA.
Alan Milburn, North Tyneside Warm Zone
director, said: "There's never been a better time to try and save energy and save money.
The pioneering Warm Zone
scheme was introduced by Kirklees Council in 2006 and ran until 2010 - providing free cavity and loft insulation to homes across the local authority regardless of household incomes.
I would advise anyone to apply to the Warm Zone
because it is just such a marvellous scheme - it's done so much for us.
Among those to have already benefited from the Warm Zone
scheme is former broadcaster and North East legend Mike Neville, who received help from the Gateshead Warm Zone
As of March 12, 126,905 Warm Zone
assessments have been carried out and 45,300 households have received 54,882 insulation measures.
In Stockton, at first we didn't realise a lot of people didn't have the means to pay for heating," said Beccy Brown, one time director of Stockton and now director of Redcar and Cleveland Warm Zone
teams across the North East have had huge success in reducing carbon emissions from households.
The Kirklees Cabinet meeting will be asked to agree a revised budget to enable more people to take advantage of the council's free Warm Zone
home insulation scheme.
Stockton Warm Zone
has made a massive difference to Patricia Campbell, pictured left.
Through the Warm Zone
network it is possible for people to access a friendly, professional and free service which will ensure they are in receipt of the right benefits at the correct rate.
TEN lucky people are celebrating winning the Kirklees Warm Zone