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Voter ID - have you got yours?

To vote in the upcoming 4 May Local Elections you will need to show photo ID. To find out more about accepted forms of photo ID, and if you need to apply for a free Voter Authority Certificate, see our Voter ID page.

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4. Home improvement grants and loans

Home Improvement Grants and Loans

Get help to reduce your energy bills and find out what grants and loans are available to make your home safer and warmer.

Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery


Lendology – funding home improvements, repairs and energy efficiency

The council’s loan company will provide eligible applicants with low cost loans for home improvements. Borrow up to £25,000, or more depending on the needs of your project.



Boiler Upgrade Scheme

The government is providing grants to encourage property owners to install low carbon heating systems such as heat pumps, through the Boiler Upgrade Scheme. These grants can help property owners overcome the upfront cost of low carbon heating technologies.

Boiler Upgrade Scheme


Healthy Homes Grant

If you have urgent or essential repairs (e.g. no heating or hot water) our Healthy Homes Grant may be available for home owners in receipt of a means tested benefit.

Healthy Homes Grant