Rosie – National Heat Hero 2016

Rosie – National Heat Hero 2016

Beat the Cold is delighted to announce that one of our advisers, Rosie Thorpe has become a ‘National Heat Hero, one of only 16 to achieve this accolade in 2016. The awards are presented annually by Fuel poverty charity National Energy Action, sponsored this year...

How to look after yourself this winter

There are lots of ways that you can help yourself this winter to avoid making yourself ill, and to keep your energy bills in check. Make sure that your gas appliances are safe. Your boiler should have a safety check every year, if you’re a tenant, this is the...

From a medical student on placement with us

We recently received a great email from AJ Odulaja. Here is part of his text: Thank you for allowing me to spend time with you at Beat the Cold. It is a fantastic organisation, and I really felt I gained a strong appreciation for the important work that you all do, I...
Beat the Cold shortlisted for Ashden Awards

Beat the Cold shortlisted for Ashden Awards

Stoke-on-Trent charity Beat the Cold is on the shortlist for a prestigious 2015 Ashden Award. The Awards are a globally recognised measure of excellence in the field of sustainable energy and celebrate the organisations that Ashden considers to be leading the way in...
Need a warmer home? Ring us now

Need a warmer home? Ring us now

  We urge anyone struggling to heat their home to get in touch with us now. We aim to help people stay where they want to be – warm and well at home. Our helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4.30 pm, either 0800 389 2258 or 01782 683813. Outside these...
Steelite ‘give something back’

Steelite ‘give something back’

All of us at Beat the Cold were encouraged by a surprise donation from the ‘Giving Something Back’ community fund at Steelite International. Our charity was nominated by Margaret Dunleavy in the Dish Cell department and the cheque was presented by their...