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Rural Housing Week and Community-Led Housing

Affordable housing is at the heart of helping rural communities thrive and survive.  In this, Rural Housing Week, we are looking at why affordable housing is needed and why it’s important for residents to be involved.

Saving water: the forecast is less rain, more people

East Anglia is one of the driest regions of the UK, receiving about one-third less rainfall than the average for the rest of England; we actually get less rain than some areas of Spain! Here at CAN we help promote Anglian Water's awareness-raising campaigns.

Buy your heating oil from ThinkingFuel – with prices at a 4-year low!

Now’s the time to buy your heating oil.  Prices are at a four-year low and you can get a really good price from CAN's community oil buying scheme ThinkingFuel.

Big Switch and Save - helping consumers make genuine savings on their electrcity and gas bills

It's estimated that, during the Coronavirus pandemic, UK households are spending an extra 25 per-cent on their electrcity usage and an additional 17 per-cent on gas.   Now is a good time to seriously look at switching energy provider to get  a better deal.

How is Norfolk’s VCSE sector managing the COVID-19 scenario?

We would appreciate your help in completing two key surveys, one or both of which may be relevant to your work scenario:

One survey helps us assess how the county’s voluntary, community and social enetrprise groups and organsiations are coping. The other is aimed specifically at community buildings and village halls.

Collective heating oil buying combats winter heating blues – and helps support community projects

Winter’s not done with us yet. The cost of heating oil is a big worry for people who live in off-gas areas. Here at CAN we help consumers to buy collectively and save money – and help support community projects at the same time.

Friday 14th February is Love West Norfolk Day!

Friday 14th February is Love West Norfolk day! It’s an opportunity for people who love West Norfolk to shout loudly and proudly about what a great place it is to live, invest, work, play and live in.

Breckland announces new empty home strategy

Breckland Council has announced a new Empty Homes support programme to help bring long-term residential properties back into use.

Save on energy bills with Big Switch and Save

People sometimes get a little nervous about switching energy providers – even with the prospect of making considerable savings on their electricity and gas bills. In King’s Lynn and across West Norfolk, the Borough Council in partnership with CAN offers a collective scheme which takes the worry out of choosing the right provider.

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