Bedford council gives Age UK £20k to help over winter

It will help residents who are struggling with energy bills
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Bedford Borough Council is giving Age UK Bedfordshire £20,000 to support its Get Set for Winter Campaign.

Dave Hodgson, Bedford mayor, said: “This grant will be used for residents who are struggling with the cost of living, energy bills and keeping warm.”

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Karen Perry, CEO of Age UK Bedfordshire, said: “Thanks to Bedford Borough Council’s £20,000 grant we will be able to provide additional frontline services to older people who risk being overwhelmed by high inflation.”