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We will get more spells of cold weather
As temperatures fall to below freezing this week, households are being urged to be alert and ensure vulnerable friends, neighbours & relatives are safe while council teams work around the clock to grit thousands of miles of roads.
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LGA - Households urged to look out for vulnerable during cold snap

Age UK:  Warning as freezing conditions to hit the UK

CCW:  Protect your home’s pipes as temperatures plummet

Think ahead, it will get cold at some point

BHF:  New figures reveal 350 extra deaths each week from heart disease & strokes during winter months

AGE UK:  Excess winter deaths: a chilling reminder of how the cold affects older people

Take care of yourself this winter – Professor Jane Cummings

National NHS campaign urges people to stay well this winter

LGA:  State-of-the-art technology being used by councils to help tackle the big chill

‘Hidden army’ could help tackle cold home deaths and illnesses, says NICE

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