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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

Acute Trust Reshapes its Remote Workforce to Deliver Better Patient Care