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Fuel poverty set to break the 50 per cent barrier in Hebrides
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Fuel poverty set to break the 50 per cent barrier in Hebrides

Modelling by fuel poverty campaigners Energy Action Scotland show 57 per cent of people in the Western Isles will be spending over 10 per cent of their income on energy – after housing costs have been deducted – the official definition of being fuel poor

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Soaring bills spark protest call

Obanites have taken to social media describing price hikes as ‘brutal’, making references to already ‘scraping by’ because of ‘extortionate’ bills. One woman said she was already experiencing palpitations at the thought of getting her next fuel bill.

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Plan to end fossil fuel investment is celebrated

Glasgow City invests in fossil fuels through the Strathclyde Pension Fund, the joint largest local government fund in the UK, run on behalf of 250,000 fund members in Glasgow and the West of Scotland which includes Argyll and Bute Council.

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Airport fuel dilemma adds extra air miles

After the existing aviation fuel provider cut short his contract by nine months, Hebridean Air Services Limited (HASL) flights are having to go all the way to Islay Airport to fill up.