As the clocks go back, now is a good time to use that extra hour to think about what winter weather preparations you, your family and community may need to make.
This page gives suggestions for the simple things you can do to help you and your family keep warm, healthy and safe through the cold weather – as well as saving money. Links to specific information and advice are listed in the 'Useful sources of help' panel.
Winter health advice from NHS Choices
Visit the Met Office's winter weather portal
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