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warm zone

In a hazardous materials incident, the area between the hot zone and the cold zone, where decontamination occurs. Only specialized personnel who are appropriately dressed are permitted in this location.
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Redcar and Cleveland Warm Zone was launched in 2002 and is an initiative aimed at cracking fuel poverty - a household is fuel poor if 10pc or more of disposable income goes on heating.
For more information on Kirklees Warm Zone call: 0800 052 0071.
Visit www.warmzones.co.uk or contact your local warm zone. Residents in North Tyneside should call 0191 223 4199, Newcastle 0191 277 7373, Gateshead 0191 477 1919, South Tyneside 0191 4247914 and Northumberland 01670 356642.
Clr Mehboob Khan, Leader of the Council and Cabinet member for the Environment Unit, said: "If you have not signed up to Warm Zone yet, I would recommend you do so soon and not miss out on this opportunity."
"In Stockton, at first we didn't realise a lot of people didn't have the means to pay for heating," said Beccy Brown, one time director of Stockton and now director of Redcar and Cleveland Warm Zone.
Northumberland Warm Zone is this year celebrating 10 years of successful activity.
Everyone who completes a Warm Zone assessment form is automatically entered into the prize draw to win pounds 300 worth of shopping vouchers or pounds 300 off their council tax.
Assessors from Redcar and Cleveland Warm Zone are contacting 3,200 homes in the area to see if they qualify for free home insulation.
With energy bills spiraling, councillors in Gateshead have urged residents to use the Warm Zone help while it is still available.
Through the Warm Zone network it is possible for people to access a friendly, professional and free service which will ensure they are in receipt of the right benefits at the correct rate.
Warm Zone project officials are re-visiting the areas in Dewsbury and Mirfield giving people not already signed up to the scheme one last chance to do so.
Redcar and Cleveland Warm Zone held a recruitment drive after securing pounds 170,000 funding from the European Social Fund.