16 People Died And Dozens Of Others Were Injured.
Energy Saving First for Oxford
People living in rented homes in part of Oxford are getting more help to make their homes more energy efficient so they can save on their bills.
Low Carbon East Oxford have been given a government grant of £37,000 to help landlords and tenants be more energy efficient as part of their Landlord Energy Saving Scheme - the first of its kind in the country.
They'll be training auditors to carry out surveys in around 200 homes in the city and 50 of those will be given energy efficient devices.
One property will win solid wall insulation worth £9,000.
Craig Simmons, local resident and Chair of Low Carbon East Oxford says
"It’s a win-win scheme. Landlords get help with improving their homes, tenants get to say good-bye to draughty homes and soaring energy bills.
"The community as a whole builds skills in energy efficiency, improves the housing stock and cuts potentially tonnes of carbon to boot.
"Oxford is home to a higher than average rate of privately rented accommodation and East Oxford is one of the heartlands of the private rented sector.
"Green building projects have always struggled to engage with the private rented sector so this project will set a precedent."
Sign up to get your house checked out or to become and auditor here.
A severely disabled man is taking his legal battle over cuts to his care package to the Court of Appeal.
Inspectors say they're worried about the safety of inmates at Aylesbury's Youth Offenders Institution
An Oxford economist's calling for more places to be made available in elderly care homes.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: The best feel good music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.