Owing to the soaring cost of living and high energy prices, this winter is set to be difficult for a lot of households across the UK. Having inadequate heating could have serious ramifications for health and mental well-being. This is even truer in case of children and people who are older or suffer from existing medical conditions.
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Across the country, a number of warm hubs have opened up in order to provide heat, shelter, and in some cases hot meals to people who are struggling under the burden of the falling temperatures and rising costs of living.
For people who are unable to afford heating this winter, these warm hubs can make a huge difference by providing safety from the elements. Here are some warm hubs across various parts of the UK.
Warm hubs in Wales
As reported by North Wales Live, here are some warm hubs which have opened up in Wales.
- Ffiws Amlwch
- St Paul's Church Penmaenmawr
- Buckley Warm Space
- The Community Café, Wrexham
You can find more information on warm hubs on warmspaces.com.
Warm hubs in Surrey County
Surrey County has opened up a number of warm hubs with differing facilities. A full list of all their warm hubs can be obtained here on their website.
As reported by Surrey Live, a few of their warm hubs are at:
- Hersham Centre for the Community
- Molesey Centre for the Community
- Thames Ditton Centre for the Community
- Epsom Methodist Church, Roots Community Cafe
- Ewell Library
- Guildford Library
- Oak Cafe, St Peters Shared Church
- Camberley Library
- Frimley Green Methodist Church
- Salvation Army, Sythwood
- St Mary Of Bethany Church
- St Michaels Church
Warm hubs in Warwickshire
In Warwickshire too, community spaces such as libraries and museums are putting together programs in order to support those in need. Some of the venues participating in their efforts include,
- Warwickshire libraries
- Market Hall Museum in Warwick
- Warwickshire County Record Office
A list of all the warm spaces provided by Warwickshire Rural Community Council Winter Warm Hubs Project can be found on their website here.
North Wales Live: The warm hubs in North Wales if you are struggling with heating your home this Christmas
Surrey Live: 'Warm hubs' launched for those who can't heat their own homes in Surrey