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YORSwitch customer: I just wanted to thank you again for your speed and efficiency in enabling me to join the scheme so quickly and take advantage of the 'reduced' rate. I have been very anxious about refilling the oil tank but this scheme has eased some of that concern. Many thanks
Fiona - Electric Tricycle User, Age 51. 'I purchased an electric tricycle as I have Multiple Sclerosis and can no longer ride a bicycle due to poor balance and mobility issues. I have found that being out on my tricycle that my fitness has improved and it has had an impact on weight loss. With the pedal assist I am still able to pedal and use my legs which is important to keep my muscles active, reduce numbness and I am also able to cycle further including hills and this also helps with fatigue as I tire easily. I have enjoyed being able to access local rural areas which has had a positive impact on my mental health and wellbeing, especially during this difficult time due to Covid-19 and being isolated as a clinically vulnerable person. This has meant that I have been able to get out of the house and feel safe whilst exercising. There are a lot of support groups on social media where I have met other like minded cyclists who have offered invaluable support and advice and I have met up with another lady tricycle rider as a riding companion.'
Mrs Surfleet a registered customer of the car scheme thanked HWRA for an excellent service and also to personally thank the driver, Terry for his help and assitance in providing transport to her medical appointment.
Wheels to Work North Lincolnshire Scheme - John from Grimsby ‘I joined the scheme in 2021 after hearing about it from a family member. I was in need of transport to get to and from work as I had my motorbike stolen and was not able to replace it. As a short-term arrangement I was relying on a family member to take and pick me up from work. For me the key benefit of the wheels to work scheme was that it provided me with a scooter that enabled me to get to and from work, it also gave me back independence and freedom. I would definitely recommend the scheme and I have done so to friends who are need of transport to get to work. Don’t’ underestimate the scooters as they are extremely reliable . My experience of the scheme was great, and I was glad that I was successful in receiving a scooter via the scheme’.
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North & North East Lincolnshire Bulk Oil Buying Scheme

23rd September 2021

Why are we doing this?

This project fits well with our commitment to support rural communities.

The cost of heating buildings to a satisfactory standard is becoming more and more expensive. In rural areas, there are many off gas communities. These are leaving residents with more expensive choices for heating fuel - such as oil.

We want to help rural communities cut the cost of heating. The North & North East Lincs. Bulk Oil Buying scheme can cut the cost of heating to rural communities and it has other benefits. The scheme keeps money in the local economy, builds a greater sense of community and cooperation and helps tackle fuel poverty.

Who is it for?

The North & North East Lincs. scheme is open to householders, churches, village halls and businesses in North & North East Lincolnshire. The scheme orders oil on a monthly basis and negotiates the cheapest price with a group of oil suppliers. Minimum quantity is 500 litres and one price is negotiated irrespective of the quantity you order. Payment is made directly with the winning suppliers by members of the scheme.

Village Co-ordinators can help to collate orders from within their community and can act as a conduit for information on the scheme if required. They receive FREE membership for the work they do. All need internet access, in order to send in orders monthly. To apply, simply email your location to oil@hwrcc.org.uk and we will appraise the need in your area.

What are the benefits of the scheme

  • Only cost £20 per year for membership
  • Community members across North & North East Lincolnshire save money on heating oil thus reducing fuel poverty
  • Money stays in the local economy
  • Greater sense of community and builds community networks
  • Fewer oil tankers through the villages and therefore improved road safety and reduced local pollution and carbon emissions
  • Provides an opportunity for local people and communities to engage with energy efficiency measures
  • Co-ordinators can identify vulnerable people in community and refer for help in other areas

What do I do?

To register, please click on the link below and complete the new style Membership Form. Make your payment to Humber & Wolds Rural Community Council.  We will confirm via email/letter your membership of the scheme and you are then eligible to place your oil heating order(s) by the deadline date each month - The minimum order is 500 litres. The link below will take you directly to the new Membership Form. Complete and click submit.

NB: North East Lincs. residents, as new to the scheme, will be offered free membership in the first year.

Household Oil Buying Scheme Membership Form 

For Businesses, please download the form below.

For more details about the scheme or any additional queries please contact:  oil@hwrcc.org.uk or Tel: Fiona on 07918 147006

Please note: In line with normal oil company practice quoted prices are without VAT (charged at 5% on heating oil).

The price of oil fluctuates day by day and will depend on the size of our bulk order and the degree of clustering of deliveries.  We expect our discounts to be around 5p per litre.  

Savings will be largest for those who normally order in 500 litre batches.  It is also worth noting that where special delivery circumstances exist – like only small trucks can get access or where the delivery address is remote - then there may be a surcharge in line with the sort of additional charges these addresses usually attract.

To see prices and saving achieved, see the Oil Price Comparison Chart at the bottom of the website page.

As a member of the  NLC-NELC Oil scheme, there's now a way to spread the cost over a sensible period at an affordable cost. You can apply for a Flexi-credit account with HEY CREDIT UNION. This will give you up to £1,000 revolving credit facility to enable you to meet your heating oil bills as and when needed, and let you pay back in regular instalments of either £10 per week or £40 per month. Please click on the link below for further information.

North & North East Lincolnshire Bulk Oil Buying Scheme
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