Fuel and utility bills

Fuel and utility bills

Here's some useful information about the help available for your fuel and utility bills.

For details of the government’s Help for Households campaign, which includes the energy bill discount and payment scheme, please click here.

Oil syndicate

The Suffolk and Cambridgeshire community oil buying scheme, in partnership with AF Affinity, can help you reduce the high cost of your heating oil by bringing Suffolk and Cambridgeshire communities together. You can find out more information here.

Heating oil (small deliveries)

Badger Fuels Ltd delivers small quantities of fuel, (100, 200 or 300 litres), to villages around Sudbury, Hadleigh and Ipswich. Same-day deliveries are available. Visit their website or telephone 0758 269 1111.

Browns of Burwell sell small drums of heating oil, as well as refilling any empty drums you have. Visit their website or telephone 01638 741306.

The Local Welfare Assistance Scheme (LWAS)

The Local Welfare Assistance Scheme (LWAS) helps those, living in Suffolk, experiencing financial hardship. There are many reasons why you may be in hardship and if you are eligible, LWAS can provide financial help guidance and advice. The scheme is not intended as emergency aid; only one application can be made per household.

Successful applications will receive a BACS payment directly into a bank account or a Post Office cash-out voucher.

You can apply online here.


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