Beat the Cold

Beat the Cold deliver an Energy Advice Service for Stoke-on-Trent City Council. This is a free, independent service for all private sector residents (home owners and private tenants) in the city.

For information on the scheme, click here

Apply for a community asset transfer

A community asset transfer is where the city council gives the management of a building or plot of land to a community organisation via a lease for a small amount of money.  

They are normally only available for property or land which is no longer needed by the council.

Once transferred community organisations are free to use the asset for the benefit of the community.

They are often able to apply for grants which councils can’t.

The property or land is usually transferred to the community for a low rent.

Arrangements like this helps the council because they transfer the running and maintenance of the asset to the community.