Consumer Advice

Beat the bills this winter with Anneka Rice

Wed.05.Nov.2008 - 11:00 GMT

Energy bills are skyrocketing, and winter is about to hit. Faced with this double whammy, many of us are worried about what we see as our only two options: in a nutshell, heat or eat. A new survey reveals that more than half a million householders believe they won’t be able to pay their bills and don’t know how they will manage this winter. But it doesn’t have to be a catastrophe. Anneka Rice is famous for facing down tough challenges on TV, and now the intrepid presenter and mum of three is going online with practical advice designed to help you beat the challenge of winter fuel bills.

Most of us are on standby to make sacrifice on luxuries to make ends meet. Two thirds of people surveyed say they will forego new clothes; one in four will cancel digital TV while 30% say they will do without Christmas presents, according to the research by Log on to the chat with Anneka and Helen Wylde from, and you can find out how, just by taking a few simple, easy to implement steps in your home, you can save pounds on utilities and take the sting out of the cash crisis this winter.

Anneka Rice and Helen Wylde of joins us to discuss saving on winter fuel bills.

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