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What is asbestos? Asbestos is a strong fibrous mineral, which can resist heat and chemicals. It was commonly used in building materials between the 1950’s and 1980’s. Almost all buildings constructed or altered during this period are likely to contain asbestos. Products containing asbestos can look the same as those that do not. Often the […]

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What is condensation? There is always moisture in the air. As the air gets cooler it holds less moisture and droplets of water will appear on any cold surface, especially windows, tiles, mirrors and outside walls. Condensation usually occurs in cold weather. Often black spot mould will grow on the moisture that forms on damp […]

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Aids and Adaptations Self Referral Form

Please see here for our Aids and Adaptations Self Referral Form

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Healthy Start Vouchers and UC

If you are claiming UC and have children under the age of 4, you may be eligible to claim Healthy Start vouchers. Find out more here.

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Your Rent – A Customer Factsheet

As a Halton Housing customer it is your responsibility to pay your rent every Monday. We have a number of ways for you to pay your rent which are detailed below. Your rent is set over a 48-week period which means every year there are four rent free weeks. If you are behind on your […]

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If you are worried about becoming homeless through losing your home, or have been served with a notice to leave or have already lost your home, contact Halton Borough Council’s Homelessness team 24 hours a day on 0303 333 4300. You can also call into a Halton Direct Link. If you are a Halton Housing customer at risk […]

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Age 40-74? Take your free NHS Health Check

If you’re over 40 you might be at risk of kidney disease, heart disease, diabetes and stroke or dementia. A FREE NHS Health Check can help you reduce these risks and make sure that you stay healthy. The free NHS Health Check can lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, kidney […]

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Rethink your drink – Avoid a sugar overload

Too much sugar in our diets can cause significant health harms – from tooth decay to an increased risk of diabetes, weight gain and even some cancers. Just one carton of a popular juice drink contains more sugar than the daily recommended amount for a 7 year old. Change 4 Life found that four-to-10 year […]

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Don’t put off the flu vaccination-it’s free because you need it

Flu is a highly infectious disease and can lead to serious complications if you have a long-term health condition like: COPD; bronchitis, emphysema; diabetes; heart, kidney or liver disease or have suffered a stroke. Flu on top of health conditions like these can easily develop into something very serious and could land you in hospital. […]

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