Staying well this winter

Stay well this winter

From safety in your home whilst trying to keep warm, to being aware of possible hazards when out and about within falling temperatures, during Winter it can be more important than ever to stay aware of the risks to keep you and your family happy and healthy.


Together with our charity partners from across the North West, we’ve collated some of their favourite advice, hints and tips to help you and family to stay well this winter.


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Advice from the NHS

Cold weather can make some health problems worse and even lead to serious complications. Our partners at NHS Greater Manchester share their top tips to help keep you healthy, as the cold weather sets in.

NHS Advice

Spread the warmth - Age UK Lancs

With many of us concerned about how we can stay warm this winter, we've teamed up with Age UK Lancs and their 'Spread the Warmth' campaign to share their top tips on how you can keep warm and healthy.

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Fire safety in the home - Lancs Fire & Rescue

With many hidden dangers around the home, our partners at Fire & Rescue share their advice on how you can help to keep your household safe, prevent accidental fires and even book a free home safety check if you need to a little extra support.

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Gas and carbon monoxide safety

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that can make you seriously ill if you breathe it in. We've checked in with our friends at Cadent Gas, to highlight the dangers and provide their expert advice on how you can keep your household safe.

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Preparing for a flood

Household floods can happen anytime of the year but being prepared could help to keep you and your household safe. Our partners at United Utilities share their top tips on the important steps you should take if your home is at risk of being flooded.

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Winter advice - UK Met Office

Winter in the UK is typically the coldest season with the shortest days often accompanied by unsettled weather conditions. Access advice from the UK Met Office and sign up to weather alerts to help keep you and your family safe.

Find out more

Want to find out more? Take a look at this short video guide to Winter from Public Health England and learn how the cold weather could impact your health and the steps you can take to reduce the impact.





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