Click the link above to read the Fuel Grant Policy and learn how to apply in 2020.
In recognition of the additional challenges and financial difficulties for many Westray residents resulting from the COVID-19 crisis WDT has brought the Westray Fuel Grant for 2020 to be earlier in the year than originally planned. We have also changed the way you apply because of COVID-19 so please take the time to carefully read through the document linked above so you know what is best for you.
In order to support Westray’s residents and reduce the impacts of Fuel Poverty on our island, Westray Development Trust (WDT) have established this temporary fund for all Westray households. According to the Scottish Household Survey (2015-2017) 57% of Orkney residents are in Fuel Poverty or Extreme Fuel Poverty (23%).