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Cost of living support

Financial advice and emotional support on how you can ease the cost of living squeeze.

Set up or join an oil club

Are you looking for cheaper domestic heating oil?

If you heat your home by oil, you are likely to make significant savings by joining an oil club.  By placing your order with other residents, you can buy oil in bulk and save money.

The Oil-Club

The Oil-Club is the largest heating oil club in the UK. You can use the Oil-Club site to search for a fuel deal or find a local oil club near you.

AF Affinity Ltd Oil Buying Syndicate

The AF Affinity Ltd Oil Buying Syndicate is supported by the Rural Community Council of Essex (RCCE) as a community oil buying scheme. AF Affinity Ltd offer additional services such as a monthly prepayment plan to help you keep on track and advice on monitoring your usage, all to help you be better prepared for the winter months and there is no membership fee.

You can find details on how to join the AF Affinity Ltd oil buying scheme on the energy efficiency section of the RCCE website.