RESIDENTS are saving thousands on their energy bills thanks to a Community Switch programme.
As part of the Deal for Tenants, tenants of Wigan and Leigh Homes have saved more than £133,000 since the programme, which helps them find cheaper energy suppliers, was introduced in 2013.
On average each tenants saves just over £72 and 1,671 tenants have already taken advantage of the free and independent comparison service.
There are still 22,700 eligible households yet to sign up to the programme.
Tenants who want to see if they could save money on demoestic energy billss should call 0300 3030025 for debit customers or 0300 3030024 for pre-payment customers.
Alternatively text 60777 for a call-back or visit Community Switch (external link).
They should however make sure they have a recent energy bill from your current supplier to hand which will be required to make the change over, as well as information about how much is spent on energy and how much is used.