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Meet the Lancashire plumber making repairs for 10 pence to help the elderly and disabled

Meet the Lancashire plumber making repairs for 10 pence to help the elderly and disabled
Source: NorthernPlumbingAndHeating.co.uk

Plumber, James Anderson, aims to deliver a free plumbing emergency service to the elderley and disabled within the Lancashire area that could not otherwise afford to pay for repairs.

The plumber making ‘Elderley and Disabled Free plumbing and heating’ happen

Elderly and disabled residents of Burnley, in Lancashire, in the North East of England have been going without heating or hot water because they could not afford to pay for repairs to their boilers or pipework. The Cumminity Discount Scheme by Northern Plumbing and Heating Ltd., has been in place for around 12 months and they are seeking help to support the cost of running this within their community through crowdfunding. They are looking at expanding this scheme with public awareness and making it available in as many cities as possible and as many communities.

The Lancashire plumber making repairs for as little as 10p to help the elderly and disabled... The crowdfunded kitty enables Anderson to fix emergencies without passing on the final bill to the elderly or disabled customer. Most times the total cost of parts and labour is “Nil to pay”. Source: Facebook/BBCNW

Elderly and disabled free plumbing and heating scheme is a winner

From December 1st through until March 1st every year, Northern Plumbing and Heating Ltd. will be running this initiative to help as many people as they can. They have helped 6 customers up to date that did not expect it and were shocked but happy at what was on offer. They initially thought it was a goverment scheme until it was explained it is a crowdfunded initiative. 

After the crowdfunded kitty absorbed the bulk of the cost, just a token 10p was left to pay.
An invoice shows just ten pence for the customer to pay After the crowdfunded kitty absorbed the bulk of the cost, just a token 10p was left to pay. Source: Facebook/ElderlyAndDisabledWinterCare
Parts, labour and repair costs are met by the Community Care Discount fund, leaving little or nothing to pay in most cases.
Nothing to pay… Parts, labour and repair costs are met by the Community Care Discount fund, leaving little or nothing to pay in most cases. Source: Crowdfunder.co.uk/elderley-and-disabled-free-plumbing-and-heating
‘Lovely lady with a leaking pipe on her boiler she had no heating and was scared to use the boiler.
Elderly and disabled customer. Full discount under our community initiative.’
No fear, NPH will fix it for free ‘Lovely lady with a leaking pipe on her boiler she had no heating and was scared to use the boiler.
Elderly and disabled customer. Full discount under our community initiative.’ Source: Facebook/NPH
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