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Considering a woodburner this winter? We’ve assessed over 150 models and explain all you need to know about buying the right firewood.

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Know your rights

We explain what your electricity and gas bill covers, plan and contract features, and your rights if you're a vulnerable consumer.

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Broadband comparison made easy

Find out if you're on the cheapest broadband plan with our new website Consumer Broadband Compare. It features over 1800 plans, including fibre and rural broadband, from more than 60 providers. Using it is as easy as entering your address.

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