As the weather gets colder, it is a good time to consider what winter weather preparations you, your family and community may need to make.
This page gives suggestions for the simple things you can do to help you and your family keep warm, healthy and safe through the cold weather – as well as saving money. Links are also provided to specific information and advice.
If the weather does become severe then check local information (particularly local council websites) for updates.
Winter health advice from NHS Choices
Visit the Highways Agency’s driving forecast
A video demonstration on how pipes burst