A Little Piece of Hope calls on government to do 'crack down'
A children's charity on the Isle of Man is fundraising to help families at risk of having their gas cut off once a pause in disconnections resumes.
In November Isle of Man Energy revealed customers who had significant debt on their account would be cut off.
Thirty households have already been disconnected while a further 90 were planned to be.
However, former Office of Fair Trading chair John Wannenburgh stepped in requesting a pause - this was accepted.
The founder of Manx charity A Little Piece of Hope has setup a JustGiving page to raise money to assist people at risk.
So far, they've collected £65.
Helen Sheppard told Manx Radio the collection will run for a month.
She added the need to setup the fundraiser came after she learnt that a household with a special needs child was disconnected weeks ago:
You can listen to the full interview with Helen on HERE.