An elderly couple in the Misterton area recently parted with a £60 deposit but no-one returned to carry out the works.
Residents are advised that Bassetlaw Council’s Warmstreets Scheme uses a company called Apex Carbon Solutions.
Workers always show ID cards and provide a phone number so that householders can check the legitimacy of the scheme.
Warmstreets does not ask for money upfront.
For further information about the Warmstreets scheme contact Bassetlaw District Council on 01909 534547 or from Warmstreets on 0800 043 9569.