They're shown on some weather maps using a brown warm front
symbol with hollow pips, while other maps may show them as troughs.
A spokeswoman for the Department for Energy and Climate Change said: "Warm Front
is now better targeted to make sure the poorest and most vulnerable people get the help they need.
An occluded front (not shown) is normally drawn in purple and has the cold and warm front
marks on the same side of the line.
Further information on Warm Front
and for an application form, visit www.direct.gov.uk
Private company Carillion has a contract to run the Warm Front
scheme in England.
pays grants towards insulation and heating improvements to make qualifying homes more energy-efficient.
The project has helped almost 13,000 households on Teesside cut carbon and lower their fuel bills through grant-funded schemes such as Warm Front
City leaders said even initiatives like the Warm Front
grant, a government scheme which offers support towards the cost of making homes energy efficient, often left households needing to find extra cash tomake up the cost of work.
The National Audit Office (NAO) found 57% of vulnerable households in fuel poverty were ineligible for support from Warm Front
because they did not claim certain benefits.
Tom Watson, Labour MP for West Bromwich East, has welcomed a pounds 3.6 million take-up from the Government's Warm Front
Scheme by Sandwell residents.
The National Audit Office said the Warm Front
initiative, which in 2001/02 helped over 300,000 households in the UK with insulation and heating to an average value of pounds 445, could be more effective.
In ignoring these appalling facts, the national broadsheet also neglected an opportunity to pass on a simple piece of advice that could mean the difference between life and death for thousands: people who can't heat their homes adequately should investigate Warm Front
, the Government-backed energy efficiency grant available to eligible households on low incomes.