PEMBROKESHIRE Trading Standards is warning residents in the north of the county to be on their guard following several reports of an individual making house calls offering a free boiler.

People have been told the business is working with Pembrokeshire Council but there is currently no such scheme offering free boilers operating at present.

Trading Standards advises people to be cautious of doorstep traders and If they claim to be approved or endorsed by the council then contact the council on 01437 764551 to verify the claim.

Subject to eligibility, funding for energy efficiency improvements may be available through the Welsh Government Warm Homes NEST scheme website or telephone 0808 808 2244 for more details.