Home owners facing hikes in fuel costs

Householders face paying an extra €300 this winter for oil to fuel their heating systems.
A surge in the cost of home heating oil and the price of petrol and diesel have pushed up the inflation rate to its highest level in more than a year.
The cost of filling an oil tank has gone up by almost a third in the past year, according to the latest consumer price index figures from the CSO.
Charlie Weston has warned about these rises in the Irish Independant this morning and he spoke to Fran on Tipp Today…