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1999 escort 1800 diesel not starting

I recently acquired a V reg 1800 diesel escort, it's a dreadful starter when cold. 
I've had fitted new glow plugs, a none return valve on the fuel line back to the tank, a new filter fuel housing and I've had the electrics checked by a Bosch registered auto electricians in Stockport. Now I've run out of money so I bought a starter/charger to get it going when cold. 
As usual with a diesel when the engine is warm it runs great and starts easy. Help 

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For a short term solution, you could run a small electric heater within the engine compartment which will keep everything nice and warm for your early morning starts.
I remember my father using an extension trouble light and leaving it under the engine compartment during the winters.

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