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Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 16:59

CAB surgeries planned for doctors' patients

Loughborough Echo 13/4/2016
By Matt Jarram

Citizens Advice Bureau officers are working with the public inside five local doctors' surgeries as part of a ground-breaking project.
Doctors are referring patients to the service after an appointment, which aims to help them battle problems with housing and benefits... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:52

CAB issues appeal for more volunteers (Loughborough Echo 11.2.16)

CAB issues appeal for more volunteers

YOUR Citizen Advice Bureau (CAB) needs you! Shepshed is looking to recruit more volunteers to run its Citizen Advice Bureau (CAB). The CAB is located in the Charnwood Road Community Centre. They offer people free independent advice and no appointment is necessary.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2015 13:27

Is this the big clothing rip off?

Charnwood Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureaux across Leicestershire have received reports from people who have felt conned by companies offering to buy their unwanted clothes.

Ann Bates, Consumer Information Gathering Project Officer with the CAB, explained they've received several... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:59

CAB volunteers are praised for their contribution - Loughborough Echo

Charnwood Citizens Advice Bureau in Loughborough celebrated the contribution that volunteers and staff have been making to the local community for 75years. The event was geared around the 1940s. Jo Freeman, fund-raising assistant at the Charnwood CAB in Woodgate said 'we had a fantastic time celebrating... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:53

Recruits Appeal - Loughborough Echo

A volunteer recruitment drive is being held in Loughborough next week. Following a successful drive in January where 10 new volunteers were recruited into roles with Youth Shelter, The Bridge and Charnwood CAB, Charnwood Connect is running volunteer workshops on Tuesday September 9. Louise Hall, volunteer... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:42

Collaboration with the University of Cape Town, South Africa

Moya Hoult, Bureau Manager and lead on the Big Lottery funded project 'Charnwood Connect' joins Gillian Rasdell from Loughborough University's Knowledge Management Research Group on a visit to the Library & Information Studies Centre at the University of Cape Town. The visit is a great opportunity... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 May 2014 11:07

Charnwood Together AGM

Charnwood Together is a group of organisations from across the region working together to make the Borough a great place to live and work.

They recognise the value and hard work that organisations, communities, volunteers and other individuals bring to Charnwood and aim to highlight as many of these fantastic... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:55

Chair runs to raise funds for bureau - 6th April Brighton Marathon

Chairman of Charnwood Citizens Advice Bureau, David Rodgers will be running the Brighton Marathon to raise money for the charity based service on the 6th April.

With 50 years working with the CAB, Mr Rodgers, aged 71, hopes to raise money to support the service, which offers voluntary advice to members... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:15

Energy Saving Tips At Market Stall

ENERGY saving advice will be available at Loughborough Market next Thursday, January 30, as part of a national campaign. The Rural Community Council for Leicestershire and Rutland will be running the stall with Charnwood Citizens Advice Bureau and the Warm Homes Officer for Charnwood, giving away freebies,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2013 11:14

New Campaign Urges Used Car Buyers To 'Check It Not Regret It'

Charnwood Citizens Advice and LeicestershireTrading Standards are steering people in Charnwood in the right direction this month when it comes to buying a used car.
Dodgy second-hand cars is the most complained about product to the Citizens Advice consumer service. Nationally, the helpline receives around... Read More »

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