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Changes to 'legacy' benefits coming soon

Posted: Sat, 18 Nov 2023 14:47

Citizens Advice Charnwood warns that changes to benefits are coming soon to the Charnwood area. If you are receiving one or more 'legacy benefits' you will need to move (migrate) to Universal Credit. ... Read More »

Online shopping traps in lead up to Christmas

Posted: Fri, 13 Oct 2023 13:31

Citizens Advice Charnwood warns about online shopping traps in the lead up to Christmas.

At a time when many people are struggling to pay the bills it is important not to get caught out. Online shopping... Read More »

Think you have been wrongly charged for energy - check it out

Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 13:01

Citizens Advice Charnwood says if you suspect that you have been wrongly charged for energy it is important to check it out. It is possible your supplier has made a mistake or your meter is faulty.

Contact... Read More »

My children are starting new schools in September - is there any help I can get with costs?

Posted: Sun, 06 Aug 2023 14:53

My children are starting new schools in September, one is in primary school and the other secondary. Between uniforms, PE kit and knowing they'll need to catch the bus each day the costs are adding up.... Read More »

Have I been scammed?

Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2023 13:21

I bought a pram for £400 online, but it never arrived. At checkout it said delivery would take 3-5 working days, but I never received any tracking information. I chased the seller and they said they'd... Read More »

Possible benefits available if you have a mental health problem

Posted: Tue, 13 Jun 2023 10:24

Citizens Advice Charnwood advise on possible benefits available if you have a mental health problem.
Living with mental health can be challenging. It can be even more challenging if you're unable to work... Read More »

What To Do If Your Relationship Breaks Down

Posted: Wed, 17 May 2023 13:24

CITIZENS ADVICE CHARNWOOD offers general advice on
What To Do If Your Relationship Breaks Down

There are things you need to work out when separating from your partner - it is always best to try and sort... Read More »

Struggling financially? Running up debts?

Posted: Thu, 27 Apr 2023 12:55

Struggling financially due to the cost-of-living crisis? Running up debts?
Don't panic - we are here to help.

Call 01509 221228

The Money Advice team at Citizens Advice in Loughborough offer a FREE, Independent... Read More »