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Help for people facing debt

Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021 15:56

PRESS RELEASE 20th May 2021

Citizens Advice Charnwood – help for people facing debt

The financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic has left millions of people struggling on a reduced income. Many... Read More »

We are now able to offer face-to-face appointments

Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 13:07

PRESS RELEASE 199h April 2021

Citizens Advice Charnwood - now able to offer face to face appointments for those who need them

Chief Officer Ian Dennis said: 'With the help of our volunteers we have continued... Read More »

We've all been on a roller coaster of change

Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 12:30

PRESS RELEASE
29 March 2021

Citizens Advice Charnwood has helped more than 2,100 people during the past year of the pandemic.

The local charity, which quickly adapted so it could help more people over the... Read More »

Energy price cap rise will be 'heavy blow' to household finances already hit by Covid

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 15:53

25 February 2021

Responding to Ofgem's latest update to the energy price cap, Citizens Advice said its research in December indicated that 2.1 million households were behind on their energy bills, a rise... Read More »

Our advisers face the difficult task of telling people their income may be about to drop

Posted: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 14:59

Acting Chief Executive, Alistair Cromwell said:

Citizens Advice knows just how important the £20 a week uplift to Universal Credit has been for so many families. Since the start of the pandemic, we've... Read More »

Keep the Lifeline

Posted: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:33

Press Release. Keep the Lifeline

Citizens Advice Charnwood urges government against "devastating" Universal Credit cut

  • Local charity says 49% of people seeking its advice on benefits have never needed its... Read More »

In a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, we were still there to help people find a way forward

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 12:58

For our previous 80 years as a service, the main way people have come to us for one-to-one advice has been in person. But, with 2020 and our 81st year came the pandemic. We went from working together and... Read More »

Housing

Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:28

Citizens Advice latest research shows half a million private renters in the UK are behind on their rent, with protections against eviction due to expire this weekend we've called on the government to act... Read More »