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Scoop.co.nz
Cash for CAB in Commission settlement with Tower18 October 2017, 10:32 amPress Release: Commerce Commission The Citizens Advic
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 hours ago
18 October 2017, 10:32 amPress Release: Commerce Commission The Citizens Advice Bureau will receive approximately $75,000 as part of a settlement agreed between the Commerce Commission and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Jack Allen Community Hub to be Based in Levin RSAJack Allen Hub. ”ENDSNotes:Contact Incorporated was formed in 1971 when it part
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 hours ago
Jack Allen Hub. ”ENDSNotes:Contact Incorporated was formed in 1971 when it partnered with Council to establish the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) and a Community Service Committee. In 1978, a grant from the Borough Council enabled CAB and... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Community strength celebrated by Challenge Poverty Weekday is being held in Cranhill with information and discussions in poverty relat
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
day is being held in Cranhill with information and discussions in poverty related issues with staff from Poverty Alliance, Citizens Advice Bureau and Home Energy Scotland offering information. In Drumchapel, the Drumhub has a programme to ease... Read more
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Ipswich Star
New computers at Felixstowe CAB to help Universal Credit claimants Two new computers have been installed at Felixstowe Citizens’ Advice bureau t
Ipswich Star / Posted yesterday
Two new computers have been installed at Felixstowe Citizens’ Advice bureau to make it easier for the public to apply for Universal Credit. The terminals at the office in Orwell... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Helping keep people in need warm and well when the winter draws inbenefits. She was also pregnant and had another young child. She was spending a
Chichester Observer / Posted 2 days ago
benefits. She was also pregnant and had another young child. She was spending a lot of money on energy, so the Citizens Advice Bureau referred her to us for support.” The team offer her tips on using her heating system efficiently,... Read more
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Ekklesia
Commons debate on disability rights will highlight injusticeso severely disabled people will lose £78.35 per week from their income – that’
Ekklesia / Posted 5 days ago
so severely disabled people will lose £78.35 per week from their income – that’s about £340 per month. Research done by the Citizens Advice Bureau in East Lothian showed that disabled recipients of Universal Credit will lose up to one fifth of their... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Cancer patients being ‘let down’illness. Anyone claiming PIP must have an assessment to access between £21.55
Thame Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
illness. Anyone claiming PIP must have an assessment to access between £21.55 and £138.05 a week. Steve Naylor of the Citizens Advice Bureau, said: “These disability benefits are very important, it means that people with cancer and other... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Calls to the Tories' helpline for bungled benefits cost up to 55p a minuteto draw a halt to the disastrous rollout, which has plunged families into pover
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
to draw a halt to the disastrous rollout, which has plunged families into poverty and homelessness. He quoted the Citizens Advice Bureau who describe the bungled shake-up as a "disaster waiting to happen". And he said evictions from... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'What planet is Theresa May on?' Corbyn blasts PM over bungled Universal Creditmore straightforward and makes sure work always pays" comparing it to the exist
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
more straightforward and makes sure work always pays" comparing it to the existing system. The Labour leader quoted the citizens advice bureau who describe universal credit as a "disaster waiting to happen". He also cited evidence from housing... Read more
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chroniclelive
What I, Daniel Blake star Dave Johns thinks of the benefits systempeople with severe disabilities are being forced back to work with little guida
chroniclelive / Posted 7 days ago
people with severe disabilities are being forced back to work with little guidance.Shona Alexander, Chief Executive of the Citizens Advice Bureau, Newcastle (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) She said: “I am concerned about the number of people who are... Read more
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chroniclelive
Hazel Macrae: Who decided that a disabled, blind woman must work?can be a gap of several weeks or months between each stage.What is the first st
chroniclelive / Posted 7 days ago
can be a gap of several weeks or months between each stage.What is the first stage?Shona Alexander, Chief Executive of the Citizens Advice Bureau, Newcastle (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Everyone has to fill in an ESA1 claim form. This can be done... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Government's new benefit scheme will 'cause homelessness, debt and suicide'Manchester Evening News) Gurtac says he is now behind on his council tax and u
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
Manchester Evening News) Gurtac says he is now behind on his council tax and utilities bills, a situation Manchester Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) says is common. “We see some people who are struggling to make payments within those six weeks... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Stress, hunger and dire warnings amid 'chaotic' Universal Credit roll-outjust going in circles" Gurtac says he is now behind on his council tax and uti
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
just going in circles" Gurtac says he is now behind on his council tax and utilities bills, a situation Manchester Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) says is common. “We see some people who are struggling to make payments within those six weeks... Read more
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metro
Why I refuse to tell new employers about my mental illnessthe choice I make for my own sanity. If you feel that you have been discrimina
metro / Posted 8 days ago
the choice I make for my own sanity. If you feel that you have been discriminated against in the workplace due to mental illness then you should seek legal advice from the Citizens Advice Bureau. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.... Read more
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Bolton News
Barrister in the frame after swapping courtroom for the art galleryin Liverpool, in the areas of Civil and Family law. “I studied law when in my
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
in Liverpool, in the areas of Civil and Family law. “I studied law when in my forties after a spell as a volunteer at the Citizens Advice Bureau in Salford, and I was called to the Bar in 1998. “I have been drawing and painting all my life. “I... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
South Lakes residents warned of cold calling scamSOUTH Lakes Citizens Advice Bureau has warned residents of a cold calling scam.
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
SOUTH Lakes Citizens Advice Bureau has warned residents of a cold calling scam. Karen Evans, manager for the bureau said: "The scam is an organisation cold calling and claiming that they are from Citizens Advice and offering advice. Ms Evans said... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
More than 100,000 older Scots failing to claim their benefitsto ask for help, perceived stigma, and cultural or language barriers. Launchin
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 days ago
to ask for help, perceived stigma, and cultural or language barriers. Launching the campaign at Maryhill and Possilpark Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) in Glasgow, Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman said: "Older people make a significant... Read more
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Daily Record
More than 100,000 older Scots not claiming benefits they're entitled toare eligible for Pension Credit claim it. (Image: Johnny Greig/Getty) Launchin
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
are eligible for Pension Credit claim it. (Image: Johnny Greig/Getty) Launching the campaign at Maryhill and Possilpark Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) in Glasgow, Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman said: "Older people make a significant... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Kura Precious Ones Special Needs Support Group Winnerwinners at tonight’s Trustpower Clutha District Community Awards were: Winner
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
winners at tonight’s Trustpower Clutha District Community Awards were: Winner – Te Wairoa Reorua 2040 Joint runner up – Citizens Advice Bureau Wairoa Joint runner up – The Wairoa Disability Transport Service Winner – Donations for Families in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Disgraced barrister turned pro-Putin commentator investigated by police for fraud and misconductto have his 102-year-old grandmother put into a care home. At a BRB hearing in
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
to have his 102-year-old grandmother put into a care home. At a BRB hearing in March 2012 Mr Mercouris, a former Citizens Advice Bureau worker who was called to the bar in 2006, was struck off and banned from practicing law. In... Read more
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Daily Mail
Andy Robertson is proving players do give something backwages to be paid and going into debt as a result. In north Liverpool, support
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
wages to be paid and going into debt as a result. In north Liverpool, support agencies such as schools, job centres, the Citizens Advice Bureau or community centres identify people in need and give them a voucher, which they then hand in at the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Grandad knocked off bike and killed by pillar of the communitya pillar of the community - when she didn’t see him because her car had a large
chroniclelive / Posted 17 days ago
a pillar of the community - when she didn’t see him because her car had a large blind spot, a court heard. Anne Lyst, a Citizens Advice Bureau employee who has volunteered for the Samaritans and helped cancer patients, was heading home from work... Read more
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Harrow Times
Million pound lottery ticket goes unclaimedpast are The Wish Centre in Peel Road, which supports teenagers who have suffer
Harrow Times / Posted 18 days ago
past are The Wish Centre in Peel Road, which supports teenagers who have suffered from self-harm and abuse, and the Harrow Citizens Advice Bureau. “We tried very hard to find the ticket-holder and it’s a real shame that they have missed out, but... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
End of an era as Royston & District Volunteer Centre closes its doors for final timeBeadman, right, pleased to received funds from Leanne Merrill of Affinity Water
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 19 days ago
Beadman, right, pleased to received funds from Leanne Merrill of Affinity Water, centre. The centre was first based in the Citizens Advice Bureau office, before moving to Royston Hospital in 1996 and then to the Royston Town Hall Annex in... Read more
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John O'Groat Journal
£1m and counting - the cost of scammersstolen from the county by fraudsters though the figure might well be higher. I
John O'Groat Journal / Posted 19 days ago
stolen from the county by fraudsters though the figure might well be higher. Iain Gregory, deputy manager at Caithness Citizens’ Advice Bureau (CAB), said it is difficult to give an accurate assessment. He said: “I have over £100,000 on my... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Ryanair cancelled your flight - this is the compensation you're entitled toannounced by budget carrier Ryanair. But what your rights are if you are affect
Manchester Evening News / Posted 19 days ago
announced by budget carrier Ryanair. But what your rights are if you are affected? This is what Tommy Togher, from Citizens Advice Bureau, tells the M.E.N what the law says: YOU may have been affected by the recent problems experienced by... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Food bank usage doubles in year as county prepares for benefits changesrise in food bank use coinciding with its introduction." Eleanor Cowan, resear
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
rise in food bank use coinciding with its introduction." Eleanor Cowan, research coordinator at Oxfordshire South and Vale Citizens Advice Bureau, agreed that delays in benefit payments were sending more people to food banks. She said: "I can't... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Check your immigration adviser is licensed or exempthelp then only a licensed immigration adviser or exempt person can assist.“Exem
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
help then only a licensed immigration adviser or exempt person can assist.“Exempt persons include Immigration New Zealand, Citizens Advice Bureau, Community Law Centres, and current New Zealand lawyers.”New Zealand is a popular destination for... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Start saving money for Christmas now with these seven tipsthere’s anything you could spend less on, or stop paying for altogether. There
Liverpool Echo / Posted 24 days ago
there’s anything you could spend less on, or stop paying for altogether. There may also be local charities such as the Citizens Advice Bureau which can offer you free, confidential money, debt or budgeting support and advice in person.Compare... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Charity’s wish list for food parcels and Christmas hampers after rise in foodbank demandbenefits have been slashed and the pressure on household budgets is huge’. Jan
Bury Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
benefits have been slashed and the pressure on household budgets is huge’. Jane Ballard, district manager for Suffolk West Citizens Advice Bureau, said they have seen a ‘steady number of clients’ needing food parcels which ‘usually increases over... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Charity’s wishlist for food parcels and Christmas hampers after rise in foodbank demandbenefits have been slashed and the pressure on household budgets is huge’. Jan
Bury Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
benefits have been slashed and the pressure on household budgets is huge’. Jane Ballard, district manager for Suffolk West Citizens Advice Bureau, said they have seen a ‘steady number of clients’ needing food parcels which ‘usually increases over... Read more
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Daily Record
Benefits changes will hit vulnerable hard, warns West Dunbartonshire agencybenefits when wide-scale changes come into full force next year, according to a
Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
benefits when wide-scale changes come into full force next year, according to a leading advice agency. West Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau is pleading with the government to delay the full rollout of the controversial Universal Credit system... Read more
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Northern Echo
Frustration that no jobs have been created at former Redcar steelworks on second anniversary of production pausingfamilies who are struggling to make ends meet. “Ex-steelworkers are still comi
Northern Echo / Posted 29 days ago
families who are struggling to make ends meet. “Ex-steelworkers are still coming to my surgeries and visiting the local citizens’ advice bureau with problems on low pay, personal debt and mortgages arrears. People are still struggling to find... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Be vigilant say Ipswich Citizens Advice Bureau bosses after complaints about building projects spike Joel Nemukula who has had a long-running home improvement 'nightmare' with hi
Ipswich Star / Posted 29 days ago
Joel Nemukula who has had a long-running home improvement 'nightmare' with his conservatory. Picture: ARCHANT Stay on the lookout for rogue... Read more
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Northern Echo
Frustration that no jobs have been created as former Redcar steelworks on second anniversary of production pausingfamilies who are struggling to make ends meet. “Ex-steelworkers are still comi
Northern Echo / Posted 30 days ago
families who are struggling to make ends meet. “Ex-steelworkers are still coming to my surgeries and visiting the local citizens’ advice bureau with problems on low pay, personal debt and mortgages arrears. People are still struggling to find... Read more
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guardian-series
Rotary Roundup: Sixth former's inspirational trip to NicaraguaTrust, Loughton Food Bank, St Clare Hospice, Marie Curie Cancer and End Polio,
guardian-series / Posted a month ago
Trust, Loughton Food Bank, St Clare Hospice, Marie Curie Cancer and End Polio, Diabetes UK. Voluntary Action Epping Forest, Citizens Advice Bureau Epping Forest. Please contact Pesh if you would like to get involved with Rotary in any... Read more

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