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Closed on Bank Holiday Monday

Citizens Advice Peterborough will be closed for the Bank Holiday on Monday 3rd May. Please visit the Get Help page of our website to find lots of useful information and resources while we are closed. Our advice service will reopen as normal on Tuesday 4th May.

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Council Tax Support for Peterborough residents

Housing Benefit, Universal Credit and Council Tax Support can help clients to pay some or all of your rent and council tax costs if you are on a low income. Clients are not able to make a claim for Housing Benefit in Peterborough unless they are in one of the eligible groups. Instead they will... Read more »

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Still time to take part in the Census

Census 2021 is now entering its final phase. For households who have not yet completed their census form it’s not too late. If you would like some help to complete your Census form, you can access the following services: Census Helpline: 0800 141 2021 (8am-8pm Mon-Fri, 8am-1pm Sat) – for telephone completion, access codes, paper... Read more »

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Less than 100 days to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme

EU, EEA or Swiss citizens or their family members resident in the UK by 31 December 2020, now have less than 100 days left to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to ensure they can continue to live, work, study, access free healthcare and benefits here after 30 June 2021. Find further information on how... Read more »

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Money Saving Tips to Help Manage Your Finances this Spring 

Spring is the time to refresh and renew. As well as Spring cleaning your home, why not make sure your finances are in order this March? Here are our nine useful tips to help you keep on top of your finances:  Work out your budget: Create a simple budget listing what you’re earning, what you’re spending and where you might be able to save money. You can use the Citizens Advice budget tool to... Read more »

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The Census 2021 – Additional Help

It’s almost time to take part in Census 2021. It’s your opportunity to help inform decisions about services that shape your community in Peterborough, such as doctors’ surgeries, new schools and transport. It’s important that you fill in your census questionnaire because it will give the government the most detailed information to date about our... Read more »

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The Census 2021 – What you Need to Know

The census is coming. By taking part, you can help inform decisions on services that shape your local community in Peterborough, including healthcare, education and transport.   What is it? The census is a unique survey that happens every 10 years. It gives a snapshot of all the people and households in England and Wales... Read more »

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Need help with your energy bills? CHESS project supports residents struggling to keep their homes warm

With the news that energy prices are set to rise for millions of households this spring, the Cambridgeshire Home Energy Support Service (CHESS) is on hand to help residents in Northern Cambridgeshire reduce their energy bills. “This price hike has been announced at a time when families are already struggling to pay their heating bills, due... Read more »

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