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How to apply for a Blue Badge

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My mum has a non-visible disability, which causes her walking difficulties. I heard something on the news about how she may now be eligible for a blue badge. How can I find out about this and help her apply? On 30 August, the Blue Badge scheme was extended to people who live in England and... Read more »

Worried about losing your home? We can help you

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I am renting and have an assured shorthold tenancy. I have been struggling to pay the rent for a few months. I am working full time but my wages aren’t enough. I am only just managing with my other bills and spending. Now I am falling behind on my payments and I am worried about... Read more »

Stop, Report, Talk: Be Scam Aware

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“Stop, report, talk: Be #scamaware” says Citizens Advice Peterborough as it finds only 1 in 2 people report scams. Over half of population in the eastern region have been approached by a scammer in the last two years finds Citizens Advice Peterborough. Worryingly, of those targeted, only 50% of people spoke to anyone about it.... Read more »

Need help making a new Universal Credit claim?

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At Citizens Advice Peterborough we can support you to make a new claim for Universal Credit, from opening your account to receiving your first full payment. Our trained advisers can help you to: Set-up your Universal Credit account Complete your claim to-dos Verify your identity Make sure you’re providing the right evidence to the Jobcentre... Read more »

For everyone, for 80 years

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Life can be tough for everyone at times and the need for free, confidential, independent advice in the year ahead will be more important than ever. 2019 is set to be a year of uncertainty, complexity and change. Managing money, family and health worries and understanding consumer and legal rights are just some of the... Read more »

Big Energy Saving Week comes to Citizens Advice Peterborough

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Citizens Advice Peterborough is helping local residents to save money on their energy bills this month as part of Big Energy Saving Week (January 21-27).   New figures show that 21.8% of households in Peterborough switched their energy supplier last year.  Despite the introduction of a price cap on energy bills at the start of the year, people could still save more than £150 by... Read more »

Big Energy Saving Week

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The next Big Energy Saving Week starts on Monday 21 January 2019. It is a national campaign to help people cut their energy bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to. The week focuses on raising public awareness of how to save money on energy costs by switching energy supplier or tariff, accessing... Read more »

New Year, new challenge? Volunteer with CAP

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Are you looking for a new year challenge? Want to help people in your local community? Volunteer with Citizens Advice Peterborough. We are expanding our network of dedicated volunteers who help local people with the problems they face. Our volunteers are on hand to deliver advice to members of the public, face to face in... Read more »

Citizens Advice Peterborough’s 12 tips for Christmas:

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Citizens Advice Peterborough’s 12 tips for Christmas: Plan early: Plan how much you are going to spend on each person and stick to it.  Manage expectations about what you – or Santa – can give. Don’t forget everyday bills: It may be Christmas, but keep on top of priority bills, such as rent and council... Read more »

Living Wage Week

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It’s Living Wage Week! Support the movement that’s secured hundreds of thousands of people a real Living Wage – because a hard day’s work should mean a fair day’s pay.  https://www.livingwage.org.uk/