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Citizens Advice Peterborough thanks its volunteers for their tireless support 

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Citizens Advice Peterborough has continued giving advice to those in need throughout the coronavirus pandemic thanks to the tireless dedication of its staff and volunteers. The team quickly rallied to ensure as many people as possible could be helped as services saw unprecedented demand. Often this has meant a shift to providing support via phone... Read more »

Pause on evictions coming to an end

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The pause on evictions comes to an end on 1st June. If you receive a notice of eviction and take no action at all, the eviction will go ahead as scheduled. Court bailiffs will be able to carry out evictions if your case has reached this stage. There may be situations where you can stop or delay... Read more »

We are looking for a new Treasurer

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We are seeking a proactive Treasurer to join our Trustee Board who has experience of working within the finance sector, and shares our strong commitment and desire to improve the lives of local people and those directly accessing our services. The person we are seeking is likely to have previous experience of the finance function... Read more »

Closed on Bank Holiday Monday

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Our advice service will be closed on Monday 31st May due to the Bank Holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday 1st June. If you need any information while we are closed, visit the Get Help page of our website  

The impact of Covid-19 on our clients

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Citizens Advice Peterborough holds a huge amount of insight and data about the problems our clients and their wider communities face. We can use this insight and data to do several things: To help us research issues further To influence decision makers to change policies and practices To campaign to get decision makers to change... Read more »

Council Tax Support for Peterborough residents

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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 »

Still time to take part in the Census

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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 »

Less than 100 days to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme

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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 »

Money Saving Tips to Help Manage Your Finances this Spring 

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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 »

The Census 2021 – Additional Help

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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 »