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Volunteer Week 2018 – Citizens Advice Halton thanks volunteers for making huge difference to people’s lives


Citizens Advice Halton is celebrating its volunteers who dedicate their time to solving people’s problems and making a difference to their lives. Volunteers Week, which runs from 1-7 June, is themed volunteering for all and the charity wants to highlight the work of its team, which helps people in the community struggling with debt, housing, benefit […]

Citizens Advice Halton – We Are Here To Help


Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 may have now ended but local charity Citizens Advice Halton is still urging people who are worried and feeling stressed about their finances and paying their bills to get in touch for support and advice. Last year we helped over 1,600 local people who were struggling to pay their bills […]

Citizens Advice Halton on hand to help Bargain Booze employees


Hundreds of jobs across the Liverpool City are now at risk following the news that Bargain Booze is set to go into administration.  The off-licence chain has around 60 stores across the City region including 6 in Widnes and Runcorn.  Local employees facing an uncertain future are being urged to contact the team at Citizens […]

Make 2018 the Year You Volunteer for Citizens Advice Halton


It is still not too late to make a New Year’s resolution to get involved with volunteering to help your community say Citizens Advice Halton. Halton’s largest information and advice charity is looking for new volunteers to join its advice team and help it to expand its service and help even more people. Hitesh Patel, […]

Citizens Advice Halton launch new service to help budding entrepreneurs


Citizens Advice Halton has teamed up with the Enterprise Hub to offer a fast-track information and advice service to Halton residents who want to set up their own business or go self-employed. The Enterprise Hub, funded by European Regional Development Funding, is led by the Womens Organisation and is a multi-agency run enterprise gateway offering […]

Citizens Advice Halton urges people to shop smartly this Christmas


Christmas is usually a time of joy and happiness, but for many once the festive season ends the dark clouds of money worries and financial despair soon start to gather as credit card bills, rent and mortgage demands, increased gas and electricity bills from the cold winter start arriving through the letter box and people […]

Citizens Advice Halton warns people of getting tied into subscriptions


Citizens Advice Halton is warning people about getting stuck with subscriptions after new research reveals people are wasting hundreds of pounds on them when they’re no longer wanted. Analysis of 500 cases reported to the Citizens Advice consumer service between June and August 2017 finds people lost an average of £160 from subscriptions they wanted […]

Citizens Advice responds to BrightHouse compensating customers for not carrying out proper affordability checks


Citizens Advice has today welcomed the news that BrightHouse has committed to reimburse £14.8 million to 249,000 customers for offering rent-to-own deals on household goods without the proper affordability checks. Previous research by the charity has found that one in five rent-to-own customers spent 20% or more of their income on payments, and more than […]