Big Energy Saving Week comes to Stockport

Citizens Advice Stockport is encouraging local residents to save money on their energy bills this month as part of Big Energy Saving Week (January 21-27). Big Energy Saving Week is an annual campaign coordinated by Citizens Advice nationally in partnership with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. New figures show that 22% of … Read more

Better access to post is key to ending homelessness catch-22

Citizens Advice has revealed an unnecessary catch-22 that is stopping homeless people accessing public services because they don’t have a fixed postal address. Failure to receive important correspondence from public services including banks, healthcare, Jobcentres, courts and housing services can have serious consequences. For example, homeless people could have their benefits sanctioned, drop down waiting … Read more

Local charity wins funding to help local people cut energy bills

  Citizens Advice Stockport has won a major grant to provide advice to local people who may need extra support with their energy bills, particularly the elderly or those on low incomes. The charity has secured funding from the Energy Best Deal Extra (EDBx) programme to provide one-to-one advice throughout the winter.  Advisers will help … Read more