Drop-in service launches in Brinnington

From Friday 1st February, Citizens Advice Stockport will start to deliver a new six month pilot information and advice drop-in service from Brinnington Library aimed at supporting local residents. This six month pilot has been funded by Brinnington Big Local to support local Brinnington residents. Brinnington Big Local aims bringing together local talent, ambitions, skills … Read more

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