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

Citizens Advice Stockport announces new Chair, Vice-chair and Treasurer

Mike Hanson was voted in as Chair of Citizens Advice Stockport during the charity’s 79th AGM on Monday 26th November.  Mr Hanson, who was the charity’s Treasurer and until recently was the Chief Executive Officer at Vernon Building Society, replaces Kate Butler. Annette Clowes, who is Managing Director Publishing at Zinc Media PLC was named … Read more

Response to The Poverty Premium in Greater Manchester by GMPA

Citizens Advice Stockport welcomes the report produced by Greater Manchester Poverty Action; The Poverty Premium in Greater Manchester, but say that it isn’t a surprise. Steve Hughes, Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Advice Stockport said: “We welcome the report into the impact the poverty premium in Greater Manchester but are not surprised by the findings. “It … Read more