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Category: Campaigns

CLEAR – Help us, help others!

CLEAR (Community Learning, Empowerment and Resilience) We want you to help make things CLEAR for the community. CLEAR (Community Learning, Empowerment and Resilience) aims to build financial skills, knowledge and capability within the vulnerable and marginalised Nepali community in the local area. We’ve developed a programme that will tackle key challenges relating to money, energy, […]

Council Tax Protocol

Citizens Advice welcomes support for people in Council Tax arrears Citizens Advice Rushmoor has welcomed Rushmoor Borough Council’s commitment to improve how it collects council tax from people struggling to keep up with their bills. The council announced that it has signed up to Citizens Advice’s Council Tax Collection Protocol, which aims to prevent people […]

Temporary Accommodation in Rushmoor

With this week’s freezing temperatures, Rushmoor Borough Council have been providing temporary accommodation for vulnerable people. If you are concerned about someone sleeping rough, please report it to them through the http://www.streetlink.org.uk , so that they can help them to access the support they need. StreetLink exists to help end rough sleeping by enabling members of the public to connect […]

Big Energy Savings Week 2018

We can help you slash the cost of your heating bills. Citizens Advice Rushmoor will be holding an event to help take the sting out of people’s fuel bills. The event will take place during Big Energy Saving Week (22 January – 28 January), a national campaign run by Citizens Advice, Citizens Advice Scotland, Energy […]

Heating bills giving you a headache?

Energy Best Deal Appointments available until April 2018! We give advice on the best energy deals around, appointments are free so book now and save money this winter. Call 07468860448 to book an appointment or email: ebdx@citizensadvicerushmoor.org.uk Download the infomation leaflet: Download the poster:

British Academy Case Studies

Really proud to be part of this important work on cohesion, featured in these case studies:     For the full report please visit the British Academy website.

Foodbank use in Rushmoor 2017

We are proud to present our latest Research Report which shines a spotlight on Foodbank use in Rushmoor. The report responds to concerns raised from our team about the growing number of clients we are seeing in food crisis.  It examines the underlying causes of foodbank use, as well as the connected issues we advise people […]

Scams Awareness Month 2017

Citizens Advice Rushmoor and Trading Standards are joining forces to give people in Rushmoor the knowledge to spot scams. We will be running a stall in Princes Mead, Farnborough on the 11th of July and at the Welling Centre, Aldershot on the 20th of July – as part of Scams Awareness Month, a national campaign encouraging people to report […]

Student Volunteer Week in Action

Important new work undertaken by student volunteers at Citizens Advice Rushmoor.  To learn about the challenges facing working families click the link below or to learn more about volunteering please visit our website.    

Challenges ahead for working families

Welfare Reform and Working Families Report [click link above to download full report] We are really proud to publish this new report.  It combines results from a national study with a detailed analysis of over 120 local working residents in Rushmoor affected by planned cuts to tax credits. The report gives comprehensive background information and analysis, and firmly sets the […]