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WIN a £250 voucher

March 16th, 2020|news|

You can win a £250 donation for Citizens Advice Bournemouth Christchurch & Poole and a £250 Notonthehighstreet voucher for yourself in easyfundraising's Mother’s Day giveaway!  To enter, simply register yourself for free with easyfundraising and click on any of the retailers listed on the page below: https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/giveaway/mothers-day Entries must be before midnight on the 22nd March [...]

Support us by Shopping Through easyfundraising

March 4th, 2020|news|

We’re now registered with easyfundraising, which means you can help us for FREE. Over 4,000 shops and sites will donate to us when you use easyfundraising to shop with them – at no extra cost to yourself! All you need to do is sign up and remember to use easyfundraising whenever you shop online. It’s easy [...]

My Favourite Voucher Codes

February 26th, 2020|news|

Vote for Citizens Advice BCP in the My Favourite Voucher Codes Charity Poll At Citizens Advice Bournemouth Christchurch & Poole (BCP), we believe that people should have access to free, independent and confidential support, whoever they are. We endeavour to make ourselves available to everyone in the local community with difficulties and issues, looking for information [...]

Ending the Benefits Freeze Won’t Stop Families Facing The Choice Between Heating And Eating

February 19th, 2020|news|

Citizens Advice was contacted by 422 people from Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole who needed help with both income-related and debt issues in 2019. From April income-related benefits will increase by 1.7% in line with inflation. While a welcome move, national Citizens Advice analysis shows that almost four in 10 households that ask for debt advice and [...]

Office Closed 21st January

January 20th, 2020|news|

Our office will be closed for a staff training day on the 21st January. If you have an issue, please take a look at the Citizens Advice main website where there is a whole host of information: www.citizensadvice.org.uk Our AdviceLine and offices will reopen on Wednesday. Thank you for your patience.

Night Time Economy to Raise Awareness Around Hate Crime Support

January 9th, 2020|news|

Citizens Advice Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole (BCP) have been funded by the Dorset Police Crime Commissioners Office to work with Night Time Economy – Black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) staff to raise awareness around hate crime and how they can get support from services. Recent statistics have shown that takeaway workers, taxi drivers, security and [...]

Subscription Trap Scams

January 8th, 2020|news|

Subscription traps take place when you sign up online or on the phone for free or low-cost trials of products, only to find that you have been unwittingly locked into costly repeat payments. Typically, these products are slimming pills, health foods, pharmaceuticals and anti-ageing products but, increasingly, attractive consumer durable products such as the latest mobile [...]