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Poole Harbour Boat Show

June 20th, 2018|news|

Our raffle for an anchor at the Poole Harbour Boat Show was won by Dave Laut who was very pleased. He is a Safety Officer for Poole Harbour Commissioners and will be attending the Bournemouth Air Show on his boat to keep the water safe for everyone. We will also be at the Bournemouth Air Show and [...]

Volunteer’s Fair

June 18th, 2018|news|

Dhekra Saidi, one of our hard working volunteers, helping with the Volunteer Fair at Bournemouth Library on Wednesday 13 June. Citizens Advice Bournemouth & Poole are always looking for volunteers so if you are interested please get in touch. www.bournemouthcab.co.uk/get-involved/

Scams Awareness Month 2018

May 31st, 2018|news|

Scams Awareness Month 2018 Scams Awareness Month is a yearly campaign which aims to create a network of confident, alert consumers who ‘don’t miss a trick’ when it comes to scams. Whether you’re an individual consumer looking to protect yourself and your family from scams, or an organisation or group representing consumers, your efforts during Scams [...]

Universal Credit in Dorset

May 24th, 2018|news|

Citizens Advice in Dorset have been working together to build a snapshot of the impact Universal Credit has had across the county. The report shows that over 1,100 clients sought help from Dorset offices between October 2017 and March 2018. Local offices have also seen an increase in clients presenting with debt issues during the same [...]

Poole Harbour Boat Show

May 23rd, 2018|news|

Poole Harbour Boat Show 8th - 10th June 2018   Citizens Advice Bournemouth & Poole will be at the fourth Poole Harbour Boat Show which will be taking place at Poole Quay Boat Haven and on Town Quay from Friday 8th - Sunday 10th June 2018! Tall ships will be berthed on Town Quay and the marina [...]

Thank you to Tesco Customers

April 17th, 2018|news|

Thank you to all who put their blue coins in Tesco's Community Fund box for us! Your kindness has secured us funding of £4000 towards our Supporting People through Universal Credit Campaign. Our Universal Credit Support Worker, Bev Lloyd, works tirelessly to help those with queries, issues and applications towards universal credit.  The drop-in service to speak to Bev [...]

Reporting Hate Crime

April 4th, 2018|news|

Have you been affected by hate crime? Citizens Advice Bournemouth & Poole recently received funding from M&C Saatchi to run a hate crimes campaign and offer a hate crime reporting service to the public. What is hate crime? A hate crime is any offence motivated by hostility or prejudice against someone because of their actual or [...]

Easter Closures

March 28th, 2018|news|

Good Friday & Bank Holiday Monday On Friday 30th March and Monday 2nd April, Citizens Advice Bournemouth & Poole offices, outreaches and phone lines will be closed.  We will reopen on Tuesday 3rd April.  During this time, please visit the Citizens Advice main site at: http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk. Outreaches open week commencing 2nd April 2018 include: Broadstone Library, Tuesday 9:30am [...]

Surviving Winter Appeal

February 14th, 2018|news|

Dorset Community Foundation is offering £200 support for over 50s in fuel poverty with its Surviving Winter Appeal. The foundation is urging people in need to contact their local Citizens Advice to receive a one-off grant of up to £200. Because of this year's phenomenal support from local residents donating their unwanted winter fuel allowances, the [...]

Christmas opening times 2017

December 15th, 2017|news|

Happy holidays! Citizens Advice Bournemouth & Poole will be open until 1pm Friday 22nd December, when we will be closing early for the festive holiday.  Our offices and phone lines will reopen as per usual on Tuesday 2nd January. Whilst we're away, if you have any questions on areas such as housing, employment, benefits etc. try [...]