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Subscription Trap Scams

By | January 8th, 2020|Categories: 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 [...]

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Councils Receive 50p From Every £1 Clients Pay to Bailiffs Recovering Council Tax Arrears

By | December 11th, 2019|Categories: news|

Council tax debt is common — Across England 2.2 million households are behind on their payments. It is the most common debt problem Citizens Advice helps people with, impacting 86,000 clients in England last year. [...]

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Closure Notice

By | December 11th, 2019|Categories: news|

Poole Foodbank at Longfleet United Reformed Church will be closed on Thursday 12th December, as the building will be used for the purposes of the general election.

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Warmer Homes, Lower Bills

By | December 4th, 2019|Categories: news|

Healthy Homes Dorset helps people live in warmer, healthier homes with lower heating bills. Everyone can get free, impartial advice on how to keep your home warmer for less. They can find out if there [...]

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Know Your Online Marketplace Rights

By | December 3rd, 2019|Categories: news|

With Christmas around the corner make sure you know your rights when buying from individuals online Online marketplaces – websites where traders and private individuals list and sell products - can be a great place [...]

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Council Tax Debt Collection

By | December 3rd, 2019|Categories: news|

Families across Britain are at breaking point after being plunged into increasing levels of debt because of unfair and old regulations that have seen councils using bailiffs to collect owed money. 10 years on from [...]

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Charity Film Awards 2020

By | November 13th, 2019|Categories: news|

Citizens Advice Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole is in the running for a national award in recognition of an inspiring film designed to recruit more supporters. Supporters of Citizens Advice Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, have been [...]

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