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Important Announcement: update to opening times

Important Announcement: update to opening times

Between 27 November and 8 December 2017, the drop-in advice sessions at our main office (66 Devonshire Road) will be open at different times due to essential volunteer training.

Cambridge Local Assistance Scheme

Cambridge Local Assistance Scheme

Cambridge and District Citizens Advice Bureau are working with Citizens Advice Rural Cambridgeshire, CHS Group, Cambridge Re-Use, Ferry Project & CCORRN to deliver the new Cambridgeshire Local Assistance Scheme (CLAS)

Living Wage Week: 5-11 November 2017

Living Wage Week: 5-11 November 2017

The real Living Wage rates are independently-calculated based on what people need to get by. That's why Living Wage Foundation encourage all employers that can afford to do so to ensure their employees earn a wage that meets the costs of living, not just the government minimum.

SCAM ALERT

SCAM ALERT

One of our advisors receive an email to his personal e-mail address yesterday. This is probably one of the best, most realistic SCAM's

Here are 3 things Citizens Advice said this week that are worth your time

Here are 3 things Citizens Advice said this week that are worth your time

1. The Taylor review of modern working practices is a decent first step towards a fairer jobs market. 2. Bad decisions about cost energy consumers £7.5 billion. 3. More than half of private tenants we spoke to won’t pursue repairs because they fear eviction.

Scam Awareness Month July 2017

Scam Awareness Month July 2017

Scams come in different shapes and sizes. Every day people are targeted by someone trying to extort money out of them – by post, telephone, text, email or on the doorstep. Some of these approaches are clearly scams but others are much harder to spot. It’s important to highlight how professional these approaches have become and that many of us will fall victim to scams.

We did it again! Cambridge Legal Walk 2017

We did it again! Cambridge Legal Walk 2017

On Monday 12 June, a team of staff and volunteers from Cambridge & District Citizens Advice Bureau took part in the Cambridge Legal Walk and raised £695 to fund the CAB’s advice services.

Top tips for managing your money

Top tips for managing your money

Our specialist adviser Richard shares his top tips for managing your money.

Cambridge Citizens Advice hold AGM

Cambridge Citizens Advice hold AGM

Cambridge Citizens Advice held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 7 November 2016 at Hughes Hall. Over 70 people attended, including the Mayor of Cambridge Jeremy Benstead, and trustees, staff, volunteers, partners and supporters of Citizens Advice.

Film review: If only Daniel Blake had gone to Citizens Advice

Film review: If only Daniel Blake had gone to Citizens Advice

At Cambridge Citizens Advice, we’ve all been talking about 'I, Daniel Blake', Ken Loach’s latest film about one man’s experience of the benefits system. This is a review of the film by Generalist Adviser Stephen Thornton.