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Help us help more people this Christmas

We often help more people in the run up and post Christmas period – it can be stressful and finances can be tight. If you can help us by playing The Local Lotto, that will go towards helping others, oh and you might win £25,000! Happy Christmas!

Brrr, its getting chilly…

️ As the weather turns colder, you might be putting the central heating on again.️ Using your central heating effectively could save you money. Our advice can help you learn how

Happy 80th Birthday to Citizens Advice!

This week, the Citizens Advice Service is celebrating our 80th anniversary! What started as a way of helping people work out what to do in the Second World War ( is now a nationwide service used by millions of people each year. We have over 90 volunteers who give up their time each week to […]

Will you be the 1000th supporter of The Local Lotto?

The Local Lotto nearly has 1000 members – will you be the 1000th person to help support us and other local community organisations?

Donating has never been so easy!

With thanks to our friends at Redline in Harrogate (who paid for the setup and running costs) we now have an amazing donation point in our Harrogate office that not only accepts cash, but also Contactless Cards and Devices – why not come and try it out? Or there are other ways to help us […]

Be scam aware

Be scam aware – only share your ID and personal details with people and organisations you know and trust. Never share your passwords or log-in details. If someone offers you a low cost government loan it could be a scam. Scammers can have convincing fake IDs but real government employees will never cold call you […]

Celebrating Volunteers Week!

This week is Volunteers Week. We have over 90 volunteers who give up their time to help over 5,000 people every year in Craven and Harrogate Districts. Without them we simply couldn’t do what we do. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer then please check out of Volunteer page.

Help To Claim is here!

The Citizens Advice Help to Claim service can support you in the early stages of your Universal Credit claim, from the online application, through to support with your application before your first full payment. It’s a free, independent, confidential and impartial service provided by trained advisers from Citizens Advice. They can help with things like […]

Is your Energy Provider 5 Stars?

Thinking of switching energy supplier? The latest @CitizensAdvice star rating can help you make a more informed choice – see who came out on top