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Act quickly if you get behind with your Council Tax payments


Citizens Advice helped people with over 60,000 council tax issues between January and March. If you’re behind on your payments, take action now – https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-and-money/help-with-debt/dealing-with-urgent-debts/dealing-with-council-tax-arrears/

Dealing with money worries?


Dealing with money worries? Our budgeting tool can help you start improving your financial situation – https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-and-money/budgeting/budgeting/work-out-your-budget/

Worried about redundancy?


You might be told you’re at risk of redundancy if your employer has one or more jobs they can’t afford or no longer need. Your employer has a lot of freedom to choose who they make redundant, but there are still rules they have to follow. More information is available here.

Now’s the time to switch…


Customers who fail to switch their energy, broadband or insurance providers could be paying up to £1,000 extra a year, Citizens Advice warns. Customers who do not switch are often moved onto default tariffs. See the full article on the BBC website, or why not use our easy and simple Energy Comparison Tool now!

Future Energy has ceased trading


Future Energy has ceased trading. Customers of this supplier were predominantly social housing tenants or pensioners in Yorkshire and the North East. Advice for those affected by this is available: Your energy supplier has gone out of business Ofgem’s website – Ofgem safety net: If your energy supplier goes out of business

Tax Deadline Due – 31st January 2018


31 January is the deadline for sending in an online tax return. We’ve got advice on the process: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-and-money/tax/how-to-pay-income-tax/tax-returns/

Supporting Yorkshire Cancer Research


Staff and Volunteers from Citizens Advice Craven and Harrogate Districts attended the inaugural Life with Cancer 2017 event last month. We had a stand in the main exhibition area where attendees were able to understand the advice available across the whole of Yorkshire. CACHD’s CEO, Edward Pickering, also facilitated a session on Financial and Legal […]

New Outreach Service in Pateley Bridge


From Wednesday 1st November 2017, we will be offering a Drop In service once a month in Pateley Bridge. On the first Wednesday of every month an adviser will be available at the Nidderdale Plus office between 10:30 and 12:30. Clients will be seen on a “first come, first served” basis.

50 Years of Citizens Advice in Ripon


Citizens Advice Staff and Volunteers are planning a celebration, as this year will be the 50th anniversary of the service in Ripon. The office at 5 Duck Hill will be open to all on Wednesday 27th September from 3pm to 5pm. The people of Ripon and the surrounding area are invited to drop in and […]