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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 […]

Thanks Asda!


Asda in Harrogate invited us for coffee and cake and to receive a cheque for £200 from their green token scheme. Angela, who co ordinates community work for Asda, was keen for us to explain to the other beneficiaries what the Citizens Advice do. We were also encouraged to ask to be part of their green token scheme in […]

Yorkshire Bank Financial Capability Award


We were delighted to have received £5,000 from the  Yorkshire Bank “Spirit of the Community” Fund to allow us to provide Financial Capability support for people with debt and money management problems.