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#KeepTheLifeline summer press release

‘Keep Universal Credit lifeline’ urges Citizens Advice  Benefits cut of £20-a-week set to hit 1 in 9 in Shropshire    Local charity warns of increased debt and hardship if ‘lifeline’ ends in October  Citizens Advice Shropshire is urging the government against a cut to Universal Credit that would impact 1 in 9 working-age people in Shropshire.  […]

Pension Wise is now part of MoneyHelper

Pension Wise is now part of MoneyHelper. MoneyHelper is the new, easy way to get clear, free, impartial help for all your money and pension choices. Whatever your circumstances or plans, move forward with MoneyHelper. Find out more about getting #pensions guidance at moneyhelper.org.uk/pensionwise. If you’re over 50 get free, impartial guidance about your defined […]

Coronavirus: Warning to residents on scam calls claiming to be NHS Test and Trace

Shropshire Council’s trading standards team want to make residents aware of reports of a new telephone scam about NHS Test and Trace that is coming to light. Callers are contacting residents saying they are from NHS Test and Trace, and telling the resident that they have been in contact with someone suffering from COVID-19, and […]

Thank you to our wonderful volunteers for their dedication

As part of Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1 to 7 June, Citizens Advice Shropshire wants to thank volunteers for their contribution throughout the year and support during the crisis. Over 70 volunteers at Citizens Advice Shropshire contribute 366.6 hours each week. In the last year, Citizens Advice Shropshire has helped 7,529 people with 29,698 […]

Coronavirus Testing in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin: What You Need to Know

Issued by: Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) Who can get tested? Testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) has been expanded to everyone over the age of five with symptoms. People can ask for a test if they, or a member of their household, have the recent onset of any of the following symptoms:  […]