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#KeepTheLifeline advice press release

Universal Credit cut: Everything you need to know Over the coming weeks, people claiming Universal Credit will receive notifications about a cut to their benefits this autumn. Benefits experts at Citizens Advice Shropshire, which is campaigning against the cut, set out what this means for claimants. When will the cut happen? As it stands, the […]

Check, switch and save on your energy bills

We’re taking part in Big Energy Saving Winter. Find out how you can Check, Switch and Save on your energy bills today by visiting our campaign website Take the Big Energy Saving Winter quiz to test your knowledge and get tips to help you save money on your energy bills this winter

Thank you to our trustees

This Trustees Week we want to thank our brilliant trustees who oversee, direct and guide our work in Shropshire.  We’re looking for new trustees to guide and direct our charity. Find out more here.

What are hate crimes and hate incidents?

Hate incidents A hate incident is any incident which the victim, or anyone else, thinks is based on someone’s prejudice towards them because of their race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or because they are transgender. Not all hate incidents will amount to criminal offences, but those that do become hate crimes. Hate crimes A hate […]

Changes which may affect your household budget in 2018

April marks the start of the new financial year, bringing new rates for wages, changes to benefits and tax, and pensions. In the last 12 months, Citizens Advice Shropshire helped around 2,500 people with money queries, ranging from guidance on benefits, pensions and pay, to budgeting and shopping around for the best deal. Now we’re […]

We’re taking part in the Mayor’s Charity Sponsored Swim

On the 3rd of March, we’ll be participating in the Mayor’s Charity Sponsored Swim. Our team of 6 will be helping to swim 21 miles in 2 hours! We are in the very privileged position to have been selected as the Ludlow Mayor’s ‘charity of the year’, and proceeds raised from this event will go towards […]

Whitchurch outreach closed 7th June

Our Whitchurch outreach will not be held on Wednesday 7 June.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused. This is a one-off closure and the outreach will open as normal the following week. Telephone advice will be available on Wednesday 7th June 10:00am-4pm Adviceline Shropshire: 03444 99 11 00