Fundraising News

Claire Brown News

A big thank you to the Bay Horse, Chris Hall and all the Totnes businesses who kindly donated prizes for our pub quiz raffle last night, we raised £200 – Harrison’s Garage, the Seven Stars, the Albert and Morrisons who donated this hamper.

Alert re scam purporting to come from PayPalAlert

Claire Brown News

Please be careful if you receive a notice  from PayPal telling you that money has been paid into your account, followed by an email from the scammer saying that the money has been paid in by mistake. They then ask you to refund them that money. Always check with if you are unsure about any payment information or request.”

Volunteer Receptionist needed

Claire Brown News, Volunteering Roles

Are you a friendly, confident person who enjoys helping others and has one day a week to spare? If you are, then Citizens Advice South Hams, the biggest advice charity in the South Hams is asking people to come forward and help. The local charity is looking for volunteer receptionists to help at its main office in Follaton House, Totnes. …

Citizens Advice celebrates with 80s Disco Night

Claire Brown News

Citizens Advice is 80 years old this September, which means all the small local charities that make up Citizens Advice, including our own in the South Hams, make it not only one of the largest independent advice providers in the UK but one of the oldest. Celebrations have been going on most of the year, starting with a visit to …

Citizens Advice Taster Days

Claire Brown News

The biggest advice charity in the South Hams is asking people to come forward and help.  Citizens Advice South Hams is looking for volunteers to join its adviser training programme and become part of their advice team.  The local charity gives free confidential advice to anyone who has a problem with debt, benefits & disability issues, housing, employment, family problems, …

Letting Fees Banned at Last

Claire Brown News

People living in rented accommodation will no longer have to pay letting agent fees as the Tenant Fees Act came into force on 1st June 2019.  The ban means renters cannot be charged fees for looking around a property or for things such as, referencing, credit checks, or for check-out. Citizens Advice has been calling for a ban on fees …

Citizens Advice Devon Training on Benefits

Claire Brown News

Citizens Advice Devon is working with Devon Communities Together and its Devon Community Learning Academy to provide training on all aspects of the benefits system. Thousands of people in Devon have been or will be affected by welfare reforms including changes to disability benefits and the introduction of universal credit. Local organisations that support people likely to be affected by …

Exeter Legal Walk

Claire Brown News

The Exeter Legal Walk is a 10km sponsored walk around Exeter and the city sights to raise money for local advice services.  It’s at 5pm June 13th.  Chris one of our Trustees and Janie  our CEO will be doing the walk to raise funds for our charity to sponsor them please click on the link below