Mark Bebbington Charity Piano Recital a great success

Janie Moor News

Earlier this month, British pianist Mark Bebbington performed at The Dartington Hall to raise money for Citizens Advice South Hams. The charity event was a great success with a turn out of over 120 people.          

Reduce your gas and electric bills with help from Citizens Advice South Hams

Janie Moor News

Advisers are now on hand in South Hams to help people understand the ways they can reduce their energy bills. Research last year revealed 3 in 10 people believe they will be unable to heat their homes to a comfortable level over the winter. To help local people cut down on costs and reduce their fuel bills Citizens Advice South …

Mark Bebbington Charity Piano Recital to raise money for Citizens Advice South Hams

Janie Moor News

  Sunday 9th April, 3pm Great Hall, Dartington Tickets £15 | Students and Under 18s £5 Charity Recital for Citizens Advice South Hams In a programme of romantic masterpieces for piano, Mark Bebbington contrasts two of Beethoven’s most enduringly popular piano sonatas with John Ireland’s stunningly evocative depiction of the Channel Islands. To finish his programme, one of Chopin’s most …

Citizens Advice South Hams to attend Westcountry Wonderwomen Workshop

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Citizens Advice South Hams are celebrating International Women’s Day at the launch of the first Westcountry Wonderwomen Workshop at Kingsbridge Community College on Wednesday 8th March. The workshop aims to highlight the diverse range of female talent and expertise who live, work or are from the area, providing female students with an exclusive opportunity to gain insights from local leading …

Check you’re eligible for sick pay, urges Citizens Advice South Hams

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Citizens Advice South Hams is urging people to check if they’re eligible for sick pay after national research finds that some employers are tricking people out of pay when they are off work because of illness or injury. Nationally, Citizens Advice helped with 19,800 problems with sick pay and sick leave in 2016. Over the same period, Citizens Advice South …

Devon County Council Elections 2017

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Citizens Advice South Hams is working to promote the Devon County Council elections. So how does it all work? More than 68,000 people are registered to vote in the South Hams but residents who are not registered are being urged to act now to ensure they have a vote and can get involved with the Devon County Council elections on …

Citizens Advice South Hams marks national Student Volunteering Week

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  Leading local advice charity, Citizens Advice South Hams, is using Student Volunteering Week (20 – 26 February) to thank their two social work student volunteers who have given their time to the local charity over the last few months. Citizens Advice student volunteers support people at the charity’s reception, in face-to-face interviews and over the phone. Simone Collacott, a …

Citizens Advice Devon announces significant changes in its staff and officers

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After four years of dedicated service, Dennis Mardon is standing down as Treasurer to Citizens Advice Devon. Dennis has played a significant role in the success of the service in Devon having being Treasurer since its establishment, as well as leading Citizens Advice Exeter as its Chair. Devon Chair, David Incoll said that “the service is indebted to Dennis for …

Brighter Futures Project – our new initiative to combat fuel poverty

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Thanks to funding from Scottish Power People’s Energy Trust, we are going to be launching a new project to alleviate the pressure of low-income and high costs of living in the South Hams. The South West and especially the South Hams, has long been known to have a combination of above average house prices and rents, low wages and shortage …