Citizens Advice expands service in Dartmouth

Claire Brown News

Citizens Advice South Hams has increased its service to Dartmouth residents by providing a Specialist Advisor on Tuesday afternoons in the Mayor’s Avenue Clinic.  The weekly Tuesday morning drop in sessions will continue but any resident who requires more in-depth help will be given an appointment with the Advisor; those that need more intensive ongoing help will be supported on …

Dartmouth Grant

Janie Moor News

Citizens Advice South Hams has recently received a grant from Dartmouth United Charities to provide a specialist caseworker in Dartmouth who will work with people in need of intensive support. Janie Moor from Citizens Advice said: “We often see people that have been struggling for some time and require more help than we can offer through our regular drop in …

Employment tribunal fees

Janie Moor News

Employment tribunal fees no longer need to be paid, states ruling by Supreme Court Workers that paid employment tribunal fees between July 2013 – July 2017 can claim them back Workers that stopped proceedings because they couldn’t afford the fees may be able to restart their cases In July this year the Supreme Court of Justice ruled that the system …

Triathlon bid to benefit Citizens Advice

Guy Collins News

It’s not many managers who would be willing to swim 750m, cycle for 20KM and run 5K to raise funds for their work place, but Janie Moor manager at Citizens Advice South Hams is doing just that on June 11th. After training for more than five months she feels she is now ready to take on the challenge this Sunday.  …

Help available at GP surgeries

Janie Moor News

Did you know that Citizens Advice can give you advice at some local health centres? If you are a patient at one of the surgeries below just call their reception and ask for an appointment with Citizens Advice:   Chillington Health Centre – Advice Session 9.00am – 1.00pm every Monday – telephone 01548 580214   Woolwell Medical Centre – Advice …

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

Janie Moor News

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

Janie Moor News

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 …