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What you need to know about the Autumn Budget

What you need to know about the Autumn Budget

The Chancellor unveiled the 2023 Autumn Budget last week. With important changes to benefits, national insurance and national living and minimum wages, we’ve rounded up all the key points you need to know. Benefits Uprated Over the last several months, Citizens Advice...

How to save on your energy bills this winter

How to save on your energy bills this winter

Welcome to our monthly advice column from Citizens Advice Bury and Bolton. Each month, we’ll be tackling an advice query about a specific issue, sharing information and letting you know where to go for support. Remember, if you need any advice you can contact our...

How to report a hate crime anonymously

National Hate Crime Awareness Week takes place from 14th – 21st October 2023. Hate Crime Awareness Week is a national week of action to encourage communities affected by hate crime, local authorities, police forces and other key partners to work together to tackle...

Know your rights when shopping online

What are your rights when shopping online? If you bought the item online, you automatically get a ‘cooling-off period’ when you buy something you haven’t seen in person - unless it’s bespoke or made to measure.  You normally have up to 14 days after receiving...

Meet our Neighbourhood Engagement Officer

Firstly, who are you and what is your role?  My name is Alan Fitzpatrick and I'm the Neighbourhood Engagement Officer at CABB. I joined Citizens Advice after I retired and have been here for the last three years as a volunteer adviser. I’ve now taken on my new...

Top tips for moving to university

Moving to uni is an exciting time but can also feel daunting. For many students, university is your first time thinking about things like rent, bills and budgeting. That’s why we’re sharing our top tips to consider when moving to uni - whether you’re a fresher or...

Simple changes to save on your energy bills

With another winter of high energy bills ahead, small changes can make a big difference when it comes to saving energy and lowering your costs.  We’re sharing our advice on getting help if you’re struggling with energy bills, plus tips on how to cut energy costs...

Meet our new trustees

Meet our new trustees

We're excited to welcome some new faces to our Board of Trustees. Below, we're introducing Lauren, Rob and Jamie. Who are you and what is your role at CABB? Rob: “My name is Rob and my role at CABB is as a Trustee. While at university I volunteered at a local Citizens...

Please Note

Our Bolton office will be closed Monday – Wednesday for the foreseeable, we are still open on Thursdays and Fridays.

Should you require advice, you can reach our advice line service on 0808 278 7804.

Emergency contact details for local authorities in both Bury and Bolton are as follows:

Bolton – https://www.bolton.gov.uk/council/emergency-contacts

Bury – https://www.bury.gov.uk/emergencies/emergency-contact-numbers

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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