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17 January 2018 – Citizens Advice LeicesterShire launches a new website to make it easier for people to find local advice services


Citizens Advice LeicesterShire has launched a new website at www.citizensadviceleicestershire.org. The new site is accessible for clients using smartphones and tablets, as well as PCs. It can be easily translated into over 100 languages, including Bulgarian, Gujarati, Hindi, Polish and Urdu. Visitors to the website can search for a solution to their problem themselves using […]

16 January 2018 – Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is helping Leicestershire residents to keep a warm home this winter and save money on energy usage


This winter’s cold snaps highlight how important it is to keep a warm home during the winter months. People are at greater risk of illness and preventable death as a result of living in a cold home. This is particularly true for those who are vulnerable to the cold such as older people, young children […]

16 November 2017 – Save money on energy bills this winter in Harborough


Citizens Advice LeicesterShire Switch & Save Roadshows will return to Harborough District this November and December. Citizens Advice LeicesterShire will hold four Switch & Save Roadshow events this winter to help people in Harborough District to save money on gas and electricity. Local residents who bring an energy bill or statement letter to the Roadshow […]

13 November 2017 – Citizens Advice LeicesterShire returns to Lutterworth on Monday 13 November


From Monday 13 November 2017, Citizens Advice LeicesterShire will be offering a weekly outreach service at Lutterworth Town Hall. This replaces the weekly advice service that ran at the Lutterworth One Stop Shop until October. Citizens Advice LeicesterShire can give free, confidential and independent advice on issues including: debt, benefits, housing, family issues, discrimination, employment […]

7 September 2017: Tactics of credit card lenders risk pushing people into debt problems, says Citizens Advice LeicesterShire


Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is warning that tactics used by credit card lenders are putting people at greater risk of long term debt problems.Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is warning that tactics used by credit card lenders are putting people at greater risk of long term debt problems. On 30 August 2017, national Citizens Advice launched a major […]

7 September 2017: Citizens Advice LeicesterShire Switch and Save Roadshow is in Blaby this September to help people save money on their energy bills


This September, Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is holding four Switch & Save Roadshow events to help people in Blaby District to save money on gas and electricity. Local residents who bring an energy bill or statement letter to the Roadshow can find out if they could save money by switching their energy supplier. The Switch & […]

20 July 2017: Liz Kendall MP visits Citizens Advice LeicesterShire to discuss issues facing people in Leicester, including Universal Credit


Liz Kendall, Labour MP for Leicester West, met some of the staff and volunteers at Citizens Advice LeicesterShire at our Leicester city branch in Charles Street on Friday 14th July. During her visit, Liz spoke to staff, including Chief Executive, Richard Evans, and Leicester city branch Service Leader, Dawn Montoya-Mason, in order to understand the […]

20 July 2017: Citizens Advice LeicesterShire continues to help people in Harborough to save money on their energy bills


In June 2017, Citizens Advice LeicesterShire took its Switch & Save Roadshow to Harborough. These Roadshows are pop-up outreach events in local communities that help people to find out if they could save money on energy bills by switching their supplier. In June 2017, Citizens Advice LeicesterShire took its Switch & Save Roadshow to Harborough. […]

14 July 2017: Citizens Advice LeicesterShire calls for government to fix Universal Credit as problems pushing many into debt


Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is warning that Universal Credit is putting people’s financial security at risk as they wait six weeks or more for their first payment. Many people have already turned to Citizens Advice LeicesterShire for help with Universal Credit and the charity says the numbers struggling will grow as more people move onto the […]