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Bureau Closure Days
13th February 2024

All of our bureaux will be closed for the Easter Bank Holiday on:Friday 29 March and Monday 1 April. The following bureaux will be closed or offering a limited service on the following dates:Dumfries & Stranraer: Tuesday 2 AprilAnnan (limited…

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Heat in Buildings Consultation
31st January 2024

The Scottish Government is currently consulting on proposals to make new laws around energy efficiency standards, and heating systems that can be used in homes and places of work, and invite your views on their proposals. It is important that…

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Outreach Clinics Ending Soon
17th January 2024

The final clinics of our outreach trial in Annandale and Eskdale are due over the next few days. Lockerbie Library – 10am – 3pm Tuesday 26th March 2024. Langholm Library – 10am – 3pm Friday 22nd March 2024. Moffat Town…

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Our Opening Hours are Changing
2nd January 2024

From Wednesday 3rd January 2024, our Bureau opening times are changing. Our Bureaux in Annan, Stranraer and Dumfries will be open from 9.00am to 5.00pm from Monday to Thursday and 9.00am to 4.30pm on Fridays. Our Thursday evening session will…

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Christmas Opening Hours
7th December 2023

From Friday 22nd December our Christmas opening hours will come into effect, lasting until Wednesday 3rd January. Look out for news soon, regarding a change to our opening hours in the New Year. Our Christmas Opening Hours are: Friday 22nd…

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Outreach clinics for Glenkens
26th September 2023

The outreach project’s Generalist Advisor Fiona. Our Generalist Advisor Fiona says, “if you are looking for advice, pop in to our Glenkens Outreach Clinic”. Funded by the Blackcraig Windfarm fund, the clinics are held fortnightly on a Monday at the…

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Beware the Council Tax debt trap
20th September 2023

by Myles Fitt, CAS Strategic Lead for Financial Health. This article was first published in the Herald on 16 September 2023. If I asked you what you think is the main type of debt that we see in the Scottish…

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Money Talk Team
15th May 2023

The Money Talk Team can help you maximise your income by providing free money and debt advice. Everyone’s situation is unique but experience shows us there are ways to improve people’s finances to help with the increased cost of living.…

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Doubling the Scottish Child Payment
21st December 2021

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that the Scottish Child Payment will be doubled to £20 per week per child from April 2022. There are more than 106,000 children aged under 6 currently living in households that receive payments. The payment…

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Adult Disability Payment

The Scottish Government’s next benefit, Adult Disability Payment, will open for new applications in pilot areas from 21 March 2022.Adults of working age with a disability or health condition, who are not already in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (DLA)…

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