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Council launches cost of living information hub

An information hub with advice and support about dealing with the cost of living has been launched, the county council has said

1 month ago 296 views

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CAB enquiries rocket by 47 per cent

Newtown's Citizen's Advice Bureau has seen a record 47 per cent rise in enquiries this year as the financial situation affects residents.

1 month ago 260 views

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Help with fuel costs now available from County Council

Grants for helping with fuels cost are now available from Powys County Council and eligible residents are being encouraged to apply online.

2 months ago 460 views

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Newtown resident tells her story on the cost of energy

Kezia Crawford, from Newtown gave her insight into the cost of energy - set to increase even more from tomorrow.

2 months ago 492 views

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County council to create network of warm spaces in Powys

Powys County Council to create a network of warm spaces for residents as the cost of living crisis worsens and we enter winter.

2 months ago 588 views

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New research reveals the extent of poorly insulated homes in Newtown

New research reveals that homes in Newtown need further insulation to shield residents from the energy crisis, with homes in Newtown Central the worst affected.

2 months ago 516 views

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Liz Truss sets out plan to shield households and firms from soaring energy prices

Energy bills for the average household will be frozen at no more than £2,500 and businesses will be spared crippling increases as Liz Truss took action to shield people from the global gas crisis.

3 months ago 500 views

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Liz Truss planning £2,500 energy bills freeze

Liz Truss plans to protect households from the full impact of soaring energy prices with a £90 billion intervention.

3 months ago 428 views

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New map reveals scale of Wales’ cost of living crisis - including here in Montgomeryshire

Montgomeryshire least 'financially vulnerable' according to debt collection firm, but above the UK average for adults without emergency savings.

3 months ago 440 views

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Cost of living help for families with children

If you are struggling with the cost-of-living and are on a low income, did you know that you could get help to pay for your child's school meals?

3 months ago 472 views

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Are you getting all the Cost-of-Living support you are entitled to?

Newtown residents struggling with the cost-of-living are being advised to check they are receiving all the support that is available to them.

3 months ago 488 views

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Minister warns of impact of spiralling energy costs on small businesses in Powys

Thousands of small businesses in mid Wales could be in jeopardy from spiralling energy bills, a mid Wales politician has warned.

3 months ago 388 views

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Welsh customers’ energy bills to average £3,549 from October, Ofgem confirms

Ofgem has confirmed an 80.06% rise in the energy price cap, sending the average household’s yearly bill from £1,971 to £3,549 from October.

3 months ago 384 views

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Energy boss warns of catastrophic winter ahead for households as bills spiral

Households face a 'dramatic and catastrophic winter', a senior energy firm executive has warned ahead of the increase in the price cap on bills.

3 months ago 512 views

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Cost of living: Workers face record pay slump against surging inflation

CPI inflation hit a new 40-year record of 9.4% in June and is expected to peak at around 11% later this year and UK workers have seen their pay lag behind inflation at record levels over the past quarter, official figures show.

3 months ago 564 views

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