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Scams Awareness 2020 - Think you've been scammed? What do you do?

  Don’t feel embarrassed about reporting scams They can happen to anyone!   Everyone has felt that nagging doubt - […]

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Scams Awareness 2020 - Identifying Scams

Scams are crimes that can happen to anyone. We can all take a stand to help stop them. Our Scams […]

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Scams Awareness 2020 - Coronavirus Scams

Scams are crimes that can happen to anyone. We can all take a stand to help stop them. Our annual […]

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Addiction in Lockdown - Gambling in Lockdown

In our third article on gambling during lockdown, Gambling Support Lead Evan Hook looks at help for those dealing with addiction

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Changes in Motivation  - Gambling in Lockdown

To fully understand human behaviour, it’s important that ask the right questions

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Coronavirus - Stop Loan Sharks

There are many who see this pandemic as an opportunity to take advantage of the most vulnerable in our communities, […]

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Coronavirus and your wellbeing

    There is no doubt that we are currently living through a hugely difficult time, so it’s important that […]

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Domestic Abuse – help is available right now

Northumbria Police want people who are facing domestic abuse during the pandemic to know that support is still available, and […]

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How to contact an energy adviser

Are you, or someone you know, having problems with your gas or electricty? Do you think you are about to […]

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Safe Ramadan Fasting

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan starts on Thursday 23rd April, lasting until Sunday 24th May. Our colleagues at Connected […]

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Advice can change lives says CEO of Citizens Advice Gateshead

Alison Dunn, Chief Executive of Citizens Advice Gateshead, reports on the changing picture of the nation's concerns through the coronavirus […]

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How we are keeping phone services open

Citizens Advice Gateshead has relocated their entire workforce to ensure the coronavirus doesn’t stop them in their mission to help […]

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Moving Online – Gambling in Lockdown

The gambling industry as a whole includes far more activities than we may initially think of. When we think of […]

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Coronavirus - Be aware of COVID-19 scammers

Events such as the recent floods and the coronavirus outbreak, sadly, bring out the scammers and fraudsters. They will do […]

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Coronavirus - Latest Advice and Guidance

As the situation with the Coronavirus pandemic continues to evolve, more guidance is coming out from Government regarding fighting the […]

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Coronavirus - Guidance in different languages

Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK, including children, and protecting older people and vulnerable people, is now […]

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Local drop-in service update

To make sure that we are able to support the people of Gateshead as fully as possible through the COVID-19 […]

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Coronavirus - Your rights as an employee

What are your rights as employees in the light of the coronavirus pandemic? Citizens Advice has issued the following information […]

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Coronavirus - Your rights as a consumer

What are your rights as consumers in the light of the coronavirus pandemic? Citizens Advice has issued the following information […]

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Coronavirus - what it means for you

Currently, the spread of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, in the UK has been limited, but the situation is changing […]

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5 Minutes with Community Trainer Jonathan

In our 'Five Minutes with ...' series, we'll be asking members of our Citizens Advice Gateshead team about their jobs.

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Dig Deep Fundraising Campaign 2020

  At Citizens Advice Gateshead we have committed to doing everything in our power to stand up for equality and […]

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Dig Deep 2020 Firewalk Gateshead

Citizens Advice Gateshead friends, staff and volunteers are blazing the trail! On 25th March they will be literally walking over hot coals for our Dig Deep 2020 Fundraising Campaign

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Big Energy Saving Week 2020

Millions of people are paying over the odds for their energy bills. This Big Energy Saving Week, we’re encouraging you to make a BIG difference by making a handful of changes

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Notice of Annual Public Meeting

NOTICE IS GIVEN that the Annual Public Meeting of Citizens Advice Gateshead will be held in The Davidson Building, Swan Street, Gateshead NE8 1BG at 4.00pm on Thursday 30th January 2020

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Services and information for the festive period

Opening times and emergency contacts for the festive period. Download our information sheet.

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The Twelve Causes at Christmas Advent Calendar

As a local charity Citizens Advice Gateshead relies on donations to deliver many of its services; services that help real […]

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Volunteering takes a new direction for Gateshead charity

Citizens Advice Gateshead is expanding its local volunteer support with a recent £210,000 grant.

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Royal British Legion Independent Living Service

Citizens Advice Gateshead is proud to work alongside our colleagues in the Royal British Legion.

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Help us to help people dealing with gambling

THE TWELVE CAUSES AT CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Which Cause will you be supporting this Christmas? As a local charity we […]

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Help us to help people dealing with debt

THE TWELVE CAUSES AT CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Which Cause will you be supporting this Christmas? As a local charity we […]

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Help us to help people coping with dementia

THE TWELVE CAUSES AT CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Which Cause will you be supporting this Christmas? As a local charity we […]

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Help us to help people with disabilities

THE TWELVE CAUSES AT CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Which Cause will you be supporting this Christmas? As a local charity we […]

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Help us to help people who are facing hunger

THE TWELVE CAUSES AT CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Which Cause will you be supporting this Christmas? As a local charity we […]

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Help us to help people with family problems

THE TWELVE CAUSES AT CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Which Cause will you be supporting this Christmas? As a local charity we […]

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Help us to help people with mental health problems

THE TWELVE CAUSES AT CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Which Cause will you be supporting this Christmas? As a local charity we […]

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Help us to help people access social welfare

THE TWELVE CAUSES AT CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Which Cause will you be supporting this Christmas? As a local charity we […]

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Help us to help people facing fuel poverty

THE TWELVE CAUSES AT CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Which Cause will you be supporting this Christmas? As a local charity we […]

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Help us to help people fighting for equality

THE TWELVE CAUSES AT CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Which Cause will you be supporting this Christmas? As a local charity we […]

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Help us to help people facing homelessness

THE TWELVE CAUSES AT CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Which Cause will you be supporting this Christmas? As a local charity we […]

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Help us to help families coping with cancer

THE TWELVE CAUSES AT CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Which Cause will you be supporting this Christmas? As a local charity we […]

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Wise Steps programme extended

Citizens Advice Gateshead is pleased to announce the extension of our successful collaboration with the Wise Steps programme

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Reporting Hate Crimes in Gateshead

We are a Hate Crime Reporting Centre and we encourage you to use this confidential service if you have experienced a hate crime.

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Universal Credit Help to Claim Service

With our Universal Help to Claim service we can help you to understand the claims process and get started on making your claim.

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Top Ten Tips to Avoid Scammers

62% of people in the North East report that they have been contacted by a scammer in the last two years. Be #scamaware

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Free Gamble Aware Training in Durham

Due to high demand we are delighted to be able to run a second session of our Gambling Support training in Durham.

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Dealing with Holiday Travel Problems

Knowing your rights when things go wrong on your holiday is essential. Get our top tips here.

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