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Christmas Opening Hours 2019

Thursday 19th December 2019

--- Over Christmas, Citizens Advice Isle of Wight will have reduced opening hours. These are as follows: Monday 23rd Dec - Normal opening hours Tuesday 24th…

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Read our Annual Review 2019

Tuesday 17th December 2019

Want to know how Citizens Advice Isle of Wight has been helping the local community this year? Read our annual review: Annual Review 18-19

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News for Christmas Consumers

Friday 6th December 2019

------- Paul Savill, Chief Officer of Citizens Advice Isle of Wight, says November and December is also the busiest time of the year for the charity's staff and volunteers handling complaints and inquiries about purchases which haven't lived up to expectations. Over the past year, Citizens Advice…

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Q&A: Blue Badge Application

Thursday 7th November 2019

--- My mum has a non-visible disability, which causes her walking difficulties. I heard something on the news about how she may now be eligible for a blue badge. How…

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Get 50p for every £1 you save

Thursday 3rd October 2019

Get help if you're on a low income. Visit for more information.

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Q&A: Falling behind on your rent?

Friday 2nd August 2019

---- I am renting and have an assured shorthold tenancy. I have been struggling to pay the rent for a few months. I am working full time but my wages aren't enough. I am only just managing with my other bills and spending.…

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Q&A: Repeat scams

Wednesday 10th July 2019

----- About five years ago my father-in-law was the victim of a scam artist who fleeced him out of £5,000. Once he realised, he was devastated and we were able…

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Universal Credit Scam

Tuesday 9th July 2019

---- We have been made aware of a scam operating in Portsmouth that could quite easily spread to the Isle of Wight.…

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Q&A: Problems with a builder?

Friday 24th May 2019

----- I'm having problems with a builder I employed to build a kitchen extension to our house. The foundations are laid, and he's knocked through the back wall - the back of our house is now a tarpaulin sheet. We paid an initial deposit…

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Switching to Universal Credit?

Friday 3rd May 2019

Some people are better off switching from legacy benefits to Universal Credit - those who are more likely to be…

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