Struggling with money? Struggling to pay your rent?
Speak to the independent Welfare Benefits Officer we have working at the Association 3 days per week (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday). Their job is to make sure you receive all the money you are entitled to. They can also give Fuel Advice – making sure you are on the best tariff for your gas & electric.
Home visit appointments are available. Call the office to make an appointment 01355 227751 & press Option 1 ... See MoreSee Less
A study of the high street has shown that 271 charity shops shut across the country in 2017.
Data from accountancy firm Pricewaterhouse Cooper - prepared in partnership with the Local Data Company - has revealed a net loss of 69 charity shops from British high streets, with 202 new premises opening.
The number is more than the amount of pubs that closed (212), but is far exceeded by the amount of clothing retailers who had to shut up shop (713).
In Scotland, there were 12 charity shops who closed their doors, however seven opened over the same period.
The closure rate of 3.38% for Scotland was greater than the national average (1.85%) ... See MoreSee Less