Category: Cost of living

28 Cost of living posts found.

Fun and budget-friendly ideas for a family weekend in February

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Looking for ideas to entertain your family this weekend, without spending a fortune? Here are just a few suggestions for making the…

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Shropshire Holiday Activities and Food scheme extended for 2023


Eligible children will benefit from three Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) programmes in Shropshire during the Easter, summer and winter holidays this…

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Update on energy bills support scheme alternative funding

Rising living costs

We know that many Shropshire residents use alternative domestic fuel arrangements, and are waiting for more details about the Government’s alternative funding…

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Warm Welcome offered at county fire stations

Warm Welcomes at fire stations

A handful of Shropshire fire and rescue stations are opening their doors as Warm Welcome venues in the coming weeks, offering local…

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Shropshire libraries hosting friendly banking advice sessions

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Libraries across Shropshire are hosting expert advice sessions to help people protect themselves from fraud, manage their money and learn about digital…

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Shropshire Holiday Activities and Food Programme winter holiday success

Children having HAF fun at The Bridge Youth Centre in Bridgnorth

Over the school Christmas holidays, hundreds of eligible children and young people from across Shropshire enjoyed being active and taking part in…

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Sign up to get the latest on Government energy bills support scheme alternative funding

Cost of living

Applications to the Government’s Energy Bills Support Scheme – Alternative Funding (EBSS AF) are due to open in the next few weeks,…

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Government announces cost of living support for lowest income households in 2023/24

Millions of new cost of living payments from Spring 2023

Millions of the lowest-income households across the UK will get £900 – or up to £1,350 – from the Government in 2023/4…

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Energy bills support on the way for households with alternative sources


The Government has released details of forthcoming help with energy bills for those who do not have a relationship with an energy…

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Total of 1,000 places have been on offer through the HAF winter holiday programme

Children having HAF fun at The Bridge Youth Centre in Bridgnorth

Hundreds of children across Shropshire are still enjoying being active and taking part in seasonal sessions offered by the Holiday Activities and…

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