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Pension Wise – Strength in Partnership


Anybody aged over 50 years old with a Defined Contribution pension is entitled to a free and impartial Pension Wise appointment. The service has now been running for over two years and we are delighted to continue offering appointments throughout Norfolk and Suffolk. In April we moved into a new relationship as being a partner […]

Scams Awareness Month


During July, Diss and Thetford Citizens Advice will be taking part in the annual Scams awareness campaign as part of a national initiative. The aim is to raise awareness of the increasing prevalence and sophistication of scams of all kinds. This year Citizens Advice have identified four groups to target in the campaign, and have […]

Volunteer Week


Citizens Advice Diss, Thetford and District thanks volunteers for solving people’s problems and making a difference to their lives Citizens Advice Diss, Thetford and District is celebrating the inspirational volunteers who dedicate their time to solving people’s problems and making a difference to their lives. To mark Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June), the charity is shining […]

Leave a legacy


A gift in your Will is an investment in the future Our advice services are more in demand today than ever before, and as we move into the future that demand looks set to grow even further. Any gift, however small, will help to ensure that we are still here for your family and friends, […]

I, Daniel Blake comes to Eye


The award-winning Ken Loach film, “I, Daniel Blake” comes to Eye this month ~ this is what Patrick, one of our volunteers, thought of the film: ‘I, Daniel Blake’, the recipient of several film awards, is a superb film that shows the difficulties that vulnerable applicants face in the complex, often impersonal benefits system, in […]

I, Daniel Blake showing at Stradbroke


There will be a screening of the award winning Ken Loach film, “I, Daniel Blake” at Stradbroke Community Cinema on Thursday 30th March at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7pm. Bar and Ice creams. Tickets £5.50 for adults and £3.00 for 16 and under. This is what Patrick, one of our volunteers, thought of the film: ‘I, […]

Good news from Pension Wise


We are delighted that Citizens Advice Diss, Thetford & District will continue providing the Pension Wise service for  2017/18. Now working in partnership with Central and East Northants Citizens Advice as part of the East England area we will be offering appointments at ten locations throughout Norfolk and Suffolk. Check out the Pension Wise page under […]

Special showing of I, Daniel Blake


I, DANIEL BLAKE ‘I, Daniel Blake’, the recipient of several film awards, is a superb film that shows the difficulties that vulnerable applicants face in the complex, often impersonal benefits system, in which people lose confidence and their dignity because, for example, they are given a decision passed down from a decision maker they cannot […]

Free energy advice training for frontline staff


Citizens Advice have been awarded funding to provide FREE training for front line staff and volunteers to enable them to provide advice on energy issues to clients they support through their day-to-day work. This training will take around an hour and will include: payment and tariff options how to switch tariff and/ payment types further […]