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£154 raised for AWAAZ

Date published: 23rd November 2017

We held a cake sale and coffee morning to raise money for AWAAZ, a local charity that provides mental health services for Black and Minority Ethnic communities in Nottingham. AWAAZ means ‘voice’ in the three main Asian languages and, and their specific aim is to make sure mental health service users
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Discretionary Housing Payment

Date published: 23rd November 2017

Do you receive Housing Benefit to help pay your rent? Is the amount of Housing Benefit you receive not enough to cover your rent? Do you struggle to keep up the extra payments you must make to avoid rent arrears? If the answer is yes to all of these questions,
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Social Value and Sharewear

Date published: 21st November 2017

Each team at Tuntum must spend one day a year volunteering for ‘social value’ causes – this year our theme is refugees, homelessness and asylum seekers. Our Specialist Housing Team spent time helping out local charity Sharewear, who provide emergency clothing, shoes and bedding to people in crisis in Nottingham. We
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Find the parrot and WIN!

Date published: 8th November 2017

To celebrate the launch of our new website, we’re giving you the chance to win an Amazon Fire 7 16GB tablet, or one of two wireless bluetooth speakers. All you have to do to win is find the parrot hidden on our website (this one doesn’t count!) and click to
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Don’t get bitten by loan sharks!

Date published: 10th October 2017

To lend money lawfully you have to be authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). People who lend money without being FCA authorised are breaking the law. They are known as loan sharks. Loan sharks often work from home, charge very high rates of interest and don’t give you much paperwork
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Are you eligible for a free flu vaccine?

Date published: 4th October 2017

Flu is a highly infectious disease that occurs more commonly in the winter. Healthy people usually recover within 2 to 7 days, but some people are less able to fight the infection, and may suffer complications. The NHS recommends that you have the free flue vaccine if you: are pregnant
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Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire

Date published: 28th September 2017

Whether it’s staying in touch with family and friends, catching up on a missed TV programme or doing your supermarket shopping online, the internet has fast become a part of everyday life, and a reliable broadband connection is vital. Since the start of 2015, Nottinghamshire County Council has been working
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Money Sorted in D2N2

Date published: 13th September 2017

Are you struggling with money? Would you like support to help you feel more in control of your finances? This project can provide help that is tailored just to your needs. Whatever your circumstances, it can provide support to help you take control, build your confidence, and improve your money
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Switch and save and average of £243!

Date published: 11th September 2017

Nottinghamshire Switch, Save & Smile is a new collective fuel switching scheme for households. Queens award winning charity Nottingham Energy Partnership (NEP) has partnered with Rushcliffe Borough Council & other councils to launch a collective switching campaign for the County and offer you the chance to find a better energy
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Summer issue of Engage out now!

Date published: 17th August 2017

Click here to read the latest issue of Engage.
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