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Did you know you could save £100 each year just by turning your heating down ONE degree? By making some small, simple changes you can save money on your household energy...
A grant-funding scheme launched in Bedford Borough will support 13 voluntary organisations and community groups to help people struggling with the cost of living. Bedford Borough Council has...
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The forex market brings positive returns on good days because of the quick turns it takes. However, the market can also take a wrong turn, bringing almost nothing to a trader. Things often...
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What is the FTSE 100? How has it performed in 2022? Find out here. Being a successful investor or trader requires a great deal of knowledge and expertise. You must be able to analyse markets...
Bedfordshire Pension Fund members should have “no concerns” on the scheme’s short or long-term future as it has a “well-diversified portfolio of assets” to manage volatility...
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Mayor Dave Hodgson has announced an immediate £1m grant to help keep homes warm this winter and to help with the living cost crisis. The Sustainable Warmth grant is a non-repayable scheme...
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As energy prices rise and the coming cold winter months approach, many are wondering how they can save some energy at home to prevent eye-watering bills come October. Currently, the annual energy bill...
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House prices in Bedford are rising faster than the national average according to recent research. The average home in Bedford added £38,000 in value in the last year. In the UK overall...
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A survey of people living in Bedford Borough has shown some are already having to make heartbreaking decisions to cope with the rising cost of living. The survey commissioned by...
Bedford pensioners could be missing out on £2700 extra pension credit per year and are urged by the local Liberal Democrats to check their eligibility. Latest figures estimate that 123 Bedford Borough...
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One in five households are parts of Bedford borough are below the official poverty line after paying for heating, a meeting was told. The Health and Wellbeing Board was given an overview of...
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Residents of Bedford Borough can receive their £150 Council Tax quicker if they sign up to pay by direct debit by 1 April. The government rebate is part of an initiative to help households with rising...