Find out if you can save on your energy bills with Citizens Advice libraries’ sessions

The CAB team will be on hand to help find out if you can make a saving

The team from Bedford Citizens Advice (CAB) will be at libraries around the Borough this week to offer advice on energy bills.

One-to-one sessions with advisors are taking place at Putnoe Library on Thursday (17 October) from 10am – 5pm and Bedford Central Library on Friday (18 October) from 11am – 4pm.

They will also be at Faces on Church Lane on Tuesday 5 November from 9am – 1pm.

They will be helping Bedfordians see how their electricity and gas deals compare to what else is available, plus advising if they can apply for the Warm Homes Scheme or qualify for the Priority Register.

“These outreach sessions are an extension of the service we offer daily at the CAB offices in St Paul’s Square,” explained service delivery manager, Ben Coutts.

“We offer energy bill advice from October until the end of March and last year the average saving was £147 per year.

“The largest saving was over £900 and around 75% of people we speak to are able to make a saving.”

You can either drop into any of the sessions or use this link to make an appointment

Please bring along a recent copy of your energy bill of if you use a pre-payment meter, details of how much you top up every week/fortnight/month plus the name of the energy provider.

The CAB office in St Paul’s Square is open from 9.30am – 3pm on Monday to Thursday and 9.30am – midday every Friday.