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Marches Energy Agency, working in partnership with Age UK Hereford and Localities, are offering elderly residents across Herefordshire a free Home Energy Check between now and the end of March. During the checks, residents can receive free and impartial advice on all sorts of energy...

Department for Education funding announcement Department for Education has announced a further £15 million for the Independent Supporters programme in 2017-18 to be run by the Council for Disabled Children. The DfE announcement can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/funding-for-special-educational-needs-support-confirmed Our CDC statement by Dame Christine Lenehan can be...

Main changes to Benefit Rates for 2017/2018 Many rates of benefit remain frozen due to the Welfare Cap. There is a small increase in disability benefits. Pensioner benefits to rise in line with the 'triple lock'. Changes to Universal Credit including a decrease in the earnings...

Warm Homes Discount  can offer low income and vulnerable people a £140 discount on energy bills this winter. View Press Release. The scheme is first come first served and some suppliers are already beginning to close their application process. Therefore we are keen to raise awareness...

Introduction by Dr Sheila Marsh who recently became the Chair of Herefordshire Carers Support. She thanked everyone for coming and giving up their time especially Carers who had made all the necessary arrangements to enable them to be present. She also acknowledged all the Carers...