An information and advice event is being held in Syston for people who may have concerns about the rising cost of living.

Charnwood Borough Council, as part of its Charnwood Community Action campaign, has organised the Cost of Living and Wellbeing with support from a range of partners.

The event is being held on Tuesday, November 29 at Syston Methodist Church in High Street between 3pm and 6.30pm.

There will be various organisations at the roadshow to offer advice on a range of issues including debt, housing, the dangers of using loan sharks and scams, skills and training, employment and more.

As well as advice on cost of living concerns, the roadshow will also have information about no cost or low-cost ways to improve your health and wellbeing.

The roadshow in Syston will also include a free prize draw for anyone who attends. The prize is a food hamper.

Organisations supporting the roadshow include Leicestershire County Council, Department of Work and Pensions, Trading Standards, Clockwise Credit Union, Trussell Trust, Citizens Advice, Active and Charnwood and more.

Another roadshow is being planned for the Loughborough area in the New Year.

The full list of partners attending the event to offer residents advice:

  • Adult Learning /Go Learn (LCC)
  • Age UK
  • Age Concern Syston
  • British Red Cross
  • Charity Link - MA Taylor Fund
  • Charnwood Borough Council Teams
    • Active Recreation Team
    • Community & Wellbeing
    • Council Tenancy Support
    • Private Sector Housing including Green Living Grant info
  • Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Clockwise Credit Union
  • Community Recovery Team (LCC)
  • Department Of Work & Pensions (DWP)
  • Leicestershire Fire Brigade
  • Local Area Co-ordinators
  • Leicester South Food Bank
  • Pickfords Pharmacy
  • SoarValley Food Bank
  • Syston Volunteer Centre
  • Trading Standards  (Scams & Loan Shark awareness)

Plus information from a wide range of organisations including mental health support and community safety.

Last updated: Tue 6th December, 2022 @ 17:09