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Energy customers get advance warning of price rises

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Energy customers must now get at least 30 days advance notice of price rises, or changes in their contracts which leave them significantly worse off.

Global travel security update

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The Foreign Office is asking British nationals overseas to remain vigilant, exercise caution in all public places and avoid demonstrations, large crowds of people and public events

Getting help with your water bill

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The due date for paying water bills is fast approaching. If you are receiving benefits and cannot pay your bill, read on to find out what help is available

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Disability Living Allowance (DLA) will be replaced with a new Personal Independence Payment from 2013

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