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Lottery millions for the Jubilee

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The Big Lottery Fund is marking the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a special roll-out of 60 lottery grants worth £3.6 million

Electricity top-up scam

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If you're offered cut-price electricity for a pre-payment meter, watch out. Only buy credit for your meter from official outlets

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To develop new measures of national well-being, a consultation is asking people across the UK what matters most in their lives

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