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Local Councils
Local Citizens Advice Bureau
General Advice
Buy Local Stay Local
Volunteering and Community Based Work Activities

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Local Councils

Ashfield District Council. Please visit their website at: www.ashfield.gov.uk

Bassetlaw District Council. Please visit their website at: www.bassetlaw.gov.uk

Broxtowe Borough Council. Please visit their website at: www.broxtowe.gov.uk

Gedling Borough Council. Please visit their website at: www.gedling.gov.uk

Mansfield District Council. Please visit their website at: www.mansfield.gov.uk

Newark and Sherwood District Council. Please visit their website at: www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk

Nottinghamshire County Council. Please visit their website at: www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk

Rushcliffe Borough Council. Please visit their website at: www.rushcliffe.gov.uk

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Local Citizens Advice Bureau

There are offices throughout the County:

Bassetlaw tel: 01909 476049
Mansfield tel: 01623 627 163
Newark tel: 01636 704 391
Nottingham tel: 0115 9388050
Ollerton and district tel: 01623 861769

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General Advice

Advice Now is an independent, not for profit website providing accurate information on rights and legal issues. Please visit their website at: www.advicenow.org.uk

Advice UK is the largest UK network of advice-providing organisations. Please visit their website at: www.adviceuk.org.uk

Citizen's Advice Bureau online service provides independent advice on your rights. Please visit their website at: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Directgov provides easy access to the public services you use and the information you need, delivered by the UK government. Please visit their website at: www.direct.gov.uk

Libraries Your local library has copies of Which? magazine to point you to the best buys. See their Living for Less leaflet [PDF 912KB] pdf logo to find out how your local library can help you live for less.

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Buy Local Stay Local

Support the local economy and make the most of your money by shopping and eating out locally. Visit the many local attractions Nottinghamshire has to offer.

Nottinghamshire has a wide range of leisure and cultural activities for you to enjoy including:

  • beautiful country parks
  • 60 libraries for you to choose from
  • archives and family history services
  • arts events, exhibitions and galleries
  • sport clubs, leisure centres and teams
  • outdoor events such as cycling, walking and horse riding
  • local youth clubs and adventure bases.

There are always lots of fun and mind expanding things to do in the county.

Buy With Confidence

The Nottinghamshire County Council trading standards teams buy with confidence scheme has a list of over 200 plumbers, gardeners, builders and other traders who have been vetted by trading standards.

Please visit their website at: www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk

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Volunteering and Community Based Work Activities

If your work situation has changed, it might be a good opportunity to do something completely different. Volunteering offers practical advantages such as developing new skills, building confidence and boosting future career options, as well as helping people feel good about themselves. It provides structure and routine, learning opportunities and can help improve feelings of self-esteem.

Offers the opportunity for individuals to use skills or develop new ones whilst supporting local charities and communities.

Volunteering and Community Based Work Activities offer the opportunity for individuals to use skills or develop new ones whilst supporting local charities and communities.

To discuss opportunities available and make an appointment to discuss options contact the numbers below:

Beeston - Pauline Lumley - tel: 0115 917 8080 Website: www.vcb.org.uk

Rushcliffe - Helen Baron- tel: 0115 981 6988 Website: www.rushcliffecvs.org.uk

Nottingham - Jenny Idle - tel: 0115 934 8400 Website: www.nottinghamcvs.co.uk

Mansfield - Rose Underwood - tel: 01623 651177- Website: www.mansfieldcvs.org

Ashfield - Deborah Murray - tel: 01623 515614

Gedling - Sonia Lane and David Potter -tel: 0115 926 6750 - Website: www.gedlingcvs.org.uk

Newark - Abby Leese - tel: 01636 679539

Bassetlaw - Louise Smithson - tel: 01909 476118 - Website: www.bcvs.org.uk

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