There is an updated warning from North Yorkshire Police about scams related to the coronavirus. For more details, please see our ‘alerts’ page. Be prepared – don’t get taken in by the scammers.
The Mobile Post Office has added 5 extra stops to its post office route. To find out more, please follow this link.
Saint Michael’s Hospice has launched its annual Make a Will Month, where people can make or amend a will and local trusted solicitors across the Harrogate District will waive the fee so a donation can be made so Saint Michael’s.
People can register their interest via their website here: http://bit.ly/MaWM2020 or via the telephone: (01423) 878 628. Do spread the word, if you know of anyone who might be interested.
The Ombudsman service has issued advice about the management of care home top-up fees, following appeals against its decisions recently. If you are currently paying top-up fees for a relative, or are planning long-term care for someone, please follow this link for advice.
According to the Government, only 312,000 people, out of the 3.5 million who are eligible, have participated in an saving scheme which could earn them a 50% interest rate. The scheme known as ‘Help to Save’ rewards low income earners who save from £1 to £50 per month, even if they are claiming pension credits of universal credit. To find out more, please see our Finance page.