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  • Free grants from British Gas

    Posted on 28th January, 2015

    People who are facing hardship could be eligible for a free grant from the British Gas Energy Trust. This is a charitable trust covering England, Scotland and Wales that provides free grants to clear gas and electric debts, pay outstanding funeral expenses and to purchase white goods. It is free to ...

  • Review of child poverty to get under way

    Posted on 21st October, 2014

    The effects of child poverty in Lincoln will form the next phase of a city council-led review. The first of the three meetings being held by City of Lincoln Council’s Community Leadership Scrutiny Committee takes place tonight (Tuesday) and will look at the cost of feeding and clothing children, F...

  • Lincoln to host poverty conference

    Posted on 24th February, 2014

    The issue of poverty and its significant effects on people in the city will be in the spotlight at Lincoln Poverty Conference. City of Lincoln Council has organised the event, due to take place on Wednesday, February 26, at Alive Conference Centre, with more than 130 partners and stakeholders from a...