Blackpool Winter Gardens to host Cost of Living Advice Day

The site hosts an event on Thursday 24 November, during which the public can discover the aids available.

Cozy Homes in Lancashire, a partnership of local councils across the county, is hosting the WARM Matters event at the Winter Gardens Conference Centre, Leopold Grove,) from 1-4pm.

During the morning there will be presentations from council departments and other agencies to charities and community groups, while the afternoon session is open to all residents.

Energy bills are a concern for many people

Dr Arif Rajpura, Director of Public Health for Blackpool Council, said: “This event is a great opportunity for some of the local service providers to come together and share their knowledge on all the support we can provide to our residents. who might have difficulty. winter with mental health, well-being or finances.

“There is so much advice and support in the region and we want to make sure we have a multi-agency approach so that we can share knowledge with those who need it most.

“The afternoon session is a great opportunity for residents to come, receive gifts and learn where they can get help and support.

“The event was also generously supported by local businesses like Bambers who donated many of the prizes offered in the free draw, so we encourage anyone available to join us.”

Services such as Citizens Advice, Electricity North West, NHS and Blackpool and Lancashire Council will be represented.

The information provided will cover welfare, advice, resources and financial matters. Attendees will receive a hot drink, goodie bag and enter a free raffle with prizes generously donated by local businesses.

The council has also created a dedicated cost of living page on its website. www.blackpool.gov.uk/costofliving to help residents find the support and help they need plus a new freephone number to point people in the right direction – 0808 175 3379.