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Get top tips to ‘Live for Less’ at community drop-in event!

 2pm - 5pm Wednesday 22 March| Lydney Town Hall GL15 5DY 

Come along to our FREE drop-in event for top tips and advice to help you with the rising cost of living.

From 2pm to 5pm you will get the chance to visit over 25 information stalls and speak face-to-face with experts who can offer help with food support, reducing bills, energy saving, searching for a job and benefits and money advice.


PLUS we’ve got some fantastic interactive demos  featuring cooking with Dean Forest Kitchen, grow your own tips from Adult Education Gloucestershire and upcycling skills with Newent Upcycling. In addition, AEG will also be giving a taste of the other sessions that they offer .


Chris Brown, our CEO at said “With the cost of living constantly on the rise we are seeing first-hand the strain and impact this is having on the day-to-day lives of local people. This drop-in event will offer tips and advice and help everyone discover sustainable ways to cut their bills and save money.”


‘Living for Less’ is a free community drop-in event with a wide range of organisations signed up to attend including Forest of Dean District Council, Citizens Advice Bureau, Severn Wye Energy Agency, DWP, Homestart, Wlydwood, Two Rivers Housing and many other local community and support groups.


Full list of organisations attending:

Forest of Dean District Council - community, health, benefits and housing teams

SevernWye Energy Agency

Citizens Advice Bureau

Department For Work and Pensions – Benefits and employment team

Newent Upcycling

Dean Forest Kitchen

Friends of Forest Waterways

Christians Against Poverty


Crossroads Care

Gloucestershire Carers

Healthwatch Gloucestershire

Adult Education Gloucestershire

FRED – Forest Read Easy Deal

Charlie's in the Forest

Lydney Hub

Gloucestershire Community Rail

Two Rivers Housing

Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue

Mothers in Mind/Homestart

Lydney Exchange

Gloucestershire Nightstop

Great Oaks Hospice

Managing Memory

GOPA - Gloucestershire Older Persons' Association

Dementia Action Alliance - DDA

CCP – Caring for Communities and People


For more information contact or 01594 822073.

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