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Last chance for Healthy Heart projects to get up to Heart Research UK £10,000 funding

Community groups in Anglia have just two weeks left to apply for a regional grant of up to £10,000 to help local people look after their hearts.

National charity Heart Research UK is urging groups to submit applications for the Heart Research UK and Subway® Healthy Heart Grant before the deadline.

The Grant is available for new and innovative projects that promote healthy hearts and reduce the risk of heart disease in the community.

Help to Save account: Earn 50p for every £1 you save

Over 132,000 people have signed up to the government-backed savings account Help to Save – depositing more than £31.4 million.

The account offers working people on low incomes a 50% bonus on what they save – rewarding them with 50p for every £1 they put away. Over four years, a maximum bonus of £1,200 is available on savings of up to £2,400.

Summer fun – don’t fake it!

It’s finally summertime; the days are longer, the mornings are brighter, and drinks are colder. Many of us will be buying new items to take us through the summer months, such as sunglasses, new makeup, sun tan lotions, and even a new phone charger to take on holidays.

But how do you know you’re getting the real deal? Buying a bargain is always tempting, but if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Fake goods may seem a cheap alternative, but many are harmful and could cause injury, sometimes severe.

Renew your tax credits – it’s too important to forget

HMRC is urging customers to renew their tax credits as there are just 7 days to go before the 31 July 2019 deadline.

Local charities urged to apply for up to £20K of funding

Local charities and community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding of up to £20,000 from a pot worth over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

Act with caution when looking for a Government service online

Whether you are looking to renew your passport, apply for a driving licence or fishing licence, book a driving test or pay a congestion charge or for using the Dartford Crossing, the Trading Standards team is urging residents not to fall victim to copycat Government websites.

Cancelled flights and lost luggage drove almost 700,000 views of Citizens Advice guidance in last year

In the last twelve months, problematic flights were the number one issue bringing people to the consumer pages of the Citizens Advice website.

Online advice about flight delays and cancellations was viewed almost 600,000 times in the last year, while advice on delayed or lost luggage had over 110,000 views.

Renew your tax credits by 31 July – it’s too important to forget

HM Revenue and Customs is reminding customers that they must renew their tax credits by 31 July – or their payments will stop.

Advice on unofficial public relations work in the Balearics

Young British nationals travelling to Majorca will receive tips on how to avoid exploitation as part of an annual Border Force operation designed to safeguard holiday makers.

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