In the media

Coverage. Citizens Advice South Gloucestershire client feedback - "Thank you so much for all your patience and support. Everyone at Citizens Advice has been brilliant. I just wouldn't have been able to do it on my own."We’re thrilled to see coverage of Citizens Advice South Gloucestershire in the local media.

On this page, you can read and hear our press appearances. We’re grateful to our colleagues in newspapers, news sites and radio for highlighting our stories and sharing them with a wider audience.

TV coverage

  • Our CEO Chantal Watts and Adviser Angus speak to BBC Points West about our figures showing more and more people are in a negative budget – where their income is not enough to cover the essentials

Radio coverage

  • Yvonne Parks spoke on BCfm Radio on what to do if you are struggling to pay council tax. 04/03/23.

  • Yvonne Parks spoke on BCfm Radio about debt and options for managing it. 16/03/23.

  • Yvonne Parks appeared on BCfm Radio to speak about the social tariffs available from Bristol Water and how they can cut debt and wipe off arrears. 13/02/23.

  • CEO Chantal Watts talked on BCfm Radio about the impact of the cost-of-living crisis in South Gloucestershire. 30/01/23.

Newspapers and news sites

We’re very grateful to the Yate and Sodbury Gazette for covering our Adviser Angus’ award for Newcomer of the Year. 20/06/24.

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We’ve had great coverage in Bristol Live and The Week In for our return to Staple Hill and Mangotsfield. 18/06/24.

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We have a piece in InYourArea about our new session starting in Staple Hill and Mangotsfield in July. 11/06/24.

Our new advice session in Lyde Green was covered in the Emersons Green Voice. 30/04/24

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The Gazette and Voice covered our 50th Anniversary celebration piece. 29/03/24

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BBC News Online covered our findings into clients in a negative budget across the South West. 5/3/24

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Our generous donation from Lyegrove Lodge No 7890 was covered by the Gazette and Voice. 22/01/24

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Marion was interviewed by Greatest Hits Radio Gloucestershire about the cost-of-living crisis. 20/01/24

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BBC News Online has covered our Christmas appeal. 10/12/23

BBC News piece on Christmas appeal

The Gazette Series has run stories on our Bath Half runners both before and after the run on 15th October. 19/10/23

Gazette newspaper cutting. Text says: "Yate woman to run Bath half marathon for charity."

Gazette newspaper cutting. Text says: "Yate woman completes race for Citizens Advice South Glos

The BBC, Yate and Sodbury Voice and Gazette Series have covered our premises move and fundraising appeal. 07/08/23

BBC news cutting, Text says: "Citizens Advice fundraising £30,000 to open new Yate home

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Gazette series cutting. Text says: "South Gloucestershire Citizens Advise in Yate to relocate."

Our #VolunteersWeek celebration has been picked up by the Gazette Series. 06/06/23

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Gloucestershire Live has covered our call for people to check they can get the one-off £301 cost-of-living payment. 12/05/23

Newspaper cutting. Headline says: "DWP seven-day warning over £301 cost of living payment deadline."

Bristol 10K runner Megan’s fundraising efforts have been covered in the Gazette Series. 11/05/23

Newspaper cutting - headline says: "Yate woman to run to raise funds for mum's charity."

Our appeal for people to check their national insurance record has been featured in the Gazette Series. 04/05/23.

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The May Thornbury and Emersons Green Voice newspapers include pieces on our new sessions. 01/05/23.

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The May 2023 Yate and Sodbury Voice features our Bristol 10K runner Megan! 25/04/23.

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Bristol Live picked up our appeal for people to check they have redeemed the full £400-worth of energy vouchers. 21/04/23.Newspaper cutting - the Bristol Post: "Millions could be entitled to vouchers to help pay energy bills - but there's not long left to claim."

Bristol Live has covered our latest figures on the impact of the cost-of-living crisis in South Gloucestershire. 26/03/23.

Bristol Post newspaper article - text says "DWP PIP problems top list of most pressing cost-of-living issues across Bristol region"

Yate and Sodbury Gazette article on our carbon monoxide project. 02/03/23.

Coverage - Yate and Sodbury Gazette article - "Charity offering carbon monoxide guidance"

Fishponds Voice article on our adviser Julien’s aim to run the Bristol 10K to raise money for our charity. 01/03/23.

Coverage - Fishponds Voice article - Julien runs to help charity

Bristol Live article on the situation around prepayment meters in South Gloucestershire. 13/02/23.

Coverage - Bristol Live article - "People being forced onto prepayment meters urged to come forward"