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  1. 30 May 2022

    by Rory Mair, CBE, Chair of Citizens Advice Scotland.

    This article was first published in the Herald on 30 May 2022.

  2. 29 May 2022

    Volunteers across the Citizens Advice network in Scotland are worth millions of pounds, analysis from CAS has found.

  3. 3 Nov 2021

    by Rory Mair CBE, Chair of CAS.

    This column was first published in the Herald on 3 November 2021.

  4. 2 Jun 2021

    by Annabelle Ridley, former CAS Head of Training

    This column was first published in the Herald on 02 June 2021.

  5. 24 Feb 2021

    MSPs from across Scotland will recognise the impact of the Citizens Advice network in Scotland in a special members’ business debate at Holyrood today.

  6. 24 Nov 2020

    Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau Ltd unveils its award of the prestigious Investing in Volunteers accreditation. This accolade recognises the professionalism of the systems and structures that support the volunteers within Stirling CAB who help provide the vital advice service to the citizens of Stirling District.

  7. 1 Sep 2020

    A new briefing has revealed the ‘horrifying’ impact of cuts and closures to Citizens Advice in Glasgow.

  8. 3 Jun 2020

    by Derek Mitchell, CAS Chief Executive

    NB This column first appeared in the Herald newspaper on 3 June 2020

  9. 20 Nov 2019

    A new film from Scottish rapper and anti-poverty campaigner Darren ‘Loki’ McGarvey celebrates 80 years of Citizens Advice in Scotland.

  10. 8 Oct 2019

    Many congratulations go to Moray CAB on reaching the milestone of delivering 40 years of impact in their community


  11. 4 Jun 2019

    To mark the beginning of Volunteer Week (1-7 June 2019) Citizens Advice Scotland is saying thank you to its volunteers, who are worth £10million to the Scottish Citizens Advice network.

  12. 20 Mar 2019

    A huge congratulations and thank you to the two finalists in our Unforgotten Forces volunteer award.  The winner, Thomas Saveall, and runner-up, Graham Ealey, make a huge difference to the lives of older veterans in their communities through their volunteer work at their local Citizens Advice Bureaux.  Both veterans themselves, they work closely with Armed Services Advice Project (ASAP) staff in Motherwell and Nairn to provide support to veterans aged 65 and over through the Unforgotten Forces project. 

  13. 6 Mar 2019

    Five volunteers from CABs across Scotland received special awards today at the CAS conference. Each winner received a silver quaich presented by CAS patron, Her Royal Highness Princess Anne.

  14. 6 Mar 2019

    Today CAS been meeting to hold our conference and AGM. Over Nearly CAB staff and volunteers have travelled from all parts of Scotland to Cumbernauld for the event. 

  15. 16 Oct 2017

    On the morning of Friday 20th October 2017, HRH The Princess Royal will visit Rutherglen & Cambuslang Citizens Advice Bureau as Patron of Citizens Advice Scotland.

  16. 27 Oct 2016

    Scotland’s Citizens Advice service gave 1 million pieces of advice last year, helping over 310,000 individuals – equivalent to over 1 in every 14 adults.

    The service also put a total of £120m into the pockets of Scottish citizens, though improving their financial health by helping them to access benefits entitlements and manage debt effectively. This helped some to avoid crisis situations like poverty, debt and homelessness.

  17. 28 Oct 2014

    The Citizens Advice Service in Scotland, which came into being at the outbreak of the Second World War, is being celebrated this week as the charity releases figures showing overall it dealt with more than one million issues for the second year in a row.  Since it was created three-quarters of a century ago, enquiries have changed significantly.  Bureaux have gone from helping people with evacuation and ration book queries to tackling problems with benefit issues, payday loans and rogue employers.  Nonetheless the service remains as valuable and important to communities as ever, and that is being recognised by top Holyrood politicians this week as they take to twitter to say thank you and #iamcitizen. 

  18. 26 Jun 2014

    Members of Angus Citizens Advice Bureaux social policy team recently visited the Scottish Parliament. Mairi Buchanan of the Angus and Tayside service reports:

  19. 5 Mar 2014

    The CAB service across Aberdeenshire is seeing more people than ever before, as the recession and welfare cuts continue to hit local people hard 

    Cases have increased by 77% as debt and poverty continue, bureau managers have called for an 'army of volunteers' in response.

  20. 11 Feb 2014

    The public waiting area and interview rooms at Coatbridge CAB had for some time been crying out for a fresh lick of paint. With resources so stretched and client demand so high though, the idea of spending four-figure sums on interior décor was not an option, so it seemed it was one of those jobs that needed done but was permanently on the back-burner.



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