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Where to get help with energy bills this winter in the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Where to get help with energy bills this winter in the cost of living crisis

Even with Liz Truss’ plans to freeze the energy price cap, bills are still double what they were earlier this year. Here’s where to get help if you are struggling

Student finance, discounts and budgeting tips for surviving university in a cost of living crisis
University

Student finance, discounts and budgeting tips for surviving university in a cost of living crisis

Here’s everything you need to know about student loans, grants and bursaries, and other ways to budget money in the cost of living crisis

Charities and social enterprises offered loans to beat energy bills
Social enterprises

Charities and social enterprises offered loans to beat energy bills

Big Issue Invest is offering energy bill loans to charities and social enterprises which are struggling with rising costs.

Where to find charity furniture shops and pick up cheap, environmentally friendly items
Shopping

Where to find charity furniture shops and pick up cheap, environmentally friendly items

Ways to make extra money in the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Ways to make extra money in the cost of living crisis

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Tom Kerridge and Marcus Rashford’s cheap and low energy recipe for tortilla pizzas
Summer survival guide

Tom Kerridge and Marcus Rashford’s cheap and low energy recipe for tortilla pizzas

Tom Kerridge and Marcus Rashford’s easy and cheap recipe for rainbow halloumi couscous
Summer survival guide

Tom Kerridge and Marcus Rashford’s easy and cheap recipe for rainbow halloumi couscous

How will the energy bill freeze work, and how will it affect me?
Energy crisis

How will the energy bill freeze work, and how will it affect me?

Money saving tips to fight the cost of living crisis with the UK’s chief youth officer
Money saving tips

Money saving tips to fight the cost of living crisis with the UK’s chief youth officer

Tom Kerridge and Marcus Rashford’s healthy and affordable recipe for turkey burgers
Summer survival guide

Tom Kerridge and Marcus Rashford’s healthy and affordable recipe for turkey burgers

The water bottles and socks helping raise money for homeless people and refugees
Ethical Shopping

The water bottles and socks helping raise money for homeless people and refugees

8 DIY tips to keep your home warm for less as energy bills rise
Energy bills

8 DIY tips to keep your home warm for less as energy bills rise

Tom Kerridge and Marcus Rashford’s cheap and simple recipe for carrot and courgette spaghetti
Summer survival guide

Tom Kerridge and Marcus Rashford’s cheap and simple recipe for carrot and courgette spaghetti

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Calling all cash-stuffers: It’s time to use up those £20 notes
cost of living crisis

Calling all cash-stuffers: It’s time to use up those £20 notes

Tom Kerridge’s top tips for saving money when cooking
Summer survival guide

Tom Kerridge’s top tips for saving money when cooking

Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge’s recipe for crispy leek and potato pie
Summer survival guide

Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge’s recipe for crispy leek and potato pie

Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge’s pimped up super noodles
Summer survival guide

Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge’s pimped up super noodles

How do you cook for your family on a tight budget? All you need to know about finding cheap recipes
Summer survival guide

How do you cook for your family on a tight budget? All you need to know about finding cheap recipes

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’
Health

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’

Sex education faces a misinformation crisis, says TikTok pioneer Sophia Smith Galer
Health

Sex education faces a misinformation crisis, says TikTok pioneer Sophia Smith Galer

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children
Summer survival guide

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children

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Holiday activities: Make this handy harmonica
Summer survival guide

Holiday activities: Make this handy harmonica

What is fast fashion, which brands use it – and how can I buy sustainable clothing?
Fast fashion

What is fast fashion, which brands use it – and how can I buy sustainable clothing?

Cheap and fun activities to keep your children entertained over the summer holidays
Summer Survival Guide

Cheap and fun activities to keep your children entertained over the summer holidays

Energy bills: why yours is now so expensive, and where all the money goes
Analysis

Energy bills: why yours is now so expensive, and where all the money goes

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