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Update on Mersey Gateway and benefit advice available at Widnes area forum
INFORMATION and advice on forthcoming changes to the benefits system is being offered to Widnes residents.
Anyone living in the Appleton, Kingsway, and Riverside areas of Widnes is invited to their local Area Forum meeting at the Select Security Stadium on Tuesday, September 24.
Information stalls will be open from 5pm so people can have an informal chat with people from various groups and ask any questions.
Groups taking part include:
• Citizens Advice Bureau
• Halton Credit Union
• Halton Housing Trust (HHT)
• Halton People into Jobs
• Job Centre Plus
• Disability Partnership
• Riverside Housing
• Your Housing Group
• Christians against Poverty
• Age UK
• Widnes Foodbank
The area forum meeting starts at 6.30pm.
There will be presentations from the councill and Halton Housing Trust on the bedroom tax and council tax.
There will also be an up-date on progress of the Mersey Gateway.
The meeting will be informal and friendly and you will have the opportunity to ask questions.
Local councillors will be on hand and tea and coffee will be availble.
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