Bureau helped 300 people with debts averaging £14k last year
0 Have your say More than 300 people visited Roxburgh and Berwickshire Citizens’ Advice Bureau last year, seeking help with debt problems averaging £14,000.
That stark statistic was conveyed to last week’s meeting of Scottish Borders Council.
The authority currently funds the bureau here and the other two in the Borders to the tune of £227,250 a year.
In a presentation on the service’s performance last year, Euan Robson, chairman of the bureaux consortium, noted that its present three year-funding contract with the council expires at the end of March next year.
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