With energy bills expected to rise by at least £139 per household now is the time to consider switching supplier.

See the full BBC report here:  BBC News

There are a number of advice hubs in the city offering face-to-face advice and/or phone advise.  These including Money Advice Plus, The Whitehawk Inn and the Citizens Advice Bureau.

Alternatively, see links below for a selection of companies offering advice about switching suppliers and reducing your energy bills:


 Provide advice on benefits, money saving, switching energy suppliers etc


Advice on choosing the right energy supplier


Latest advice about energy bill increase and how to switch suppliers


Compare and switch your supplier


Compare and switch your energy supplier


Advice on energy saving, switching suppliers etc

Coronavirus (Covid-19): Latest information and advice

England has now moved to step 4 of the roadmap

Coronavirus is still a serious health risk.

This means that everyone should be cautious while managing the risks to help protect yourself and others.

The case numbers in Brighton & Hove are still very high.  As such the government expects and recommends that you also:

  • wear face coverings when in enclosed spaces such as public transport
  • meet outside where possible, or let fresh air in when you are inside
  • keep your social contacts to a minimum

Brighton & Hove City Council’s website contains all the latest information for residents in the city.

For general help and advice visit: 

If you need emergency help with food, energy bills and other essentials visit and select: COMMUNITY HUB HELPLINE from the list on the left side of the page. 

Alternatively you can call the Community Hub on:  01273 293117 Monday to Friday 10.00am to 4.30pm

Further advice and help can be found below:


 Seaside Homes Managing Agent and your first point of contact.  Latest Coronavirus advice for Brighton & Hove residents


Latest UK Government Coronavirus advice


NHS 111 Coronavirus health information and advice

Universal Credit – Coronavirus & claiming benefits

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Brighton & Hove Food Partnership information regarding Food Banks


Brighton & Hove Council – Council Tax Hardship Fund, find out if you quality

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Photography Contest

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Calling all budding chefs! The Catering Experience at the Big Fig offers FREE 6 week catering courses to unemployed people who are interested in starting a career in catering. Courses are designed to help people develop new skills, gain qualifications and work experience to build confidence and progress into meaningful employment and further learning. While on…

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