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Technology

Check your postcode NOW! You may be missing out on faster broadband at a very low price

If you’re fed up with paying sky-high prices for mediocre broadband speeds then now could be a good time to check your postcode. One rival to BT, Sky and Virgin Media has just announced that it’s in more homes than ever before and is offering blisteringly quick speeds at a much more affordable rate. Whist […]

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Finance

State pension age could be decided by your postcode – ‘absolute nightmare!’

For many people, the state pension is a key source of income for their later years. Understanding when one will get it is therefore key. The current state pension age is gradually increasing for men and women, and will reach 67 by 2028. However, there is currently a review being undertaken as to the speed […]

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UK

‘It’s always us hit hardest!’ Locals fume as postcode lottery sees energy bills soar

All consumer bills include a standing charge, which is a fixed daily payment covering the costs of supply and other levies. Standing charges could rise by more than £71 a year on average in April.   Customers in South Scotland, Merseyside, North Wales and the South West of England will see the daily payments double from […]

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Finance

Cold Weather Payment postcode checker: How to check if you’re due money from DWP

As well as Cold Weather Payments, Britons are being encouraged to check they are receiving all the help they are entitled to. Charities are reminding people that an estimated £15billion is lost in unclaimed benefits every year. More than a million pensioners are missing out on Pension Credit which could be worth thousands of pounds […]

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UK

Homeowners in parts of England could be made to PAY for net zero changes -postcode lottery

Homeowners across the country face a postcode lottery as electricity bills are expected to rise significantly in some areas but remain relatively stable in others. Power companies plan to upgrade Britain’s electricity systems to prepare the grid to reach the UK’s net-zero strategy by 2050. This includes making people’s homes and the wider grid capable […]

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Finance

Electric vehicle issues: Charging point rollout leaves North behind in postcode lottery | City & Business | Finance

Electric vehicles underwent a major boom in 2021 with the Tesla Model 3 becoming the UK’s second best selling car. Between 2019 and 2021 the number of battery electric cars rose by 586.8 percent with one in six new cars registered in 2021 being electric. Meanwhile though, charging infrastructure has failed to keep up with […]

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Health

Pupils face being victims of postcode lottery

MINISTERS, health chiefs and headteachers have been accused of playing “pass the parcel” with education – making children face a postcode lottery over whether they are taught in school. Read more here Daily Express :: Health Feed