Citizens Advice Scam Awareness

citizens advice scams awarenessCitizens Advice Scotland have launched their Scam Awareness 2019 Campaign. 

Everyone, young and old are at risk of being scammed by telephone, post or digital technology like mobiles, emails or online via unsafe links. 

Citizens Advice Scotland is encouraging people to STOP, REPORT and TALK when it comes to scams. Scammers hope that people will stay quiet but by talking about scams you can find support and prevent it happening to others.

If you think you have been scammed or know someone who is at risk of being scammed, please contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau or Click here to visit the Citizens Advice website.

Below is a list of contact details for the Citizens Advice Bureaux in the Scottish Borders.    

Peebles and District Citizens Advice Bureau
Address: Chambers Institution, High Street, Peebles, EH45 8AG.
Telephone: 01721 721 722
Central Borders Citizens Advice Bureau
Address: 111 High Street, Galashiels, TD1 1RZ
Telephone : 01896 753 889 
Roxburgh & Berwickshire Citizens Advice Bureau
Address: 1 Towerdykeside, Hawick, TD9 9EA 
Telephone: 01450 374 266
Extension Bureaux with limited opening days & hours can be found in: 
Duns : Southfield Community Centre, Station Road, Duns, TD11 3EL. Tel. 01361 883 340
Eyemouth : Community Centre, Albert Road, Eyemouth, TD14 5DE Tel. 01890 750 500
Kelso : 20 Shedden Park Road, Kelso, TD5 7AL Tel. 01573 223516.