With One Direction’s Harry Styles recently being rapped by a water company for wasting water while brushing his teeth in a video post, the Consumer Council says we could all pick up a few tips on being more water efficient during World Water Week!
This research gathers views from passengers who used the Dial-A-Lift (DAL) service and other transport options provided by Rural Transport Partnerships in rural areas, and the views of the operators of the services.
The Consumer Council conducted research to examine the attitudes towards public transport, and experiences of using public transport, amongst people living in the Dungannon and Cookstown area. The research was undertaken as part of the Department for Regional Development (DRD) Integrated Transport Pilot Project.
A 50+ Seniors Safety Event organised by Newtownabbey Policing and Community Safety Partnership. The event is taking place on 8th October in Ballyclare Town Hall and Consumer Council will be present alongside PSNI, NIFRS and Good Morning Newtownabbey who will be speaking at the event.
The Consumer Council is today launching a survey to discover how much, on average, people in Northern Ireland (NI) are paying for their car insurance. This is in advance of the Competition and Markets Authority report on their investigation into the private motor insurance market in the UK and NI, due to be published on the 28 September.
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Continuing its campaign to help businesses make sure they aren’t paying more for their water than necessary, the Consumer Council has recently helped two NI supermarkets get over £5000 back on their water bills.
The Consumer Council is urging motorists across Northern Ireland to use its online price comparison table after weekly monitoring showed differences of up to 15p per litre for petrol and 13p per litre for diesel, depending on where people fill up.
The Consumer Council is disappointed to learn about the closures of the Danske Bank branches in Dungiven and Maghera on 14th November 2014.
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Consumer Council Consultation Response on the Discussion Paper 06: Utilisation of the UK’s Existing Airport Capacity.
Consumer Council Consultation Response to the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) consultation on the Quality Standards under Regulation EC1107/2006.