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Live in Northern Ireland? You can get a free £100 to spend on the high street – here's how to apply

People living in Northern Ireland can get a completely free prepaid card topped up with £100 to spend on the high street under a new 'Spend Local' scheme spearheaded by the Northern Irish Government. But you've only got until 25 October to apply.

5 October 2021

Under 26s can now get free NHS dental treatment in Scotland

Anyone aged 25 and under who is registered with a Scottish dental practice can now get free NHS treatment. The change takes force immediately and patients aren’t required to opt-in. Those who started a course of NHS treatment before their 26th birthday can also now get this for free.

25 August 2021

Students in Northern Ireland to receive £500 Covid disruption payment - how to claim it

Thousands of students in Northern Ireland are to get a one-off £500 payment from the government in a bid to help those struggling with the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis.

5 February 2021

Power NI to hike electricity prices by 6%

Northern Ireland's largest energy supplier Power NI is to hike electricity prices by 6.1%, meaning the typical bill for those on its standard tariff will jump by £35/year.

15 August 2019

Firmus Energy to hike gas prices by 12%

Gas supplier Firmus Energy is set to hit all 87,000 of its customers in Northern Ireland with an up to 12% hike

6 September 2018

Power NI to hike electricity prices by nearly 14%

Northern Ireland's largest energy supplier Power NI is to hike electricity prices by 13.8%

16 August 2018

SSE Airtricity to hike gas prices by 7.8% in Northern Ireland

Around 145,000 mains gas customers in Northern Ireland are set to see prices increase by an average £39/year from April

8 March 2018

Power NI to hike electricity prices by 5.6%

Northern Ireland's largest energy supplier Power NI has announced it is to hike electricity prices by 5.6%

17 August 2017

Northern Ireland gas customers hit with steep price hikes

More than 200,000 Northern Ireland households will see their gas bills jump in the next month

8 March 2017

Northern Irish energy firm Open Electric loses licence – what you need to know

Just over 1,000 Northern Ireland homes supplied electricity by Open Electric have been transferred to Power NI

19 December 2016