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Consumer Education

Consumer Classroom

Consumer Classroom is a community website for teachers bringing together an extensive library of consumer education resources from across the EU, along with interactive and collaborative tools to help prepare and share lessons with students and other teachers.

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Get Safe Online

Get Safe Online is the UK’s national internet security awareness initiative. The initiative educates, informs, and raises awareness of internet security issues to encourage confident, safe use of the internet.

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The Money Advice Service

The Money Advice Service offer free, impartial advice and information to help you get to grips with managing money, such as:

  • how to budget
  • how to plan for the unexpected
  • how to shop-around
  • how to spot hidden costs.

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The Money Advice Centre - managing your money

This site offers free advice on managing your money throughout different stages in your life. 

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Safewise

Safewise is a life sized, indoor, award winning, safety ‘village’ of scenarios which are traditionally built ‘bricks and mortar’ scenes from everyday life. The village includes a full sized two-storey house, a high street, a park, a farmyard, a, electricity sub-station, a heath, a beach, a building site and even Police and railway stations. By making the scenarios as realistic as possible, the exciting and memorable interactive Safety Tours enable children to easily apply the learning in their everyday life. Contact them at:

LV Streetwise Safety Centre
Unit 1 Roundways
Elliott Road
Bournemouth
Dorset BH11 8JJ

Tel: 01202 591330
Fax: 01202 381569

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Wise Guys - Support for Special Schools 

www.wiseguys.org.uk has been developed to help teachers to teach life skills to students with learning difficulties. 

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Is it fair?

The Is it Fair campaign aims to help EU consumers' become more aware of their rights and to ensure that all businesses play fair. An unfair commercial practice is, for example, misleading or untruthful advertising. To check out the full list with examples, please visit www.isitfair.eu

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Free Consumer Advice

Should you wish to receive free consumer advice you are advised to contact the Government funded national helpline Citizens Advice Consumer Service on 03454 040506.

Alternatively, you may find the information that you need on the Citizens Advice website.

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Contact us

Email
environment@poole.gov.uk

Telephone
01202 261700

Text Relay
18001 01202 261700

Address
Environmental Services,
Unit 1, New Fields Business Park,   Stinsford Road, Poole
BH17 0NF