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Cost of living support

Financial advice and emotional support on how you can ease the cost of living squeeze.


Uttlesford is a rural district and many residents rely on using a car or public transport to get out and about.


You can save one third on rail journeys with a railcard in Great Britain, saving up to £142 a year on average.

You may be eligible for a Jobcentre Plus Travel Discount Card if you're on Universal Credit. 

Find out more information on the National Rail website.

Bus pass

In England you can get a bus pass for free travel when you reach the State Pension age.

If you're disabled then you also may be eligible for a disabled person's pass if you live in England.

Apply for an older or disabled persons bus pass 

Uttlesford Community Travel

Uttlesford Community Travel provides services to the residents of Uttlesford who find it difficult to access normal public transport, people aged over 60, disabled people and those who are rurally isolated.

All Uttlesford Community Travel minibuses are wheelchair accessible and all drivers are fully trained and checked through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

There is an annual membership fee and subsequent journeys are charged per mile.

Find cheaper petrol diesel

Find the cheapest petrol or diesel prices in your area by visiting Petrol Prices. There is also a mobile app to make it easier to use on your phone.

It covers about 8,500 forecourts across the UK. Results tend to be between one and four days old so there may not be an exact match when you drive up, though it should be close. Using it can save £5-£7 each time you fill up.