council tax

New council tax bill checker for people living in Preston, South Ribble and Chorley

County Hall in Preston. Pic: Blog Preston The full council tax bills facing residents in Central Lancashire over the coming financial year have been calculated. It means residents can now see the total amount they will have […]

4 months ago
Lancashire County Council plans to raise council tax by 5% each year to balance books

County Hall in Preston. Pic: Blog Preston Lancashire County Council’s budget plans are based on an assumption that the authority will increase council tax by almost five per cent in each of the next three years. The […]

6 months ago
Ambition, not promise, that council tax for low-income Preston residents could be scrapped

Preston Council Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Low-income residents in Preston could see their council tax bills cut to zero in coming years – if local authority finances allow it. Preston City Council’s deputy leader, Martyn Rawlinson, […]

7 months ago
Cost of living: 10,700 residents to receive Preston City Council energy rebate

Looking up Friargate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Over 10,700 Preston residents will receive a council tax energy rebate as part of a city council discretionary fund created to target the cost of living. In a Facebook post, Preston City […]

2 years ago
Preston City Council tweet about council tax rebate attracts scathing replies

Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall A tweet from Preston City Council about the council tax energy rebate has attracted a series of scathing replies. The post from Friday (6 May) included an image with a […]

2 years ago
When council tax rebate will be paid to Preston City Council taxpayers

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council have taken to social media to explain the energy council tax rebate of £150. They said: “We understand everyone is waiting for this rebate, and our teams […]

2 years ago
Preston City Council set to increase council tax for 2022/23

Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council is set to increase council tax. A rise of 1.99 per cent was agreed by Cabinet at a meeting in early February. The increase equates to a […]

2 years ago
South Ribble Borough Council reverse decision on council tax rise

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Residents will be able to support the local economy more after councillors reversed their decision to increase council tax. The council did intend to raise council tax for South Ribble […]

2 years ago
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