council tax

Opinion: This is an emergency as Preston Council to meet about budget cuts

Inside Preston Town Hall there is much head scratching over the way forward financially Pic: Tony Worrall I will be setting out ‘headline’ proposals for Preston Council’s budget for 2017-21. This is a job we normally do in February, so it’s certainly an ‘extraordinary’ budget…but I have […]

4 years ago
Brown bin tax voted through by Preston City Council as council tax rises

Three types of recycling are currently collected in Preston Households in Preston with a brown bin face a £30-a-year charge to have their garden waste collected from July. Preston City Council has approved a 2 per cent rise in council […]

5 years ago
Council tax to rise a further two per cent in Preston

Households in Preston are to see their council tax bill rise once more as the city council looks to plug a growing financial black hole. A two per cent rise […]

5 years ago
Opinion: Preston Council’s financial position is facing an ill wind but is there a silver lining?

Food waste can go into standard grey bins It’s an ill wind that blows no good; and austerity is an ill wind, especially for local government. While the pace and depth of the cuts has always been an […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Council budget: Tax goes up and 80 jobs to go in next three years

Street cleaning, pest control and community support are three areas targeted in the latest round of council cutbacks. Preston City Council has revealed its budget will fall by £3.6 million […]

7 years ago
Council Tax bills arrive in Preston

Council tax bills for the 2013/14 tax year have been dropping through Preston letterboxes this week. Although it is never good to receive demands for money this year there is […]

8 years ago
Lancashire County Council set to freeze its share of council tax for fourth year in a row

The portion of council tax paid to Lancashire County Council by Preston residents looks set to be frozen for another year. If approved the county council, which takes the largest […]

8 years ago
Preston Council budget proposals for 2013-14: 2% council tax rise on the way

Preston Council is considering its funding options for the 2013-14 tax year. A recommendation is that front line public services will be protected in the budget. Savings of £996,000 will […]

8 years ago
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