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No increase in Wilmslow precept

No increase in Wilmslow precept

Wilmslow Town Council has agreed to not increase the precept for the next financial year. At their meeting on Monday, 18th December, the Council agreed…
Police & Crime Commissioner says majority support 5% increase in police precept

Police & Crime Commissioner says majority support 5% increase in police precept

Cheshire Police & Crime Commissioner says members of the public have given a clear indication of their opinion on the policing precept. David Keane…
Residents asked if they'd support 5% increase in police precept

Residents asked if they'd support 5% increase in police precept

Cheshire residents are being asked if they would be happy to accept an increase in the police precept (which is one component of homeowners' annual council…
Cheshire East looks to increase income from Council Tax by 7%

Cheshire East looks to increase income from Council Tax by 7%

Having attended a budget briefing on Monday 11th December, Councillor Craig Browne reported on the latest news regarding Council Tax. He said "One of…
No Increase in Handforth precept for 7th consecutive year

No Increase in Handforth precept for 7th consecutive year

Handforth Parish Council has unanimously agreed to not increase the precept for the seventh year in a row. Therefore the precept, the part of the council…
Cheshire East to crack down on council tax cheats

Cheshire East to crack down on council tax cheats

Cheshire East is to run data checks on households claiming council tax discounts in order to find instances where incorrect awards have been made. All…
Town Council justifies 28% Council Tax increase

Town Council justifies 28% Council Tax increase

Many residents will have received their Council Tax bills for 2017/18 last week and noticed that Wilmslow Town Council's precept (their part of the bill)…
Cheshire East approves Council Tax rise of nearly 5%

Cheshire East approves Council Tax rise of nearly 5%

Cheshire East Council has voted through a Council Tax increase to help meet the huge financial challenge it faces particularly in adult social care. Of…
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Fire Authority agrees Council Tax increase and further review of staffing at Wilmslow station

Fire Authority agrees Council Tax increase and further review of staffing at Wilmslow station

Following a consultation about its plans for the year ahead, members of the Cheshire Fire Authority have agreed to increase the service's Council Tax…
Police force could be cut by 26 officers unless share of Council Tax is increased

Police force could be cut by 26 officers unless share of Council Tax is increased

Residents are being asked whether they are prepared to pay an extra £3.12 a year to fund their police service. Cheshire's communities will be able…
Wilmslow Town Council to increase Council Tax for the first time

Wilmslow Town Council to increase Council Tax for the first time

Having not increased the Council Tax for the past five and a half years, Wilmslow Town Council has agreed to increase the precept for a Band D property…
Proposals to save £100m over 3 years include nearly 4% increase in Council Tax

Proposals to save £100m over 3 years include nearly 4% increase in Council Tax

Cheshire East Council has today published a report which outlines its draft proposals for how the council can save £100m to balance the books over…
Cheshire East offer Council Tax incentive

Cheshire East offer Council Tax incentive

One lucky Cheshire East resident could win £5,000 thanks to a national Council Tax promotion that Cheshire East Council has joined. The Council…
Cheshire Fire Authority to increase precept by 1.99%

Cheshire Fire Authority to increase precept by 1.99%

Cheshire Fire Authority has agreed a new £42 million budget for 2016-17 and decided to increase the amount needed from local Council Tax by 1.99%.…
Cheshire Police to increase precept by 3.2%

Cheshire Police to increase precept by 3.2%

Police & Crime Commissioner John Dwyer has agreed a 3.2% (10p per week) increase in the police precept for 2016/17 which will enable him to add an…
Cheshire East to raise Council Tax by 3.75%

Cheshire East to raise Council Tax by 3.75%

Cheshire East Council is set to raise its Council Tax by 3.75%, which represents the first increase in five years. The Council says this is necessary…
Town Council to fight proposed cut in Council Tax Support Grant

Town Council to fight proposed cut in Council Tax Support Grant

Wilmslow Town Council will challenge Cheshire East Council over their proposal to withdraw the Council Tax Support Grant for Town and Parish Councils…