What your Council Tax pays for

1. Council Tax 2018-19 explained

Your Council Tax money goes towards local services such as support for the:

  • elderly and vulnerable
  • young people and schools
  • parks maintenance
  • refuse disposal
  • street cleaning
  • many more local services.

You can find more detailed information in the guide to your Council Tax 2018/19 (PDF 388Kb) and the Council Tax explanatory notes 2018.

If you would like more information on how your Council Tax is calculated and the council's budget for 2018/19 please read the following letter: Council Tax Bill Enquiry (PDF 177Kb).

The image below explains the Council Tax charges for 2018/19 and a breakdown of how the money is spent. Click on the image below to view the infographic PDF.

Council Tax 2017/18 explained