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What your Council Tax pays for

1. Council Tax 2017-18 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 2017/18 (PDF 418Kb) and the Council Tax - Explanatory Notes 2017 (PDF 249Kb).

If you would like more information on how your Council Tax is calculated and the council's budget for 2017/2018 please read the following letter: Council Tax Bill Enquiry (PDF 182Kb).

The image below explains the Council Tax charges for 2017/18 and a breakdown of how the money is spent. Click on the image below to view the infographic PDF.

Council Tax 2017/18 explained