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).
You can also view the guide to your Council Tax 2017/18 (PDF 428Kb).
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 177Kb).
The image below explains the Council Tax charges for 2018/19 and 2017/18 and a breakdown of how the money is spent. Click on the image below to view the infographic PDF.