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Car park charges are set to rise under the council's new budget (photo: Russell Jacobs).

HBC draws on £1.8m reserves to achieve balanced budget

It’s a tough task again at budget time for Hastings Borough Council to balance the books as government policy increasingly forces it to find its own income. For the second year running there will be a deficit of income against expenditure which will have to be covered from the reserves. Both the budget and the corporate plan for 2019/20 are available on the council’s website and residents are invited to comment on both. Nick Terdre reports.

Boarded-up public toilets in Harold Place - an unpopular measure taken by HBC in response to funding cuts.

Budget disappoints council leaders

There were no gaffes when the chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his budget in late November but nor was there much on offer for hard-pressed councils. Nick Terdre asked local council leaders for their reaction.

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Have your say on ESCC cuts

East Sussex County Council has issued a press release calling on residents to have their say on how the next round of budget savings – or cuts – are to be made.  A saving of £600 per household must be made, it says. HOT’s Zelly Restorick reports.

Posted 14:14 Monday, Oct 5, 2015 In: Home Ground Tags: , , , , ,
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