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Outside BD Foods new factory unit, managing director John Davis, far right, next to council leader Peter Chowney (photo: HBC).

Council tax bills set to rise as funding cuts go on

It’s budget time for local government and both Hastings Borough Council and East Sussex County Council are grappling with continuing cuts in central government funding. In their turn, residents face increased council tax bills. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 11:49 Sunday, Jan 21, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: , , , , ,
Council headquarters at Muriel Matters (ex Aquila) House.

Modest tax increase proposed in council budget

Hastings Borough Council has unveiled proposals for its 2017/18 budget, including a £5 a year increase in council tax. In the face of continuing swingeing cuts in government grant, it is working hard to raise additional income, according to council leader, Peter Chowney. Its proposals are now out to consultation. Nick Terdre reports.

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