Tag Archives: Council Tax

Newman hands Tories another gift over Council Tax

WALTER CRONXITE examines the budget options likely to be laid out before Monday’s cabinet meeting and at the full council meeting the following week It’s all over bar the shouting, and there’s sure to be some of that in the … Continue reading

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Newman bites the bullet to raise Council Tax by 3.99%

Tony Newman, who has spent most of his political career trying to shake-off the tag of “Mr 27 per cent” after a Council Tax increase the last time Labour had control of Croydon Town Hall, must be hoping that “Mr … Continue reading

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Trading standards office warning on Council Tax ‘rebate’ calls

The trading standards department at Croydon Council has issued a warning to residents to beware of companies offering a form of “research service” to get them a reduction in their Council Tax bills. A 72-year-old South Norwood resident was charged … Continue reading

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Tory Chancellor cuts £45m from Croydon Council’s funding

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The Tory Government sneaked out some bad news for local authorities just before Christmas, and it is leaving Croydon Council seriously short-changed, says Councillor SIMON HALL The draft local government financial settlement was announced a week before Christmas, … Continue reading

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Council Tax increase ‘inevitable’, by as much as 3.9%

STEVEN DOWNES reports on the 2016-2017 Croydon Council budget, which sees more services cut, more jobs at risk, and charges rising It is “inevitable” that Council Tax in Croydon will rise in 2016, possibly by as much as 3.9 per … Continue reading

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BANNED: What has the Grey Label conference got to hide?

By Steven Downes, Editor, Inside Croydon Grey Label, the PR agency of choice of Croydon Council, has banned Inside Croydon from attending the property speculators love-in that they are “organising” at the Fairfield Halls today. This will be the sixth … Continue reading

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Council has no proper benefit analysis on £148,000 cycle race

Transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, crunches some numbers and finds that Croydon Council forked out £148,000 for one night’s cycle racing in the town centre and has absolutely no idea whether they got value for money Here’s a combination of words … Continue reading

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