What Did We Learn This Week….?

  • Council Tax will rise again, with an average increase of 4.9%
  • Empty Home Owners will now face increased Council Tax of up to 300%
  • Portfolio Holder for Planning, Cllr Ian Ward is still unable to answer, as to why the Gypsy and Travellers site, Michelins Farm has not gone ahead
  • Councillors allowances will increase & ‘the executive’ allowances will decrease
  • One of Sweyne Park & Grange’s polling stations will be INSIDE a pub
  • Conservative Councillors voted to press ahead with a project for new Council offices and Council chamber which will cost the taxpayer MILLIONS