Over 350 people have now taken part in our summer holiday programme, this week @LingototNT & @BillinghamBulls have… https://t.co/GjrP57jkUqDid you know there is a room available to hire in John Whitehead Park? The community hub is ideal for local groups… https://t.co/iIJTOG4uOlOn 8th August, Sarah from @sunshinesign entertained 21 children as part of Billingham Town Councils summer holiday activities programmeWe are delighted to announce that on the 31st August we will have two sessions 1= Hoopstarz 1-2 and 2= Cheerstarz 2… https://t.co/ZLUrxpZrGvHave you seen our latest added activities to the summer holiday programme? 22nd August we have a hedgehog talk and… https://t.co/iRDv7FUoMW

Billingham Town Council Finances

In the February edition of the Community Newspaper we gave a breakdown of the increase in the precept for 2013-14. This amounted to between £1.50 and £2.75, per household, per year, which equates to between 3p and 5p per week, depending upon the council tax band of the property. We received no adverse comment on this at all.

Let us now put some percentages into context. Our precept forms less than 1% of your total council tax bill. This year your council tax bill has risen by 2%, and Billingham Town Council precept rise is roughly one seventh of that 2% – or, in percentage terms, between 0.1 and 0.2%. This is the actual impact of this year’s increase.

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