Help with your energy bills
Most households automatically get £400 support for energy bills through their energy provider. If you haven't received this, you may be able to apply for Energy Bills Support Scheme Alternative Funding (EBSS AF).How to apply for energy bill support if you don't get it automatically
Get help with the cost of living
The cost of living crisis is putting more pressure on household budgets. Find out what you can claim, how to apply and where to go for advice.View cost of living help
Borrowing money and illegal money lending
If you're struggling with debts or regular outgoings you may be tempted to approach a loan shark when there are safe and legal avenues to explore to deal with money problems.How to report a loan shark and borrow money safely
Access financial support on food and household items, energy costs, nappies, baby foods, sanitary products and more.See available Household Support
Second Adult Rebate
Second Adult Rebate is help with paying your Council Tax bill when you've another adult living with you who prevents you from getting a Single Person Discount.Apply for your Second Adult Rebate
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Disabled Facilities Grants
We offer Disabled Facilities Grants to residents who are disabled and need to make changes to their home, for example to widen doors or install ramps.
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Policies, strategies and reviews
We use policy and strategy documents to guide our decisions. We also use them to develop and run our services fairly and consistently.
Councillors and committees
Councillors are responsible for agreeing provision of services and how the council's money is spent.