Cost of living

Helping hand: get help with the cost of living

Residents are facing more pressure on household budgets due to the increase in the cost of living, food and energy bills. There's a range of help and advice available. Use the links on this page to see what cost of living help is available, how to apply and where to go for advice

Contact us

If you need to ring us our lines are open Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm, telephone: 01706 923685

Help for businesses

Decision making

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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.

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    Councillors and committees

    Councillors and responsible for agreeing provision of services and how the council's money is spent.