Council tax - COVID-19 service updates

The government has announced a further lockdown for England

Everyone is required to stay at home, except for a few very specific purposes: 

  • essential shopping
  • for work, if you absolutely cannot work from home
  • exercise
  • to seek medical assistance (including to get a Covid-19 test).

Visit the GOV.UK website for guidance on the national lockdown: stay at home


Struggling financially

If your financial circumstances have changed and you’re struggling to now pay your council tax bill, you can apply for help through our council tax reduction scheme or by calling 01952 383838 (9am - 5pm weekdays).

There is a package of support available and the Council will do whatever we can to support people in these difficult times.

View information about what support is available if you are struggling during COVID-19


Council tax payments - cheques

We can no longer accept cheques to pay your council tax, please use one of our alternative payment methods such as direct debit, 24 hour payment line or online payments.

View information about the different ways to pay your council tax