APOLOGIES| Balances shown when making a Council Tax or NNDR payment may not be up-to-date due to a technical issue.
We are currently experiencing problems with our Benefits phoneline, please bear with us while we try to solve the issue.
If you are on a low income then you may be entitled to help with your Council Tax or rent. We also have a full online benefit calculator which will also enable you to make a claim electronically.
If you just want a rough idea of how much Housing Benefit (for Housing Association tenants) or Council Tax Support can be paid in a number of different circumstances, you can use the ready reckoners below:
For tenants of private landlords, the Directgov website will give information on the amount of Local Housing Allowance that can be paid.
or alternatively contact the Benefits Section at the Town Hall (telephone 01629 761188) and request a form.