Taddington Parish Council

Serving the people of Taddington & Priestcliffe

Clerk: Lesley Bramwell
Crookbank Farm, Lane Head
Tideswell, Buxton, Derbyshire
SK17 8RB

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Latest News

Council Tax increase

Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 11:04 by Lesley Bramwell


The Parish Council has agreed a tax rise for 2020/21 of approximately 12.5%.

The Council has over the years managed to keep Tax rises at a minimum, often with no increase at all. More »

Over the past 4 years, the Council has been able to improve the steps in Methodist Chapel Lane, paid for new footpath signs, installed the defibrillator and given a grant to the Institute towards its essential repairs and improvements.

Much of this expenditure has been possible through careful housekeeping and using reserves which are now at a minimum and need topping up if the Council is going to be able to do many of the things that need doing

On top of this the Government has made regulations requiring the Council to maintain more information on its Website. The cost of this Transparency Programme, as it is called, is about 10% of the precept which cannot be absorbed into the already tight budget without cutting back on things like the Childrens Play Area. » Less