Bill from council to rise

Pocklington Town Council's offices on George Street.
Pocklington Town Council's offices on George Street.

Tax payers in Pocklington face a slight increase in their bill from the town council, the first rise in four years, after a lively debate between councillors.

At at a recent meeting, Pocklington Town Council decided to increase its precept for the financial year April 2015 - March 2016, which will see an average band D household in Pocklington paying £71.66, instead of the £70.35 they paid for the year 2014-15. This is an increase of £1.31, or 1.86%.

Full story in this week’s (15 January) Pocklington Post.