Category: Finance and budget

84 Finance and budget posts found.

Inflation, cost of living and more demand pressures on council budget


The rising cost of living, inflation and energy costs mean Shropshire Council is now working to reduce an overspend of around £11…

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£2.1m of targeted support to Shropshire residents to help with cost of living

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A new package of measures has been created by Shropshire Council to support vulnerable and low income households in the county as…

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Free school meals holiday support extended until end of spring term


Children in receipt of benefits-related free school meals in Shropshire will now continue to receive support with food costs during the school…

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A very Warm Welcome offered across Shropshire   

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More than 50 community spaces and council buildings will be offering a Warm Welcome to Shropshire residents this autumn and winter.     The…

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Changes to car parking charges from 31 October 2022

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Small increases in charges for Shropshire Council’s car parks and on-street parking areas come into effect on Monday 31 October 2022.  Under the…

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£30 million cost of living support for Shropshire residents


Shropshire Council has helped to deliver more than £30 million to support residents with the rising cost of living. The money has…

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Working together to support residents through the cost of living crisis 

Cost of living - Oct 2022 graphic

Shropshire’s public and voluntary sector have joined forces to support residents through the cost of living crisis. Over the last four months…

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Shropshire Council preparing to go cashless

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Shropshire Council is preparing to become a cashless council and help customers manage their payments digitally. From council tax payments to parking,…

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LGA finance review helps confirm budget strategy direction


An independent review of Shropshire Council’s financial approach has confirmed that changes it is making are taking the council in the right…

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No plans to charge for collection of garden waste

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Shropshire Council is assuring residents that it has no current plans to introduce charges for the collection of garden waste. It follows…

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