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Published on Friday, 15th March 2024

A new online platform has been launched by Hartlepool Borough Council to give residents quick and easy access to their council tax accounts.

  • Clamping down on council tax fraud

    Published on Wednesday, 13th March 2024

    Council officials in Hartlepool are urging local residents to ensure their council tax details are up-to-date and correct as part of a crackdown on fraud.

  • Council approves 2023/24 budget

    Published on Thursday, 26th January 2023

    All councils are currently facing significant inflation pressures, including energy costs, and as a result Hartlepool Borough Council faces increased costs of £10 million.

  • Council Tax energy bills rebate – details announced

    Published on Tuesday, 15th March 2022

    More details of a Council Tax rebate scheme to help households in Hartlepool with soaring energy bills have been announced.

  • Full Council approves budget deficit strategy

    Published on Friday, 1st October 2021

    A strategy to reduce the budget deficit facing Hartlepool Borough Council over the next three years has been approved by councillors.

  • Councillors support budget deficit strategy

    Published on Tuesday, 14th September 2021

    Councillors have supported a proposed strategy to tackle the £11.4m budget deficit facing Hartlepool Borough Council over the next three years.

  • Council asks for a fairer deal on Council Tax and funding

    Published on Friday, 6th August 2021

    Hartlepool Borough Council has written to Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, to express its concerns about the current Council Tax system and to ask for a fairer system which delivers on the Government’s levelling up agenda.

  • Coronavirus-related council tax scam alert issued

    Published on Tuesday, 22nd September 2020

    Residents of Hartlepool are being warned to be on their guard against a potential council tax scam linked to the coronavirus emergency.

  • Please use alternative payment methods

    Published on Thursday, 30th April 2020

    Members of the public are being asked not to pay bills at the cash office within Hartlepool Civic Centre’s reception area and to use alternative methods to help limit the spread of Covid-19.

  • 12% Local Council Tax Support Scheme to be retained

    Published on Tuesday, 10th December 2019

    Councillors in Hartlepool have voted to maintain the level of support provided to low income working-age households with their Council Tax bills.

  • Have your say on Local Council Tax Support Scheme

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd October 2019

    Members of the public are being invited to have their say on Hartlepool's Local Council Tax Support Scheme for 2020/21.

  • No alternative to Council Tax increase

    Published on Friday, 23rd February 2018

    COUNCIL leaders in Hartlepool say there was no alternative to a Council Tax increase after the Government confirmed further funding reductions will be made in the next two financial years.