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Thursday, 22 April 2021
RESIDENTS of Wargrave will pay almost £100 more in council tax from April 1.
Wokingham Borough Council has approved its 2021/22 budget, including an overall rise of 4.99 per cent , which includes three per cent for adult social care.
The annual cost for the average band D property will go up by £80.84 to £1,620.14.
The tax precept for Thames Valley Police will go up by £15, while the Royal Berkshire Fire Authority is charging £1.35 more than in the current financial year.
Wargrave Parish Council agreed to raise its share of the tax by two per cent, which represents an increase of £1.79 to an annual figure of £91.48 for the average band D property.
The overall rise is £98.98 and a total charge of £1,711.62 for the year.
Residents of Charvil will pay £48.09 for the parish council’s services, an increase of £11.80 on last year.
This means a total increase of £108.99.
Borough council leader John Halsall, who represents Remenham, Wargrave and Ruscombe, said the budget focused on protecting services and promoting employment.
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