David Woodard

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On Wednesday Northumberland County Council met to decide a budget for the next financial year. This was the first budget set by the Tory administration which was elected in May last year. Council Tax, exclusive of the amount raised by parish and town councils which varies, is set to increase by 5%. For a Band […]

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Attendance Allowance is staying the same and is not affected by recent changes to the benefits system. You can claim Attendance Allowance if you are over 65 years old and need help with personal care or supervision to keep you safe. It is a non-means tested and non-taxable benefit. No details of income or savings […]

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Three teams at Northumberland County Council are celebrating success in the 2013 Local Government Chronicle Awards.Children’s services was shortlisted for two entries in the annual, national awards and won in the category of Management Team of the Year. This award closely follows the ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted report the team received in 2012. In choosing the winner, […]

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