Council Agrees 3.49% Council Tax Increase

Council Agrees 3.49% Council Tax Increase
February 11, 2021

Councillors have agreed to increase the council’s part of the council tax charge in the East Riding by 3.49% for the 2021/22 financial year.

At a Full Council meeting on Thursday, 11 February, councillors voted against the proposed 4.99% increase, which had been allowed by the Government without having to hold a referendum, but for the lower figure which will raise £4.9million of additional income for the council and will result in an increase of £52.43 a year for a Band D property.

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Humberside Police Gets Whopping 127 Extra Police Officers

Humberside Police Gets Whopping 127 Extra Police Officers
February 2, 2021

New figures released last week show that more than 6,620 police officers have been recruited through a national recruitment drive, backed by £400 million of Government funding.

The announcement means that the Government is ahead of its target to have recruited 6,000 extra officers by next month and 20,000 extra by 2023.

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Commissioner Provides Additional Funding To Support Veterans

Commissioner Provides Additional Funding To Support Veterans
December 20, 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside, Keith Hunter has provided an additional £48,000 for Project Nova to support Armed Forces veterans.

This funding will help to provide dedicated emotional and practical support services for veterans to help them gain social stability and health and wellbeing to support the transition from military to civilian life.

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Police Tackling Homeless And Other Issues In Beverley

Police Tackling Homeless And Other Issues In Beverley
December 5, 2020

Humberside Police say that this year communities across Britain have seen an increase in reports of antisocial behaviour.

As the first lockdown restrictions were lifted and more of us headed back out. As a result, many areas saw a rise in the number of calls about antisocial behaviour.

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