Following the introduction of the Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Act 2022 the Licensing Authority must maintain and publish a list of all licensed taxis and private hire vehicles which they designate as being wheelchair accessible.  The 2022 Act aims to ensure that disabled people can use taxi and PHV services with confidence…

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Housing Benefit Payments over the Christmas Period

If your normal payment is due on Friday 23rd December 2022 payments will be released as follows: Bacs Payments – This will credit your bank account as normal on Friday 23rd December 2022 If your normal payment is due on Friday 30th December 2022 payments will be released as follows: Bacs Payments…

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How does it work?

Once you have found an affordable property, you will need to provide your Housing Officer with the following information:
  • Property address
  • Landlord/agent information
  • Weekly rental cost
  • Total bond or Rent in Advance required
Your Housing Officer will complete a Help to Rent form which will be passed to our Affordable Housing Officer. An inspection…

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HMRC is introducing a simple tax check from 4 April 2022 that will take place when people renew their licences to drive taxis, drive and operate private hire vehicles, or deal in scrap metal. It will be supported by a new digital service that HMRC is developing. This service has been created so that everyone pays…

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