Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick District Councils are considering a proposal to merge, creating a new District Council covering the whole of South Warwickshire (the areas currently covered by Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick District Councils).
The public consultation on the plans to create a South Warwickshire Council starts this week on Monday 6 September and runs until Sunday 24 October.
The consultation document and online questionnaire can be viewed and completed at: www.southwarwickshire.org.uk
Information about the changes the government has brought in to support people who are already claiming benefits, need to claim benefits, or are at risk of losing their job as a result of coronavirus.
Covid 19 – working age customers in receipt of Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (LCTRS)
The Government have asked local authorities to pay a top up to all working age customers up to £150.00 on to their Council Tax account for the period 1 April 2020 - 31 March 2021. There is no need to apply for this payment, it will automatically be awarded to your Council Tax account. Where your liability for Council Tax for the period 1 April 2020 - 31 March 2021 is less than £150.00 for the year you will receive a reduced amount to cover the charge. Stratford-on-Avon District Council is working on this and will make these payments as soon as possible.
Act On Energy offer advice on all energy related issues from problems with bills to accessing grants.
Advice on applying for Free School Meals
Citizens Advice South Warwickshire offer free, confidential, impartial and independent advice for all members of the South Warwickshire community.
City Save Credit Union operate across Stratford-on-Avon District. City Save services are designed to enable members to manage savings and loans by phone or electronically via their website.
Warwickshire County Council housing, money and debt advice