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A raft of savings and spending proposals at Dudley Council have been endorsed by senior councillors ahead of a final decision next month.
There are just a few days left for residents in Dudley borough to have their say on a series of budget proposals at Dudley Council.
Residents are being given the chance to have their say on how money is shared amongst services for people in the annual Dudley Council budget consultation.
More than £40million extra funding looks set to be pumped into services for adults and children to tackle massive financial strain on the system.
Residents across Dudley borough will continue to pay some of the lowest council tax bills in the country despite a planned 4.99 per cent increase.
Dudley is set to have new boundaries for its council wards, in final recommendations published today by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.
More than 70 per cent of Dudley borough council tax payers pay their bills by Direct Debit - one of the highest rates in the region.
The leader of Dudley Council said he will “do everything in his power” to set a sustainable budget as it introduces a range of measures to maintain control on finances.
Finance bosses look set to introduce a range of “sensible precautionary” measures to safeguard Dudley Council budgets amid growing pressures on local authorities’ spending across the country.
A former headteacher who fraudulently pocketed cash from the coffers of a borough special school has been ordered to pay nearly £200,000 today (Fri) by a court.
Dudley Council has confirmed that it is preparing to launch a new brand of its recruitment agency.
Grants will soon be available to help eligible people with their everyday living costs as part of an £800,000 pot of funding for Dudley borough.