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Dudley Council scoops Land Data Awards

Dudley Council’s Local Land Charges team has won a 2024 customer satisfaction award for local authority searches in the Land Data 2024 Excellence Awards.

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Spending controls save £4.5m to date

Around £4.5m of savings have been made since Dudley Council introduced rigorous spending controls last autumn to support the financial stability of the authority.

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More funding for adults and children

More than £40million of extra funding is being invested in services for adults and children to tackle the financial pressure on the system.

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Council tax rise approved

Residents will continue to pay some of the lowest council tax bills in the country despite a 4.99 per cent increase from next month.

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Budget proposals endorsed by cabinet

A raft of savings and spending proposals at Dudley Council have been endorsed by senior councillors ahead of a final decision next month.

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Last few days of the budget consultation

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.

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Budget consultation

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.


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More cash earmarked for adults and children.

More than £40million extra funding looks set to be pumped into services for adults and children to tackle massive financial strain on the system.

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Council tax bills to remain at national low despite increase

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.

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Final recommendations following ward boundary review

Dudley is set to have new boundaries for its council wards, in final recommendations published today by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.

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Record number pay by Direct Debit

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.

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Leader’s sustainable budget pledge

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.