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We Recieved this communication from Craven District Council asking for help and participation:

Craven District Council – Your Money, Your say! – Budget Consultation 2017/18

The Council has begun the process of setting its budget for the 2017/2018 financial year.    This will be approved in  February 2017.

The Challenge

In 2016/2017 the Council has received £698,000 in Revenue Support Grant from Central Government.  By 2019/2020 this will be reduced to £0.

Due to this and other cost pressures such as rising prices and increases in demand for services we will need to save a further £1.029 million from our revenue budget by 2019/2020.    At least £626,000 of this will need to be saved in 2017/2018.

We want to know your views on how we spend your money and you think we should make the savings we need to 

The easiest way to give us your views is by completing our Your Money, Your Say! Online Survey

The consultation will closes at midnight on Friday 4th November 2016 so please respond by this date.

If you want to find out more about our budget and the challenges we face before you complete the survey,  visit our website

(You can also download pdf versions of our Budget Consultation document and survey)


If you know someone who would like to know more but they don’t have access to the internet you can also:

  • pick up a hard copy of our Budget Consultation document and survey from Craven District Council Offices at 1 Belle Vue Square; Skipton Tourist Information Centre at Skipton Town Hall; Craven Pool and Fitness Centre, Skipton; or Settle Tourist Information Centre;
  • write to us with your comments at  Budget Survey, Craven District Council, 1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, BD23 1FJ
  • email comments to

If you need any help or would like hard copies of the Consultation Document and Survey sending out, please contact us on 01756 700600 or email


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