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Due to essential maintenance, the following systems will be unavailable from 6.00pm on Monday 2 October until 8.00am on Tuesday 3 October: our online council tax, business rates and housing benefit services, and our welfare assistance form. You will also not be able to register to pay council tax online, make a change of address for council tax or cancel single person discount. You are still able to make a payment during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Funding and Programmes

The Funding and Programmes service supports the development of long term strategic vision for the County.

This service manages funding for the council which is external e.g. from the European Union. The team leads and co-ordinates the development of applications for funding and provides funding advice and support. The team also identify general funding opportunities.

It is responsible for the management of funding programmes for regeneration including European Funding such as European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Rural Development Programme for England ( RDPE Network). The team is also responsible for monitoring spending of capital funding i.e. purchasing significant items such as land and vehicles.