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Bank holiday bin collections

All bin collections following a bank holiday will take place 1 day late from 27 May to 1 June. See our Bank holiday bin collection page for further details.

Relief and Exemptions

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10. Local newspaper rates discount

A discount of up to £1,500 a year until 31 March 2025 can be claimed on office space wholly or mainly used by journalists and reporters of local newspapers. This is up to a maximum of one discount per local newspaper title and per hereditament, and up to the UK’s domestic and international subsidy control limits.

How to apply

Please email us on:

And provide the following:

  • address of property
  • title of newspaper
  • description of how property is used
  • declaration that the UK’s domestic and international subsidy control limits  will not be exceeded by the granting of this discount