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Ryedale "council tax" frozen for 4th year

Ryedale residents are to benefit after district councillors decided to freeze their share of council tax for the fourth year in a row.

Paul Cresswell, Ryedale Council's Corporate Director, said: “We are in a very strong financial position which is better than most District Councils and provide good services. This is thanks to continuous efforts of our staff to maximise efficiencies for the Council and focus on our residents.

“There are more difficult years of austerity to come but the Council has already started to prepare for these to minimise the impact on the services we provide”.