Rise in spending for next year

Alnwick Town Council’s share of local council tax bills may rise by £6.39 a year in 2013/14.

Councillors have voted to spend £166,579, about £18,000 more than this year, and get £156,579 of that from its council tax precept.

The other £10,000 will come from its reserves, which amount to almost £96,000.