Rate bills hit the carpet this week

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This week,home owners and businesses throughout the Mid and East Antrim Borough Council area will receive their rate bill for 2016-17.

The bill from Land & Property Services (LPS) outlines the amount due and includes any unpaid arrears from previous years, along with rate relief where applicable.

If there is any information on your bill which you think is incorrect, your circumstances have changed, or you have not received a bill, you should contact LPS immediately on 0300 200 7801.

An LPS spokesperson said: “As of 31 March 2015, there were 65,000 rateable properties across the Mid and East Antrim Borough Council area. This money is vital for our local economy, as it is invested in public services such as healthcare, education and roads as well as helping to fund numerous council services, including recreational facilities, building control, bin collection, tourism and local events.”