West Lancashire Borough Council is warning residents and businesses they must comply with legal notices requiring them to give the authority information after a businessman was prosecuted in a relation to a fly tipping incident. Mark McLaughlin, of St Helens Road, Prescot, was fined £230 and ordered to pay £400.54 costs […]

Warning to comply with legal notices or face the consequences

St Helens Council’s Trading Standards team is warning residents about businesses targeting local people and offering to claim back council tax refunds. Several residents contacted the council after receiving unsolicited telephone calls from people offering to check their property is in the correct council tax banding and then to pursue […]

Residents warned over avoidable council tax refund charges