The Council offices will be closed from 4pm Friday 28th April 2017 and will re-open at 9am on Tuesday 2nd May 2017

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A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer by a website you visit. The cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. This website sets a small number of cookies to to provide us with visitor statistics and to allow visitors to share pages with their social networks. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookie types

Strictly Necessary Cookies. We only use this type of cookie in our content management system used by our web developers and content editors.

First Party Analytical Cookies. We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available here.

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Disabling cookies

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