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Couple's joy at winning fight against council tax rise
A COUPLE have won their battle to stop their council tax being increased.
Annette and Richard Price received a letter out of the blue telling them their council tax on their Colchester home was changing from Band E to Band F.
That would have seen them pay an extra £325 a year - even though they had not made any changes to their Scythe Way property since in the six years they have lived there.
However, the couple argued the rise was unjust and an appeal tribunal found in their favour.
See today's Gazette for the full story