AREA: Approximately 5000 acres.
POPULATION: Approximately 20,500. The published Electoral Roll for 1999/2000 shows 14,873 recorded electors (the remainder being school children and young persons under voting age). Updated figures, - taking into account the increased population due to new housing developments - will be available here soon.
PARISH RATE: The Parish rate represents the proportional part of the Council Tax (collected by the District Council), which is paid to, and funds the Town Council's responsibilities. This amounts to £116.98 for Band D, in the year 2015-2016.
TOWN COUNCIL PRECEPT: Based on the above Parish rate, this represents a total of £890,585 (precept amount) for the year 2015-2016.