The Wyre council civic centre reception is CLOSED until further notice.

Lockwood surgery can still be accessed for patients with an appointment. Our contact centre can be called on 01253 891000 8.30am - 5pm

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Persons in detention

If someone in your household is detained by order of a court, they are not counted for the purposes of council tax.

For council tax purposes, 'detention' means that someone is:

  • being held in a prison, a hospital or any other place, under the orders of a British Court
  • being held under the Immigration Act
  • being held under the Mental Health Act
  • imprisoned, detained or in custody under the Armed Forces Act
  • a prisoner on temporary release

You can't claim a discount or exemption if: 

  • the person is in police custody before his/her first court appearance
  • the person is in prison for non-payment of fines or non-payment of council tax

To apply for this discount please contact us

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