RESIDENTS in East Ayrshire could face a rise of four per cent in council tax this year.

It comes as the budget proposals for 2020/21 are announced by East Ayrshire Council.

Last year council tax brought £60.3 million to the local authority, almost 20 per cent of their annual income.

Council Tax in East Ayrshire rose by four per cent in 2019/20.

Residents can now have their say on the budget with a consultation being held up until February 21.