We have identified seven local priorities, each underpinned by objectives in the Council Plan
Giving every child the best start in life, a borough where young people are able to achieve, and fulfil their potential.
Regeneration, skills and employment
Enable all young people and adults to maximise their capabilities, a borough that will focus on creating an environment that supports businesses and attracts new industries to provide apprenticeships and jobs for local people.
Tackling crime, fear of crime and anti social behaviour
Local business and residents have safety and security, a borough where people are safe, and feel safe enjoying a sense of freedom from crime and antisocial behaviour.
Caring for the elderly and vulnerable
Ensure people live their lives with dignity and respect, a borough where the elderly and vulnerable have fair access to services which supports independence and quality of life.
Health and wellbeing
Strengthen the role and impact of ill health prevention, a borough where people enjoy good health, wellbeing and are supported to make healthy choices for a more active lifestyle.
Cleaner, greener and environmentally friendly
Create and develop healthy and sustainable places and communities, a borough where people care for a natural built environment that is attractive, healthy and safe; and live in homes suitable to their needs and wishes.
People being served better
Giving local people customer friendly and responsive services, a borough where people enjoy greater choice and flexibility to access high quality council services.