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Corporate Strategy 2022

Healthy, safe and engaged communities

"Across the borough communities have the tools and ability to achieve their best"

Our commitment

  • support and encourage active lifestyles and health and wellbeing
  • support development of leisure services and facilities meeting the needs of residents
  • deliver events and places to go for everyone
  • ensure all residents of all ages can access the services they need, physically and digitally
  • promote resilient, cohesive neighbourhoods by listening and responding 
  • work with partners to join up public services so that they make sense for everyone

We will

  • Increase digital connectivity in the rural areas -  By developing a scheme to improve broadband provision in targeted areas
  • Provide support for families and young people to start and live well - By enhancing our social prescribing service to support family and early years
  • Deliver the Cost of Living Action Plan - By providing a range of support and intervention including food and fuel poverty, debt and housing
  • Deliver a health and wellbeing programme - Working with local partners to include support around mental health as well as physical health
  • Deliver high quality, responsive council services - Implementing the Shared Property and Assets service, and to continue with our programme of improvement and transformation

Measuring success

  • the number of visits to council leisure centres
  • number of people referred to social prescribing, including Population Health Management
  • number of volunteer community groups supported to improve by the Council
  • % of service requests received online
  • % of customers dissatisfied with the service they have received from the Council
  • % increase in visitor numbers

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