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Our aims and priorities

Council aim

We aim to rebuild the council so it can be proactive and responsive to the needs of our residents and businesses in a fast-changing environment, building for the future whilst respecting our heritage.

Our corporate strategy sets out how we will achieve our aims and deliver our priorities.

Our priorities

Working towards our aim, we have the following key areas of focus:

  • Respond to the challenges presented by the climate change emergency¬†

  • Deliver good quality social rented homes

  • Present a Local Plan which is green to the core

  • Ensure that all services delivered by the council are delivered to the highest standard

  • Help residents, businesses and communities to access the support they need to ensure a high level of health and well-being

Our principles

Everything we do will be built on the following principles:

  • Rebuilding trust and confidence in the council by promoting a culture of openness and transparency

  • Value for money - we will use the council's resources wisely, but will invest in the fabric and future of the district

  • Listen, hear, act - we will seek thoughts and ambitions from our residents to inform our decision making

Monitoring our performance