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Corporate Strategy

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 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