Putting residents at the heart of everything we do by focusing on these priorities:

Strengthening communities

  • Delivering high quality services
  • Supporting local communities
  • Outstanding leisure, sport and culture
  • Improving health and mental wellbeing
  • Being accessible and inclusive

Protecting and enhancing our environment

  • Responding to the climate emergency
  • Becoming a zero carbon council by 2025
  • Improving air quality
  • Improving biodiversity
  • Improving river and landscape quality

Improving Safety

  • Prioritising funding for community safety patrol officers
  • Reducing antisocial behaviour
  • Working alongside partner organisations to tackle crime
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Supporting our most vulnerable residents

Planning for the future

  • Promoting more sustainable and better transport options and connections
  • Shaping high quality sustainable communities
  • Well-designed, well-built homes
  • Supporting jobs and business growth
  • Supporting initiatives for a new hospital