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Aims and Objectives

Aims

  • To provide effective, efficient and accountable local government for the parish, enabling residents to be involved in the life of the community and its future development.
  • To be a strong voice for residents and local businesses, working to improve the overall parish area both built and natural, while preserving the heritage areas.

 Objectives

  • Understand and communicate the views, needs and aspirations of our residents and businesses.
  • Increase public involvement in the community through ensuring the parish council and its activities are open, transparent and accountable.
  • Support local business and economic activity in the area.
  • Work with the District Council to provide safe, healthy and timely opportunities for recreation, leisure and education, and to provide, improve and maintain play equipment, allotments and public recreation spaces.
  • To support the work of local voluntary organisations.
  • Respond to planning applications and other statutory consultations on time, ensuring that recommendations made to the District Council reflect the interests of the community.
  • Promote, within our community, activities which support the principles of environmental sustainability and an ethical society.
  • Ensure that councillors and staff have access to high quality training and development opportunities and that they meet all required standards.
  • While endeavouring to deliver these aims and objectives we will be financially accountable, and will always aim to work responsibly and within the confines of our annual budget.