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 uniqueness of heritage areas.

 

Objectives

  • To understand and communicate the views, needs and aspirations of residents and businesses to statutory and non-governmental bodies as required.
  • Increase public involvement in the community through ensuring the parish council and its activities are open, transparent and accountable to residents.
  • Support local business and economic activity in the parish.
  • Work with other Councils to provide safe, healthy and timely opportunities for recreation, leisure and education.
  • To support the work of parish voluntary organizations through grants and practical support
  • Respond to planning applications and other statutory consultations on time, ensuring that recommendations made to Shropshire Council adhere to the community plan, any statutory regulations, and the interests of the community.
  • Promote, within our community, activities which support the principles of environmental sustainability and an ethical society, working with others to keep public places clean and safe.
  • Ensure that Councilors and Staff have access to high quality training and development opportunities and that they meet all required standards, for example working towards achieving Quality Council status.

 

Parish Council Annual Action Plan

The Council uses an Action Plan to help progress projects.

A copy of the latest Plan can be found through this link.

1 April 2015 – 31 March 2016 Action Plan