Performance and strategy

Many documents in this section result from government legislation. For a full list of our policies and strategies, please visit the Policy Hub.

Corporate strategy 2020-24

The corporate strategy sets out what the council's role is, where we will be directing our efforts and what we hope to achieve to improve the quality of life across our district.

Business strategy 2015-20

Working collaboratively to create a sustainable local economy, a vibrant business and visitor destination with an unparalleled quality of life, where highly productive businesses create quality jobs for local people.

Climate and environment strategy 2020-25

The council declared a climate emergency in July 2019 and adopted a wide-ranging climate and environment strategy in August 2020.

Digital strategy 2020-24

To create a digital council with digitally ‘savvy’ staff and councillors and services designed to be accessible and convenient for our customers.

Emergency response plan 2019

The key to an effective emergency response is the application of sound corporate principles and inter-agency co-operation. The purpose of this document is to set out those principles and provide a plan to enable the District Council to perform its function as a Category 1 responder.

Organisational development strategy 2018-21

The organisational development strategy sets-out how the council will deliver on its desire and vision to employ the right people, with the right skills and attitude, in the right job, in the right environment and paid the right rate.

Welfare and wellbeing strategy 2020-24

As a council, we want to make a difference to those who may be struggling, and we want to help to improve their welfare and wellbeing.