Strategic Aims and Delivery Objectives (2023/2024)

Strategic Aims and Delivery Objectives (2023/2024)

The Council has four Strategic Aims for the medium term, which are set out below.  Each Aim is supported by specific delivery objectives for the year, which are reviewed and developed as part of the annual review of the Council’s Business Plan and Capital Plan and the annual setting of the budget and Council Tax precept.

  1. Protect and Enhance our Parks and Open SpacesNEW PLAYGROUND

Aim: To invest in and maintain high quality urban green spaces for sport, recreation and play, while enriching the natural environment. 

Delivery Objectives for 2023/2024:

  • (a) Complete Phase 3 of the Shakespeare Park refurbishment: Playground;
  • (b) open the New Shakespeare Pavilion building for use by the community;
  • (c) support existing Clubs at Shakespeare Park to grow while supporting new sporting activities, such as Tennis and Petanque;
  • (d) invest in Thorpe Astley Park Tennis Courts and deliver tennis initiatives to enhance participation;
  • (e) continue to work with Blaby District Council and the developer to ensure improvements are made to the culvert at Thorpe Astley Park;
  • (f) carry out repairs to the Culvert and Bridge at Mossdale Meadows; and
  • (g) refurbish and enhance Impey Close Play Area and surrounding open space.

  1. Provide Vibrant Community Facilities

Aim: To provide vibrant, accessible and cost effective community facilities, which continue to be used by and respond to the needs of our community.

Delivery Objectives for 2023/2024:

  • (a) Deliver essential works on the Civic Centre building fabric; and
  • (b) expand the Bar Service to include a weekday Civic Centre café service along with outreach services at Thorpe Astley Community Centre.
  1. Support and Connect the Local Community

Aim: To both nurture and enhance the Town’s community life and connect our communities to reduce isolation and build community cohesion.

Delivery Objectives for 2023/2024:

  • (a) Support new and existing community activities and initiatives through our Community Grants Schemes and Programme of Events;
  • (b) co-ordinate community events, such as Apple Day, Coronation of King Charles III, and a Thorpe Astley Summer Event – Thorpe Astley by the Sea;
  • (c) develop Library events, initiatives and continue community engagement; including children’s reading, heritage displays and arts & craft events; and
  • (d) support the Local Area Coordination Project.
  1. Respond to Climate Change and champion sustainable development

Aim: To embed climate and environmental awareness in our decision making and actions and play our part in supporting the community to do the same.

Delivery Objectives for 2023/2024:

  • (a) Deliver actions identified in the Carbon Audit with a view to the Council becoming Carbon Neutral by 2030;
  • (b) undertake surveys and produce Management Plans to enhance the biodiversity of our parks and open spaces;
  • (c) support and facilitate initiatives to improve cycling and walking routes within the Town and to the City Centre, Fosse Park and Meridian.
  • (d) work to ensure that development meets present needs, minimises air pollution and car journeys, while protecting the needs of future generations.


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Strategic Aims and Delivery Objectives (2023/2024)

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