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Saturday , November , 18 2017

Carlisle Plan:

Vision

To improve the health, wellbeing and economic prosperity of the people of Carlisle. We will work in partnership to further establish our position as the regional centre and focus for investment, ensuring that residents can share in the benefits through increased opportunities and greater choice of jobs, range of housing, and a quality environment.

Priorties and Principles
  • Introduction
  • Principles
  • Economic prospects
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Local environment
  • Housing needs
  • Promote Carlisle
  • Carlisle Plan

    The Carlisle Plan 2015-18 sets out the Council’s overall vision for Carlisle, supported by five priorities. The vision gives a clear direction and context for all our activities. We will maximise o...
  • Health and wellbeing

    Further develop sports, arts and cultural facilities to support the health and wellbeing of our residents
  • Local Environment

    Continue to improve the quality of our local environment and green spaces so that everyone can enjoy living, working in and visiting Carlisle wealth and wellbeing of our residents
  • Housing needs

    Address current and future housing needs to protect and improve residents’ quality of life
  • Promote Carlisle

    Promote Carlisle regionally, nationally and internationally as a place with much to offer - full of opportunities and potential

Local Environment

Continue to improve the quality of our local environment and green spaces so that everyone can enjoy living, working in and visiting Carlisle wealth and wellbeing of our residents

Rethinking Waste

  • Modernise the fleet of waste and recycling vehicles to improve services to residents and reduce the environmental impact of our collection service (May 2017)
  • Optimise income achieved from the sale of recyclable materials collected (October 2017)
  • Provide quality, clean local environments for people to enjoy with the involvement of local communities, supported by robust enforcement action against those who drop litter, fly-tip or allow their dogs to foul (ongoing)

City Centre Public Realm

  • Complete the delivery of a programme of public realm improvements throughout the city: fingerpost signage; interpretation boards and gateway signage (2017)

Quality of our Local Environment

  • Annually review the air quality in Carlisle and work with partners to deliver an Air Quality Action Plan to reduce outdoor air pollution to a safe level (March 2018)

Parks and Open Spaces

  • Continue to implement the Green Infrastructure Strategy to make our green spaces safe and exciting for our residents and visitors, enhancing Carlisle’s reputation as a green, welcoming city for people and business that encourages inward investment, raise property values and increase productivity (ongoing)
  • Encourage uptake and better management of allotments to provide space for growing fresh and healthy food (ongoing)
  • Deliver the Play Area Strategy to encourage outdoor play through the provision and access to high quality play facilities for our children (ongoing)
  • Maintain the ‘Gold’ standard achieved by our Bereavement Services for quality in crematorium and cemetery management (August 2017)

Progress

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