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Our Objectives

Our initial list of objectives is as follows:  

Objective 1 - To preserve and enhance the existing built and landscape heritage having regard for the rural character of the area  

Objective 2 – To ensure all new development is of suitable high quality and sustainable design constructed using latest technology to maximise energy efficiency

Objective 3 – To encourage the development of new homes which fulfil the needs of the whole community, of a suitable number and respectful of the local vernacular, topography and rural setting

Objective 4 – To support the development of existing and new businesses and enterprises to provide employment for local people wherever possible, including support for suitable diversification and use of new technology

Objective 5 – To protect, maintain and enhance community assets, facilities and services

Objective 6 – To encourage opportunities for all generations to find enjoyment and fulfilment through a range of educational, sporting and leisure activities and to ensure their continuing availability for future generations 

Objective 7 – To maintain and improve the infrastructure of roads and footpaths in a manner which will encourage use by pedestrians and cyclists and have regard for improved road safety for all users.  

Objective 8 – To support local businesses and services that contribute to the quality of life for residents and visitors 

Objective 9 – Flood relief and improved drainage measures to be installed in a sympathetic manner to protect vital infrastructure