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									EDUCATION AND LIFELONG LEARNING

ACTION

DATE

BASELINE

MILESTONES

LEAD ORGANISATION

OBJECTIVE 1: To ensure that the Youth Offer of 'something to do, somewhere to go' is available throughout Rossendale Autumn 06 - interpret the youth activity duties following Steve Roman - Youth and publication of guidance Community Service. Key December 06 - Brief agencies through the YPCIN Very little baseline data partners include YPCIN; Dec 06 - undertake evaluation of the initial 9 youth available Youth provision sterring provision strategies sites group, joint project steering March 07 - implement PAYP and joint partnership project group throughout 06/07

Establish baseline during 06/07 including level of resources available

Apr-07

OBJECTIVE 2: To increase participation in adult education in Rossendale through a more consistent approach to provision, progress, co-ordination, evaluation and marketing Martin Sadler, Accrington & Rossendale College. Key partners to include Kingfisher, East Lancs Adult Learning, VCF sector, secondary schools

To develop reliable data on current levels of provision and take up by April 07

Apr-07

July 06: To agree a common format for questionnaires, evaluation sheets and other data collection instruments Limited data available among agencies. December 06: To obtain data from all main providers. May 2007: Analysis of above data Oct 07: Assessment of existing and likely future capacity of providers, incl potential providers and Extended Service schools Mar 08: Action plan agreed based on the above. Implementation from summer 08 Summer 08: Liaison with Economy Theme Group (ongoing) From the above data analysis exercise, identify SMART targets to include in the action plan.

To develop and agree an integrated action plan for adult learning provision in Rossendale

Individual providers have plans; no integrated action plan

As above

To increase the take-up of adult education generally, and specifically in relation to courses leading to Level 2 qualifications. OBJECTIVE 3: To develop Family Learning in Rossendale

Existing data is not comprehensive

As above

A further 6 schools taken up family learning by Mar 07

18 schools have taken up Family learning by March 06

2 schools taken up family learning per term

To map all Family Learning provisions in Rossendale by October 06

None other than school based provisions

N/A

Janet Wilkinson. LCC Exteneded Services. Key partners LCC Adult & Community Learning (Shahida Ahmed Janet Wilkinson, LCC Extended Services. Key partners to include Surestart/ Children‟s Centres, Voluntary and Community Sector, East Lancs Adult Learning; Schools.

EDUCATION AND LIFELONG LEARNING

OBJECTIVE 4: Via schools offering Extended Services, increase by [figure to be inserted] the number of childcare places offered enabling parents to continue in employment. Kaela Francioli, Surestart. Key partners to include all Children‟s Centres, Mike Kermath (LSP Primary Heads rep) and Janet Wilkinson (LCC Extended Services) As above

Establish level of current provision of wrap-around childcare in Rossendale primary schools and identify a target for expansion. By December 2006

To be identified

N/A

Attain agreed expansion target by March 2009

To be identified

50% of target achieved by March 08

OBJECTIVE 5: To establish direct access to Higher Education in Rossendale Sept 06: Audit business interest in what University can offer Sept 06: Audit of interest of local people in local access to HE June 06: Explore options with Burnley College, ACROSS and other providers Oct 06: Raise any transport-related issues with Transport working group. Dec 06: Identify stretch target and develop action plan to meet this Maintain dialogue with Economy TG

Establishment of at least one full-time University office in Rossendale (January 2007)

See above

Iain Hulland. Chaire of TG

Increase (TBC) the uptake by Rossendale residents of 'outreach' degree courses at ACROSS, Burnley College and or other providers adjacent to the Borough

See above

As above

OBJECTIVE 6: To improve the transition between primary and secondary education Mike Kermath, Primary Head rep on the Theme Group. Key partners will include primary and secondary schools; Youth & Community Service, Iain Hulland.

To improve the transition between primary and secondary education by May 2007

2005 KS3 for Rossendale as above. Primary Schools are strongest on the ;stay Safe' and 'Be Healthy' aspects of 'Every Child Matters' but this tends not to get picked up at secondary schools

Establishment of Primary heads‟ Network for District 14 (Rossendale) – Sept 06.

June 06: Reviewed primary/secondary transition strategy in place Oct 06: 75% of Rossendale schools signed up to this Nov 06: Agreed outline action plan May 07: Final action plan

HOUSING

ACTION OBJECTIVE 1: More affordable homes available Develop and implement an affordable housing strategy Increase amount of affordable housing Increase corporation funding at next and future bidding rounds 06/7/8 Section 106 Policy introduced which establishes affordable housing targets by April 2006

DATE

BASELINE

MILESTONES

LEAD ORGANISATION

Aug-06 Currently under development Apr-06 353 affordable homes, 70pa for 5 years starting 2005-10

Draft copy developed

Gary Parsons

so far not fulfilled 70 dwellings required within 05/06 year. Funding through NSHP may produce Gary Parsons unites within 06/07

OBJECTIVE 2: Improved choice in older peoples housing options Implement Extra Care Sheltered Housing Strategy Develop a Rossendale Housing Strategy for older people Develop an action plan for the use of assistive technology Evaluate the impact of aids and adaptations policy OBJECTIVE 3: Interventions that decrease the number of homeless people Review homelessness strategy and implement action plan by Jan 2007 Strategy currently in version 3 and needs updating XX number of empty properties of which XX bought back into use. Gary Parsons

Increase the number of empty properties brought back into use

HOUSING

OBJECTIVE 4: More housing choice and opportunites for young people Review provisions as part of the development of choice based lettings Provide 5 additional units of move on accommodation. Develop use of Bond Schemes OBJECTIVE 5: More housing related support services for people who are „vulnerable‟ or at „risks‟ Strategy not started yet, however important links have been made with LCC Supporting People team (3.4.06) Alan Dorrington M3 Project Alan Dorrington M3 Project Alan Dorrington M3 Project

Develop medium and long term Supporting People Strategy by August

Gary Parsons

OBJECTIVE 6: Neighbourhoods and Communities that people choose Develop a neighbourhood safety action plan. (or link to existing) Di Van Ruitenbeek – Community Network Current number of diversionary activities? Di Van Ruitenbeek – Community Network

Increase the number of diversionary activities or schemes.

ECONOMY ACTION DATE BASELINE MILESTONES LEAD ORGANISATION

OBJECTIVE 1: Develop an Adrenaline Gateway as a regional attraction for winter sports, mountain biking etc Gary Hood, Rossendale leisure Trust. This action is the top priority for the Theme Group and all members are actively engaged in supporting it as are others outside the LSP.

Complete Feasibility Study by August 2006.

Aug-06

Study commenced March 2006.

Draw up and agree next stage plans following completion of Feasibility Study, assuming a positive outcome from this.

Oct-06

Plan agreed October 2006. Will depend on results of Feasibility Study and outcome of the bid to Living Landmarks scheme, due August 2006.

As above

OBJECTIVE 2: Develop a food manufacturing and retail park as a sub-regionally significant centre and a major tourist/retail attraction Rossendale has some significant food and drink manufacturing and retail businesses but they are separately Identify site by June 2006-04-07 Identify developer located, and several face problems and project partners September 06 either with expansion on limited existing sites or with profit levels.

Develop food and retail park

Dec-07

Andrew Barrow, LCDL

OBJECTIVE 3: Town Centre regeneration and implementation of Area Action Plans for Rawtenstall and Bacup/Stacksteads /Britannia. Rawtenstall retail centre redevelopment including bus station and New Hall Hey development site Mar-09 completed by March 2009. A town centre in Rawtenstall that provides poor services for residents and discourages visitors. Programme Management approach agreed and adopted June 2006. Carolyn Wilkins - RBC Final approval of Area Action Plan by July 2006 (? Check with RBC)

No targets to be set for 2006-09 until the Masterplan is released and the feasibility of its proposals in relation to Bacup town centre has been tested.

As above, in relation to Bacup.

N/A

N/A

ECONOMY OBJECTIVE 4: Devise a compelling marketing programme actively promoting Rossendale as a place to visit, shop and do business, and get it funded

Resourced delivery plan in place by March 2007

Mar-07

£30K in 06/07 Rossendale BC budget for marketing.

Sarah Dunn, RBC

OBJECTIVE 5: Increase economic inclusion by encouraging social and community enterprise in all its forms Work with Job Centre Plus to put in place appropriate signposting. Work with Credit Unions to develop and promote The Pathways to Work Condition finance packages including Enterprise Loans. Management programme piloted by GO has proved successful and will be Work with Adult Training organisations to ensure their provision takes account of those returning from rolled out across the North West. long-term illness or invalidity benefit. Work with LSP partners to develop flexible employment opportunities within all sectors.

Development of the GO project to deliver a pathway from invalidity to employment and enterprise

Dorothy Mitchell, Community Network

Further development of PEER and REAL as social enterprise support organisations.

REAL has been established as a nonprofit company to support social Enterprise Loans; Public sector assest transfer enterprise, working closely with the policy; review of adult training in relation to social existing PEER scheme which has a enterprise broader remit.

Andy McNea, PEER

Continue to work with Business link on the Alchemy programme. Provide support and coaching to youth enterprise initiatives in partnership with schools and others. Andy McNea, PEER Work with schools on promotional activities eg Enterprise Weeks. Engage schools in major local enterprise schemes eg Adrenaline Gateway. OBJECTIVE 6: Develop a competitive, comprehensive and integrated economic development, enterprise and business support service Depending on the baseline data, target figures for new start-ups and business survival rates will be agreed and inserted by September 2006, along with a detailed action plan to meet these.

Introduce more young people to enterprise concepts and skills.

Some initiatives in place eg Alchemy Programme

To be identified.

Delivery network in place by June 2006.

Martin Kemp, Kingfisher

COMMUNITY SAFETY

ACTION

DATE

BASELINE

MILESTONES

LEAD ORGANISATION

OBJECTIVE 1: Prolific & Other Priority Offenders – reducing acquisitive crime Reduce by 17.5% by March 2008 (3902 crimes) Target specfic young offenders in an attempt to reduce offending involving multi agency Prevent & Deter Group. No. to be established OBJECTIVE 2: Anti Social Behaviour/Criminal Damage Chief Inspector S Oldham - Police - Key partners District Council 03/04 BCS Comparator crime figure – 4730 District & County/Probation and Prison Service

Aug-06

March 07 – 4063 crimes

Baseline figure 05/06 to be obtained from YOT

Val Watson - YOT

07/08 figure – 1683

03/04 BCS Comparator crime figure – 1834

March 07 figure – 1807

OBJECTIVE 3: Drugs - Reducing Harm Increase number of drug users entering treatment by 9% year on year Treatment provision through shared care/ drop in clinics across borough D Rapley - ELCDT; Key Paretners PCT/DAT

Identify dedicated premises in Rossendale for the provision of treatment

Premises identified – July 06

D Rapley - ELCDT; Key Paretners PCT/DAT

OBJECTIVE 4: Violent crime and Alcohol/Domestic Violence To be confirmed 3% reduction by March 07 45% by March 2007 04/05 Baseline figure – 1277 05/06 Baseline figure – 121 incidents 05/06 Baseline – 27% Domestic Violence TG C I S Oldham – Police

COMMUNITY NETWORK

ACTION

DATE

BASELINE

MILESTONES

LEAD ORGANISATION

OBJECTIVE 1: Develop an efficient and effective communication system

Aug 06: Database installed at REAL Increase database fields to include: service and skills share and accommodation section in the VCFS section; buiness and procurement sources of support or take up or potential buy in; increasing associate mebers, electronic speacial interest mailing group; work with partners t odevelo pservice directory

Aug-06

Study commenced March 2006.

May 06: Additional fields created May/June: contact with Partners August 06: analyses and set up of Email

REAL

OBJECTIVE 2: Community Engagement and involvement Strategy

A fit for purpose strategy which meets all partner and stakeholder audit requirements and identifies the consolidated requirements necessary to consult, involve and engage the diverse communities of the Borough.

REAL

Agreement from the all stakeholders that this is the way which they would wish to work with RCN.

Clear auditable trail of how the strategy has been developed

An adopted process of empowerment, customised toolkit, commitment of stakeholders to continuum of involvement and regular review.

Clear rationale behind each action within the strategy including where this means the ceasing of or implementing of a mechanism or activity at review or earlier if occasion arises.

COMMUNITY NETWORK

OBJECTIVE 3: Co-ordinate a training programme for volunteers and community groups, which will develop personal skills, improves the efficiency of the VCF Sector Formalise a structure and terms of reference Sep-06 Create framework and set up core Prop team Marketing and dissemination BASIS Bid REAL

Market the idea

Dependent on funding

REAL

OBJECTIVE 4: Healthy future for Rossendale - Our health - Our care - Our Say - A world class social enterprise Local multiagency group with confirmed membership Development Group - May 06 Stakeholder analysis - May 06 Stakeholder analysis - May Aug 06 BASIS bid May June 06 July 2006 Conference Sep-06 Nov-06 Jan-06 OBJECTIVE 5: Celebrate respect, support and value the community contribution to Rossendale Set up a planning and delivery group Jul-06 finf funding, mailouts, conference, debrief, report REAL Bridge group established - RBC Officer & members/LCC/RCN/LSP/PPI/GPs/Communit RBC/RCN y reps. April 2006 Chair Janet Anderson MP - Acute Trust/PCT/RBC - Carolyn Wilkins - REAL ELHT/RBC/PPI/REAL Dorothy Mitchell & Stuart Haines PPI - Irene Divine Stage 1 - Full involvement analysis including REAL/Heather Massie 1 - 1 meetings Stage 2 - Community engagement and involvement First round bid to complete Virtual exhibition and community engagement - start of fundraising Basis outcome - to full feasibility stage Full schedule to LSP and community Appoint project leader REAL DAM Bridge/REAL CW/DAM/SH REAL REAL

Develop a health campus that incorporates health, leisure and social services with access to civic and other related service of a hub and spoke design incorporating a transport interchange

OBJECTIVE 6: Concentrate additional effort to involve hard to reach, vulnerable and rural groups, to increase participation Partnership working with cross cutting group and its membership. ongoing Ronnie Barker

CULTURE AND LEISURE

ACTION

DATE

BASELINE

MILESTONES

LEAD ORGANISATION

OBJECTIVE 1: By 2020 Rossendale will have 70% of All residents engaged in active physical activity and will be a place which is widely accepted as a major place to visit and have fun Establish baseline via national survey published in Autumn of 2006 Sep-06 Target nationally is to increase participation in sport by 1% per year through to 2020 Sports Alliance accepted as a Pilot SPAA in Lancashire has been allocated £150,000 over 3 years for community activities Deliver Inclusive Sports Awards program in July 2006, which interacts with Lancashire Martin Kay, RLT Sport awards program in September 2006 Develop Action plan to deliver SPAA objectives by March 2007, in line with national roll out

Attract Match funding for SPAA to deliver £100,000 by March 2007

Mar-07

Martin Kay, RLT

Mar-07

Mar-07

Develop Partnership action plan for the Newly released National Program implementation of the National Young Volunteer programme Strategy Deliver Lottery Bid for the improvement of Facilities at Marl Pits Sports Complex through a Partnership bid under the wellness program

Martin Kay, RLT

Bid to be developed by September 2006

Sep-06

No lottery bid set out at Present

Gary Hood, Martin Kay

Dec-06

Dec-06

Develop sport and physical activity strategy No cohesive strategy document across partner base which is fit for purpose, agreed by partners for Sport and linking partner objectives local , regional Gary Hood, Martin Kay Physical Activity and national strategic objectives for participation and engagement

OBJECTIVE 2: Establish an effective and sustainable Parks and Open Spaces working group which strategically aligns development and activity across the Borough of Rossendale by March 2007 To develop better community living through the creation of better activity areas, Strategically positioned Multi Games areas for teenagers Actively identify core elements of support across LSP theme groups. Discuss delivery Sep-06 with chairs and feed into developing framework Council have consulted on the open spaces strategy, Summer 2006 Youth Strategy Steering group, Whittaker Park Action Group. Stacksteads Riverside Park Group Guardians of Irwell sculpture trail in place

Establishment of Core Group - June 06

Gary Hood, RLT

Establish core working framework and action plan September 2006

Gary Hood, RLT

CULTURE AND LEISURE

OBJECTIVE 3: To Develop an Integrated Arts infrastructure in Rossendale Engaged 30 different voluntary / and private sector organisations in the delivery of Arts Mar-07 Alliance / LSP activity by March 2007 17 local groups and societies interacting at a base level for delivery of Arts Alliance agenda in 2005/06 Establish Rossendale Children‟s Arts Festival to attract 5000 attendees by September 2006 Chris Preace, Gillian Smith

Establish Arts Alliance Delivery of activity in liaison with Crime and Disorder Partnership, Chris Preace, Gillian Health, Housing and Education Theme Smith Groups of LSP £25,000 Increase Grant funding to Arts Alliance for Long term Projects by 5% over 2005/06 Gillian Smith

HEALTH WELL BEING

ACTION

DATE

BASELINE

MILESTONES

LEAD ORGANISATION

OBJECTIVE 1: To ensure timely access to Health and Social Care Services – at the right time, in the right place, by the right people To achieve 48 hour access to Primary Care professionals - 100% target Sep-06 2005 = 100% Quarterly reports to LSP theme groups PCT

To achieve 4 hour wait target at A&E - 98% target Mar-07

2004/5 = 96.68%

Quarterly reports to LSP theme groups

ELHT / PCT

To achieve 18 week waiting target

Mar-07

2005/06

By the end of 2008, no-one waits from GP referral to/ hospital treatment ELHT PCT Local Development Group Established April06. Stakeholder Analysis Completed August 06. Full Business Plan Autumn 06

Investigate Health Camps proposal

Sep-06

No one waiting

PCT/RBC and LSP partners

To report on progress to LSP theme groups To develop improved access to health services through To be established and Extended School services Dec-06 Children‟s Centres LCC by December 2006 To develop Extra Care Sheltered Housing for vulnerable people To improve Dental Service Access To be established To report on progress to LSP theme groups by December 2006 RBC

Health/Social Care sub-group to To report on progress to LSP theme groups establish baseline and set targets by March 2007 Create baseline by March 2007 To report on progress to LSP theme groups by Dec 2006

PCT

Sub-Group to Audit Access to Services in the Borough in line with modernisation of primary and community services and proposed changes to hospital and NHS services Develop and implement an environment and health strategy

Rossendale Borough Council

Establish baseline by March 2007 Progress report to sub-group by Dec 2006

Rossendale Borough Council

HEALTH WELL BEING

Implement a strategy to raise levels of smokefree workplace environments in Rossendale

Baseline to be established

Progress report to sub-group by Dec 2006

OBJECTIVE 2: To reduce deaths from Major Killer Diseases

To increase the number of people receiving help to stop smoking To increase the number of people receiving help to stop smoking To achieve Healthy School status for physical activity and healthy eating To implement BPR food and physical activity framework GP Practices to meet quality standards for management of CHD, Diabetes and other circulatory diseases Paramedic response times category A calls responded within 8 minutes for emergencies PCT/ELHT to improve access to cancer treatment services

Number of 4 week quitters in cessation services

Quarterly reports to LSP theme groups when information to be updated when new target set To report on progress to LSP theme groups by March 2007

PCT

2005/06 = 526

PCT

50% schools by December 2006. To report on progress to LSP theme groups LCC by December 2006 To report on progress to LSP theme groups by December 2006 Number of 52 week quitters in Quarterly report to LSP theme group cessation services Ambulance response time 06/06 = 75.26 62 day treatment target for cancer PCT

PCT

Quarterly report to LSP theme group

Ambulance Trust

Quarterly report to LSP theme group

PCT / ELHT

OBJECTIVE 3: Improving Quality of Life for People with Long-Term Limiting Illness

HEALTH WELL BEING

Improve co-ordination of services for Vulnerable People

From expected baseline

To reduce emergency day beds by 590 by 2008

PCT

Assertive outreach services for people with mental health problems

Number of people with mental health problems receiving To report on progress to LSP them group by PCT / LCC assertive outreach 2005/06 to be December 2006 established

Reduce unemployment for people with back pain and other LTCs

To be established

To report on progress to LSP theme group by March 2007

RBC / Job Centre Plus / PCT

To increase number of people who are able to self manage their conditions To improve management of patients with COPD within the community

To increase number of expert patient programmes

To report on progress to LSP theme group by December 2006

PCT

To report on progress to LSP theme groups PCT by December 2006

OBJECTIVE 4: To reduce Health Inequalities experienced by people with multiple risks To improve the health of looked- after children To improve access to Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) To introduce common assessment framework for children To improve outcomes for homeless people To address financial exclusion in the Borough To report on progress to LSP theme groups PCT / LCC by December 2006 Recruitment Sept 2006 to Dec 2006. Services to commence Dec 2006. ELHT LCC / Voluntary Organisations / PCT Quarterly reports to LSP Health & Social Care theme group RBC

To be established

To be established No common assessment framework in place To be established

To be established

HEALTH WELL BEING

To increase the number of women breastfeeding To reduce the number of women smoking in pregnancy To reduce infant mortality

Women breastfeeding at initiation (1997-99 baseline) to establish baseline for 8 weeks 04/05 To report on progress to LSP theme groups RBC by December 2006 Quarterly report to LSP theme group To report on progress to LSP theme group by March 2007 Sure Start / Children‟s Centres / ELHT / PCT/ RBC ELHT / PCT ELHT / PCT // Children‟s Centres / Sure Start

8 quitters = 14% To establish reasons for number of deaths under 1 year

Increase access to alcohol treatment To improve housing conditions to a „decent‟ standard

To establish reasons for increase To report on progress to LSP theme group in alcohol consumption by March 2007

OBJECTIVE 5: Reduced Teenage Pregnancy and Improved Sexual Health

To improve sex and relationship education knowledge of young people

To report on progress to LSP theme group by Dec 2006.

LCC & PCT

Introduction to Chlamydia screening

To be established

To report on progress to LSP theme group by Dec 2006.

Clare Johnson

To ensure young people have access to young people-friendly Sexual Health Services

(NRF targets)

Areas with a variety of settings

LCC/PCT/Schools/Info Centres/Clinics

Support for teenage parents to enter training, education or employment

Schools /Y /Peat.

To report on progress to LSP theme group by Dec 2006

Connections/LCC/PCT

HEALTH WELL BEING

To ensure young people have access to condoms in the Borough

TO be established

To report on progress to LSP theme group by March 2007

PCT

OBJECTIVE 6: Reduce the Numbers of Lives Lost Through External Causes eg. Accidents, Violence & Suicides To report on progress to LSP theme group by Dec 2006 To report on progress to LSP theme group by Dec 2006 Regular reports to CSP health and social care theme group To report on progress to LSP theme group by Dec 2006 To report on progress to LSP theme group by Dec 2006 To report on progress to LSP theme group by Dec 2006

To Reduce falls in older people

Figures to be added

PCT

To ensure alcohol is not sold to young people To reduce childhood accidents (Julie Carman)

To be established

LCT / Police

2005/06

To reduce violent crime

To be added

PCT

To provide treatment for drug users

2005/06 N/A

LCT

To reduce workplace accidents

To be established

PCT

ENVIRONMENT LEAD ORGANISATION

ACTION OBJECTIVE 1: ECOTOWN

DATE

BASELINE

MILESTONES

Deliver minimum of one examplar alleygating Sep-06 project by September 2007.

Areas within Haslingden and Bacup have been identified as potential alley-gating areas which could benefit from creation of community space, security enhancement and shared facilities e.g. for kerbside recycling.

a) develop stakeholder partnership by September 2006 and investigate possible links with “Lancashire Carole Todd, RBC Back Yard project” b) secure funding by March 2007. c) establish project on ground by September 2007. Carole Todd, RBC Carole Todd, RBC

Develop a Bacup Ecotown Action Plan by March 2007.

Mar-07

Produce an examplar housing refurbishment project based on energy efficiency in the Mar-07 B&S area by March 2007. Develop and deliver a programme of environmental enhancements within the bacup and Stacksteads target are by April 2007. OBJECTIVE 2: Environmental Heritage Deliver one examplar Mill Lodge project by April 2007.

a) Establish stakeholder group by June 06 Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment; Bacup and Stacksteads Masterplan b) Produce action plan by March 2007. espouses an “Ecotown “ Concept, this has not yet been closely defined and local a) identify and secure funding for refurbishment partners are unsure how they can project by March 2007 practically promote this objective which they support in principle, b) Establish project on Ground by March 2008. a)Produce a costed programme of Environmental projects by July 2006. b) Deliver agreed programme by April 2007.

Tbc RBC Env Health

Tbc RBC Env Health

Housing Environment: Elevate based Apr-07 programme to ehance the physical and social environment

Carole Todd, RBC

Apr-07

a) Secure funding by September 2006 and deliver project by April 2007. National Heritage: Woodland cover is b) Secure funding by November 2006 establish less than national and county averages, many existing woods require management. woodland management by April 2007.

Louise Gregory, Groundwork

Deliver three woodland management projects by April 2007. Projects seek to bring Apr-07 neglected woods into beneficial long term management. Plant 45ha of appropriate woodland by 2009 Mar-09 at rate of 25ha per year.

Tony Lund, LCC Countryside Service

c) 15ha planting per year by March 2007, 2008 and Tbc Lancashire Rural 2009 respectively Futures ?.

ENVIRONMENT a) Produce Openspace analysis and strategy for RBC Steetscene and Liveability by September 2006. Tbc Amelia Dew, Groundwork or NEAT Team Tbc Martin Proffitt, b) Produce Parks Improvement Plan for RBC Groundwork or NEAT Steetscene and Liveability by September 2006. Team c) Establish or support existing “Friends of.” Groups Tbc Martin Proffitt, Groundwork or NEAT by December 2006. Team d) Approved development Plan for nominated parks Tbc Martin Proffitt, Groundwork or NEAT by March 2007. Team Tbc Martin Proffitt, e) One park secures Green Flag status by Groundwork or NEAT December 2009. Team a) Theme Group represented on RBC Derelict Land Peter Jordan, Group Groundwork 3.6 ha 06/07; 3.6 ha 07/08; 3.6 ha 08/09 e) 2006-2009 plan established by September 2006. Sarah Dunn, RBC Peter Jordan, Groundwork Tony Lund LCC

Develop Open-Space Strategy by September 2006. Produce Parks Improvement Plan by September 2006

Sep-06

Sep-06 Parks Development

Secure green flag status for ome municipal park by December 2009 with two others well Dec-09 progressed towards green flag status

Support RBC Derelict Land Group Restore 11 ha of derelict land by 2009 Mar-09 3 Derelict Land reclamation for soft end use

Develop a 3 year rolling project plan for soft Sep-06 end use of Derelict land by September 2006. Develop a rights of way improvement plan for Rossendale and implement Maintain a guided walks programme graded to encourage local people and visitors to experience the landscape and health benefits of walking OBJECTIVE 3: Promotion of good environmental standards in the local economy

Identify and secure a long term source of funding for Peter Jordan the Rossendale guided walks programme

Support the establishment of a minimum of one environmental social enterprise by April Apr-08 2008.

Support for social enterprise: No social enterprises involved with environmental activity.

a) establish business case by June 2006.

b)funding secured or contracts in place to establish by April 2008. a) scope project by June 2006.

If Stubbylee Greenhouses, then Bacup Consortium Trust.

Establish a Good neighbour scheme to reduce impact of industry on surrounding housing by April 2008.

Apr-08 neighbour scheme to reduce impact of industry on surrounding housing.

b) identify and secure funding by March 2007 c) begin programme by April 2007. d) first report on outcomes April 2008.

TBC

neighbour scheme to reduce impact of ENVIRONMENT industry on surrounding housing. e) Establish programme by June 2006. Establish and begin delivery of a commercial Jun-06 waste reduction programme by June 2006. Peter Jordan, f) Deliver June programme June – December 2006. Groundwork, on behalf of RBC g) identify and report on level of waste recycling secured (specific targets tbc) OBJECTIVE 4: Environmental Equity Draft openspace strategy by September 2006. Establish minimum of 2 projects to increase involvement in environmental projects by people from Black and minority ethnic groups by March 2007 Develop a project to involve ethnic groups in the care and improvement of the local environment by March 2008. Ensure opportunities for environmental activity included in Youth Provision Strategy phase 2. Include consideration of sustainable maintenance in Youth Provision Strategy phase 2. meaningful targets for Rossendale are agreed with Local Area Agreement (LAA) Team for 2007 onwards establish a monitoring procedure for equality issues at the initiation and delivery stages of Sep-06 projects by September 2006 Sep-06 Openspace Strategy Review takes account of age structure and background of population around open spaces, June- July 2006. Liaison with local representative groups such as positive start during May/ June 2006. BME involvement Mar-08 Promotional activity May – September 2006 Tony Lund LCC Amelia Dew, Groundwork, on behalf of RBC

Mar-07

Youth Provision

Timings of review to be confirmed by Youth Provision Strategy working group

Martin Proffitt Gwk

Reduce liveability inequality

discussions with LAA team during 2006 to ensure meaningful targets are agreed by March 2007 for monitoring inclusion in 2007 Action plan and monitoring from 2007 onwards Monitoring Procedure drafted and discussed with Theme Group June / August 2006. monitoring procedure approved by cabinet September 2006.

Catherine Taylor, NEAT Team

Catherine Taylor, NEAT Team


								
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