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 Establish baseline during 06/07 including level of Very little baseline data partners include YPCIN; Apr-07 Dec 06 - undertake evaluation of the initial 9 youth resources available available Youth provision sterring provision strategies sites group, joint project steering March 07 - implement PAYP and joint partnership group project throughout 06/07 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 & July 06: To agree a common format for questionnaires, Rossendale College. Key To develop reliable data on current levels of evaluation sheets and other data collection instruments partners to include Apr-07 Limited data available provision and take up by April 07 among agencies. Kingfisher, East Lancs Adult Learning, VCF December 06: To obtain data from all main providers. sector, secondary schools May 2007: Analysis of above data Oct 07: Assessment of existing and likely future capacity of providers, incl potential providers and Individual providers To develop and agree an integrated action plan for Extended Service schools have plans; no As above adult learning provision in Rossendale Mar 08: Action plan agreed based on the above. integrated action plan Implementation from summer 08 Summer 08: Liaison with Economy Theme Group (ongoing) To increase the take-up of adult education generally, Existing data is not From the above data analysis exercise, identify SMART and specifically in relation to courses leading to As above comprehensive targets to include in the action plan. Level 2 qualifications. OBJECTIVE 3: To develop Family Learning in Rossendale Janet Wilkinson. LCC 18 schools have taken Exteneded Services. Key A further 6 schools taken up family learning by Mar up Family learning by 2 schools taken up family learning per term partners LCC Adult & 07 March 06 Community Learning (Shahida Ahmed Janet Wilkinson, LCC Extended Services. Key partners to include To map all Family Learning provisions in Rossendale None other than school Surestart/ Children‟s N/A by October 06 based provisions 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 Establish level of current provision of wrap-around Children‟s Centres, Mike childcare in Rossendale primary schools and identify To be identified N/A Kermath (LSP Primary a target for expansion. By December 2006 Heads rep) and Janet Wilkinson (LCC Extended Services) Attain agreed expansion target by March 2009 To be identified 50% of target achieved by March 08 As above OBJECTIVE 5: To establish direct access to Higher Education in Rossendale Sept 06: Audit business interest in what University can Establishment of at least one full-time University offer See above Iain Hulland. Chaire of TG office in Rossendale (January 2007) Sept 06: Audit of interest of local people in local access to HE June 06: Explore options with Burnley College, ACROSS and other providers Increase (TBC) the uptake by Rossendale residents Oct 06: Raise any transport-related issues with of 'outreach' degree courses at ACROSS, Burnley See above Transport working group. As above College and or other providers adjacent to the Dec 06: Identify stretch target and develop action plan Borough to meet this Maintain dialogue with Economy TG OBJECTIVE 6: To improve the transition between primary and secondary education Mike Kermath, Primary Head rep on the Theme Group. Key partners will 2005 KS3 for include primary and Rossendale as above. Establishment of Primary heads‟ Network for District 14 secondary schools; Youth Primary Schools are (Rossendale) – Sept 06. & Community Service, Iain strongest on the ;stay To improve the transition between primary and Hulland. Safe' and 'Be Healthy' secondary education by May 2007 aspects of 'Every Child Matters' but this tends June 06: Reviewed primary/secondary transition not to get picked up at strategy in place secondary schools Oct 06: 75% of Rossendale schools signed up to this Nov 06: Agreed outline action plan May 07: Final action plan HOUSING LEAD ACTION DATE BASELINE MILESTONES ORGANISATION OBJECTIVE 1: More affordable homes available Develop and implement an affordable housing Aug-06 Currently under development Draft copy developed Gary Parsons strategy so far not fulfilled 70 dwellings required within 353 affordable homes, 70pa Increase amount of affordable housing Apr-06 05/06 year. Funding through NSHP may produce Gary Parsons for 5 years starting 2005-10 unites within 06/07 Increase corporation funding at next and future bidding rounds 06/7/8 Section 106 Policy introduced which establishes affordable housing targets by April 2006 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 Strategy currently in version 3 Gary Parsons action plan by Jan 2007 and needs updating XX number of empty Increase the number of empty properties properties of which XX bought brought back into use back into use. HOUSING OBJECTIVE 4: More housing choice and opportunites for young people Review provisions as part of the development Alan Dorrington - of choice based lettings M3 Project Provide 5 additional units of move on Alan Dorrington - accommodation. M3 Project Develop use of Bond Schemes Alan Dorrington - M3 Project OBJECTIVE 5: More housing related support services for people who are „vulnerable‟ or at „risks‟ Strategy not started yet, however important links have Develop medium and long term Supporting been made with LCC Gary Parsons People Strategy by August Supporting People team (3.4.06) OBJECTIVE 6: Neighbourhoods and Communities that people choose Di Van Ruitenbeek Develop a neighbourhood safety action plan. – Community (or link to existing) Network Di Van Ruitenbeek Increase the number of diversionary activities Current number of – Community or schemes. diversionary activities? Network 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 Complete Feasibility Study by August 2006. Aug-06 Study commenced March 2006. Theme Group and all members are actively engaged in supporting it as are others outside the LSP. Plan agreed October 2006. Will Draw up and agree next stage plans following depend on results of Feasibility Study completion of Feasibility Study, assuming a Oct-06 and outcome of the bid to Living As above positive outcome from this. Landmarks scheme, due August 2006. 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 Identify site by June 2006-04-07 Identify developer Develop food and retail park Dec-07 separately located, and several face Andrew Barrow, LCDL and project partners September 06 problems either with expansion on limited existing sites or with profit levels. OBJECTIVE 3: Town Centre regeneration and implementation of Area Action Plans for Rawtenstall and Bacup/Stacksteads /Britannia. Programme Management approach agreed and Rawtenstall retail centre redevelopment including A town centre in Rawtenstall that adopted June 2006. bus station and New Hall Hey development site Mar-09 provides poor services for residents Carolyn Wilkins - RBC completed by March 2009. and discourages visitors. 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 As above, in relation to Bacup. N/A N/A proposals in relation to Bacup town centre has been tested. ECONOMY OBJECTIVE 4: Devise a compelling marketing programme actively promoting Rossendale as a place to visit, shop and do business, and get it funded £30K in 06/07 Rossendale BC budget Resourced delivery plan in place by March 2007 Mar-07 Sarah Dunn, RBC for marketing. 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 Development of the GO project to deliver a finance packages including Enterprise Loans. Management programme piloted by Dorothy Mitchell, pathway from invalidity to employment and GO has proved successful and will be Work with Adult Training organisations to ensure Community Network enterprise rolled out across the North West. their provision takes account of those returning from long-term illness or invalidity benefit. Work with LSP partners to develop flexible employment opportunities within all sectors. REAL has been established as a non- profit company to support social Enterprise Loans; Public sector assest transfer Further development of PEER and REAL as enterprise, working closely with the policy; review of adult training in relation to social Andy McNea, PEER social enterprise support organisations. existing PEER scheme which has a enterprise broader remit. Continue to work with Business link on the Alchemy programme. Provide support and coaching to youth enterprise Introduce more young people to enterprise Some initiatives in place eg Alchemy initiatives in partnership with schools and others. Andy McNea, PEER concepts and skills. Programme 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 To be identified. Delivery network in place by June 2006. Martin Kemp, Kingfisher agreed and inserted by September 2006, along with a detailed action plan to meet these. COMMUNITY SAFETY ACTION DATE BASELINE MILESTONES LEAD ORGANISATION OBJECTIVE 1: Prolific & Other Priority Offenders – reducing acquisitive crime District & Reduce by 17.5% by March 2008 (3902 03/04 BCS Comparator crime Aug-06 March 07 – 4063 crimes County/Probation and crimes) figure – 4730 Prison Service Target specfic young offenders in an attempt to reduce offending involving multi Baseline figure 05/06 to be Val Watson - YOT agency Prevent & Deter Group. No. to be obtained from YOT established OBJECTIVE 2: Anti Social Behaviour/Criminal Damage Chief Inspector S 03/04 BCS Comparator crime 07/08 figure – 1683 March 07 figure – 1807 Oldham - Police - Key figure – 1834 partners - District Council OBJECTIVE 3: Drugs - Reducing Harm Increase number of drug users entering D Rapley - ELCDT; Key treatment by 9% year on year Paretners PCT/DAT Treatment provision through Identify dedicated premises in Rossendale D Rapley - ELCDT; Key shared care/ drop in clinics Premises identified – July 06 for the provision of treatment Paretners PCT/DAT across borough OBJECTIVE 4: Violent crime and Alcohol/Domestic Violence To be confirmed 04/05 Baseline figure – 1277 C I S Oldham – Police 05/06 Baseline figure – 121 3% reduction by March 07 incidents 45% by March 2007 05/06 Baseline – 27% Domestic Violence TG 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 May 06: Additional fields created Aug-06 Study commenced March 2006. REAL or take up or potential buy in; increasing associate mebers, electronic speacial interest mailing group; May/June: contact with Partners work with partners t odevelo pservice directory August 06: analyses and set up of Email 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, REAL involve and engage the diverse communities of the Borough. 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 Create framework and set up core Formalise a structure and terms of reference Sep-06 BASIS Bid REAL Prop team Market the idea Marketing and dissemination Dependent on funding REAL OBJECTIVE 4: Healthy future for Rossendale - Our health - Our care - Our Say - A world class social enterprise Local multi- Bridge group established - RBC Officer & agency group members/LCC/RCN/LSP/PPI/GPs/Communit RBC/RCN with confirmed y reps. April 2006 membership Chair Janet Anderson MP - Acute Development Trust/PCT/RBC - Carolyn Wilkins - REAL - ELHT/RBC/PPI/REAL Group - May 06 Dorothy Mitchell & Stuart Haines PPI - Irene Divine Stakeholder Stage 1 - Full involvement analysis including analysis - May 1 - 1 meetings REAL/Heather Massie Develop a health campus that incorporates health, leisure and social services with access to civic and 06 Stakeholder Stage 2 - Community engagement and other related service of a hub and spoke design analysis - May involvement REAL incorporating a transport interchange Aug 06 BASIS bid May - First round bid to complete DAM June 06 July 2006 Virtual exhibition and community engagement - start of fundraising Bridge/REAL Conference Sep-06 Basis outcome - to full feasibility stage - CW/DAM/SH Nov-06 Full schedule to LSP and community REAL Jan-06 Appoint project leader REAL OBJECTIVE 5: Celebrate respect, support and value the community contribution to Rossendale finf funding, mailouts, conference, debrief, Set up a planning and delivery group Jul-06 REAL report 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 ongoing Ronnie Barker membership. 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 Deliver Inclusive Sports Awards program Target nationally is to increase Establish baseline via national survey in July 2006, which interacts with Sep-06 participation in sport by 1% per Martin Kay, RLT published in Autumn of 2006 Lancashire Sport awards program in year through to 2020 September 2006 Sports Alliance accepted as a Develop Action plan to deliver SPAA Attract Match funding for SPAA to deliver Pilot SPAA in Lancashire has Mar-07 objectives by March 2007, in line with Martin Kay, RLT £100,000 by March 2007 been allocated £150,000 over 3 national roll out years for community activities Develop Partnership action plan for the Mar-07 Mar-07 Newly released National Program implementation of the National Young Martin Kay, RLT Volunteer programme Strategy Deliver Lottery Bid for the improvement of Facilities at Marl Pits Sports Complex Bid to be developed by September 2006 Sep-06 No lottery bid set out at Present Gary Hood, Martin Kay through a Partnership bid under the wellness program Develop sport and physical activity strategy No cohesive strategy document across partner base which is fit for purpose, Dec-06 Dec-06 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 Council have consulted on the the creation of better activity areas, open spaces strategy, Summer Establishment of Core Group - June 06 Gary Hood, RLT Strategically positioned Multi Games areas 2006 for teenagers Youth Strategy Steering group, Actively identify core elements of support Whittaker Park Action Group. across LSP theme groups. Discuss delivery Establish core working framework and Sep-06 Stacksteads Riverside Park Gary Hood, RLT with chairs and feed into developing action plan September 2006 Group Guardians of Irwell framework sculpture trail in place CULTURE AND LEISURE OBJECTIVE 3: To Develop an Integrated Arts infrastructure in Rossendale 17 local groups and societies Engaged 30 different voluntary / and private Establish Rossendale Children‟s Arts interacting at a base level for Chris Preace, Gillian sector organisations in the delivery of Arts Mar-07 Festival to attract 5000 attendees by delivery of Arts Alliance agenda Smith Alliance / LSP activity by March 2007 September 2006 in 2005/06 Establish Arts Alliance Delivery of activity in liaison with Crime and Disorder Chris Preace, Gillian Partnership, Health, Housing and Smith Education Theme Groups of LSP Increase Grant funding to Arts Alliance for £25,000 Gillian Smith Long term Projects by 5% over 2005/06 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 Sep-06 2005 = 100% To achieve 48 hour access to Primary Care professionals - 100% target 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 PCT/RBC and LSP Investigate Health Camps proposal Sep-06 No one waiting April06. Stakeholder Analysis Completed partners August 06. Full Business Plan Autumn 06 To report on progress to LSP theme groups Dec-06 Children‟s Centres To develop improved access to health services through To be established and Extended School services LCC by December 2006 To develop Extra Care Sheltered Housing To be established To report on progress to LSP theme groups RBC for vulnerable people by December 2006 To improve Dental Service Access Health/Social Care sub-group to To report on progress to LSP theme groups PCT establish baseline and set targets by March 2007 Sub-Group to Audit Access to Services in Create baseline by March 2007 To report on progress to LSP theme groups Rossendale Borough the Borough in line with modernisation of by Dec 2006 Council primary and community services and proposed changes to hospital and NHS services Develop and implement an environment and Establish baseline by March 2007 Progress report to sub-group by Dec 2006 Rossendale Borough health strategy Council HEALTH WELL BEING Implement a strategy to raise levels of Baseline to be established Progress report to sub-group by Dec 2006 smokefree workplace environments in Rossendale OBJECTIVE 2: To reduce deaths from Major Killer Diseases Quarterly reports to LSP theme groups To increase the number of people Number of 4 week quitters in when information to be updated when PCT receiving help to stop smoking cessation services new target set To increase the number of people To report on progress to LSP theme 2005/06 = 526 PCT receiving help to stop smoking groups by March 2007 50% schools by December 2006. To To achieve Healthy School status for report on progress to LSP theme LCC physical activity and healthy eating groups by December 2006 To implement BPR food and physical To report on progress to LSP theme PCT activity framework groups by December 2006 GP Practices to meet quality standards Number of 52 week quitters in for management of CHD, Diabetes and Quarterly report to LSP theme group PCT cessation services other circulatory diseases Paramedic response times category A Ambulance response time - calls responded within 8 minutes for Quarterly report to LSP theme group Ambulance Trust 06/06 = 75.26 emergencies PCT/ELHT to improve access to cancer 62 day treatment target for Quarterly report to LSP theme group PCT / ELHT treatment services cancer OBJECTIVE 3: Improving Quality of Life for People with Long-Term Limiting Illness HEALTH WELL BEING Improve co-ordination of services for To reduce emergency day beds by 590 by From expected baseline PCT Vulnerable People 2008 Number of people with mental Assertive outreach services for people with health problems receiving To report on progress to LSP them group PCT / LCC mental health problems assertive outreach 2005/06 to be by December 2006 established Reduce unemployment for people with back To report on progress to LSP theme group RBC / Job Centre Plus / To be established pain and other LTCs by March 2007 PCT To increase number of people who are able To increase number of expert To report on progress to LSP theme group PCT to self manage their conditions patient programmes by December 2006 To improve management of patients with To report on progress to LSP theme groups PCT COPD within the community by December 2006 OBJECTIVE 4: To reduce Health Inequalities experienced by people with multiple risks To improve the health of looked- after To report on progress to LSP theme groups To be established PCT / LCC children by December 2006 To improve access to Children and Recruitment Sept 2006 to Dec 2006. Adolescent Mental Health Services To be established ELHT Services to commence Dec 2006. (CAMHS) To introduce common assessment No common assessment LCC / Voluntary framework for children framework in place Organisations / PCT To improve outcomes for homeless Quarterly reports to LSP Health & Social To be established RBC people Care theme group To address financial exclusion in the To be established Borough HEALTH WELL BEING Women breastfeeding at To increase the number of women initiation (1997-99 baseline) to breastfeeding establish baseline for 8 weeks To reduce the number of women To report on progress to LSP theme groups 04/05 RBC smoking in pregnancy by December 2006 Sure Start / Children‟s To reduce infant mortality 8 quitters = 14% Quarterly report to LSP theme group Centres / ELHT / PCT/ RBC To establish reasons for number To report on progress to LSP theme group Increase access to alcohol treatment ELHT / PCT of deaths under 1 year by March 2007 To improve housing conditions to a To establish reasons for increase To report on progress to LSP theme group ELHT / PCT // Children‟s „decent‟ standard in alcohol consumption by March 2007 Centres / Sure Start OBJECTIVE 5: Reduced Teenage Pregnancy and Improved Sexual Health To improve sex and relationship To report on progress to LSP theme group LCC & PCT education knowledge of young people by Dec 2006. To report on progress to LSP theme group Introduction to Chlamydia screening To be established Clare Johnson by Dec 2006. To ensure young people have access to LCC/PCT/Schools/Info young people-friendly Sexual Health (NRF targets) Areas with a variety of settings Centres/Clinics Services Support for teenage parents to enter To report on progress to LSP theme group Schools /Y /Peat. Connections/LCC/PCT training, education or employment by Dec 2006 HEALTH WELL BEING To ensure young people have access to To report on progress to LSP theme group TO be established PCT condoms in the Borough by March 2007 OBJECTIVE 6: Reduce the Numbers of Lives Lost Through External Causes eg. Accidents, Violence & Suicides To report on progress to LSP theme group To Reduce falls in older people Figures to be added PCT by Dec 2006 To ensure alcohol is not sold to young To report on progress to LSP theme group To be established LCT / Police people by Dec 2006 To reduce childhood accidents (Julie Regular reports to CSP health and social 2005/06 Carman) care theme group To report on progress to LSP theme group To reduce violent crime To be added PCT by Dec 2006 To report on progress to LSP theme group To provide treatment for drug users 2005/06 N/A LCT by Dec 2006 To report on progress to LSP theme group To reduce workplace accidents To be established PCT by Dec 2006 ENVIRONMENT LEAD ACTION DATE BASELINE MILESTONES ORGANISATION OBJECTIVE 1: ECOTOWN a) develop stakeholder partnership by September Areas within Haslingden and Bacup have 2006 and investigate possible links with Carole Todd, RBC been identified as potential alley-gating “Lancashire Back Yard project” Deliver minimum of one examplar areas which could benefit from creation of Sep-06 alleygating project by September 2007. community space, security enhancement b) secure funding by March 2007. Carole Todd, RBC and shared facilities e.g. for kerbside recycling. c) establish project on ground by September 2007. Carole Todd, RBC a) Establish stakeholder group by June 06 Develop a Bacup Ecotown Action Plan by Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment; Mar-07 Tbc RBC Env Health March 2007. 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 Produce an examplar housing refurbishment partners are unsure how they can project by March 2007 project based on energy efficiency in the Mar-07 practically promote this objective which Tbc RBC Env Health B&S area by March 2007. they support in principle, b) Establish project on Ground by March 2008. Develop and deliver a programme of a)Produce a costed programme of Environmental Housing Environment: Elevate based environmental enhancements within the projects by July 2006. Apr-07 programme to ehance the physical and Carole Todd, RBC bacup and Stacksteads target are by April social environment b) Deliver agreed programme by April 2007. 2007. OBJECTIVE 2: Environmental Heritage Deliver one examplar Mill Lodge project by a) Secure funding by September 2006 and deliver Louise Gregory, Apr-07 April 2007. project by April 2007. Groundwork Deliver three woodland management National Heritage: Woodland cover is projects by April 2007. Projects seek to less than national and county averages, b) Secure funding by November 2006 establish Tony Lund, LCC Apr-07 bring neglected woods into beneficial long many existing woods require management. woodland management by April 2007. Countryside Service term management. Plant 45ha of appropriate woodland by 2009 c) 15ha planting per year by March 2007, 2008 and Tbc Lancashire Mar-09 at rate of 25ha per year. 2009 respectively Rural Futures ?. ENVIRONMENT a) Produce Openspace analysis and strategy for Tbc Amelia Dew, Develop Open-Space Strategy by Sep-06 RBC Steetscene and Liveability by September Groundwork or September 2006. 2006. NEAT Team Tbc Martin Proffitt, Produce Parks Improvement Plan by b) Produce Parks Improvement Plan for RBC Sep-06 Groundwork or September 2006 Steetscene and Liveability by September 2006. NEAT Team Parks Development c) Establish or support existing “Friends of.” Groups Tbc Martin Proffitt, by December 2006. Groundwork or Secure green flag status for ome municipal NEAT Team d) Approved development Plan for nominated parks Tbc Martin Proffitt, park by December 2009 with two others well Dec-09 Groundwork or by March 2007. progressed towards green flag status NEAT Team e) One park secures Green Flag status by Tbc Martin Proffitt, December 2009. Groundwork or NEAT Team a) Theme Group represented on RBC Derelict Land Peter Jordan, Support RBC Derelict Land Group Group Groundwork Restore 11 ha of derelict land by 2009 Mar-09 3 Derelict Land reclamation for soft 3.6 ha 06/07; 3.6 ha 07/08; 3.6 ha 08/09 Sarah Dunn, RBC end use Develop a 3 year rolling project plan for soft Peter Jordan, Sep-06 e) 2006-2009 plan established by September 2006. end use of Derelict land by September 2006. Groundwork Develop a rights of way improvement plan Tony Lund LCC for Rossendale and implement Maintain a guided walks programme graded to encourage local people and visitors to Identify and secure a long term source of funding Peter Jordan experience the landscape and health for the Rossendale guided walks programme benefits of walking OBJECTIVE 3: Promotion of good environmental standards in the local economy a) establish business case by June 2006. If Stubbylee Support the establishment of a minimum of Support for social enterprise: No social Greenhouses, then one environmental social enterprise by April Apr-08 enterprises involved with environmental Bacup Consortium 2008. activity. b)funding secured or contracts in place to establish Trust. by April 2008. a) scope project by June 2006. Establish a Good neighbour scheme to reduce impact of industry on surrounding Apr-08 b) identify and secure funding by March 2007 TBC housing by April 2008. neighbour scheme to reduce impact of c) begin programme by April 2007. industry on surrounding housing. d) first report on outcomes April 2008. neighbour scheme to reduce impact of ENVIRONMENT industry on surrounding housing. e) Establish programme by June 2006. Establish and begin delivery of a Peter Jordan, commercial waste reduction programme by Jun-06 f) Deliver June programme June – December 2006. Groundwork, on June 2006. g) identify and report on level of waste recycling behalf of RBC secured (specific targets tbc) OBJECTIVE 4: Environmental Equity Review takes account of age structure and Amelia Dew, Draft openspace strategy by September Sep-06 Openspace Strategy background of population around open spaces, Groundwork, on 2006. June- July 2006. behalf of RBC Establish minimum of 2 projects to increase involvement in environmental projects by Liaison with local representative groups such as Mar-07 people from Black and minority ethnic positive start during May/ June 2006. groups by March 2007 BME involvement Tony Lund LCC Develop a project to involve ethnic groups in the care and improvement of the local Mar-08 Promotional activity May – September 2006 environment by March 2008. Ensure opportunities for environmental activity included in Youth Provision Strategy phase 2. Timings of review to be confirmed by Youth Youth Provision Martin Proffitt Gwk Include consideration of sustainable Provision Strategy working group maintenance in Youth Provision Strategy phase 2. discussions with LAA team during 2006 to ensure meaningful targets for Rossendale are meaningful targets are agreed by March 2007 for Catherine Taylor, agreed with Local Area Agreement (LAA) monitoring inclusion in 2007 Action plan and NEAT Team Team for 2007 onwards monitoring from 2007 onwards Monitoring Procedure drafted and discussed with establish a monitoring procedure for equality Theme Group June / August 2006. Catherine Taylor, issues at the initiation and delivery stages of Sep-06 Reduce liveability inequality monitoring procedure approved by cabinet NEAT Team projects by September 2006 September 2006.