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Corporate Strategy

Our Corporate Strategy shapes the way we deliver and improve our services in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole area.

For each of the five Priorities, we have developed a series of actions and activities grouped under agreed objectives, as well as detailing measures to show when we are succeeding. 

Our interactive corporate strategy below, lets you find out about our vision, priorities and values, by clicking on the options.

image/svg+xml We treat everyone with respect, we embrace innovation, we take pride in what we do. Values Empowering our communities so everyone feels safe, engaged and included Connected Communities Caring for our children and young people; providing a nurturing environment, high quality education and great opportunities to grow and flourish Brighter Futures Helping people lead active, healthy and independent lives, adding years to life and life to years Fulfilled Lives Leading our communities towards a cleaner, sustainable future that preserves our outstanding environment for generations to come Sustainable Environment Supporting an innovative, successful economy in a great place to live, learn, work and visit Dynamic Places Sustainable Environment Sustainable Environment Sustainable Environment Leading our communities towards a cleaner, sustainable future that preserves our outstanding environment for generations to come Sustainable Environment Leading our communities towards a cleaner, sustainable future that preserves our outstanding environment for generations to come Fulfilled Lives Fulfilled Lives Fulfilled Lives Helping people lead active, healthy and independent lives, adding years to life and life to years Fulfilled Lives Helping people lead active, healthy and independent lives, adding years to life and life to years Dynamic Places Dynamic Places Dynamic Places Dynamic Places Supporting an innovative, successful economy in a great place to live, learn, work and visit Supporting an innovative, successful economy in a great place to live, learn, work and visit Brighter Futures Brighter Futures Brighter Futures Brighter Futures Caring for our children and young people; providing a nurturing environment, high quality education and great opportunities to grow and flourish Caring for our children and young people; providing a nurturing environment, high quality education and great opportunities to grow and flourish Connected Communities Connected Communities Connected Communities Connected Communities Empowering our communities so everyone feels safe, engaged and included Empowering our communities so everyone feels safe, engaged and included Sustainable Environment Sustainable Environment Sustainable Environment Fulfilled Lives Fulfilled Lives Fulfilled Lives Dynamic Places Dynamic Places Dynamic Places Brighter Futures Brighter Futures Brighter Futures Connected Communities Connected Communities Connected Communities Fulfilled Lives Brighter Futures Connected Communities Dynamic Places Sustainable Environment Sustainable Environment Dynamic Places Dynamic Places Dynamic Places Connected Communities Connected Communities Connected Communities Fulfilled Lives Fulfilled Lives Fulfilled Lives Brighter Futures Brighter Futures Brighter Futures Circle for layout only Middle Circle Vibrant Communities Vibrant Communities Vibrant Communities with outstanding quality of life where everyone plays a active role Vibrant Communities with outstanding quality of life where everyone plays a active role Sustainability Sustainability Wellbeing Wellbeing Investment Investment Helping people lead active, healthy and independent lives, adding years to life and life to years Fulfilled Lives Empowering our communities so everyone feels safe, engaged and included Connected Communities Caring for our children and young people; providing a nurturing environment, high quality education and great opportunities to grow and flourish Brighter Futures Leading our communities towards a cleaner, sustainable future that preserves our outstanding environment for generations to come Sustainable Environment Supporting an innovative, successful economy in a great place to live, learn, work and visit Dynamic Places Vibrant Communities Vibrant Communities Vibrant Communities

Our Objectives are to ...

Sustainable Environment

  • ensure sustainability underpins all of our policies
  • protect and enhance our outstanding natural envrionment
  • develop an eco-friendly and active transport network
  • tackle the climate and ecological emergency
  • promote sustainable resource management
  • maximise access to our high quality parks and open spaces

Dynamic Places

  • revitalise and reinvent our high streets and local centres
  • invest in the homes our communities need
  • create a sustainable, vibrant and inclusive economy
  • increase productivity through skills investment
  • develop sustainable infrastructure
  • support our businesses to operate more creatively
  • create a 21st century digital infrastructure

Connected Communities

  • strengthen the cultural identity of our towns and places
  • respect and engage with our diverse communities
  • encourage intergenerational interactions
  • reduce loneliness and isolation
  • ensure our communities feel safe
  • empower a thriving voluntary and community sector

Brighter Futures

  • enable access to high quality education
  • be aspirational for our children in care
  • support parents and guardians to care for their children well
  • prevent harm through early intervention

Fulfilled Lives

  • support people to live safe and independent lives
  • promote happy, active and healthy lifestyles
  • develop age-friendly communities
  • value and support carers
  • enable people to live well through quality social care
  • tackle homelessness and prevent rough sleeping
  • promote lifelong learning for all

You can also download a copy of our corporate strategy