Communities: Working with communities to enhance local services
Our priorities: what we want to achieve
Ensure that community and customer feedback, together with information about levels of need are used to plan and deliver services.
Work with communities to find the local solutions that work best, giving more control over local services to communities where appropriate.
Improve access to all County Council services.
Continue to provide high quality open spaces, libraries, museums and arts services.
Help residents to feel safe and be safe by working with partners to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour.
Key things we will do
Actively seek more feedback from our customers to improve services.
Make it easier for customers to obtain information about our services.
Ensure that services are providing fair and equal access.
Work with a range of partners and residents to help communities find their own solutions to local problems.
Work with Local Enterprise Partnerships to support rural business.
Provide an extra £1 million in match funding for the refurbishment and improvement of community centres and village halls.
Work with Armed Forces communities to support and enhance relationships with the local community and economy.
Work in partnership with the voluntary sector to remove duplication, increase volunteering opportunities and explore further options for community ownership.
Promote opportunities to enjoy and celebrate Hampshire’s cultural heritage and facilities.
Help people to feel safe and be safe by reducing crime and anti-social behaviour.
Support families with multiple and complex problems at the earliest opportunity, helping them to turn their lives around.