Presentation on theme: "Chief Superintendent Richard Debicki Divisional Commander, Lancashire Constabulary Vice-Chair of Blackpool Strategic Partnership Goal 2 Champion Goal 2."— Presentation transcript:
Chief Superintendent Richard Debicki Divisional Commander, Lancashire Constabulary Vice-Chair of Blackpool Strategic Partnership Goal 2 Champion Goal 2 – Develop a Safe, Clean and Pleasant Place to Live, Work & Visit
Goal 2 Key Objectives Provide high quality housing in sustainable mixed communities Create a safer Blackpool Create a cleaner and greener Blackpool Create thriving and active communities
Current Position - Crime Falling crime levels in all key categories Burglary and car crime at record low levels Falling levels of Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) Comparatively high levels of violent crime and domestic abuse
Making a difference - Crime Reassurance + Exemplar Status Pioneer area for Neighbourhood Crime & Justice Nationally recognised approach to violent crime Springboard, Awaken, Catalyst Alleygate Scheme
Current Position - Strong and Active Communities Group formed at end of July to plug a gap in the Goal 2 Portfolio of Groups Chaired by Neil Colquhoun, Third Sector Partnership Manager Group members from across: Equality Strands Community Groups Public Sector Organisations Purpose of the group is to focus on the objectives within the Sustainable Community Strategy which relate directly to improving the strength and social capital of Blackpool’s neighbourhoods and communities.
Making a Difference – Strong and Active Communities Create a sense of civil renewal Encourage communities to own and take responsibility for their neighbourhoods and environment Tackle thorny issues which affect the everyday lives of those who live in Blackpool Act as the Partnership’s conscience
Current Position - Housing Housing which supports economic growth Choice of affordable homes Stable neighbourhoods that encourage a sense of Community A reduction in poor quality accommodation and the creation of opportunities for quality homes.
Making a Difference - Housing Housing Intervention Programme Managing the social impact Working together to stabilise communities and supporting people into training and jobs Selective Licensing and Accreditation Developing effective mechanisms to control and support a better balanced private rented sector
Current Position - Environment Understand the impact of Climate Change Protect our sites of wildlife importance Recognise the value of Green Infrastructure Investment Increase awareness of the financial support available for domestic energy efficiency
Making a Difference - Environment Achievement of Play Pathfinder status. The completion of the £5.6m Stanley Park Restoration Project. Outreach Community Sports Coaching scheme operating in deprived areas where children and young people are at risk of offending. In excess of 100 events held and planned in parks throughout Blackpool in 2009 in partnership with local 'Friends of Parks' groups. Four parks achieving Green Flag National Accreditation in 2009, which includes Stanley Park which is one of the largest parks in the UK to achieve the standard.