Action Plan

DT11 Community Partnership – DRAFT Work Programme 2010/11

This plan identifies the significant changes that the DT11 Community Partnership aims to deliver through its activities

Overall Aim To help create a thriving, vibrant and environmentally sustainable future for the town and villages of the DT11 Forum Area
Specific Aims Objectives Outputs Outcomes (CHANGES) Outcome indicators Key Partners
To increase the sustainability of the local economy To provide information and support in making applications for funding
  • Publicity materials
  • Briefings
  • Presentations
  • Referring to other help
Finance for local projects that support the local economy Amount of funding awarded CRWs
To provide information to attract new businesses to the area
  • Leaflets
  • Directories
More businesses operating in DT11 area Number of local businesses CRWs
Alongside other North Dorset partnerships to facilitate the improvement of existing  Broadband services for people in North Dorset
  • Lobbying
  • Public meetings/ seminars
  • Other significant partners engaged
More businesses operating in DT11 area

More training and skills opportunities

Access to future technologies (health and wellbeing)

Number of local businesses

Number of training/ skills development opportunities

People feel ‘connected’

DT11 Forum

Town and Parish

North Dorset Partnerships

NDDC

To increase services and opportunities that address community needs To provide an Arts Centre
  • Premises
  • Business Plan
  • Funding/Resources
More accessible and sustainable community resource

Increase in participation in arts

Number of people involved in arts projects DT11 Exec/ Forum Partners CRWs

PDW

DCA

NDDC

Working Group

To provide a Community Resource Centre
  • Premises
  • Business Plan
  • Funding/Resources
More accessible and sustainable community resource Number of projects/ groups accessing resource centre. Number of projects/ services developed DT11 Exec CRWs

Working Group

Age Concern, CAB, Volunteer Centre, Connexions

To develop greater volunteering opportunities
  • Training opportunities through DT11 projects
  • Volunteering opportunities through DT11 projects
Skills of local people increase Number of opportunities available

Number of participants

Participants feel skills increased

DT11 Exec CRWs

Volunteer Centre

Connexions

Job Centres

To provide information, advice and practical support for local voluntary organisations/ projects
  • Advice and support Resources / Publications
  • Website/Newsletter
  • Referring to other help and training
Local voluntary sector service delivery more effective Number vol. orgs Funding attained CRWs

DT11 Exec

DCA

To provide information and support in making applications for funding
  • Publicity materials
  • Briefings
  • Presentations
  • Referring to other help
  • Grant-finder
Finance for local projects that support the local economy Amount of funding awarded CRWs
To increase the community response to the environmental challenge Alongside other North Dorset Partnerships, to facilitate the missing links in the Trailway and the development of an ‘Environment’ Centre at the Milldown School site
  • Trailway joined up from Stalbridge to North Dorset Boundary
  • Premises
  • Business Plan
  • Funding/Resources
Healthy and sustainable transport option available for local people

More accessible and sustainable community resource

Increase in participation in environment projects

Safe routes to school

Number of people using Trailway

Number of projects/ groups accessing environment centre

Number of people involved in environment projects

Trailway group

DT11 Forum

DCC

NDDC

Volunteers

To sustain and develop ‘Green Group’ activities
  • Green Week
  • Green Map
  • Project plan
  • Publicity
  • Transition Town
  • People are more aware of ‘Green Issues’
  • Reduced waste
  • Reduced energy consumption
  • Increased local sourcing of food and products
  • Increased recycling
Number of people involved in environment projects

Environmental impact assessment

Number of people who’s knowledge of Green issues and application of Green practice is increased

Green volunteers

Schools

DT11 Forum

CRWs

NDDC

To increase community involvement in planning activities To stimulate a review process of existing Parish Plans and increase awareness of the value of Parish Plans
  • Promotion material
  • Signposting
  • Website/Newsletter
  • Parish Plan Reviews
Communities feel involved in future plans Developments meet communities needs

 

 

National indicator 2 “percentage of people who feel that they belong to their neighbourhood”

National indicator 4

“Percentage of people who feel they can influence decision in their locality.

Communities feel they have the facilities they need

CRWs

DCA

 

 

To support projects identified within Parish Plans
  • Advice and support
  • Resources / Publications
  • Website/Newsletter
To increase inclusion of hard to reach groups in all areas of activity To help all different types of people, particularly those who feel excluded or find it hard to get involved, to participate and benefit from DT11 partnership activities
  • Identification of types of people who are not involved in the partnership
  • Information and support
  • More volunteers/board members
  • Information
  • Resources
  • Practical support
Communities feel involved in future plans Developments meet communities needs National Indicator 23

“Perceptions that people in the area treat one another with respect and dignity”

Communities feel they have the facilities they need

DT11 Exec

CRWs