Performance & Spending

Performance & Spending

The Council aims to be transparent so it can be held accountable for its activities and actions. As part of this commitment, a range of information relating to annual accounts, payments to suppliers, salaries and allowances and Council performance are available to view.

Performance Summary 2017/18

We've made some good progress in the second year of our Corporate Plan which is summarised in our Performance 2017/18 summary.

See the highlights below or read the full summary (.pdf) (7.10MB) (Opens in a New Window).

Housing

  • 120 new kitchens, 58 new bathrooms, 246 external wall insulation, 85 new roof coverings, and 48 new heating systems installed for Council tenants.
  • An extra £65,000 to help those with long term health conditions keep their homes warm and insulated.
  • 333 homelessness cases prevented or relieved in 2017/2018.
  • Progress made on Neighbourhood Plans with 10 designated and 1 submitted so far.
  • 1,098 new homes have been given planning permission with a further 324 built in 2017 - 2018 - the highest number since 2008.
  • 88% satisfaction rate with the Housing Service.

Business Growth

  • Work is progressing on a new car park near Beeston Station.
  • Free Wi-Fi has been introduced in Stapleford.
  • Over £645,000 rental income received in 2017/18 following the purchase of the Beeston Square lease, and significant progress made on the regeneration of the town centre.
  • Free health checks for businesses, job fairs and a jobs club in Eastwood have supported numerous people and local businesses. 

Environment

  • Over £600,000 much needed income generated from the garden waste service.
  • 4 community litter picks and over 500 new trees planted across various parks and open spaces.
  • 51% of the Council's green space is Local Nature Reserve - the highest in Nottinghamshire
  • Improvements to parks and open spaces including new Play Areas at Smithurst Road Open Space, Giltbrook and Broadgate Park, Beeston together with footpath surfacing and habitat improvements at Banks Road Open Space, Toton, and Hall om Wong Open Space, Kimberley with £500,000 agreed for further improvements to parks and open spaces over the next two years.

Community Safety

  • 44 drop in and information sessions in Eastwood
  • Better regulation of street trading in Beeston
  • White Ribbon accreditation for work to prevent domestic violence
  • Public Spaces Protection Orders to tackle anti-social behaviour including drinking alcohol in public places in Beeston, Eastwood, Stapleford, Kimberley, and Manor Park in Toton, and car cruising at Chilwell Retail Park.
  • 12 car parks awarded 'Park Mark' status.

Health

  • New technology to help leisure centre members track, log, and reach individual health and fitness goals and book classes.
  • New Spa at Bramcote Leisure Centre
  • 3,372 children booked onto weekly swim lessons.
  • Creating a stop smoking clinic at the Council Offices and delivering Alcohol and Neuro-Psychoactive Substance Brief Intervention Training workshops to partners.
  • Creating the Broxtowe Learning Disability Network.
  • Breastfeeding Scheme to improve breastfeeding friendly venues which brings partners together to improve access to service for those with learning disabilities.

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Broxtowe Borough Council
tel: 0115 917 7777