Performance Summary

Information on the progress made on the Council’s Corporate Plan.

Here are some of our performance highlights for the 2021/2022 financial year.

You can also view them in our Achievements infographic (629kb) (.pdf) (Opens in a new window)

Tom Martin House veteran accomodationHousing - A good quality home for everyone

  • 431 new homes including 40 affordable homes and 98 empty properties brought back into use.

  • 13 new homes as part of our House Building Delivery Plan, including 5 flats for ex-service personnel and 8 buybacks of former Council properties.

  • 297.4 tonnes of CO2 saved thanks to the installation of high heat retention electrical heating systems to 211 domestic properties and communal schemes and the installation of external wall insulation to 27 Council homes.

  • Planning permission granted for 1,531 new homes.

  • 84.6% of threatened homelessness cases prevented or relieved through Council intervention, with a new strategy adopted to tackle this issue further.

  • 2 new temporary accommodation units so that more homeless applicants can be housed within the Borough.

  • 420 households helped to apply for support with food vouchers, energy costs and other costs when they were in financial hardship.

Business Growth - Invest in our towns and our people

  • The Arc cinema opened in Beeston, with 2 of 3 remaining units let.

  • Supported 450 businesses with additional funding to assist them during the Omicron wave of COVID-19.

  • 81% of respondents to our employee survey said they liked their job and enjoyed working for the Council.

  • Application submitted to become a Disability Leader as part of the Disability Confident Scheme.

  • 7 apprentices in training with the Council.

  • £21m investment secured as part of the Stapleford Town Deal BID with implementation plans underway. Two levelling-up bids of up to £20m, are being developed for Eastwood and Kimberley and will be submitted to government in July.

Dovevote Lane Park improvementsEnvironment - Protect the environment for the future

  • 14% reduction in the Council’s own carbon emissions since 2019/2020 achieved through initiatives including procuring electric vehicles.

  • Launched a new Green Rewards app to help residents record their sustainable actions, reduce their carbon emissions and win prizes.

  • 3,357 trees planted including 500 given to residents to plant in their own gardens. Since 2009, more than 112,000 trees have been planted – that’s one for every resident in the Borough.

  • Over £150k improvement works at Dovecote Lane Recreation Ground, Beeston along with improvements at Hall Om Wong Open Space in Kimberley, Hickings Lane Recreation Ground in Stapleford, Inham Nook Recreation Ground in Chilwell and Queen Elizabeth II Park in Stapleford as part of our Pride in Parks programme.

  • Plans underway for a new green space at Halls Lane, Giltbrook. 

  • Pocket Park opened at Ghost House Lane in Chilwell.

  • Approved a new interim Waste and Recycling Strategy and Action Plan.

Community Safety - A safe place for everyone

  • £25k scheme to improve the security of Hickings Lane Recreation Ground, Stapleford implemented.

  • Re-accredited by the White Ribbon Scheme for our work to tackle domestic abuse.

  • 30.9% reduction in anti-social behaviour recorded by Nottinghamshire Police, compared to the previous year.

  • New Purple Flag Action Plan in progress, including relaunched pub watch schemes, environmental improvements, new markets and reviewing surveillance cameras.

  • New Hate Crime Strategy and Knife Crime Action Plan approved.

A couple on a bike ride in the countrysideHealth - Support people to live well

  • 64% of people living active lifestyles according to the Active Lives Survey, compared to 62% in 2020/21.

  • Plans for new leisure facilities in Bramcote in progress and proposals for a swimming pool as part of the Eastwood Levelling Up Bid.

  • Plans progressing to create a new Mental Health Hub in Eastwood, with funding proposals included in the Eastwood Levelling Up Bid.

  • Provided £500 payments to over 860 people in the Borough when they were required to self-isolate due to COVID-19.

Other achievements

  • Gold award in the CIPR Midlands PRide Awards for public relations work around Stapleford Town Deal. Also shortlisted for work on the redevelopment of Beeston.

  • Gold award from the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management for the Burials and Crematorium Service.

  • Green Flag Awards retained at all five of our Green Flag parks and open spaces.