Corporate plan

Our vision

Wyre Forest is a network of thriving an confident communities which minimise their impact on the environment, where people have a decent and affordable home, feel safe and enjoy a good quality of life. 

Our priorities 

  • A safe, clean and green living environment 
  • Supporting a successful local economy
  • Good quality and affordable homes for all

Our strategic actions

  • Adopt the new Local Plan
  • Implement measures to increase affordable housing 
  • Work with partners to protect our environment, to address air quality issues and to help to tackle climate change 
  • Work with partners to secure external funding and investment to support the economy
  • Oversee regeneration of central Kidderminster
  • Support the visitor economy in Stourport-on-Severn and Bewdley 
  • Work with partners to tackle abuse of vunerable people and environmental crimes
  • Work with town and parish councils so that they have local control over assets and services
  • Establish Bewdley Museum as a self standing charity

Our values

Within the council, everything staff and councillors do is underpinned by our values.

Be honest

  • We are honest, say what we mean and are always courteous
  • We challenge others' ideas constructively and respect decisions once made

Invest in our workforce

  • We identify what skills are needed and develop our employees
  • We understand our development is a shared responsibility and give ourselves time to learn

Be supportive

  • We work together and openly help each other
  • We encourage a supportive environment