Money saved by council ploughed back into local initiatives.
Just under £4million of money saved last year by the Council will be used to support anumber of new initiatives. These include:
£750,000 to improve car parking on estates
£600,000 to support the Council’s Job Box programme to help tackle youth unemployment and to extend this for a further two years. The Job Box programme has already helped halve youth unemployment in the borough
£500,000 Combined with unused funding from the Council’s earlier Pride in Your High Streets scheme this will be used to create a £700,000 funding pot to support High Streets in key borough towns. This money will be used for improvements to things such as CCTV, create more public wifi spots, road improvements and bringing empty retail units back into use.
£400,000 will be spent on a new state of the art 3G football and multi sports pitch, new changing rooms and improved community facilities at the Telford Ski & Snowboard Centre in Madeley
£100,000 will be used to improve rights of way across the borough.