Planning for the future - People

The built environment plays a key role in supporting strong, vibrant and healthier communities, helping to create places that encourage people to adopt healthy lifestyles.

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68.7%

of borough residents are overweight

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62%

of adults in the borough are physically active, lower than the regional and national average of 65% and 66% respectively

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77.9

Life expectancy for males

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81.2

Life expectancy for women

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93.2%

of pupils were offered places at their first-choice primary school

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70%

of the borough is open greenspace

Please complete this questionnaire to tell us what you think are the key priorities for the next 10-20 years. The response deadline is 11 December 2022. 

In addition to people, the questionnaire also includes questions on 6 other key themes that the borough needs to plan for to 2040, including homes, jobs, town centres, transport and the environment. 

View more details on these themes, and information on engagement opportunities available to the public.

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