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View more details for consultation The Wrexham We Want The Wrexham We Want Wrexham Public Services Board 10 Oct 2017 02 Jan 2018
Why are we doing this?

We've been working on a plan that we hope will shape the present and future of the county borough of Wrexham.

It's really important we get it right. That's why we've worked hard to involve you every step of the way, and now it’s time to ask for your views on the plan that we’ve drafted. 

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View more details for consultation Council Tax Reduction Scheme Consultation 2018/19 Council Tax Reduction Scheme Consultation 2018/19 Wrexham County Borough Council 16 Nov 2017 10 Dec 2017
Why are we doing this?

Reviewing Local Discretions which are available as part of the scheme.

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View more details for consultation Difficult Decisions 2018-20 Difficult Decisions 2018-20 Wrexham County Borough Council 25 Oct 2017 30 Nov 2017
Why are we doing this?

Local Councils have less money to spend on services because Government (UK and Wales) are giving us less money in our budgets every year.  Wrexham Council has already saved around £18 million in the last three years, and we think we’re going to have to find another £13 million over the next two years. Overall, we have had to make savings of £52 million since 2008.

We want to be able to deliver good services to you, and we’re always looking for ways to get better at what we’re doing.  We are working hard to become a more modern organisation and to make sure that we have the right staff and services in place to meet the needs of local people. 

We are trying to make savings which don’t affect the public in a bad way, but as we have less and less money to spend every year, it’s getting harder.  We are also given new responsibilities by Welsh Government every year, which all cost money and time (e.g. changes in Social Services).

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View more details for consultation Information, Advice & Assistance Survey Information, Advice & Assistance Survey Wrexham County Borough Council 12 Oct 2017 24 Nov 2017
Why are we doing this?

Wrexham Adult Social Care Department recognises that the right information and advice; given at the right time, can empower people to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.

Our vision is that Wrexham citizens are able to get information and advice about how to improve their independence and wellbeing, when they need it, in the way they need it, wherever they look for it.

We want our citizens to have the information and support they need to live safe, active, healthy lives and to be able to live independently for longer.  A key aspect of achieving this outcome is for citizens to have easy access to Information, Advice & Assistance.  Section 17 of the Social Services and Wellbeing Act (Wales) 2014 places a duty upon the Local Authority to establish an Information, Advice and Assistance service.

 

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View more details for consultation Welsh language Welsh language Wrexham County Borough Council 06 Oct 2017 19 Nov 2017
Why are we doing this?

The Council is undertaking this consultation in order to try and understand why there is so little interaction with the Council's services in Welsh and why the take up of services through the medium of Welsh is low and disappointing despite the Council providing opportunities, particularly online, for people to communicate in Welsh. The results will help the Council to  identify what the  barriers are, our residents'  habits with regard to the use of social media  and accessing information about the Council through the medium of   Welsh.  The results  will help us better understand   how our Welsh speaking residents want to be communicated with and the methods they prefer.

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View more details for consultation Adult Social Care Questionnaire for Carers Adult Social Care Questionnaire for Carers Wrexham County Borough Council 02 Nov 2015 01 Nov 2017
Why are we doing this?
Adult Social Care would like to know about your experience of being a Carer in Wrexham to help us to improve our support for you and others who are Carers.
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The final report for this work is contained within the documents tab, this provides an analysis of findings from the postal and online survey this year.

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View more details for consultation Wrexham Travel Behaviour Study Wrexham Travel Behaviour Study Wrexham County Borough Council 19 Jun 2017 30 Oct 2017
Why are we doing this?

Wrexham County Borough Council (WCBC) is looking to understand how people travel in Wrexham and the wider County Borough, in order to develop sustainable travel solutions and infrastructure plans for the future. It is designed to help inform the transport approach for the emerging Local Development Plan (LDP) and will form part of the evidence used.

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View more details for consultation Public Rights of Way Improvement Plan 2017, Consultation Public Rights of Way Improvement Plan 2017, Consultation Wrexham County Borough Council 24 Jul 2017 18 Sep 2017
Why are we doing this?

Wrexham County Borough Council is reviewing its Public Rights of Way Improvement Plan (ROWIP) with the intention of publishing a new draft plan by the end of 2017.

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View more details for consultation The OW People’s Market Development The OW People’s Market Development Wrexham County Borough Council 03 Jul 2017 03 Aug 2017
Why are we doing this?

The OW People’s Market Development will be a cultural community resource, bringing together arts and markets within the same footprint. This coexistence will celebrate the significance of markets within Wrexham’s cultural heritage and identity.

The development will be a new space for dialogue around subjects including social and civic issues, the environment, health, cultural identity, sustainability and education.

We will present a contemporary programme of welcoming and inclusive exhibitions, socially engaged projects and live performance. The programme will emphasise skills and craft, working with emerging and established artists from all backgrounds.

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View more details for consultation Developing and Expanding Shared Lives Services in Wrexham Developing and Expanding Shared Lives Services in Wrexham Wrexham County Borough Council 31 May 2017 13 Jul 2017
Why are we doing this?

Wrexham Adult Social Care Department is looking to expand the ways in which it provides support to people with eligible needs in Wrexham.

People who use our services tell us that they wish to be cared for within their own homes and communities, rather than in residential care. One of the services we currently provide to older people is called ‘Shared Lives, Day Support’, which provides day time support to a group of up to 3 people in the home of a registered Shared Lives Carer. Shared Lives Carers are registered to provide personal care, as well as befriending support and support people to access their local community. This service is currently available to people aged over 65 years of age.

We would like to expand this service, to enable greater numbers of people, across all our client groups to access the support it has to offer. We are also interested in developing an Adult Placement in Wrexham, which can be accessible to all persons with eligible social care needs. Adult Placement is where an individual lives, on either a temporary or permanent basis, with a Shared Lives Carer/ family. This type of service is often used as an alternative to residential care or to enable people to begin their independent living journey. There is currently no Adult Placement Scheme in Wrexham. Within this pack there are some information sheets which provide some brief information on what this type of service looks like, in terms of who can access it, and what it costs for the individual. 

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