1: A stronger, more cohesive community

The community will be stronger and more cohesive, with pride in its diversity and the leadership and organisational capacity to influence change, to seize new opportunities and build a sustainable future.

2: A healthier community

Residents, especially the elderly, will enjoy better physical and mental health and well-being, through exercise, better eating, reduced isolation, mutual support and better services.

3: A more confident and skilled community

Residents, especially young people, will gain skills and feel more confident about their future employability and life chances.

4: A cleaner, more attractive environment

The image of Thames ward will improve – people will perceive it to be a cleaner, more attractive environment that encourages neighbourliness and makes better use of local facilities, open space and buildings.