Objective 1. To support the development of housing provision to meet local needs that is in keeping with the character of the surrounding area.
Objective 2. To support the protection and improvement of community leisure, sports and recreation facilities.
Objective 3. To protect, enhance and develop the Parish's biodiversity, natural assets and amenity areas, including the Trans Pennine Trail, the green belt, green open spaces, open farmland, and community allotments.
Objective 4. To protect and enhance the Parish’s built industrial and residential heritage and history
Objective 5. To preserve and improve accessibility and connections to the Trans Pennine Trail, the Wagonway, local beckside, local footpaths and bridle paths.
Objective 6. To support the development of a sustainable local economy, with particular emphasis on maximising local tourism assets.
Objective 7. To better manage local traffic to reduce highway congestion and increase road safety.
Objective 8. To support better access to local public transport networks.