Welcome to our community section

This area brings you details of some of our latest community regeneration projects in the neighbourhoods in which we have homes.

What we do

The First Wessex Community Regeneration Strategy includes these themes:

  • Tackling poverty by creating work
  • Education, training and skills
  • Developing community facilities and organisations
  • Community safety - work with young and old
  • Promoting wellbeing
  • Financial inclusion
  • Promote community cohesion
  • Neighbourhood improvements

Our aims

Our aims are to:

  • Focus on those neighbourhoods where we have a significant presence
  • Promote community cohesion
  • Empower communities
  • Build local capacity and skills
  • ‘Place shape’ – playing a supportive role to local authorities
  • Community engagement ahead of new developments or on proposals for significant improvements to existing developments
  • Promote and develop effective partnerships – both locally and regionally
  • Identify and respond where appropriate to local needs
  • Influence policies and strategies of the business as a result of regeneration knowledge and experience
  • Build on our achievements, our strengths and our established relationships.
  • Support equality and diversity policies
  • Achieve leverage of external resources