Our Aims And Objectives

Pennine Prospects exists to raise the profile and develop a positive image for the South Pennines through a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking approach – based on a strong ethos of partnership working, and focused on delivering achievements to support sub-regional strategies as they are developed.

Our aims and priorities are;

Developing a Strong Image for the Southern Pennines
  • Promoting the Rural Regeneration Company and its role
  • Promoting the Southern Pennines as an area of cross regional importance
Delivering the Heritage Strategy
  • Review of strategies and funding sources
  • Developing urban/rural relationships through tourism, culture and local economic initiatives
  • Demonstrating sustainable land management
  • Accessing and enjoying the Southern Pennines

The core objectives of Pennine Prospects are to:

  • Provide leadership, strategic integration and partnership coordination
  • Support the development and delivery of projects
  • Develop funding initiatives
  • Raise the profile of the South Pennines

We are able to:

  • Lead and coordinate funding bids and manage project finances
  • Work with other organisations to maximise the use of different skills to develop action on the ground
  • Lobby for recognition of the needs of the area and its people
  • Develop a range of actions appropriate to the conservation or advancement of the South Pennines

Pennine Prospects will succeed by involving and working with as many interested people as possible. We can reflect concerns, gather and share information, develop action plans and support action on the ground. The company was conceived to be a participatory organisation, owned and controlled by a membership that comprises a range of interests and authorities concerned with the revitalisation of the South Pennines.

Yorkshire Water United Utilities Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council National Farmers Union
South Pennines Association Lancashire County Council Pennine Heritage Kirklees Council Calderdale Council
Bradford District Council Northern Rail Natural England Environment Agency The National Trust