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Local Strategic Partnership

The Local Strategic Partnership (LSP) was set up in 2002 to produce the Community Strategy for Three Rivers. It has links with other partnerships and forums in the district - all of which are working towards achieving the priorities of the Strategy.

The LSP Board is made up of representatives from public, private and voluntary and community sector organisations, which are based in and around the district, and aims to build on the successful partnership working which already existed. Membership is set at senior politician, board or chief officer level to ensure that members have the necessary authority to speak for their organisations and to commit the resources needed to turn the vision into a reality.

The partnership works to Terms of Reference, agreed by all partners.

Meetings of the Board are held three times a year and are open to the public. If you have an issue you would like the LSP to consider please contact Three Rivers District Council.

Details of the LSP Board meetings can be viewed here. 

The LSP’s vision is
“The Local Strategic Partnership works to improve the quality of life for the people of Three Rivers by working in partnership to create a district which is safe, healthy, and prosperous, and which is where people want and are able to live, work and visit.”

Who is on the LSP?

The LSP comprises senior representatives from the following organisations:


During the next year the membership of the Board will be reviewed as a range of changes to statutory organisations occur due to changing national legislation.

Three Rivers Community Strategy 2012-18

During 2011 the LSP undertook a range of consultation events to consult the public and stakeholders on the priorities for a new community strategy for 2012-18. This included consultation with children and young people, consultation with adults, and consultation with service providers.

Following consultation on a draft document the Local Strategic Partnership Board adopted the new strategy for 2012-18 in June 2012. You can download the strategy below:

Three Rivers Community Strategy 2012-2018 (pdf)

Details of the equality relevance test and equality impact assessment that have been undertaken can be downloaded below:

  1. Children and young people’s well-being
  2. Health and disability
  3. Adult skills and employment
  4. Affordable housing
  5. Crime and anti-social behaviour

The LSP oversees different partnerships which have expertise in these priority areas. These include:

For further information on any of these partnerships please contact Three Rivers District Council.

Hertfordshire Forward

Hertfordshire Forward is the Local Strategic Partnership for the whole of Hertfordshire County. Visit the Hertfordshire Forward website for more information.

Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership is business-led partnership responsible for growing the economy in Hertfordshire by removing barriers to growth and creating new jobs. Visit the Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership website

Hertfordshire’s Health and Wellbeing Board aims to make health and social care planning and decision making everyone's business. Visit the Hertfordshire’s Health and Wellbeing Board website.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find out what the LSP is funding using its Performance Reward Grant?

You can contact the Community Partnerships Unit or review the agendas of the LSP Board.

How can I raise an issue with the LSP?

Please contact the Community Partnerships Unit.

What progress is being made on the Community Strategy?

Progress on the individual priorities is reported to the LSP Board. You can visit the web page of LSP agendas or contact the Community Partnerships Unit for further information on progress.

How can I get involved in the work of the LSP?

The membership of the LSP Board is reviewed on a regular basis. Meetings of the LSP Board are open to the public. Membership of the partnerships working on the priorities of the Community Strategy vary be need. For further advice please contact the Community Partnerships Unit.