HERE are some of the highlights of the Labour manifesto:
n Help tenants stay in their own homes and choose accommodation that meets their needs for mobility and social care.
n Support residents through energy efficiency programmes to eradicate fuel poverty.
n Reduce greenhouse gasses.
n Oppose opencast mining and preserve open space.
n Invest in young people and creating opportunities.
n Give young people the opportunity to be involved in the way the community evolves and develops.
n Support and develop sport and leisure activities and the arts.
n Work with the police and other agencies to combat crime and disorder.
n Protect literary and cultural history and promote its learning.
n Preserve woodlands.