The national financial situation means that councils across the country are having their budgets significantly reduced.
In Worcestershire we're no different. We have to save £100 million from our core revenue budget by 2017.
This represents a big challenge to us all, but through careful planning and a creative and innovative approach, we are confident we can make these savings in a way that protects the services which really matter to you." Trish Haines, Chief ExecutiveThe Story So Far (PDF 4.3MB) document sets out the story of BOLD - the county council's approach to budget savings.