18,000 new jobs tipped to be created by 2013.

Local Development Framework Core Strategy will guide the growth of the borough over the next 15 years.

Flycapture figures show 16,000 less instances of fly-tipping in 2009/10 than in 2007/8.

The last 50,000 years looked at to help combat current climate change.

Emissions have fallen 21.2 per cent since 1990.

Nearly 90,000 bags of rubbish have been collected so far.

'Rethink' focuses on a family and what happens to their everyday household items.

Challenges involve 60 people and requires them to record their energy usage.

Improvements in key areas including air quality and recycling rates.

Achievements include a 5.4 per cent reduction in the Council's carbon dioxide emissions since 2006/07.

Welsh Assembly Government grant to allow councils to invest in infrastructure needed to deal with difficult items such as carpets.

Around £2 million funding for the two-bedroom homes.