Your Local Area We work closely with local people to provide the best services that we possibly can to meet local needs. Community safety We are committed to improving community safety by working in partnership with other organisations. Community led plans Helping local people to explore the needs for their area, set priorities and plan actions. Equality and diversity We are committed to achieving our equality objectives to make sure everyone can access the services they need and we understand the needs of different people. Community Right to Challenge The Community Right to challenge allows groups to express an interest in running council services. Community Right to Bid Community Right to Bid was introduced to help communities nominate an asset in their local area. Resettlement in Cumberland We have been welcoming refugees since 2017, responding with a collective Cumberland wide multi-agency approach.