To develop and maintain links across the voluntary, community, statutory and private sectors and promote the ability for all sectors to engage in networking with each other.
Establish and maintain a range of communication channels within and between the third sector statutory and private agencies. Use these channels to promote the importance of the Third Sector in delivering public service priorities.
Provide and support opportunities for networking for the Third Sector, including the Blackpool Third Sector Forum.
Provide space in the newsletter and on the website for information from local agencies and relevant policy items.
Have regular contact with other local development agencies, especially around common areas of work.
Encourage and enable effective involvement of the local third sector in strategic partnerships.