"Changing the face of coalfields communities."


Our Mission and Vision

Our Mission

“To champion and strengthen coalfield communities, generate resources to respond to their needs and deliver programmes that make a positive and lasting difference.”

Our Vision

Our vision for coalfield communities is for them to be sustainable, prosperous, viable and cohesive without support’.

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has a vision for our coalfield communities. We want them to be:

  • Strong, prosperous and resilient communities with high aspirations for their future
  • Full of opportunities for people to work, attain new skills and qualifications
  • Places where families feel supported and have good access to local services
  • Supportive to the needs of children and young people to help them achieve their full potential
  • Creative in tackling health issues and encouraging people to take part in healthy lifestyle activities
  • Enterprising with the infrastructure to nurture new businesses and social enterprises
  • Proud of their identity