The Corporate Peer Challenge found that the Leader and Chief Executive of the council were well-recognised and well-respected, and there is considerable expertise and talent in the authority.
The report says: "CDC has got a really good story to tell as a successful council with good quality services, particularly in leisure and culture. These enhance the wellbeing of residents and showcase the location, boosting the visitor economy and inward investment.
"The public also need to know what good work you are doing in partnership with others, such as economic development across the whole region not just Craven."
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