That means getting litter bins emptied, streets swept, and the grass cut. We also pledged to scrap evening car-park charges.
Reviewing the details of the results in this region gives a sense of how volatile the electorate has become.
In Wyre Forest, we have achieved a freeze – for the fifth time in seven years.
This week we examine another region where the main parties fought themselves to a stalemate, whilst UKIP positioned themselves for future success.
Our latest battleground profile explores the West Midlands, where Labour and the Tories are locked in something close to a high-stakes, traditional, two-party fight.
St Austell & Newquay, Hampstead & Kilburn, Great Yarmouth…what Shelter found, using Lord Ashcroft’s polling as the basis for our research.