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Executive Leader Cllr Brenda Warrington

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Councillor Brenda Warrington, Executive Leader of Tameside Council

A Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

A Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer


Dear Chancellor
 
I am writing to express my concern about the support available for self-employed workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Stay Safe. Stay At Home.

Stay Safe. Stay At Home.


It’s now been nearly two weeks since the World Health Organisation declared coronavirus a pandemic, and we are beginning to get a clearer idea of what exactly is required from us all to face down this crisis. 
 
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Coronavirus Update: Supporting Services and Communities

Coronavirus Update: Supporting Services and Communities


If it wasn’t clear before, it is now. The coronavirus pandemic is the gravest challenge we have faced as a country in peacetime in living memory, a challenge that will require all of us to help each other and work together over the coming months. 
 
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Statement on Coronavirus in Tameside

Statement on Coronavirus in Tameside


As I’m sure many of you are aware, a case of coronavirus in Tameside was confirmed over the weekend. We are currently following the careful procedures put in place by Public Health England (PHE) to contain the virus and prevent it from spreading.
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Welcome to the Wellness Centre

Welcome to the Wellness Centre


After a year of construction, the Denton Wellness Centre has opened its doors. 
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A Budget That Delivers for Tameside

A Budget That Delivers for Tameside


The familiar surroundings of Guardsman Tony Downes House in Droylsden were the setting for the unveiling of the council’s Budget for 2020-21 on Tuesday night, my third as Executive Leader of the Council and the first since the General Election back in December.
 
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High Hopes for Stalybridge

High Hopes for Stalybridge


After a year of preparation and consultation, I’m delighted to announce that the Stalybridge Town Centre Challenge is coming to fruition. 
 
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Building an Age-Friendly Tameside Together

Building an Age-Friendly Tameside Together


Greater Manchester is getting older. By 2041, it is estimated that over seven hundred thousand people in GM – just under a quarter of the population – will be over the age of 65. If you’re 65 today, your chances of celebrating your 85th birthday and beyond are pretty good.
 
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Cleaning Up Our Air Inside and Outside

Cleaning Up Our Air Inside and Outside


Every year in Greater Manchester, 1,200 people die because of exposure to dirty air. From chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes and obesity to more serious health issues such as cancers, strokes and heart or lung diseases, fighting air pollution and its consequences is one of the greatest public challenges that we face today.
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Mayor’s Question Time Comes to Tameside

Mayor’s Question Time Comes to Tameside


It’s now been over five years since the formation of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), which is made up of the Mayor of Greater Manchester and the ten council leaders in the region. The GMCA took control of a number of powers through the devolution agreements signed with the government in 2014.
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