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Executive Leader Cllr Brenda Warrington

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Councillor Brenda Warrington, Executive Leader of Tameside Council

A Bright Future for Hyde

A Bright Future for Hyde


At the beginning of September, we beat 24 other local authorities to win £100,000 from the British Property Federation’s Futures Challenge, part of the national One Public Estate programme, to create a master plan for reviving Hyde town centre and provide a base from which to move forward in securing further investment.
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Building a Tameside Fit for the Future

Building a Tameside Fit for the Future


On Tuesday we held the latest Full Council session of 2019 in the familiar surroundings of Guardsman Tony Downes House in Droylsden.
 
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Working Co-Operatively to Deliver Better Services

Working Co-Operatively to Deliver Better Services


We stand at the cusp of a truly historic moment for Tameside’s communities. This week, at their annual conference in Rochdale the Co-Operative Councils Innovation Network ratified Tameside Council’s application to become a Co-Operative Council. 
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Ending the Scourge of Homelessness in Tameside

Ending the Scourge of Homelessness in Tameside


It’s no secret that we are currently in the middle of a homelessness crisis. Since 2010, almost every statistic we have has shown an inexorable and worrying rise. 
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Get Ready for the Tour of Britain

Get Ready for the Tour of Britain


Mont Ventoux, Alpe d’Huez, Passo dello Stelvio. These are some of the most iconic cycling courses in Europe. Maybe in a few years, we’ll be able to put Werneth Low in that esteemed company as well.
 
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#CouncilsCan

#CouncilsCan


The 1979 Monty Python film “The Life of Brian” has perhaps the most famous joke in British film history. As the characters plot their overthrow of the Roman occupation, one asks “What have the Romans ever done for us?” 
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Tameside Pupils Get Results

Tameside Pupils Get Results


This August, as has happened every year, young people in Tameside took the first step in the rest of their lives as they received their A-Level and GCSE results.
 
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Tameside Remembers Peterloo

Tameside Remembers Peterloo


On 16th August 1819, 18 men and women were killed and hundreds more wounded on St. Peter’s Field for the crime of peacefully protesting for their democratic rights. 
 
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Welcome to The Den

Welcome to The Den


If you asked somebody to sit down and come up with a list of things that make us human, the existence of culture would be one of the first items you’d write down. 
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Full Steam Ahead for the Tameside Wellness Centre

Full Steam Ahead for the Tameside Wellness Centre


This week I had the pleasure of visiting the site of the new Tameside Wellness Centre to see first-hand the progress being made on the jewel in the crown of our £20 million leisure investment. 
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