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Executive Leader Cllr Brenda Warrington

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Councillor Brenda Warrington, Executive Leader of Tameside Council

Children's Services Improvement Journey

Children's Services Improvement Journey


By committing to doing what we can locally and lobbying for change where we think it is required nationally, a better future for Tameside’s children and families is within our reach. This is the highest priority the Council faces, and we now have the resources and personnel in place to leave no stone unturned in our efforts.
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Staying Safe as Restrictions Lift

Staying Safe as Restrictions Lift


Monday 19th July will mark the end of most legal coronavirus restrictions in England.
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Building a Healthy and Happy Tameside

Building a Healthy and Happy Tameside


The release of the Marmot Report, which I’ve discussed in a previous blog entry here, has driven home the importance of putting health and wellbeing first as we begin to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Protecting Our Shared Environment

Protecting Our Shared Environment


The Green Revolution in Greater Manchester is about to begin in earnest. Last week, at a meeting of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) the Leaders of all ten Greater Manchester authorities unanimously approved the final version of our Clean Air Plan.
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Response to the Findings of the Marmot Report

Response to the Findings of the Marmot Report


The findings of the Marmot Report, which has highlighted the declining life expectancy and deteriorating social conditions in the most deprived areas of England, are unfortunately as unsurprising as they are shocking.
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Saluting Our Armed Forces Veterans

Saluting Our Armed Forces Veterans


This time of year is when we traditionally show our support to our armed forces veterans, both past and present. Due to the extension of the latest lockdown measures and the ongoing fight against new variants of the coronavirus, we have unfortunately been unable to resume in-person public events as we would have hoped.
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Honouring Our Community Heroes and Protecting Our Elderly

Honouring Our Community Heroes and Protecting Our Elderly


Before I begin this week, I want to take the opportunity to congratulate the Tameside residents whose heroic efforts in their communities have won deserved recognition in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2021.
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Have Your Say on the Future of Democracy in Tameside

Have Your Say on the Future of Democracy in Tameside


Over the next 10 weeks, you will be able to have your say on the future of democracy in Tameside by commenting on the plans to redraw the electoral map of the borough.
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Investing in our Towns for Inclusive Growth

Investing in our Towns for Inclusive Growth


I’ve said several times over the past few months that our key priority for the next financial year is to ensure Inclusive Growth in Tameside. We know that, as a country, inequality is one of the greatest challenges we face.
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Reflecting on Full Council

Reflecting on Full Council


At Full Council this week we thanked departing councillors for their service, welcomed new ones, paid tribute to Dr Ron Hill, Freeman of the Borough and in my address I outlined my commitment to inclusive growth as the key to long term improvement in health and wellbeing for our community.
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