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Executive Leader Cllr Brenda Warrington

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Councillor Brenda Warrington, Executive Leader of Tameside Council

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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Moving Forward in the Fight against Covid-19

Moving Forward in the Fight against Covid-19


The beginning of the week saw the latest easing of the coronavirus restrictions across the country. 
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Securing the Post-Coronavirus Future for All

Securing the Post-Coronavirus Future for All


Welcome back to my weekly blog, following a break to comply with restrictions over the pre-elections period. The suspension of elections in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic meant that this year saw a large number of polls take place across the country last Thursday. 
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Staying the Course Against Coronavirus

Staying the Course Against Coronavirus


Yesterday marked a year since the beginning of the first coronavirus lockdown. As part of a National Day of Reflection, Dukinfield Town Hall was floodlit in yellow to symbolise our shared grief for those who have tragically lost their lives to this terrible pandemic.
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City, Town, Country, Connected

City, Town, Country, Connected


It’s no secret to anybody that Britain is currently in the grip of a housing crisis. Estimates have put the number of new homes needed to satisfy demand in England alone at up to 345,000 a year, but in 2019/20 our total housing stock nationally only increased by around 244,000.
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Striving for Equality on International Women's Day 2021

Striving for Equality on International Women's Day 2021


As Leader of Tameside Council and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority Lead for Equalities, I would like to wish you all a Happy International Women’s Day.
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The Wrong Budget at the Wrong Time

The Wrong Budget at the Wrong Time


All eyes this week were on the House of Commons as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announced the latest national Budget. 
 
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Securing Our Finances and Building for the Future

Securing Our Finances and Building for the Future


On Tuesday evening we held one of the most important meetings on Tameside’s calendar, as the Full Council came together over Zoom to debate and decide on the Budget for the next financial year.
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