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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 Tameside's Future

Have Your Say On Tameside's Future


Last Monday we held an Emergency General Meeting of Full Council to discuss a motion in relation to the High Speed Rail (Crewe-Manchester) Bill, which will result in the suspension of the Metrolink service between Ashton-under-Lyne and Piccadilly for a period of at least two years.
 
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A New Era For Tameside and Greater Manchester

A New Era For Tameside and Greater Manchester


At the start of this year I promised that 2022 would be remembered as the beginning of an era of Inclusive Growth for Tameside. In the face of the double challenge of austerity and the cost of living crisis, we want to create a borough where everybody has the opportunity to start well, live well and age well.
 
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Could You Benefit From Social Prescribing?

Could You Benefit From Social Prescribing?


If you asked our residents what they considered our most important public services to be, I would be willing to bet that health and social care would come top of their list.
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Building a #SaferTameside

Building a #SaferTameside


Last year, as part of our ambitions to build a better, fairer and greener borough, I committed Tameside Council to working closely with the Greater Manchester Police, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Services, local residents and other partners to take decisive action on crime prevention and community safety.
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Securing Tameside's Future at Full Council

Securing Tameside's Future at Full Council


On Tuesday in Dukinfield Town Hall we held the annual meeting of Full Council to debate and approve the Budget for the next financial year.
 
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Statement from the Leader on Ukraine

Statement from the Leader on Ukraine


Like me, I am sure you are appalled by the events unfolding in Ukraine.
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Tameside's Metrolink Must Be Protected

Tameside's Metrolink Must Be Protected


Last month we received the troubling news that, as part of the development of the new High Speed Rail 2 (HS2) line from Crewe to Manchester, there is a very real possibility that the Metrolink service to Ashton-under-Lyne could be suspended. 
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Making "Levelling Up" A Reality

Making "Levelling Up" A Reality


In my blog last month I wrote about how decades of neglect, exacerbated by the impact of austerity since 2010, have led to vast economic, social and political inequalities between the North and South of England. 
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Making Changes to Our Bin Collections

Making Changes to Our Bin Collections


As of 31st January, changes have been made to the way we do bin collections in Tameside in order to protect limited funds for vital services.
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Stalybridge is a Town of Culture

Stalybridge is a Town of Culture


Last week we received some fantastic news for Stalybridge, as it was announced that it would be named Greater Manchester’s Town of Culture for 2022.
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