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Executive Leader Cllr Brenda Warrington

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Councillor Brenda Warrington, Executive Leader of Tameside Council

Have Your Say in the Budget Conversation

Have Your Say in the Budget Conversation


Over the past few weeks I have said that when this terrible pandemic is finally put behind us, we cannot go back to the way things were before. The simple fact is that, for too many people in Tameside, Greater Manchester and Britain as a whole, hardship and struggle did not begin with coronavirus.
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Paying Our Respects and Staying Safe

Paying Our Respects and Staying Safe


Remembrance Sunday is one of the most poignant and solemn dates on our national calendar, a chance for us all to pay our respects to the brave men and women who died in the First World War and all the conflicts that Britain has fought since.
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Laying the Foundations to Build Back Better

Laying the Foundations to Build Back Better


On Tuesday evening we held an online meeting of Full Council, one of several that take place every year. 
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No child will go hungry at half term in Tameside

No child will go hungry at half term in Tameside


Our free school meal voucher scheme to ensure no Tameside children go hungry this half term is now live! Eligible families where a child is on income based free school meals are encouraged to apply to claim their £15 supermarket food voucher.
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Talking About Taxis in Greater Manchester

Talking About Taxis in Greater Manchester


A couple of weeks ago on my blog I shared how we want to get our residents views on protecting our shared environment through the Greater Manchester Clean Air Consultation. Close on its heels follows our consultation on Minimum Standards for Licensed Vehicles across the city region.
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Local Knowledge is Needed to Fight Coronavirus

Local Knowledge is Needed to Fight Coronavirus


As you may be aware the Prime Minister has released details of a new system of tiered local lockdowns. These were supposedly intended to turn what had up to this point been a confusing and fragmented patchwork of local lockdown measures into something more organised and understandable.
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Have Your Say on Protecting Our Air

Have Your Say on Protecting Our Air


The coronavirus pandemic has thrown a spotlight on the importance of health in all its forms. While reducing the number of infections remains the highest priority at the moment, there are other areas that are vital to public health that should not be neglected.
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Protecting Yourself and Others this Winter

Protecting Yourself and Others this Winter


Last fortnight has seen the introduction of an important new tool in the fight against coronavirus. After months of delays the Covid-19 App has finally been released to the general public.
 
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Time is Running Out to Stop Homelessness

Time is Running Out to Stop Homelessness


With the introduction of further lockdown measures across the country, including the early closure of bars, pubs and restaurants and the U-turn on advice to return to the office where possible, it is clear that we are entering a critical phase in the struggle to prevent a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Tameside's Schools Deserve Better

Tameside's Schools Deserve Better


Over five months after they closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, schools in Tameside have once again reopened their doors.
 
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