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Councillor Brenda Warrington, Executive Leader of Tameside Council

Celebrating Tameside's Sporting and Community Pride

Celebrating Tameside's Sporting and Community Pride


It’s that time of year again. The 2019 Pride of Tameside Sport and Physical Activity Award nominations are officially open, with the final presentation evening scheduled for 27th September at Dukinfield Town Hall.
 
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Taking Pride in our Communities this Summer

Taking Pride in our Communities this Summer


One of my favourite things about summer in Tameside is that it heralds the arrival of some of the biggest offerings on our cultural calendar. Even at this early point in the season we’ve already celebrated a number of events; from musical contests to sporting spectacles, with a great deal more still to come.
 
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Putting the Power Back in the Northern Powerhouse

Putting the Power Back in the Northern Powerhouse


Let’s take a look at two countries. Country A is one of the richest regions in Northern Europe; Country B contains 5 out of the 10 poorest regions in Northern Europe.
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Protecting Our Pensioners

Protecting Our Pensioners


Cast your mind back to 2015. In one of their first acts after their victory in the General Election that year, the David Cameron government announced that they would no longer pay for TV licenses for over-75s, transferring responsibility for funding over the BBC.
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Natural Beauty and Clean Air: Our Plans for Tameside's Environment

Natural Beauty and Clean Air: Our Plans for Tameside's Environment


At last month’s meeting of Full Council I said that one of our priorities for the rest of the year would be protecting Tameside’s natural environment.
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Taking Care Of Our Carers

Taking Care Of Our Carers


It’s estimated that around 11% of residents in Tameside and Glossop, or just about 27,000 people, have some kind of unpaid caring responsibilities. 
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Securing Tameside's Future at Full Council

Securing Tameside's Future at Full Council


After a break to comply with the pre-election rules for the local and European elections, I’m delighted to be able to resume this blog following my re-election as Executive Leader of Tameside Council.
 
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Pre-Election Period

Pre-Election Period


As we are now in the pre-election period – for the local elections on 2 May 2019 – I have decided to suspend my weekly blog until after the election.

See you in a few weeks


 
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Taking the Next Steps for A Green Greater Manchester

Taking the Next Steps for A Green Greater Manchester


At the end of last year Tameside held its first ever Green Summit, bringing together residents, businesses and climate experts to discuss what we could do in the borough to help protect our shared environment and make Greater Manchester the greenest city region in Europe.
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Get Help To Stub It Out This No Smoking Day

Get Help To Stub It Out This No Smoking Day


What’s one of the best things you can do for your health? Something that will start having a guaranteed and positive impact beginning 20 minutes after you start and which will continue to benefit you for years afterwards if you keep at it? The answer is giving up smoking.
 
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