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Executive Leader Cllr Brenda Warrington

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Councillor Brenda Warrington, Executive Leader of Tameside Council

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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Join In Tameside's Big Conversation

Join In Tameside's Big Conversation


In Tameside we believe that all of our residents should get the opportunity to have their say on our projects and priorities. In the last few months alone we’ve held a consultation on our Budget for 2021-22, as well as Greater Manchester-wide issues such as Clean Air and Minimum Standards for Licensed Vehicles.
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Become a Tameside Community Champion

Become a Tameside Community Champion


Before I start this blog today I want to take a moment to pay tribute to one of the undisputed heroes of the coronavirus pandemic. At the beginning of this month we tragically lost Captain Sir Tom Moore, who raised tens of millions of pounds for the NHS and other charities before succumbing to the virus himself.
 
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Getting Ready for Census 2021

Getting Ready for Census 2021


In my blog at the beginning of the year, I mentioned a number of projects taking place in 2021 that will help shape the future of Tameside. The first of these, and the one that may have the biggest impact of plotting the direction of the borough going forward, is supporting local residents to fill out the Census on 21 March.
 
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Our Children's Future Must Not Become a Victim of Coronavirus

Our Children's Future Must Not Become a Victim of Coronavirus


I want to start my blog today with some great news about the progress of the vaccine rollout in Tameside. Our latest figures show that almost 30,000 people have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine across Tameside and Glossop.
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Protect Yourself and Others from Flooding

Protect Yourself and Others from Flooding


A number of flood warnings were declared by the Met Office for Yorkshire and the Humber, the North West, East Midlands and Eastern England as experts predicted that Storm Christoph would bring widespread flooding, gales and snow to the UK throughout this week.
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