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Councillor Brenda Warrington, Executive Leader of Tameside Council

Tameside Remembers Peterloo

Tameside Remembers Peterloo


On 16th August 1819, 18 men and women were killed and hundreds more wounded on St. Peter’s Field for the crime of peacefully protesting for their democratic rights. 
 
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Welcome to The Den

Welcome to The Den


If you asked somebody to sit down and come up with a list of things that make us human, the existence of culture would be one of the first items you’d write down. 
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Full Steam Ahead for the Tameside Wellness Centre

Full Steam Ahead for the Tameside Wellness Centre


This week I had the pleasure of visiting the site of the new Tameside Wellness Centre to see first-hand the progress being made on the jewel in the crown of our £20 million leisure investment. 
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Passionate About Learning in Tameside

Passionate About Learning in Tameside


One of the most important lessons I’ve ever been taught is that you never stop learning. Every day of your life, whether you’re 7 or 70, you can learn something new. At a time when finding a good job is even more dependent on what you know, it’s a lesson that has become more important than ever.
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The Road to a Co-Operative Council Starts Here

The Road to a Co-Operative Council Starts Here


In my blog last week I briefly mentioned that, as part of our strategic plans for Tameside over the next few years, we will be seeking to gain recognition as a Co-Operative Council. 
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Working Together and Moving Forward at Full Council

Working Together and Moving Forward at Full Council


On Tuesday evening we held our third meeting of Full Council of 2019 at the usual venue of Guardsman Tony Downes House in Droylsden. 
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Shine a Light and Save a Life

Shine a Light and Save a Life


What’s the biggest killer of men under the age of 49 and women between the ages of 20-34 in Greater Manchester? It’s not heart disease and it’s not cancer. In fact it’s not anything that would be considered “natural causes”. The biggest killer of so many young women and young to middle-aged men is suicide.
 
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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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