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Councillor Brenda Warrington, Executive Leader of Tameside Council

High Hopes for Stalybridge

High Hopes for Stalybridge


After a year of preparation and consultation, I’m delighted to announce that the Stalybridge Town Centre Challenge is coming to fruition. 
 
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Building an Age-Friendly Tameside Together

Building an Age-Friendly Tameside Together


Greater Manchester is getting older. By 2041, it is estimated that over seven hundred thousand people in GM – just under a quarter of the population – will be over the age of 65. If you’re 65 today, your chances of celebrating your 85th birthday and beyond are pretty good.
 
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Cleaning Up Our Air Inside and Outside

Cleaning Up Our Air Inside and Outside


Every year in Greater Manchester, 1,200 people die because of exposure to dirty air. From chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes and obesity to more serious health issues such as cancers, strokes and heart or lung diseases, fighting air pollution and its consequences is one of the greatest public challenges that we face today.
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Mayor’s Question Time Comes to Tameside

Mayor’s Question Time Comes to Tameside


It’s now been over five years since the formation of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), which is made up of the Mayor of Greater Manchester and the ten council leaders in the region. The GMCA took control of a number of powers through the devolution agreements signed with the government in 2014.
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Another Broken Promise for the North

Another Broken Promise for the North


Stop me if you’ve heard this before. A politician in London, with great fanfare, promises some kind of transport investment in the North of England. Nothing happens for a while, and then all of a sudden the promised funding is either scaled back or cancelled altogether. 
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Around the Towns in 2020

Around the Towns in 2020


I wrote in last week’s blog that I want 2020 to be a year of investment for Tameside; in our economy and shared future. The heart of Tameside is, and always will be, our towns, so it’s for that reason that I want to go in-depth on the highlights of our big plans for them in 2020.
 
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Full Speed Ahead for Full Fibre

Full Speed Ahead for Full Fibre


Welcome to my first blog of the 2020s. Before I begin, I’d like to take the chance to wish you all a happy, healthy and successful New Year.
 
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A 2019 To Remember for Tameside

A 2019 To Remember for Tameside


It’s that time of year again. On behalf of Tameside Council I would like to wish you all a Happy Christmas and a Joyful New Year.
 
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Join In Our Budget Conversation and Have Your Say

Join In Our Budget Conversation and Have Your Say


Welcome back to my weekly blog, following a brief hiatus to comply with the pre-election laws. As the people of Britain had the opportunity to have their say on our country’s future this week, it’s only appropriate that I start these blogs again by offering you the chance to have your say on Tameside’s future.
 
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101 Years On, Tameside Still Remembers

101 Years On, Tameside Still Remembers


The month of November is one of the most solemn on our nation’s calendar, as we again come together to commemorate those brave men and women, both from home and further afield, who laid down their lives in the First World War.
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