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TitleLead OrganisationSummaryStart DateClosing Date
Anti Social Behaviour Policy Consultation
Tameside Council

The new Tameside Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) Policy sets out the Council’s commitment to reducing anti-social behaviour and improving the quality of life for local people. Its aim is to give residents clarity around how we investigate and tackle cases of anti-social behaviour, and provide confidence to victims and witnesses to report anti-social behaviour in their communities.

We want to hear your views on the Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) Policy. The feedback received will help deepen our understanding of how residents feel about anti-social behaviour, and influence the final version of the Policy.

All information provided will be kept confidential, stored securely and will be used for statistical and research purposes only. We will not share any confidential information provided, with any third party organisations.

Drug and Alcohol Needs Assessment Engagement - General Public Survey
Tameside Council

Tameside Council Public Health team are currently undertaking work to understand how drugs and alcohol affect the residents of Tameside. 
 This survey will ask questions around alcohol and drug use, worries, local services and how they can be improved. Your opinion and feedback will support us in making positive changes to make Tameside a healthier place to live.

If you are concerned about your own or other people’s drug and or alcohol use please contact Change Grow Live, My Recovery Tameside - a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults, young people, families, carers and affected others in Tameside.

Phone: 0161 672 9420


Ashton Journey Improvements
Transport for Greater Manchester

A consultation is underway on proposals to improve journeys in Ashton. These include bus stops that are more accessible, comfortable and better located, improved walking and cycling routes and changes to road layouts to make them safer for all users. They form part of a wider scheme focusing on upgrading the A671 and A627 bus corridor through Rochdale, Royton, Oldham and Ashton town centres. The proposals are designed to improve journeys for all road users. 

Public drop-in sessions where the proposals can be discussed will take place at Ashton Library on Tuesday 19 March, 5pm–7pm and Wednesday 20 March, 2pm-4pm. 

People who use the route and live nearby are being asked to share their views on the potential changes. You can request a paper copy, or the survey in an alternative language, via or complete the survey over the phone by ringing 0161 244 1000. Please have your say and spread the word to others so that as many people as possible can take part in the consultation before it ends on 24 March.

Droylsden Town Centre Masterplan – Have Your SayTameside CouncilResidents, businesses and staff are being asked to share their ideas for a more vibrant town centre for Droylsden. Using £100,000 grant funding from Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s Evergreen Funding, we have launched an initial fact-finding survey to draw feedback and views from the local community and stakeholders to help shape the short and long-term future. The creation of the masterplan for Droylsden would be the first step and then the council would need to seek further funding and support for any outlined plans. A consultant team led by OPEN (Optimised Environments) are working closely with us to shape the vision and plan, and are keen to find out what people really think of and want to see in the town. You can take part in the survey online at  
Healthy Places ConsultationTameside CouncilWe would like to ask the residents of Tameside about their neighbourhoods and town centres.  The survey asks questions on food and nutrition, physical activity, healthy weight and smoking.
We are interested in your views in order to explore how we can make Tameside's neighbourhoods a healthier place to live. This survey should take around 10 minutes to complete.
Thank you in advance for your support. The deadline to responding to the survey is midnight on 29th March 2024.
Smoking in Routine and Manual RolesTameside CouncilRoutine and manual workers are more likely to smoke than those in other jobs. Routine and manual workers are also more likely to experience smoking related ill health and feel the financial burden of smoking than others.
Tameside smokers spend about £2,500 on smoking every year.
Help Tameside’s Population Health Team to understand how they can better support you to become Smokefree by completing the survey:
This survey is anonymous and any answers you give will not be traced back to you, meaning you can be as honest as possible.

Regional Consultations and Surveys

A Vision for Greater Manchester: VCSE Sector Manifesto Drafting Consultation
VCSE Leadership Group
The Greater Manchester VCSE Leadership Group are drafting a Greater Manchester VCSE Sector Manifesto to raise a collective voice to use as a tool to engage with leaders and campaign together. An event on 27th February with some of the sector was held to discuss what should be included in this manifesto. The GM VCSE Leadership Group, have already done some work to get together some initial ideas. You can see a list of initial ideas HERE. To complete the consultation, please click here.

Greater Manchester Older People’s Network Development Survey
Greater Manchester Older People’s Network
The GMOPN aims to be a representative voice of people aged 50+ living and working within Greater Manchester. They aim to make sure that people can influence policy, strategy and services that will affect them and that people can use their experience to have a positive impact. The network includes voluntary members and organisations that represent older people. They meet, act and work on projects, using their experiences to make things better for everyone. They challenge ageism and campaign for change. They want to ensure that their priorities and projects are as representative as possible of members and the wider population of people aged 50+ in Greater Manchester and the organisations that work with them. Please support them by completing this short survey and help shape their development as a voice for older people in Greater Manchester. This survey is anonymous.

Commissioning Survey 2024
VCSE Commissioning and Investment Group
The Greater Manchester VCSE Commissioning Framework was produced in January 2020 . Changes are being seen to procurement regulations across the NHS, and soon, across wider statutory procurement. The VCSE Commissioning and Investment Group are planning where to focus their energy over the next two years. To do this, they want to understand how far they have come in implementing the recommendations of the Greater Manchester VCSE Commissioning Framework. They would like you to help them understand this by completing this survey.

Greater Manchester’s Plan for NatureGreater Manchester Combined AuthorityLike the rest of the country, Greater Manchester faces closely linked climate and biodiversity emergencies. Locally and nationally – we know we all need to do more to support the recovery of nature and increase the benefits it provides to our people and our economy.
Greater Manchester Combined Authority is currently developing a Local Nature Recovery Strategy, a new plan for nature, to set out our local ambitions for nature. 
You can read more about how the Local Nature Recovery Strategy is being developed here.
As we develop the strategy, we would like to hear your views on:
  • What you think about the current state of nature in Greater Manchester
  • What you think a more nature friendly Greater Manchester should look like
  • What actions you would like included in the strategy and those that you might be able to take locally
This survey should take between 5-10 minutes to complete, depending on how much detail you wish to provide.
A further formal public consultation on the strategy will take place late in 2024.

For more information and to complete the survey, please click here.

Vision Zero StrategyTransport for Greater Manchester

Vision Zero Strategy – Ending Road Death and Life-Changing Injury on Greater Manchester’s roads

Almost 10,000 people have been killed or suffered life-changing injuries on Greater Manchester’s roads in the last 10 years. Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has now endorsed a draft Vison Zero Strategy for the city-region. It aims to eliminate road death and life-changing injury by 2040, with a target to achieve a 50 per cent reduction by 2030. The intention is to increase safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all.

For more information and to complete the survey, please click here.

National Consultations and Surveys

An accelerated planning system: consultation
Department for Levelling Up, Housing, and Communities

Organisation: Department for Levelling Up, Housing, and Communities

Consultation on an accelerated planning service, planning performance measures, extensions of time, expedited appeals and section 73B applications. For more information and to complete the consultation, please click here.

LGBT Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Survey

Are you an LGBTQ+ entrepreneur or business owner? If so, please take a few minutes to complete this online survey and contribute to a first of its kind report to be published in June. This report will highlight the enormous contributions businesses like yours make, as well as the unique challenges they may face. They are hoping to reach as many people as possible so if you are able, please share this survey with your friends, colleagues, and family. All respondents are eligible to win one of 50 free certified memberships of OutBritain, the country’s first LGBTQ+ chamber of commerce, offering exciting business and networking opportunities. To complete the survey, please click here.

Praxis – Early Education, Childcare, and No Recourse to Public Funds
Praxis is seeking participants for a research project which aims to better understand the experiences of parents affected by No Recourse to Public Funds restrictions when it comes to accessing early education and care for their children. For more information, please click here.

Lesbian and Gay Older Adults Experiences of Living with Bipolar Disorder
University of Manchester

This research project aims to investigate lesbian and gay older adults’ experiences of living with bipolar disorder. They will be interviewing individuals about their experiences. 

If you are: 

  • Aged 50 years old or above. AND... 
  • Identify as being cisgender and lesbian or gay. AND... 
  • Have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder.
 Email or call 07971 331 537 to find out more information about participating in the study.

Statutory guidance on domestic abuse protection notices and protection ordersHome OfficeThis consultation seeks to understand whether the draft strategy guidance are clear, comprehensive, and easy to understand.
For more information and to complete the consultation, please click here.
Consultations on reforms to social housing allocationsDepartment for Levelling Up, Housing, and CommunitiesThis consultation seeks views from local housing authorities, social housing landlords, tenants and applicants on proposals to amend social housing allocation rules. For more information and to complete the consultation, click here.30/01/2426/03/24