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Councillor Mike Fowler

Ward: Denton South

Annual Report of Activities 2015/16

Participation at Council Meetings and Panels

I have attended all Meetings of Full Council, all Place Scrutiny Panels and Working Groups and all Speakers Panels (Licensing).

Participation at District Assemblies

I have attended all Denton District Assembly Meetings.

Participation on Outside Bodies and Partnerships

I have attended Denton South Partnership Meetings, Haughton Green Forum, Friends of Haughton Dale Meetings, Walkabouts and Meetings with Irwell Valley Housing Association.

Constituency Work

I have dealt with  constituent complaints and concerns. I have attended meetings with various voluntary groups and have also attended CLP Meetings and Campaign Days. I have attended a number of public meetings dealing with local concerns and I attended the official opening of the Haughton Green Heritage Trail sponsored by Irwell Valley Housing Association.

Members Advice Surgeries

Surgeries are held in the Haughton Green Centre and Councillors hold roving surgeries, which is door to door knocking and speaking to residents on a regular basis.

Training and Development

I have attended all training sessions designed for Elected Members.

Achievements during the Year

I have helped in starting and running Denton Refurb Ltd as a Volunteer and as Chairman until the end of July 2014.

I have had meetings and discussions with various community groups about the future including meetings with the management of Yew Tree Community Centre. I have been involved with the Spatial Development Plan for Haughton Dale and I organised a Halloween Spooky Trail in Haughton Dale for the community.

I have been able to work well with my fellow Ward Councillors and would like to thank Councillor Margaret Downs for her support in the past. I look forward to continuing with our new Councillor George Newton.

Any other comments

I have attended events at the Oasis Centre and Armed Forces Day, the Christmas and Artisan Markets, Christmas Lights, Carol Service and Denton Young People's Centre events.

I took part in the clean up on Haughton Green Playing Fields and attended a number of events on the Village Green (Tommy Todd). I attended the Horticultural Show Prize Giving event and participated in the Denton Carnival. I attended the Remembrance Sunday event and the unveiling of the plaque for the Unknown Soldier.

I met with a Grand Councillor for Cameroon, Mukum Ngol Lucas and introduced him to the Civic Mayor of Tameside, Councillor Vincent Ricci.

I have also attended coffee morning and other events in Denton South.