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Making Trafford better by listening to residents

Blog:
2018
Posted:
Wednesday 10th October 2018
Description
I was pleased with the turnout for our recent engagement event around how best we can improve Stretford. Around 100 people gathered at St Ann's Social Club to have their say on the future of the area and there were plenty of ideas on how we can make it a better place to live.

New fund will mean more affordable homes

Blog:
2018
Posted:
Friday 21st September 2018
Description
I'm pleased to say that earlier this week the Council Executive passed the Affordable Housing Fund, designed to stimulate the development of more homes and marking an important step in tackling the current crisis in this area.

Air pollution - what we can all do

Blog:
2018
Posted:
Tuesday 11th September 2018
Description
Many of you will have noticed the subject of air pollution cropping up in the media with increasing regularity, especially in the last few months. As a Local Authority we have a shared responsibility with the government to tackle this growing public health crisis which is shortening lives, damaging our children's lungs and severely impacting on the NHS.

Digital Future

Blog:
2018
Posted:
Tuesday 4th September 2018
Description
A cyber security scheme was launched yesterday to protect companies across Greater Manchester against malicious computer attacks, which are a huge risk to our region's businesses in terms of cost. It's a University-led initiative, fronted by MMU, and it's all part of our efforts as a region to protect our digital and creative sector, which is vibrant and growing but also open to potentially catastrophic impact if our cyber defences are breached.

My first 100 days

Blog:
2018
Posted:
Wednesday 22nd August 2018
Description
1st September marks 100 days in my role as Leader of the Council

Welcome to the Leader's blog

Blog:
2018
Posted:
Thursday 2nd August 2018
Description
It's been a really interesting start to my time as Leader of the Council with lots happening since the change of administration in May. As a lifelong Trafford resident I thought I knew the Borough well, but the past two months have really underlined how much is going on locally and what a diverse and exciting place Trafford is to live.
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Stretford Masterplan, Rugby League World Cup 2021, Civic Quarter, young people
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