Understanding University Academy 92 – The Campus

Gary Neville’s University plans at core of a revised Stretford Masterplan What are the plans, what are the risks? The University itself Big launch, lots of photo-opportunities, noisy videos, but what do we really know of the plans? ..and what is the UA92 vision actually about? Universities have traditionally placed academic learning at the core […]

Greater Manchester Mayor – Andy Burnham 100 days

Jen Williams is continually showing that great journalism doesn’t have to be London based. It’s worth reading the linked article from the Manchester Evening News. On the mayor, I haven’t changed my view. Only someone of the stature of Andy Burnham has a chance of making it work. But it’s still going to be difficult. […]

Some Current Casework

Just a flavour of some of my current casework. I’ve removed names from an email I’ve sent. Euroterminal – I’ve been approached separately by a few people regarding increased noise, particularly in evenings and night. There seems to be increased noise from stationery trains close to the football stadium. This will be exclusively at night […]

Scrutiny – July 2017

Scrutiny Our first scrutiny meeting of the council year was on Wednesday last week. 2017/18 Scrutiny Committee Work Programme Executive’s Response to the Task & Finish Group Review into the Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP) Process in Trafford Executive’s Response to the Task and Finish Group Review of the Joint Venture Contract between Trafford […]