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Encyclopedia > Ballymena Borough Council
Ballymena Borough
Image:NorthernIrelandBallymena.png
Geography
Area:
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 8th
632 km²
? %
Admin HQ: Ballymena
ISO 3166-2: GB-BLA
ONS code: 95G
Demographics
Population:
- Total (April 29, 2001)
- Density
Ranked 11th
58,610
93 / km²
Community: Protestant: 76.3%
Catholic: 21.0%
Politics
Ballymena Borough Council
http://www.ballymena.gov.uk
MPs: Ian Paisley

Ballymena Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. It covers the town of Ballymena and the surrounding area which includes small towns including Broughshane, Cullybackey, Galgorm, Ahoghill and Portglenone. The area covers 200 square miles and has a population of nearly 59,000. The Borough has a central location within Northern Ireland and is served by the M2 motorway and with a station on the Belfast to Londonderry rail-line. Belfast International Airport itself is only 18 miles away and the Belfast City Airport is 30 miles from Ballymena. It is also accessible to the seaports of Larne and Belfast, 20 and 27 miles away respectively. This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. ... This is a list of Local Councils in Northern Ireland by area. ... (Redirected from 1 E8 m2) To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Ballymena is a town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. ... The ISO 3166-2 codes for the United Kingdom correspond to the nations administrative divisions. ... The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. ... In the most common sense of the word, a population is the collection of people—or organisms of a particular species—living in a given geographic area. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This is a list of Local Councils in Northern Ireland by population (census April 29, 2001 [1]). See also: Local Councils in Northern Ireland Local Councils in Northern Ireland by area Local Councils in Northern Ireland by community make-up ... This is a list of Local Councils in Northern Ireland by Protestant / Catholic community make-up In the 2001 decennial census, the Census Office for Northern Ireland (CONI) asked a new question to attempt to achieve a more accurate depiction of the balance of the mainly Unionist Protestant and mainly... This is a list of MPs elected to the House of Commons for the Fifty-Third Parliament of the United Kingdom at the UK general election, 2001, arranged by constituency. ... See also Ian Paisley, Jr. ... County Antrim (Aontroim in Irish) is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland. ... Northern Ireland is an administrative region and one of four parts of the United Kingdom. ... Ballymena is a town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. ... A town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. ... Ahoghill is a parish in the district of Ballymena in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. ... A motorway (Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and some Commonwealth nations) is both a type of road and a classification. ... This article is about the city of Belfast in Northern Ireland. ... For other places with similar names, see Derry (disambiguation) and Londonderry (disambiguation). ... Categories: Airports of Northern Ireland ... Belfast City Airport (IATA Airport Code: BHD) is an airport in Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... Larne (Latharna in Irish which means the lands of Lathar who was an Irish prince) is a town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. ...


The Ballymena Borough Council area consists of four electoral areas: Ballymena North, Braid, Bannside and Ballymena South, from which 24 members were elected in the 2001 election from the following political parties: 11 Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), 7 Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), 4 Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) and 2 Independent. The Mayor of Ballymena for 2004-05 is Councillor Hubert Nicholl (DUP) and the Deputy Mayor is Councillor TGA Scott (UUP). 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Democratic Unionist Party is a hardline Unionist party in Northern Ireland led by Ian Paisley. ... The Ulster Unionist Party (UUP, sometimes referred to as the Official Unionist Party or OUP) is a political party in Northern Ireland representing the unionist community, and was the party of government in Northern Ireland between 1921 and 1972. ... The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP — Irish: Páirtí Sóisialta Daonlathach an Lucht Oibre) is the smaller of the two major nationalist parties in Northern Ireland. ...


The next election is due to take place in May 2005.


The present Borough of Ballymena was created in 1973 from the merging of the former Borough with the former Ballymena Rural District.


Together with the neighbouring districts of Ballymoney and Moyle, it forms the North Antrim constituency for elections to the Westminster Parliament and Northern Ireland Assembly. Ballymoney Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... Moyle District Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in the north-east corner of Northern Ireland. ... North Antrim is a Parliamentary Constituency in the House of Commons and also an Assembly constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly. ... The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative institution in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories (it alone has parliamentary sovereignty). ... The Northern Ireland Assembly is a 108-member legislative body for Northern Ireland that sits at Stormont with powers devolved to it from the Westminster parliament. ...


See Also: Local Councils in Northern Ireland



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Ballymena Borough Council | Services (490 words)
Ballymena Borough Council has introduced a number of recycling services and initiatives aimed at reducing the waste that we send to landfill and protecting our precious natural resources.
With challenging new European and National legislation and targets to meet the council is continuing with its blue bin paper recycling scheme and has introduced boxes for the collection of mixed dry recyclables, it is our intention to introduce brown bins for the collection of organic waste from the kerbside.
The refuse collection service is provided on a weekly basis to approximately 25,000 households within the Ballymena borough with the service consisting of eight refuse collection vehicles and twenty operatives.
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