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Encyclopedia > Newcastle under Lyme (borough)
Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Shown within Staffordshire
Geography
Status: Non-metropolitan district, Borough
Region: West Midlands
Admin. County: Staffordshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 185th
210.96 km²
Admin. HQ: Newcastle-under-Lyme
ONS code: 41UE
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2004 est.)
- Density
Ranked 157th
123,000
583 / km²
Ethnicity: 98.0% White
Politics
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
http://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive: Labour
MPs: Charlotte Atkins, William Cash, Paul Farrelly

Newcastle-under-Lyme is a local government district with borough status in Staffordshire, England. Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Non-metropolitan districts (usually just called Districts) are local government sub-divisions of English Counties. ... The BOGUS regions, also known as BOGUS FASCIST SCOTTISH Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity in England. ... The West Midlands is a geographical term describing the western half of central England, known as the Midlands. ... Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. ... This is a list of districts of England ordered by area. ... 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. ... Newcastle-under-Lyme is a busy market town in Staffordshire, England, not to be confused with the larger city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. ... The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. ... It has been designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) 2004 World Health Day topic was Road Safety (by World Health Organization) Year of the Monkey (by the Chinese calendar) See the world in... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This is a list of districts of England ordered by population. ... The United Kingdom is divided into four parts, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. ... The Labour Party has since its formation in the early 20th century been the principal left wing political party of the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... This is a list of MPs elected in the UK general election, 2005 to the House of Commons for the Fifty-Fourth Parliament of the United Kingdom at the United Kingdom general election, 2005, arranged by constituency. ... Charlotte Atkins (born September 24, 1950) is Labour MP for Staffordshire Moorlands. ... William Nigel Paul Cash, usually Bill Cash (born 1940) is an English Tory politician, Member of Parliament and opposition front-bencher. ... Christopher Paul Farrelly (born March 2, 1962, Newcastle-under-Lyme) is a British politician and is the Labour member of Parliament for Newcastle-under-Lyme. ... Non-metropolitan districts (usually just called Districts) are local government sub-divisions of English Counties. ... A borough is a local government administrative subdivision used in the Canadian province of Quebec, in some states of the United States, and formerly in New Zealand. ... Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my [birth]right) Englands location (dark green) within the British Isles Languages English (de facto) Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked...


It is named after its main town of Newcastle-under-Lyme where the council is based, but also includes the town of Kidsgrove, the villages of Silverdale and Keele, and the rural area surrounding Audley. Newcastle-under-Lyme is a busy market town in Staffordshire, England, not to be confused with the larger city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. ... Map sources for Kidsgrove at grid reference SJ8354 Kidsgrove is a town in the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, in Staffordshire, England, near the border with Cheshire. ... It is rumoured that in the north of England lies a mythical village known as Keele. ... St. ...


The district was formed on April 1, 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of the municipal borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, the Kidsgrove urban district, and Newcastle-under-Lyme Rural District. April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ... The Local Government Act 1972 (1972 c. ... A borough is a political division originally used in England. ... In the British Isles an urban district was a type of local government district which covered an urbanised area. ...


Wards

The borough contains 24 wards. A ward is an electoral district used in local politics, most notably in England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and many cities in the United States and the federal district of Washington, DC. Wards are usually named after neighbourhoods...


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  • 1 - Audley and Bignall End
  • 2 - Bradwell
  • 3 - Butt Lane
  • 4 - Chesterton
  • 5 - Clayton
  • 6 - Cross Heath
  • 7 - Halmerend
  • 8 - Holditch
  • 9 - Keele
  • 10 - Kidsgrove
  • 11 - Knutton and Silverdale
  • 12 - Loggerheads and Whitmore
 
  • 13 - Madeley
  • 14 - May Bank
  • 15 - Newchapel
  • 16 - Porthill
  • 17 - Ravenscliffe
  • 18 - Seabridge
  • 19 - Silverdale and Parksite
  • 20 - Talke
  • 21 - Thistleberry
  • 22 - Town
  • 23 - Westlands
  • 24 - Wolstanton


Districts of the West Midlands Flag of England

Birmingham | Bridgnorth | Bromsgrove | Cannock Chase | Coventry | Dudley | East Staffordshire | Herefordshire | Lichfield | Malvern Hills | Newcastle-under-Lyme | North Shropshire | North Warwickshire | Nuneaton and Bedworth | Oswestry | Redditch | Rugby | Sandwell | Shrewsbury and Atcham | Solihull | South Shropshire | South Staffordshire | Stafford | Staffordshire Moorlands | Stoke-on-Trent | Stratford-on-Avon | Tamworth | Telford and Wrekin | Walsall | Warwick | Wolverhampton | Worcester | Wychavon | Wyre Forest The Districts of England are the lowest level of local government in England, except for civil parishes. ... The West Midlands is a geographical term describing the western half of central England, known as the Midlands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... The city from above Centenary Square. ... Bridgnorth is a local government district in Shropshire, England. ... Bromsgrove is a local government district in the West Midlands of England. ... Cannock Chase is a local government district in England. ... The Precinct in Coventry city centre. ... The Metropolitan borough of Dudley is a metropolitan borough in the West Midlands of England. ... East Staffordshire is a local government district with borough status in Staffordshire in England. ... Herefordshire is a traditional and ceremonial county and unitary district in the West Midlands region of England in the United Kingdom. ... Lichfield is a local government district in Staffordshire, England. ... Malvern Hills is a local government district in Worcestershire, England. ... North Shropshire is a local government district in Shropshire, England. ... North Warwickshire is a local government district and borough in Warwickshire, England. ... Nuneaton and Bedworth is a local government district with borough status in Warwickshire, England, consisting of the towns Nuneaton, Bedworth, Bulkington and their surrounding countryside. ... Oswestry is a small local government district with borough status in Shropshire, England. ... Redditch is a town and local government district in Worcestershire, England, just south of (but not part of) the West Midlands urban area and lies on the A441, a trunk road from Birmingham to Studley. ... Rugby is a local government district and borough in eastern Warwickshire, England. ... Sandwell is a metropolitan borough in the West Midlands of England. ... Shrewsbury and Atcham is a local government district with borough status in Shropshire, England. ... The Metropolitan borough of Solihull is a metropolitan borough in the West Midlands of England. ... South Shropshire is a local government district in south west Shropshire, England. ... South Staffordshire is a local government district in Staffordshire, England. ... Stafford is a local government district with borough status in Staffordshire in England. ... Staffordshire Moorlands is a local government district in Staffordshire, England. ... This page is about Stoke-on-Trent in England. ... Stratford-on-Avon is a local government district of southern Warwickshire in England. ... Tamworth town centre Map sources for Tamworth at grid reference SK2203 Tamworth is a historic town and local government district in Staffordshire England, located 17 miles (25 km) north-east from the city of Birmingham. ... Telford and Wrekin is a borough in the West Midlands region of England. ... The Metropolitan borough of Walsall is a metropolitan borough of the county of West Midlands, England. ... Warwick is a local government district of central Warwickshire in England. ... Wolverhampton is an industrial, commercial and university city and metropolitan borough in the English West Midlands, traditionally part of the county of Staffordshire. ... The city of Worcester (pronounced Wuh-ster) is the county town of Worcestershire in England; the river Severn runs through the middle, with the citys large Worcester Cathedral overlooking the river. ... Wychavon is a local government district in Worcestershire, England. ... Wyre Forest is a local government district in Worcestershire, England, covering the towns of Kidderminster, Stourport-on-Severn and Bewdley. ...

Counties with multiple districts: Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Warwickshire (pronounced either /ˈwɔːɹɪkˌʃə/ or /ˈwɔːɹɪkˌʃɪə/) is a landlocked non-metropolitan county in central England. ... The County of West Midlands is a metropolitan county in western central England, the United Kingdom, formed in 1974. ... Worcestershire (pronounced ; abbreviated Worcs) is a county located in the West Midlands region of central England. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Newcastle-under-Lyme - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (604 words)
Newcastle is often unofficially considered to be an affluent suburb of the city of Stoke-on-Trent, both form part of an area known as The Potteries.
Newcastle is on the national canal network, but the canal, running from the Trent and Mersey Canal at Stoke-on-Trent to Sir Nigel Gresley's Canal has been disused since 1935.
Newcastle has over the years increased dramatically the number of pubs, wine bars and night clubs, and is known in the area for requiring a large police presence at the weekend.
A History of Newcastle Under Lyme (609 words)
However Newcastle Under Lyme was a small town in the Middle Ages, even by the standards of the time.
In 1901 the population of Newcastle Under Lyme was 17,000.
The population of Newcastle Under Lyme itself is 75,000.
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