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Arms of the County Borough of Teesside
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Teesside is the name given to the conurbation in northern England based on Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Redcar, along the banks of the River Tees with a resident population of over 388,000 in 2005. When Hartlepool is included the population rises to over 450,000. However, Hartlepool is not usually considered Teesside because of its geographical location beside the north sea as oppose to the River Tees. Image File history File links Teesside_arms. ... Image File history File links Teesside_arms. ... A conurbation is an urban area comprising a number of cities or towns which, through population growth and expansion, have physically merged to form one continuous built up area. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the British Isles Languages None official English de facto Capital None official London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001... Middlesbrough is a town in North-East England and the principal location in the borough of Middlesbrough. ... Stockton-on-Tees is an industrial town and port on the River Tees in north-eastern England. ... Redcar sea front Redcar is the principal town of the borough of Redcar and Cleveland, England. ... The Tees is an English river which rises on the eastward slope of Cross Fell in the Pennine Chain and flows eastwards for about 85 miles (137 km) before emptying into the North Sea between Hartlepool and Redcar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The urban areas of Teesside and Hartlepool are very close to one another although there is a small gap in the built up area between the two which is almost continous but sparsley populated due to the land use being compromised of industrial units rather than residential. There are plans to increase the Teesside conurbation to encompass nearby Darlington. However, this depends much upon the economic growth hoped to be achieved by multi-million pound developments in the core areas of Stockton and Middlesbrough which include the main projects, Middlehaven and North Shore. This article discusses Darlington, England. ...


A county borough of Teesside was formed on April 1, 1968, by the merger of the boroughs of Middlesbrough, Stockton, Thornaby-on-Tees, along with Billingham, Eston, Redcar and part of Stokesley Rural District. County borough was a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom to refer to a borough or a city independent of county administration. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Map sources for Thornaby-on-Tees at grid reference NZ4516 Thornaby-on-Tees is a town in the borough of Stockton on Tees in North East England. ... Billingham is a town just north of the River Tees, in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees, traditionally part of County Durham. ... Eston is a township, parish and urban district in the North-East of England, historically part of the county of North Yorkshire. ... Redcar sea front Redcar is the principal town of the borough of Redcar and Cleveland, England. ... Stokesley was a rural district in the North Riding of Yorkshire from 1894 to 1974. ...


In 1974 this area became became part of the non-metropolitan county of Cleveland, which extended to the coast and included Hartlepool and Guisborough. The Teesside area was partitioned between the boroughs of Stockton, Middlesbrough and Langbaurgh. 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ... Status: Non-metropolitan county Admin. ... Hartlepool is a local government district and borough in North East England. ... Map sources for Guisborough at grid reference NZ6115 Guisborough is a small market town near Middlesbrough in North East England, part of the administrative county of Redcar and Cleveland. ... Redcar and Cleveland is a unitary authority in the former county of Cleveland, consisting of Redcar, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Guisborough, and small towns such as Brotton, Skelton, and Loftus. ...


The towns are now independent unitary authorities, but the term Teesside remains in use as a geographic term and in the name of institutions like the University of Teesside and Teesside retail and leisure park. It is still used as an official destination on road signs, even those installed in the 1990s onwards. It has been adopted for various purposes as a euphemism for Cleveland. When Darlington is also included, "Tees Valley" is the more common term, the term is to the dislike of Teesside's local population and was created by the regeneration company. A unitary authority is a type of local authority, which has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area. ... The University of Teesside, based in Middlesbrough, England, has a student body of over 20,000 students as of 2005. ... Teesside Park is a retail and leisure development in the UK. Located just off the A66 near the A66/A19 interchange, it is split between the boroughs of Stockton-on-Tees (retail park) and Middlesbrough (leisure park) with the line of the Old River Tees, which runs down the middle... A euphemism is an expression intended by the speaker to be less offensive, disturbing, or troubling to the listener than the word or phrase it replaces, or in the case of doublespeak to make it less troublesome for the speaker. ... Darlington is a local government district and borough in North East England. ... The Tees Valley is a distinct economic area in the North East of England; it consists of the five Unitary Authorities of Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, and Stockton-on-Tees. ...


There has often been displeasure by residents who have been denied their local identity by the governments who have continuosly over the past three decades changed names and boundaries of the area. South of the Tees was once North Yorkshire and north was Durham. This was followed as aforementioned by Teesside and then Cleveland. In 1996 the abolition of Cleveland meant the creation of Unitary Authorities. However, what is traditionally Teesside's urban area will always be home of the Teessider. The area has become, partially through Middlesbrough Football Club, affectionately named by locals as "The Peoples Republic of Teesside".


Back in the 1980s Margaret Thatcher visited Teesside in part of her campaign at improving inner city decay and de-industrialisation by way of urban development corporations. The Teesside Development Corporation was established in 1987 and became defunct in 1996. At the time it was created Teesside was home to the largest continuous area of de-industrialised land in the whole of Europe. 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


Middlesbrough docklands (now known as Middlehaven) at the heart of Teesside, fell in to disuse in 1984 and has been abandoned and empty for two decades, however the Tees Valley Regeneration Company an urban regeneration company serving a population of 720,000; has recently been formed to revive the Teesside area. Middlesbrough is a town in North-East England and the principal location in the borough of Middlesbrough. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Teesside Urban Area identified by the ONS for statistical purposes had a population of 365,323 according to the 2001 census, and had the following urban sub-areas ONS may stand for: Object Name Service Office for NATO Standardization Office National de la Statistique (Mauritania, ons. ...

However, the combined population of the neighbourhoods within the continous stretch of urban area has a population of 388,500 and also includes the villages of Eaglescliffe and Yarm which are quickly becoming closer to Ingleby Barwick which continues to expand west to the River Tees. Billingham is a town just north of the River Tees, in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees, traditionally part of County Durham. ... Eston is a township, parish and urban district in the North-East of England, historically part of the county of North Yorkshire. ... Map sources for South Bank, Middlesbrough at grid reference NZ535205 South Bank is an area in the town of Middlesbrough, in the northeast of England. ... Ingleby could be Ingleby, Derbyshire Ingleby, Lincolnshire This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Middlesbrough is a town in North-East England and the principal location in the borough of Middlesbrough. ... Redcar sea front Redcar is the principal town of the borough of Redcar and Cleveland, England. ... Stockton-on-Tees is an industrial town and port on the River Tees in north-eastern England. ... Thornaby-on-Tees is a town in the northernmost part of the historic county of North Riding of Yorkshire, located on the south bank of the River Tees. ... Eaglescliffe is a small town which for ceremonial purposes is in County Durham, England. ... Map sources for Yarm at grid reference NZ4112 Yarm Viaduct seen across the River Tees Yarm is a small town which for ceremonial purposes is in North Yorkshire in England. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Tees, a river of England, rises on the eastward slope of Cross Fell in the Pennine Chain, and traverses a valley about 85 miles (137 km) in length to the North Sea. ...


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Teesside - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (653 words)
Teesside is the name given to the conurbation in northern England based on Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Redcar, along the banks of the River Tees with a resident population of over 388,000 in 2005.
A county borough of Teesside was formed on April 1, 1968, by the merger of the boroughs of Middlesbrough, Stockton, Thornaby-on-Tees, along with Billingham, Eston, Redcar and part of Stokesley Rural District.
The Teesside area was partitioned between the boroughs of Stockton, Middlesbrough and Langbaurgh.
University of Teesside - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1314 words)
Recording rises in applications of 11.4%/2.5% for degree courses beginning in 2005/2006 respectively has given Teesside, for two years running, the highest such percentage increases of any university in the North East of England.
A merger with Teesside College of Education took place in the 1970s along with the purchase of Flatts Lane.
From a student body tallying in the hundreds in the 1930s, Teesside appears to be increasingly sought after among higher education applicants.
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