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Encyclopedia > Wyre Forest
Wyre Forest District
Wyre Forest
Shown within Worcestershire
Geography
Status: Non-metropolitan district
Region: West Midlands
Admin. County: Worcestershire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 191st
195.41 km²
Admin. HQ: Stourport-on-Severn
ONS code: 47UG
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2004 est.)
- Density
Ranked 226th
98,100
502 / km²
Ethnicity: 98.2% White
Politics
Wyre Forest District Council
http://www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk/
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive:  
MPs: Richard Taylor, Bill Wiggin

Wyre Forest is a local government district in Worcestershire, England, covering the towns of Kidderminster, Stourport-on-Severn and Bewdley. Its council is based in Stourport-on-Severn. Image File history File links WorcestershireWyreForest. ... Worcestershire (pronounced ; abbreviated Worcs) is a county located in the West Midlands region of central England. ... Non-metropolitan districts (usually just called Districts) are local government sub-divisions of English Counties. ... The region (also known as 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. ... Worcestershire (pronounced ; abbreviated Worcs) is a county located in the West Midlands region of central 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. ... Stourport-on-Severn, often shortened to Stourport, is a town in Worcestershire, England, with a population of 19,713 (2001 Census). ... The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... 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. ... Dr Richard Thomas Taylor (born July 7, 1934) is an English medical doctor turned politician, and an independent Member of Parliament for Wyre Forest, having run as the Independent Kidderminster Hospital and Health Concern candidate. ... William David Wiggin (born 4 June 1966) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... The Districts of England are the lowest level of local government in England, except for civil parishes. ... Worcestershire (pronounced ; abbreviated Worcs) is a county located in the West Midlands region of central England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language 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 1st UK... Map sources for Kidderminster at grid reference SO825765 Kidderminster is a town in the Wyre Forest district of Worcestershire, England. ... Stourport-on-Severn, often shortened to Stourport, is a town in Worcestershire, England, with a population of 19,713 (2001 Census). ... Load Street, Bewdley Bewdley is a small town in Worcestershire, England. ... Stourport-on-Severn, often shortened to Stourport, is a town in Worcestershire, England, with a population of 19,713 (2001 Census). ...


It is also the name of a large, semi-natural woodland which straddles the Worcestershire and Shropshire Border. Worcestershire (pronounced ; abbreviated Worcs) is a county located in the West Midlands region of central England. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ...


Wyre Forest District Council

The district was formed under the Local Government Act 1972, on April 1, 1974, as a merger of Bewdley and Kidderminster municipal boroughs, Stourport-on-Severn urban district and Kidderminster Rural District. The Local Government Act 1972 was an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom, that reformed local government in England and Wales, on April 1, 1974. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... 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. ...


The Wyre Forest parliamentary constituency, which covers most of the district, is represented by the Independent Kidderminster Hospital and Health Concern MP Dr Richard Taylor. His party was briefly also powerful at local level, but has now been reduced to a handful of councillors. Wyre Forest is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Independent Kidderminster Hospital and Health Concern (often known by the shorter name Health Concern) is a political party based in Kidderminster, England. ... Dr Richard Thomas Taylor (born July 7, 1934) is an English medical doctor turned politician, and an independent Member of Parliament for Wyre Forest, having run as the Independent Kidderminster Hospital and Health Concern candidate. ...


Wyre Forest

The Wyre Forest near Bewdley
The Wyre Forest near Bewdley

Wyre Forest district takes its name from this forest, despite the fact that much of this woodland does not lie within the district's boundaries, but rather in Shropshire. The forest covers an area of 2,634 hectares (6,509 acres), and is noted for its variety of wildlife. Around two thirds of the forest has been designated as SSSI, while a further fifth is listed as a National Nature Reserve. It is one of the largest areas of semi-natural woodland in the UK. Wildlife species to be found in the forest include Hawfinch, Fallow Deer, Dipper, Common Crossbill, Pied Flycatcher, and Long-eared Owl among many other woodland birds and plants. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 275 KB)Part of the National Nature Reserve in the Wyre Forest near Bewdley. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 275 KB)Part of the National Nature Reserve in the Wyre Forest near Bewdley. ... A dense growth of softwoods (a forest) in the Sierra Nevada Range of Northern California A forest is an area with a high density of trees (or, historically, a wooded area set aside for hunting). ... Limber Pine woodland, Toiyabe Range, central Nevada Biologically, a woodland is differentiated from a forest. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ... A hectare (symbol ha) is a unit of area, equal to 10,000 square meters, commonly used for measuring land area. ... An acre is an English unit of area, which is also frequently used in the United States and some Commonwealth countries. ... Various species of deer are commonly seen wildlife across the Americas and Eurasia. ... A Site of Special Scientific Interest or SSSI is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom. ... National Nature Reserve is a United Kingdom government conservation designation for a nature reserve of national significance. ... Limber Pine woodland, Toiyabe Range, central Nevada Biologically, a woodland is differentiated from a forest. ... Binomial name Coccothraustes coccothraustes (Linnaeus, 1758) The Hawfinch, Coccothraustes coccothraustes, is a passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. ... Binomial name Dama dama (Linnaeus, 1758) The Fallow Deer (Dama dama) is a ruminant mammal belonging to the family Cervidae. ... Binomial name Cinclus cinclus (Linnaeus, 1758) The White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus) is an aquatic passerine bird found in Europe and the Middle East, also known as the European Dipper or just Dipper. ... Binomial name Loxia curvirostra Linnaeus,, 1758 The Common Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. ... Binomial name Ficedula hypoleuca (Pallas, 1764) The Pied Flycatcher, Ficedula hypoleuca, is a small passerine bird in the Old World flycatcher family. ... Binomial name Asio otus (Linnaeus, 1758) The Long-eared Owl (Asio otus) is a species of owl which breeds in Europe, Asia, and North America. ...


Parishes in Wyre Forest District

Kidderminster is unparished. Map sources for Kidderminster at grid reference SO825765 Kidderminster is a town in the Wyre Forest district of Worcestershire, England. ...


Load Street, Bewdley Bewdley is a small town in Worcestershire, England. ... For other places and usages, see Indian Ocean beaches and wonderful dry season climate. ... Chaddesley Corbett is a village and civil parish in the Wyre Forest district of Worcestershire, England. ... Kidderminster Foreign is a civil parish in the Wyre Forest district of Worcestershire, England. ... Rock is a village in Worcestershire, which lies south-west of Bewdley. ... Stourport-on-Severn, often shortened to Stourport, is a town in Worcestershire, England, with a population of 19,713 (2001 Census). ... Upper Arley (grid reference SO765805) is a village near Kidderminster in Worcestershire, England. ...

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. ... Newcastle-under-Lyme is a local government district with borough status in Staffordshire, 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 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. ...

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. ...


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Wyre Forest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (259 words)
Wyre Forest is a local government district in Worcestershire, England, covering the towns on Kidderminster, Stourport-on-Severn and Bewdley.
Wyre Forest takes its name from a forest of the same name, despite the fact that much of this woodland does not lie within the district's boundaries, but rather in Shropshire.
The forest covers an area of 2,634 hectares (6,509 acres), and is noted for its variety of wildlife.
Wyre Forest (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (302 words)
Wyre Forest is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Wyre Forest constituency was first fought under its present name in the 1983 general election, having succeeded the old Kidderminster seat, and was won for the Conservatives by Esmond Bulmer.
Wyre Forest was held with relative ease by the Conservatives' Derek Coombs in the 1987 and 1992 general elections; however the 1997 Labour landslide saw that party gain the seat with David Lock securing a majority of almost 7,000.
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