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Metropolitan Borough of Solihull

subdivision_type Sovereign state (List of sovereign states) subdivision_name United Kingdom subdivision_type1 Constituent country subdivision_name1 England subdivision_type2 Region (Regions of England) subdivision_name2 West Midlands (West Midlands (region)) subdivision_type3 Historic county (Historic counties of England) subdivision_name3 Warwickshire subdivision_type4 Administrative county (Administrative counties of England) subdivision_name4 West

Midlands (county) West Midlands seat_type Admin. HQ seat Solihull government_type Metropolitan borough leader_title Leadership (Local government in England#Councillors and mayors): leader_name Leader and cabinet leader_title1 MPs (MPs elected in the United Kingdom general election, 2005): leader_name1 Lorely Burt (LD (Liberal Democrats (UK))) Caroline Spelman ( Conservative Party (UK) C


Gweru

ZW subdivision_type Country subdivision_name Zimbabwe subdivision_type1 Province (Provinces of Zimbabwe) subdivision_name1 Midlands (Midlands Province) subdivision_type2 subdivision_name2 subdivision_type3 subdivision_name3 subdivision_type4 subdivision_name4 government_footnotes government_type leader_title leader_name

area_code blank_name blank_info blank1_name blank1_info website footnotes '''Gweru''' (formerly (Geographical renaming) '''Gwelo''' until 1982) is a city near the centre of Zimbabwe at . It has a population of about 146,073 (2009), making it the fifth largest city in the nation. Gweru is the capital of Midlands Province, and was founded in 1894 by Dr

their studies. Cambridge University did not unilaterally cease marking Zimbabwean school certificate examinations. Mugabe claimed that the poor results obtained were due to racial prejudice and set up the Zimbabwe Education Board. ;Nursery schools *Mimosa Nursery School *Dominican Nursery School *Gweru Nursery School *Midlands Pre-School ;Primary schools Group A *Cecil John Rhodes School *Stanley School *Riverside School (Riverside School, Gweru) * Lundi Park School


North West Leicestershire

Constituent country subdivision_name1 England subdivision_type2 Region (Regions of England) subdivision_name2 East Midlands subdivision_type3 Administrative county (Administrative counties of England) subdivision_name3 Leicestershire seat_type Admin. HQ seat Coalville government_type North West Leicestershire District Council leader_title Local government in England#Councillors and mayors Leadership

Midlands Airport , which operates flights to the rest of Britain and to various places in Europe. It is also notable as the location of Castle Donington and Donington Park, a grand-prix circuit and a major venue for music festivals. The district is represented in the UK Parliament by the constituency of the same name (North West Leicestershire (UK Parliament constituency)). The area has a long history of mineral extraction, with coal, brick clay, gravel and granite amongst

: www.bmibaby.com bmibaby about_us company_information.aspx Company Information ." bmibaby. Retrieved on 31 December 2011. "Registered office - Donington Hall Castle Donington Derby East Midlands DE74 2SB UK" Prior to its disestablishment, Excalibur Airways had its head office on the grounds of East Midlands Airport in Castle Donington. "World Airline Directory." ''Flight International''. 24–30 March 1993. "


Coventry

council image_map Coventry UK locator map.svg map_caption Coventry shown within the West Midlands and England coordinates_region GB subdivision_type Sovereign state (List of sovereign states) subdivision_name United Kingdom subdivision_type1 Constituent country subdivision_name1 England subdivision_type2 Region (Regions of England) subdivision_name2 West Midlands (West Midlands (region)) subdivision_type3 Ceremonial counties of England Ceremonial county

subdivision_name3 West Midlands (West Midlands (county)) subdivision_type4 Historic county (Historic counties of England) subdivision_name4 Warwickshire subdivision_type5 Admin HQ subdivision_name5 Coventry city centre government_type Metropolitan borough leader_title1 Governing body leader_name1 Coventry City Council leader_title2 Executive: leader_name2 Labour (Labour Party (UK)) established_title Founded established_date 1043 founder Leofric, Earl of Mercia

area_total_km2 98.64 latd 52 latm 24 lats 29 latNS N longd 1 longm 30 longs 38 longEW W population_as_of 2011 ONS (Office for National Statistics) mid-year estimates population_total ) population_density_km2 3108 population_blank2_title LUZ (Larger Urban Zones) population_blank2 651000 population_blank1_title West Midlands conurbation Conurbation


Redditch

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blank3_info West Midlands (West Midlands (European Parliament constituency)) blank4_name blank4_info blank5_name blank5_info blank6_name blank6_info website footnotes '''Redditch''', is a town and local government district (Non-metropolitan district) in north-east Worcestershire, England, approximately south of Birmingham

in the town and its neighbourhoods. In the 1960s it became a model for modern new town planning. Geography Redditch is in Worcestershire, just south of the West Midlands (West Midlands (county)) urban area. It is 15 miles (24 km) north of Evesham on the A435 road A435


Southern England

GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) (UTC (UTC±00:00)) timezone_DST BST (British Summer Time) utc_offset_DST +1 latd latm lats latNS longd longm longs longEW website footnotes '''Southern England''', '''the South''' and the '''South of England''' are imprecise terms that refer to the southern counties of England that border the English Midlands. A number of different interpretations describe its geographic extents. Many consider the South a cultural

groupings within England are between Northern England and Southern England; the English Midlands also has a number of distinctive accents. thumb Great Britain around the year 800 (Image:British kingdoms c 800.svg) After the murder of Æthelbald by one of his bodyguards in 757, a civil war broke out which was concluded with the victory of Offa (Offa of Mercia). Offa was forced to build anew the hegemony over the southern English of his predecessor, and he did this so successfully


Bassetlaw

subdivision_type1 Constituent country subdivision_name1 England subdivision_type2 Region (Regions of England) subdivision_name2 East Midlands subdivision_type3 Administrative county (Administrative counties of England) subdivision_name3 Nottinghamshire seat_type Admin. HQ seat Worksop government_type Non-metropolitan district leader_title Governing body leader_name Bassetlaw District Council

Category:Local government in Nottinghamshire (Category:Bassetlaw) Category:Non-metropolitan districts of Nottinghamshire Category:Local government districts of the East Midlands The Roman Catholic Cathedral of St. Barnabas (Nottingham Cathedral) on Derby Road was designed by the architect Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, it was consecrated (consecration) in 1844 and is the cathedral church for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nottingham established in 1850 which

covers Nottinghamshire (except Bassetlaw District), Leicestershire, Derbyshire (except Chesterfield and parts of the High Peak), Rutland and Lincolnshire (pre-1974 boundaries). thumb 220px The Waltham transmitting station Waltham on the Wolds transmitter (File:Waltham on the Wolds Transmitter - geograph.org.uk - 41129.jpg) covers large parts of the region * The BBC East Midlands region of BBC Television, based in Nottingham, produces several regional


Derby

subdivision_name3 Derbyshire subdivision_type4 Admin HQ subdivision_name4 Derby government_footnotes government_type Unitary authority, City status

d ɑr b i ) is a city (City status in the United Kingdom) and unitary authority area (unitary authorities of England) in the East Midlands region of England. It lies upon the banks of the River Derwent (River Derwent, Derbyshire) and is located in the south of the county (ceremonial counties of England) of Derbyshire, of which it is traditionally the county town. In the 2011 census, the city had a population of 248,700 and 1,543,000 in the wider metro area

of Derby's longest-established businesses is Royal Crown Derby, which has been producing porcelain since the 1750s. The Midlands Co-operative Society, a predecessor of Central England Co-operative, traced its origins to Derby Co-operative Provident Society which, in 1854, was one of the first co-operatives in the region. Climate Under the Köppen climatic classification, Derby, in spite of its distance to large bodies of water, has an oceanic climate along with the rest


Northern England

, the faster route via Taunton to London Paddington (Reading to Taunton line) and the slower West of England Main Line via Salisbury (Salisbury, England) to London Waterloo (Waterloo station). Another main line, the Cross-Country Route, links Exeter with Bristol, Birmingham, the Midlands (English Midlands), Leeds, Northern England, and Scotland. Many trains on all three lines continue westwards from Exeter, variously serving Torbay, Plymouth and Cornwall. Local

made a supply of this labour readily available. There was also a local coincidence of natural resources in the North of England (Northern England), the English Midlands, South Wales and the Scottish Lowlands. Local supplies of coal, iron, lead, copper, tin, limestone and water power, resulted in excellent conditions for the development and expansion of industry. Also, the damp, mild weather conditions of the North West of England provided ideal conditions for the spinning of cotton

;ref Local operator Northern Rail and First Transpennine Express operates all over the North of England (Northern England), and other national operators include East Midlands Trains and Virgin Trains. The city's other main central railway


Leicester

subdivision_name1 England subdivision_type2 Region subdivision_name2 East Midlands subdivision_type3 subdivision_name3 Leicestershire subdivision_type4 Admin HQ subdivision_name4 City Hall 115 Charles St Leicester LE1 1FZ government_footnotes government_type Unitary authority, City status in the United Kingdom City

''' ( ) is a city (city status in the United Kingdom) and unitary authority area (Unitary authorities of England) in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire. The city lies on the River Soar and at the edge of the National Forest (National Forest, England). In the 2011 census, the population of the Leicester unitary authority was 330,000, making it the largest unitary authority

in the East Midlands region, whilst 509,000 people lived in the wider Leicester Urban Area, making Leicester the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom (List of largest United Kingdom settlements by population) and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom England's


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