Bassetlaw

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civil parish of '''Harworth and Bircotes''' with its neighbour Harworth. The parish has a population of around 8,000 people. The nearest major towns are Doncaster and Worksop. The local school is Serlby Park. - 64 Bassetlaw 637.85 District Nottinghamshire - Early life Born '''Edith Agnes Kathleen Bruce''' at Carlton in Lindrick, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, she was the youngest of eleven children of Canon Lloyd Stuart Bruce (1829–1886


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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

television programmes including the news programme ''East Midlands Today'' from Waltham. This excludes most of Northamptonshire, north Nottinghamshire and north Derbyshire. Most of Lincolnshire is covered by the BBC Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region based in Hull (Kingston upon Hull), with its ''Look North (BBC Look North (East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire))'' programme from Belmont (Belmont transmitting station); north Nottinghamshire (Retford and Worksop - Bassetlaw

) and north-east Derbyshire (Chesterfield) are covered by BBC Yorkshire from Emley Moor (Emley Moor transmitting station), with its ''Look North (BBC Look North (Yorkshire and North Midlands))'' from Leeds. Derbyshire's High Peak is covered by BBC North West from Winter Hill (Winter Hill transmitting station) and Granada Television, both based in Manchester. Northamptonshire is part of the BBC East region based in Norwich and has the BBC Look East Look East


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0 - 2006 election (Bassetlaw Council election, 2006) 14 28 5 1 Demography Population class "wikitable" style "text-align:center;" - ! colspan "8" style "background:#9cc; color:navy;" '''Population of Bassetlaw (1811–2011)''' - ! style "background:#9cc; color:navy;" Year ! style "background:#9cc; color:navy;" Population ! style "background:#fff; color:#fff;" ! style

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:#fff; color:navy;" 1881 style "background:#fff; color:#black;" 43,735 style "background:#fff; color:#fff;" rowspan "7" ! style "background:#fff; color:navy;" 1951 style "background:#fff; color:#black;" 101,590 - ! style "background:#fff; color:navy;" 1821 style "background:#fff; color:#black;" 30,148 ! style "background:#fff; color:navy;" 1891 style "background:#fff; color:#black;" 45,203

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0 - 2006 election (Bassetlaw Council election, 2006) 14 28 5 1 Demography Population class "wikitable" style "text-align:center;" - ! colspan "8" style "background:#9cc; color:navy;" '''Population of Bassetlaw (1811–2011)''' - ! style "background:#9cc; color:navy;" Year ! style "background:#9cc; color:navy;" Population ! style "background:#fff; color:#fff;" ! style

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; width:60%;" - ! Year !! Labour (Labour Party (UK)) !! Conservative (Conservative Party (UK)) !! Independent (Independent (politician)) !! Liberal Democrats (Liberal Democrats (UK)) - 2011 election (Bassetlaw Council election, 2011) 27 18 3 0 - 2010 election (Bassetlaw Council election, 2010) 20 25 3 0 - 2008 election (Bassetlaw Council election, 2008) 16 30 2 0 - 2007 election (Bassetlaw Council election, 2007) 16 27 5

0 - 2006 election (Bassetlaw Council election, 2006) 14 28 5 1 Demography Population class "wikitable" style "text-align:center;" - ! colspan "8" style "background:#9cc; color:navy;" '''Population of Bassetlaw (1811–2011)''' - ! style "background:#9cc; color:navy;" Year ! style "background:#9cc; color:navy;" Population ! style "background:#fff; color:#fff;" ! style

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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 television programmes including the news programme ''East Midlands Today'' from Waltham. This excludes most of Northamptonshire, north Nottinghamshire and north Derbyshire. Most of Lincolnshire is covered by the BBC Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region based in Hull (Kingston upon Hull), with its ''Look North (BBC Look North (East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire))'' programme from Belmont (Belmont transmitting station); north Nottinghamshire (Retford and Worksop - Bassetlaw) and north-east Derbyshire (Chesterfield) are covered by BBC Yorkshire from Emley Moor (Emley Moor transmitting station), with its ''Look North (BBC Look North (Yorkshire and North Midlands))'' from Leeds. Derbyshire's High Peak is covered by BBC North West from Winter Hill (Winter Hill transmitting station) and Granada Television, both based in Manchester. Northamptonshire is part of the BBC East region based in Norwich and has the Look East (BBC Look East) programme from Sandy Heath (Sandy Heath transmitting station). Most of Northamptonshire can receive Central News East, with western parts of the county (Daventry) receiving Central News West, and Southern parts of the county (around Brackley, Towcester and Northampton) receiving Thames Valley Tonight, which used to be the Central south region. ''Central News East (Central Tonight)'' also covered the East Midlands, broadcasting from ''Lenton Lane'' in Nottingham from March 1984. The studios were closed and is now the King's Meadow Campus of Nottingham University. These studios had been responsible for ''Family Fortunes'' and ''Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (UK game show))''. Central News East still continues, broadcasting from ITV Central (Central Independent Television)'s Birmingham Studios. Northamptonshire has Anglia Television's ''Anglia Tonight'' programme and most of Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire (excluding south Nottinghamshire) has Yorkshire Television's ''Calendar (Calendar (News))''. Digital switchover (Digital switchover dates in the United Kingdom) took place in April 2011 for the Nottingham and Northampton areas; Waltham and Belmont (including the local repeater stations) will change in late August 2011. * MATV (Midlands Asian Television), based in Leicester, which caters to the area's large South Asian population. The districts of Nottinghamshire are Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Broxtowe, Gedling, Mansfield (Mansfield (district)), Newark and Sherwood, and Rushcliffe. The City of Nottingham was administratively part of Nottinghamshire between 1974 and 1998 but is now a unitary authority (Unitary authorities in England), remaining part of Nottinghamshire for ceremonial purposes (ceremonial counties of England). '''Blyth''' is a village in the Bassetlaw district of the county of Nottinghamshire, in the East Midlands, north west of East Retford, on the River Ryton. '''Worksop''' is the largest town in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, England, on the River Ryton at the northern edge of Sherwood Forest. It is about '''Babworth''' is a village and civil parish in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, England, about 1½ miles west of Retford. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,329. In addition to the village of Babworth the parish also includes Ranby (Ranby, Nottinghamshire). '''Barnby Moor''' is a village and civil parish in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, England, with a population of 257 (2001 census). The village is about three miles north of East Retford. '''Beckingham''' is a village and civil parish in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, England, about three miles west of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,168. '''Bevercotes''' is a hamlet and civil parish in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, England, about six miles south of East Retford and five miles north-east of Ollerton. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 28. '''Bothamsall''' is a village and civil parish in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, England. End 1974 Replace Bassetlaw Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster Image It was abolished in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972 and now forms part of the Bassetlaw district, with the exception of small areas that are now part of the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster. * A Division - Mansfield & Ashfield * B Division - Bassetlaw, Newark and Sherwood * C Division - Nottingham City (Nottingham) In September 2001, property developer Howard Raymond, son of adult entertainment entrepreneur Paul Raymond (Paul Raymond (publisher)), became the club's financial backer, revealing plans to develop the Sandy Lane ground to Football League standard. For the start of the 2004–05 season, Worksop became founder members of the Conference North, created as part of Phase One of the restructuring of non-league English football. The latter half of that season saw the club hit financial difficulties, including a £60,000 debt to Bassetlaw Council. Raymond formed a new company, ''1861 Leisure Limited'', to take over the club and its assets. As a result, the club were deducted 10 points, transforming the team's season from a credible promotion challenge to a relegation battle. The club eventually finished 17th in their first season of Conference North football. The 2005–06 season saw the team further struggle, finishing 19th in the division, despite an impressive FA Trophy run which saw them beat Conference National sides Burton Albion and Accrington Stanley. The Excel was updated in 1999, with the front similar to that of the Optare Solo and using round headlights, 2 less rear lights, and a repositioned fuel-filler cap. This was known as the '''Excel 2''', and was only built in L1070, L1150 and L1180 configurations. Examples of the 11.8 m long Excel 2 (the longest version) were purchased by Wilts & Dorset, and Trent Barton, which still use them in service today. The Stagecoach Group only bought 16 Optare Excel 2s; these are in service in Chesterfield, Bassetlaw and South Yorkshire. End 1974 Replace Bassetlaw Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster Image The district survived until 1974 when it was abolished under the Local Government Act 1972. It went to form part of the new Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, except the Finningley parish which became part of the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire. thumb 140px left Bridge across the A1 near the windmill (Image:I'll be watching you - geograph.org.uk - 608323.jpg) '''Tuxford''' is a small village and a civil parish on the southern edge of the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, England. It may also be considered a small town as it was historically a market town. Nearby larger towns are Retford and Newark-on-Trent. From Harvest Cottage, near the ECML, the southern boundary of the parish is also the boundary of Bassetlaw. It meets Weston (Weston, Nottinghamshire) and follows Goosemoor Dyke. To the south, in Newark and Sherwood, is Egmanton, on the opposite side of Goosemoor Dyke. At the point where the boundary crosses the railway to Ollerton, it meets Kirton (Kirton, Nottinghamshire). At Priors Park Fram where it crosses the A6075, it meets Walesby (Walesby, Nottinghamshire) (in Newark and Sherwood). At Willoughby Hill next to the BT mast, on south of Farleys Wood, the parish boundary leaves the district boundary of Bassetlaw, and it meets West Markham. Directly south of West Markham, the boundary meets East Markham and to the east is Fledborough. '''Ranskill''' is a village and civil parish in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire with its nearest town being Retford approximately 5 miles (8 kilometers) south. The Ranskill ward according to the 2001 census (United Kingdom Census 2001) has 2,226 residents.


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Stockwith , Woodbeck Civil parishes There are 68 parishes in Bassetlaw. The two main settlements of Retford and Worksop are the only areas of the district that are unparished (Unparished area). 300px Parishes of Bassetlaw (Image:Bassetlaw Parishes.svg) Wards Bassetlaw is split into 25 separate wards for elections. class style "margin:0 auto; backgrond:none;" style "padding-right:0;" Beckingham, Nottinghamshire

the council for 25 years, until once again no party had overall control. In 2006, the Conservatives gained control of the council, and held control until 2010 when a series of by-election defeats caused them to lose their majority. In 2011 Labour gained control of the council for the first time in seven years. One third of the council is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Council political makeup class "wikitable" style "margin:1em auto 1em auto

0 - 2006 election (Bassetlaw Council election, 2006) 14 28 5 1 Demography Population class "wikitable" style "text-align:center;" - ! colspan "8" style "background:#9cc; color:navy;" '''Population of Bassetlaw (1811–2011)''' - ! style "background:#9cc; color:navy;" Year ! style "background:#9cc; color:navy;" Population ! style "background:#fff; color:#fff;" ! style


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closed and is now the King's Meadow Campus of Nottingham University. These studios had been responsible for ''Family Fortunes'' and ''Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (UK game show))''. Central News East still continues, broadcasting from ITV Central (Central Independent Television)'s Birmingham Studios. Northamptonshire has Anglia Television's ''Anglia Tonight'' programme and most of Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire (excluding south


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:#fff; color:navy;" 1881 style "background:#fff; color:#black;" 43,735 style "background:#fff; color:#fff;" rowspan "7" ! style "background:#fff; color:navy;" 1951 style "background:#fff; color:#black;" 101,590 - ! style "background:#fff; color:navy;" 1821 style "background:#fff; color:#black;" 30,148 ! style "background:#fff; color:navy;" 1891 style "background:#fff; color:#black;"

; 45,203 ! style "background:#fff; color:navy;" 1961 style "background:#fff; color:#black;" 99,221 - ! style "background:#fff; color:navy;" 1831 style "background:#fff; color:#black;" 32,950 ! style "background:#fff; color:navy;" 1901 style "background:#fff; color:#black;" 50,796 ! style "background:#fff; color:navy;" 1971 style "background:#fff; color:#black;" 96,918 - ! style "background:#fff

Bassetlaw

'''Bassetlaw''' is the northernmost district (Non-metropolitan district) of Nottinghamshire, England, with a population according to the 2001 UK census (United Kingdom Census 2001) of 107,713. The borough is predominantly rural, with two towns: Worksop, site of the borough offices, and Retford. The district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the boroughs of Worksop and East Retford and most of Worksop Rural District and most of East Retford Rural District. It is named after the historic Bassetlaw (Bassetlaw (wapentake)) wapentake (hundred (subdivision)) of Nottinghamshire.

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