Kirklees

What is Kirklees known for?


conservative liberal

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scientific study

. It has been settled for at least 4,000 years. Experts regard it as one of Yorkshire's most important early Iron Age hill forts. Stonepages.com website The summit of Castle Hill is by far the most conspicuous landmark in Huddersfield. The Hill has been a place of recreation for hundreds of years and the easily discernible remains of past occupation have made it a subject for legend, speculation and scientific study


liberal

was elected for three years and the candidate with the third highest number of votes was elected for two years; their seat therefore being up for re-election in 2006. Political groupings and control All three of the United Kingdom's main political parties: the Labour Party (Labour Party (UK)), the Conservatives (Conservative Party (UK)) and Liberal Democrats have strong representation on the council. Each of the parties has formed the largest group on the council at some point

.kirklees.gov.uk you-kmc kmc-howcouncilworks election result11.shtml title Results for the 01 May 2008 District Council Election accessdate 2009-02-15 work publisher Kirklees Council date *The Conservative Party: Birstall & Birkenshaw, Holme Valley South, Liversedge & Gomersal and Mirfield. *The Labour Party: Ashbrow, Batley East and Greenhead wards. *The Liberal Democrats: Almondbury, Cleckheaton and Colne Valley. The Green Party (Green Party of England and Wales) has

services from Huddersfield Royal Infirmary to Halifax (Halifax, West Yorkshire). The group fielded three candidates at the borough elections, and a local general practitioner unseated a sitting Liberal Democrat councillor in the Crosland Moor & Netherton ward. The group ran candidates in the same ward


local character

In five areas of the borough there is a second tier of local government: the civil parish (civil parishes in England). Parish or town councils have limited powers of a purely local character, such as owning or maintaining allotments, burial grounds, footpaths and war memorials. Four of the parishes were formed as successor parishes to urban districts abolished in 1974.


conservative

was elected for three years and the candidate with the third highest number of votes was elected for two years; their seat therefore being up for re-election in 2006. Political groupings and control All three of the United Kingdom's main political parties: the Labour Party (Labour Party (UK)), the Conservatives (Conservative Party (UK)) and Liberal Democrats have strong representation on the council. Each of the parties has formed the largest group on the council at some point

.kirklees.gov.uk you-kmc kmc-howcouncilworks election result11.shtml title Results for the 01 May 2008 District Council Election accessdate 2009-02-15 work publisher Kirklees Council date *The Conservative Party: Birstall & Birkenshaw, Holme Valley South, Liversedge & Gomersal and Mirfield. *The Labour Party: Ashbrow, Batley East and Greenhead wards. *The Liberal Democrats: Almondbury, Cleckheaton and Colne Valley. The Green Party (Green Party of England and Wales) has

with colour Labour Party (UK) 32 5 0 +5 46.4 42.9 46,006 - 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 1,581


work

Resident Population Estimates by Ethnic Group (Percentages); Mid-2005 Population Estimates accessdate 2008-04-17 work National Statistics Online publisher Office for National Statistics website kirklees.gov.uk The '''Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees''' is a metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England. It has a population of 422,500

than fifty suggestions, including "Upper Agbrigg (Agbrigg and Morley)", "Brigantia (Brigantes)" and "Wooldale". It was named after Kirklees Priory, legendary burial place of Robin Hood.

microsites H history n-s robin07.html title In the footsteps of Robin Hood accessdate 2009-02-14 work History publisher Channel 4 date The site of the priory is now Kirklees Park Estate, situated mid way between Huddersfield and Dewsbury and the location of Kirklees Hall. Under the original draft of the Act, the area was set to include Ossett, which was part of the Dewsbury (UK Parliament constituency) Dewsbury Parliamentary constituency


past century

, England. It is to the west of Wakefield, east of Huddersfield and south of Leeds. It lies by the River Calder (River Calder, West Yorkshire) and an arm of the Calder and Hebble Navigation. In 1974 responsibility for local government passed to Kirklees Metropolitan Council (Kirklees), with its headquarters in Huddersfield. The population of Dewsbury has remained broadly static over the past century - the 1911 census recorded 53,351 people http


amp scale

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political science

) meta color " rowspan 4 rowspan 4 Labour Party (Labour Party (UK)) 2010 (United Kingdom general election, 2010): 4,406 (over Conservatives) - 2005 (United Kingdom general election, 2005): 5,788 (over Conservatives) - 2001 (United Kingdom general election, 2001): 5,064 (over Conservatives)

: www.psr.keele.ac.uk area uk constit 521.htm title Colne Valley accessdate 2009-02-15 work Political Science Resources publisher University of Keele date - 1997 (United Kingdom general election, 1997): 4,840 (over Conservatives) - rowspan 4 Dewsbury County Constituency (Dewsbury (UK Parliament constituency)) rowspan 4 The following wards continued to formulate the Dewsbury seat from 1997-2005: Dewsbury East, Dewsbury West, Heckmondwike

.htm title Dewsbury accessdate 2009-02-15 work Political Science Resources publisher University of Keele date - 1997 (United Kingdom general election, 1997): 4,840 (over Conservatives) - rowspan 4 Huddersfield Borough Constituency (Huddersfield (UK Parliament constituency)) rowspan 4 Almondbury, Birkby, Dalton, Deighton, Newsome and Paddock. rowspan 4 Barry Sheerman bgcolor "


green open

and floodplains formed by the river systems that flow throughout the district. More than half of Bradford’s land is green open space, stretching over part of the Airedale and Wharfedale Valleys, across the hills and the Pennine moorland between. The Yorkshire Dales and the Peak District are both in close proximity.

Kirklees

website kirklees.gov.uk

The '''Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees''' is a metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England. It has a population of 422,500 Kirklees MBC website - Community statistics, 2011 Census and includes the settlements of Batley, Birstall (Birstall, West Yorkshire), Cleckheaton, Denby Dale, Dewsbury, Heckmondwike, Holmfirth, Huddersfield, Kirkburton, Marsden (Marsden, West Yorkshire), Meltham, Mirfield and Slaithwaite. Huddersfield is the largest settlement of the district, and its centre of administration (administrative centre).

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