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; Indeed, Gateshead has amongst the best primary and secondary schools in the country overall. - 117 Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead) 1,347 Metropolitan borough Tyne and Wear - Nexus is the operations arm of the '''Tyne and Wear Integreated Transport Authority (Passenger Transport Executive#Integrated transport authorities)''' (TWITA). The ITA is made up of fifteen councillors from the county: four from each of Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland (City of Sunderland), three from Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead), and two from each of North Tyneside and South Tyneside. '''Dunston''' was originally an independent village on the south bank of the River Tyne. It has now been absorbed into the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead in the English (England) county of Tyne and Wear. Much of Dunston forms part of the inner Gateshead regeneration area. '''Birtley''' is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, in Tyne and Wear, England. It is situated to the south of Gateshead town and is physically linked to Chester-le-Street across the County boundary in County Durham. Until 1974, Birtley and the adjoining areas of Barley Mow, Vigo and Portobello were part of the old Chester-le-Street Rural District. Since 1974, these neighbouring areas have been considered part of 'greater' Birtley. Birtley was a civil parish with a parish council (which also covered the adjoining neighbourhoods) until April 1, 2006 after a local referendum agreed to abolish it. Referendum to abolish Civil Parish The former parish has a population of 11,377. Office for National Statistics : ''Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Gateshead'' Retrieved 2009-09-14 Birtley lies within the historic county boundaries (historic counties of England) of County Durham and uniquely among settlements in Gateshead, Birtley forms part of the Chester-le-Street post town in the Durham (DH) postal area. '''Whickham''' is a town in North East England, four miles south west of Newcastle upon Tyne and four and a half miles west of Gateshead. Whickham is part of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead. Its postal address is Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne. Whickham is situated on high ground overlooking the River Tyne and the MetroCentre (MetroCentre (shopping centre)). It has a population of 16,263. Office for National Statistics : ''Census 2001 : Urban Areas : Table KS01 : Usual Resident Population'' Retrieved 2009-08-26 '''Lamesley''' is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England. The village is situated towards the south of Gateshead, near to Birtley (Birtley, Tyne and Wear) and Kibblesworth. The parish includes Lamesley village, Kibblesworth, Eighton Banks and the Northside area of Birtley (The private estates: The Hollys, LongBank, Northdene & Crathie). It has a population of 3,928. Office for National Statistics : ''Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Gateshead'' Retrieved 2009-09-14 Early history Harry Clasper was born in Dunston (Dunston, Tyne and Wear), now part of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, but then an independent village on the south bank of the River Tyne, a mile upriver from Gateshead. Later his family moved to Jarrow, also on the south bank on the Tyne, downriver from Newcastle. At the age of 15, he began to work at Jarrow Pit, which was notorious for firedamp. After a while Clasper decided that mining did not suit him and he became apprenticed as a ship’s carpenter in Brown’s Boatyard, Jarrow. There he learnt about woodworking and the principles of boatbuilding. This would be useful to him in later life. '''High Spen''' is an old mining village (Pit village) in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead. There is an entrance to Chopwell Wood, whose forest festival and Christmas Trees attract many visitors to the village every year. High Spen has one pub, called The Bute Arms, and two Working Men's clubs (Working men's club). There is also a Primary school, called High Spen Primary School, http: www.highspenprimary.org and a Comprehensive school, called Hookergate. High Spen also is home to St Patrick's C of E (Church of England) Church (Church (building)). North East England County Durham & Darlington, Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead) & South Tyneside, Newcastle (Newcastle-upon-Tyne) & North Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland (City of Sunderland), Tees (Cleveland, England) -
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on lobbying. * December 7, 2011: Federal Court judge Douglas Campbell rules the Conservative government broke the law in introducing legislation to end the Wheat Board.
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