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Wingrove is an electoral ward of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England, roughly 2 miles west of Newcastle City Centre. The population of the ward as of mid-2018 was 12,773.
The Wingrove ward essentially covers the eastern part of Fenham as well as the Spital Tongues area. The Fenham area is known for a very large Asian community and those Asians happen to live in the Wingrove electoral ward. As 2011 UK Census it was 57% White, 34.6% Asian British (14.7% Pakistani, 5.6% Bangladeshi, 6.5% Indian), 2.2% Black British and 2.6% Arab (When separate from the Arthur's Hill area). The Pakistani community in Wingrove is one of the largest in the North East.
Newcastle upon Tyne, often shortened to simply Newcastle, is the most populous city and metropolitan borough in North East England. It forms the core of the Tyneside conurbation, the eighth most populous urban area in the United Kingdom. Newcastle is one of the UK Core Cities, as well as part of the Eurocities network of European cities. It is situated on the northern bank of the River Tyne, approximately 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the North Sea. Newcastle was part of the county of Northumberland until 1400, when it became a county of itself, a status it retained until it became a part of the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear in 1974. The local authority is Newcastle City Council, a member of the North of Tyne Combined Authority. The regional nickname and dialect for people from Newcastle and the surrounding area is Geordie. In 2018, the city was declared as the best place to visit in the world by travel experts Rough Guides.
Fenham is an area of the west-end of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It lies to the west of the city centre, and is bounded on the north and east by a large area of open land known as the Town Moor. To the south lies Benwell, whilst West Denton lies to the west, Blakelaw and Cowgate to the north, and Arthur's Hill and Spital Tongues to the east. The area has an ethnically mixed population, and is also home to many students.
Newcastle upon Tyne Central is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Chi Onwurah of the Labour Party. As with all constituencies, the constituency elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election at least every five years. At the 2017 and 2019 general elections, the constituency was the first to officially declare its result. It narrowly beat Houghton and Sunderland South, which had declared first in 2010 and 2015 (as did its predecessor Sunderland South in the four preceding general elections.
Newcastle upon Tyne North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Catherine McKinnell of the Labour Party.
Elswick is an area and ward of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1.9 miles west of the city centre, bordering the River Tyne. Historically in Northumberland, Elswick became part of Newcastle in 1835. In 2018 it had an estimated population of 15,869. The usual resident population of the ward in 2011 was 13,198, 4.7% of the total population of Newcastle upon Tyne, comprising 5,116 households. The ward profile shows Elswick is the ward with the highest percentage of children under 14 years in Newcastle and has a lower than average number of senior citizens (10%) than Newcastle as a whole. Elswick has a lower than average number of houses in owner-occupation.
Newcastle City Council is the local government authority for the city and metropolitan borough of Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, North East England. The council consists of 78 councillors, three for each of the city's 26 wards. It is currently controlled by The Labour Party, led by Councillor Nick Forbes. Councillor David Cook serves as the Lord Mayor and Councillor Habib Rahman serves as Deputy Lord Mayor and Sheriff. The council is a member of the North of Tyne Combined Authority.
Byker is an area and electoral ward in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne in Tyne and Wear, England. Byker is located in the east of the city, south of the Heaton The area is served by Byker Metro station. The area contains the Byker Wall estate. The population of the ward is 11,339, increasing to 12,206 at the 2011 Census, which is 4.4% of the city's total. Car ownership stands at 35.4%, significantly lower than the city average of 54.7%.
Blakelaw and North Fenham is a civil parish in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne in Tyne and Wear, England. It is north west of the city centre, and is entirely surrounded by the unparished area of Newcastle upon Tyne. It covers the areas of Blakelaw, Cowgate and North Fenham, and has a population of 6,468, decreasing slightly to 6,452 at the 2011 Census.
One third of Newcastle City Council in Tyne and Wear, England, is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Since the last boundary changes in 2004, 78 councillors have been elected from 26 wards.
Newcastle upon Tyne East is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament by Nick Brown of the Labour Party. Brown has held the seat since its recreation in 2010.
Blakelaw is an electoral ward situated in the West End of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. The population of the ward is 11,186, which is 4.6% of the city's population. Car ownership in the area is 50.6%: this is lower than the city average of 54.7%, increasing to 11,507 at the 2011 Census. House prices in this area average at £114,000.
Arthur's Hill is an area of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, North East England. It lies approximately 1 mile west of Newcastle City Centre. It is bordered by Fenham to the West, Elswick to the South, and Spital Tongues to the North. It gives name to a Newcastle City Council electoral ward with a population of 14,507.
Dene is an electoral ward of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. The ward takes its name from the nearby gorge at Jesmond Dene. Contained within the ward are government offices of the Department for Work and Pensions and the Freeman Hospital. The population of the ward is 9,554, increasing to 9,667 at the 2011 Census, 3.7% of the total population of Newcastle upon Tyne. Car ownership in the area is 74.8% much higher than the city average of 54.7%.
Denton is an electoral ward of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. The ward encompasses the Chapel House and West Denton housing areas. The population the ward was 10,500 at the 2011 Census, 4.2% of the total population of Newcastle upon Tyne. Car ownership in the area is 56.6%, slightly higher than the city average of 54.7%.
Benwell and Scotswood is an electoral ward of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. The ward encompasses the Benwell and Scotswood housing areas, as well as the Newcastle Business Park, which is located on the banks of the River Tyne and houses offices of companies such as British Airways and the Automobile Association. The population of the ward is 13,759, which is 5.3% of the total population of Newcastle upon Tyne. Car ownership in the area is 45.1%, lower than the city average of 54.7%. The 2011 Census gave a population of 12,694.
Newcastle Corporation Tramways operated a tramway service in Newcastle upon Tyne between 1901 and 1950.
Eighton Banks is a small village in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, which is located around 4.5 miles (7 km) from Newcastle upon Tyne.
The 1973 Tyne and Wear County Council election was held on 12 April 1973 as part of the first elections to the new local authorities established by the Local Government Act 1972 in England and Wales.104 councillors were elected from 95 electoral divisions across the region's five boroughs. Each division returned either one or two county councillors each by first-past-the-post voting for a four-year term of office. The election took place ahead of the elections to the area's metropolitan borough councils, which followed on 10 May 1973.
Bensham is a suburban area in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, which is located around 2 miles (3 km) from Newcastle upon Tyne.
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