- Teesdale (district)
Infobox UK district
name = Teesdale District
status = District
North East England
area = Ranked 42nd
onscode = 20UH
population = Ranked English district rank|ONS=20UH
English district population|ONS=20UH
English district density|ONS=20UH / km²
ethnicity = 99.1% White
politics = Teesdale District Council
leadership = Alternative - Sec.31
executive = English district control|ONS=20UH
year = 2005
Teesdale is a local government district in
County Durham, England. Its council is based in Barnard Castle. It is the valley of the River Tees.
That part of the district south of the
River Teesis historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire, and made up Startforth Rural Districtbefore the Local Government Act 1972came into effect in 1974. The other predecessors to the district were Barnard Castleurban district and Barnard Castle Rural District.
Much of the area had prior to 1894 constituted a single Teesdale
rural sanitary district.
The district is the least populous ordinary district in England, with only the
City of Londonand the Isles of Scillybeing smaller. It has the second lowest population density in England, after Eden, Cumbria.
The district will be abolished as part of the
2009 structural changes to local government in England.
*"Barnard Castle East" Barnard Castle East ward; Barnard Castle North ward; Eggleston ward; Gainford and Winston ward; Ingleton ward; Staindrop ward; Streatlam and Whorlton ward
*"Barnard Castle West" Barnard Castle West ward; Barningham and Ovington ward; Cotherstone with Lartington ward; Greta ward; *Middleton-in-Teesdale ward; Romaldkirk ward; Startforth ward
*"Evenwood" Cockfield ward; Etherley ward; Evenwood, Ramshaw and Lands ward; Hamsterley and South Bedburn ward; Lynesack ward
2006, a report commissioned by British Gas [http://www.britishgasnews.co.uk/managed_content/files/pdf/greenCity.pdf] showed that housing in Teesdale produced the 2nd highest average carbon emissions in the country at 7,731 kg of carbon dioxideper dwelling.
Energy efficiency in British housing".
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