Wyre


Wyre

Infobox UK District
name = Borough of Wyre


status = Borough
region = North West England
admincounty = Lancashire
area = Ranked 162nd
282.55 km²
adminhq = Poulton-le-Fylde
onscode = 30UQ
population = Ranked English district rank|ONS=30UQ
English district population|ONS=30UQ
English district density|ONS=30UQ / km²
ethnicity = 96.6% White
1.9% S.Asian [cite web
title = Resident Population Estimates by Ethnic Group (Percentages)
publisher = Office for National Statistics
date = 30 October 2007
url = http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=3&b=277027&c=wyre&d=13&e=13&g=464712&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1206542374718&enc=1&dsFamilyId=1812
accessdate = 26 August 2008
]
politics = Wyre Borough Council
http://www.wyrebc.gov.uk/
leadership = Leader & Cabinet
executive = English district control|ONS=30UQ
mp = Joan Humble, Michael Jack, Ben Wallace
year = 2005

Wyre is a local government district with borough status in Lancashire, England. Its council is based in Poulton-le-Fylde.

The district is named after the River Wyre, which runs through the district. It was formed on April 1, 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972, and was a merger of the municipal borough of Fleetwood, along with Poulton-le-Fylde, Preesall and Thornton-Cleveleys urban districts and Garstang Rural District.

Town and Parish Councils

Urban areas

*Fleetwood
*Poulton-le-Fylde
*Thornton Cleveleys

Parish Councils

*Barnacre with Bonds
*Bleasdale
*Cabus
*Catterall
*Claughton on Brock
*Forton
*Garstang
*Great Eccleston
*Hambleton
*Inskip-with-Sowerby
*Kirkland, Lancashire
*Myerscough and Bilsborrow
*Nateby
*Nether Wyresdale
*Out Rawcliffe
*Pilling
*Preesall (Town Council)
*Stalmine-with-Staynall
*Upper Rawcliffe with Tarnacre
*Winmarleigh

Parliament

Wyre is currently divided into three Parliamentary Constituencies - Lancaster and Wyre, Blackpool North and Fleetwood and Fylde. Following forthcoming boundary changes, Wyre will be split into just two - Wyre and Preston North and Lancaster and Fleetwood.

References


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