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Newark and Sherwood

Newark and Sherwood District
District
Official logo of Newark and Sherwood District
Coat of Arms
Shown within Nottinghamshire
Shown within Nottinghamshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East Midlands
Administrative county Nottinghamshire
Admin. HQ Kelham
Government
 • Type Newark and Sherwood District Council
 • Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
 • Executive: Liberal Democrat (council NOC)
 • MPs: Robert Jenrick,
Mark Spencer
Area
 • Total 16.14 sq mi (41.81 km2)
Area rank 285th
Population (mid-2014 est.)
 • Total 63,176
 • Rank Ranked 309th
 • Density 3,900/sq mi (1,500/km2)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) British Summer Time (UTC+1)
ONS code 37UG (ONS)
E07000175 (GSS)
Ethnicity 98.5% White
Website newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk

Newark and Sherwood is a earthwork from the British Civil Wars. Other settlements in the district include:

Averham
Balderton, Bathley, Bilsthorpe, Blidworth, Boughton, Brough
Carlton-on-Trent, Caunton, Clipstone, Collingham, Cromwell
Eakring, Edingley, Edwinstowe, Egmanton
Farndon, Farnsfield, Fernwood, Fiskerton
Gunthorpe
Halam, Halloughton, Hawton, Hockerton
Kelham, Kirklington, Kirton, Kneesall
Laxton, Little Carlton, Lowdham
Maplebeck, Morton
North Muskham, Norwell
Ossington, Oxton
Perlethorpe
Rainworth, Rolleston
South Muskham, Sutton-on-Trent
Upton
Walesby, Wellow, Weston, Winkburn

The district was formed on 1 April 1974, by a merger of the municipal borough of Newark with Newark Rural District and Southwell Rural District. It was originally known just as Newark: the name was changed by the council effective 1 April 1995.

External links

  • Newark and Sherwood District Council

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