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Ashfield
Ashfield
(/ˈæʃˌfiːld/) is a local government district in western Nottinghamshire, England. According to the 2001 UK census, it has a population of 111,387, increasing to 119,497 at the 2011 Census.[2] The district is mostly urban and contains parts of both the Nottingham Urban Area and the Mansfield
Mansfield
Urban Area. The area has a tradition of coal mining. There are three towns in the district; the largest being Sutton-in-Ashfield. Settlements in the district include the following:

Annesley, Annesley
Annesley
Woodhouse Felley Hucknall Huthwaite Jacksdale Kirkby-in-Ashfield Selston Stanton Hill Sutton-in-Ashfield Teversal Underwood

The district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by the merger of urban districts of Hucknall, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, and Sutton-in-Ashfield
Sutton-in-Ashfield
and parts of Basford Rural District namely the parishes of Annesley, Felley and Selston. In spring 1986, all departments, except for Direct Works, moved into purpose-built office accommodation in the centre of Kirkby-in-Ashfield. These offices provide civic accommodation for members, together with a Council Chamber and two Committee Rooms. District Offices have been maintained at Watnall Road, Hucknall, and Fox Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, to cater for housing matters and cash receipts on a local basis. Politics[edit] See also: Ashfield
Ashfield
local elections Elections to the district are held every 4 years, with currently 35 councillors being elected from 23 wards. After the election of 2015 the council is composed of the following councillors:[3]

Year Labour Ashfield
Ashfield
Independents Conservative Independent

2015 22 8 4 1

References[edit]

^ http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/census/2011-census/key-statistics-for-local-authorities-in-england-and-wales/rft-table-ks201ew.xls ^ "Local Authority population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 April 2016.  ^ " England
England
council elections". BBC News Online. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 

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Ashfield
Ashfield
District Council

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