urban district


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urban district

n.
An administrative district of England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, usually composed of several densely populated communities, resembling a borough but lacking a borough charter.

urban district

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in England and Wales from 1888 to 1974 and Northern Ireland from 1898 to 1973) an urban division of an administrative county with an elected council in charge of housing and environmental services: usually made up of one or more thickly populated areas but lacking a borough charter
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the Republic of Ireland) any of 49 medium-sized towns with their own elected councils
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In 2009, the following districts achieved maximum performance levels: Vladivostok urban district (0,63), ZATO Bolshoi Kamen urban district (0,61); the following municipal districts showed maximum performance: Kavalerovsky (0,66), Tchernigovsky (0,61) and Spassky (0,58) [6].
? June 1968: Clr Arthur Manby from Kirkburton Urban District Council said lorries were making Flockton a "village of terror." About the same time West Riding County Council revealed that a relief road around the village would cost pounds 1m.
A little while later, the Urban District Council was in conflict with the Coal Board.
When Wansbeck District Council was formed in 1974 through the merger of the urban districts of Ashington, Bedlington and Newbiggin by the Sea, Mr Roach was one of its founder members.
The chain used to be proudly worn by the chairman of the old Bedworth Urban District Council, which ceased to exist after local government reorganisation in 1974 paired Bedworth with Nuneaton.
Meltham, the Holme Valley from Honley and above, were part of the Holmfirth Urban District Council and other villages were in different townships to Huddersfield.
In this study, the authors examined the academic performance of 18 urban districts that participated in the 2009 Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) of the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP).

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