Bolsover District

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Bolsover District
District
Bolsover Castle
Bolsover Castle
Shown within Derbyshire
Shown within Derbyshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East Midlands
Ceremonial county Derbyshire
Admin. HQ Bolsover
Government
 • Type Bolsover District Council
 • Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
 • Executive: Labour
 • MPs: Dennis Skinner
Area
 • Total 61.9 sq mi (160.3 km2)
Area rank 183rd
Population (2011 est.)
 • Total 76,000
 • Rank Ranked 294th
 • Density 1,200/sq mi (470/km2)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) British Summer Time (UTC+1)
ONS code 17UC (ONS)
E07000033 (GSS)
Ethnicity 99.1% White
Website bolsover.gov.uk

Bolsover is a local government district in Derbyshire, England. Its main town is Bolsover.

Town and parish councils[edit]

There are fourteen town and parish councils within the district.

In addition to the town councils of Old Bolsover and Shirebrook, there are the parish councils of:

Other settlements include Broadmeadows, Hilcote, Langwith, Old Blackwell, Newton, Palterton, Shirebrook and Westhouses.

The current district boundaries date from 1 April 1974, when the urban district of Bolsover was merged with Blackwell Rural District and Clowne Rural District.

Governance[edit]

Bolsover District Council is elected every four years, with currently 37 councillors being elected at each election. The Labour party has had a majority on the council since the first election to the council in 1973 and as of the 2011 election the council is composed of the following councillors:-[1]

Party Councillors
  Labour Party 31
  Independent 4
  Whitwell Residents Association 1
  Green party 1

Local Development Framework[edit]

The council is currently in the process of Consulting on its draft Infrastructure and Delivery Plan.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Councillors". Bolsover District Council. Archived from the original on 17 May 2011. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Local Development Framework". Bolsover District Council. 20 December 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 

Coordinates: 53°15′N 1°16′W / 53.25°N 1.26°W / 53.25; -1.26