Sharoe Green

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Sharoe Green
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Ward location in the City of Preston district
Sharoe Green is located in Preston
Sharoe Green
Sharoe Green
Location in Preston
Sharoe Green is located in Lancashire
Sharoe Green
Sharoe Green
Sharoe Green shown within Lancashire
Population 6,279 (2011)
District
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
Councillors
  • Eric Fazackerley – Conservative
  • Margaret McManus – Conservative
  • Terry Thompson – Conservative
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire
53°47′35″N 2°42′18″W / 53.793°N 2.705°W / 53.793; -2.705Coordinates: 53°47′35″N 2°42′18″W / 53.793°N 2.705°W / 53.793; -2.705

Sharoe Green (/ˈʃɛrə/) is a largely residential suburban area of Preston, Lancashire, England, and an electoral ward. It is nowadays usually considered to be a district of the larger suburb of Fulwood (and formed part of the pre-1974 Fulwood Urban District). Preston golf course is within the ward boundaries, and the Royal Preston Hospital, now the sole main provider of NHS hospital treatment in the city.

Sharoe Green is a district of Preston with its near neighbour Sherwood, positioned to the far northeast of the city centre adjoining Deepdale. Its major transport links are served by the local and national bus routes criss-crossing its boundaries. The ward of Sharoe Green is a three-member electoral division, returning three councillors to Town Hall. With its neighbour Garrison, the ward forms part of the one-member Preston North East division of Lancashire County Council.

Current councillors[edit]

Election Member Party
Preston Council election, 2007 Eric Fazackerley Conservative Party
Preston Council election, 2008 Terry Thompson Conservative Party
Preston Council election, 2010 Margaret McManus Conservative Party

Demographics[edit]

At the 2001 census, the population of Sharoe Green was 6,819, with over 80% regarding themselves as Christian.[1] At the 2008 local elections in Preston, Sharoe Green had a valid electorate of 5,103,[2] increasing again to 6,279 at the 2011 Census.[3]

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