rural district

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rural district

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in England and Wales from 1888 to 1974 and Northern Ireland from 1898 to 1973) a rural division of a county
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In addition to being active in Welsh literature, Mr Lewis was involved in Welsh politics, first standing to be an MP for the Labour Party in Denbigh in 1955, then becoming a councillor for the former Lleyn Rural District Council. In 1970, he stood for Plaid Cymru in Caernarfon, winning a third of the vote.
Machin added that fears of a complete TV blackout in South West Shropshire, reported at a recent meeting of the Clun and Bishop's Castle Rural District Council, were "exaggerated and unfounded."
A committee from Castle Donington Rural District Council considered the proposal after being asked for their observations.
Wandering around the racks I see huge folders marked Swansea Harbour Trust Register of Stockholders, Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway Company, Pontardawe Rural District Council, Register of Probates, Illustrated London News, Cash Journal, Ledger, and the intriguingly-titled Pickling Machine.
He added that 1,208 dogs found in Julau and some areas under the Sibu Rural District Council were given the vaccines.
Mr Williams represented the ward since the creation of the Vale of Glamorgan Council in 1974, having previously served as a councillor and chairman on the former Cardiff Rural District Council.
3 Which North East rural district council disappeared in the local government reorganisation of 1974, with part going into Castle Morpeth and part into Newcastle?
She had started a young wives' club in Writtle, and was quickly spotted as leadership material, being voted in 1958 on to the then Chelmsford rural district council. She was elected to Essex county council in 1965, and during 20 years with the authority chaired the education committee and the coordinating and finance committee, becoming vice-chairman of the council.
Rural district council as a local institution establishes the connection between governmental institutions and people, presents many public and welfare services and facilities, improves social and cultural development, controls migration from villages to cities, protects infrastructural facilities constructed in the rural districts and reinforces the trend of agricultural development [3].
He said most of the names were from WWI, when Barnoldswick was a 'rural district council and not part of Pendle.' "The Duke of Wellington's Regiment had recruiting offices in Earby, Barnoldswick and Colne and had great success in recruiting our own local townsfolk," Mr Hartley said.

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