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Tewkesbury Borough

 

Tewkesbury Borough

Tewkesbury Borough
Non-metropolitan district
Tewkesbury shown within Gloucestershire
Tewkesbury shown within Gloucestershire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region South West England
Non-metropolitan county Gloucestershire
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Tewkesbury
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Tewkesbury Borough Council
 • Leadership Alternative - Sec.31 (Liberal Democrat (council NOC))
 • MPs Mark Harper
Laurence Robertson
Area
 • Total 160.0 sq mi (414.4 km2)
Area rank 285th (of 326)
Population (mid-2014 est.)
 • Total 63,176
 • Rank 309th (of 326)
 • Density 390/sq mi (150/km2)
 • Ethnicity 98.6% White
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 23UG (ONS)
E07000083 (GSS)
OS grid reference
Website .uk.gov.tewkesburybcwww
Tewkesbury's ward map of 2010.

Tewkesbury is a local government district and borough in Gloucestershire, in the West Country of England. It is named after its main town, Tewkesbury. Other places in the borough include Ashchurch, Bishop's Cleeve, Churchdown and Winchcombe.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, from the municipal borough of Tewkesbury, along with Cheltenham Rural District and part of Gloucester Rural District.

Gloucestershire Airport is in the borough, near to Gloucester and Cheltenham.

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