What is a Parish Council?

Local councils are the first tier of governance and are the first point of contact for anyone concerned with a community issue.


They are democratically elected local authorities and exist in England, Wales and Scotland.

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Woolsington Parish Council

Woolsington is a village in and also a civil parish of the City of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It is north-west of the city centre, and covers a large geographical area. It is one of the city's 26 electoral wards, although the ward is slightly larger than the civil parish, extending slightly further south.


The parish also includes Newbiggin Hall, Woolsington village and Newcastle Airport. It has a population of 11,160 as of the 2011 Census

North Gosforth Parish Council

North Gosforth is a suburb and civil parish in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne in Tyne and Wear, England.


It is north of the city centre, and has a population of 3,527,increasing to 5,629 at the 2011 Census.

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