Borough of Fareham
|Borough of Fareham|
|— Nan-metropolitan destrict —|
|Sovereign state||Unitit Kinrick|
|Region||Sooth East Ingland|
|Incorporatit||1 Aprile 1974|
|- Leadership||Leader & Cabinet (Template:EnglishDistrictControl)|
|- MPs||Mark Hoban
|- Tot||28.6 sq mi (74.2 km2)|
|Aurie rank||250t (o 326)|
|Indwallers (2010 est.)|
|- Rank||197t (o 326)|
|- Densitie||1,510.8/km2 (3,912.9/sq mi)|
|- Ethnicity||98.3% White|
|Time zone||GMT (UTC0)|
|- Simmer (DST)||BST (UTC+1)|
|OS grid reference||SU5802906461|
The Borough of Fareham is a local govrenment destrict an burgh in Hampshire, Ingland. Its cooncil is based in Fareham. Ither places athin the Borough include Portchester, Stubbington, Hill Head, Titchfield, Warsash, Locks Heath, Sarisbury an hauf o Whiteley. The Borough covers hintle o the semi-urban aurie atween the ceeties o Soothampton an Portsmouth, an is pairt o the Sooth Hampshire conurbation, wi mony residents commutin tae the twa ceeties for employment.
The Borough of Fareham covers the aurie frae Portchester in the east tae Warsash in the wast, sooth tae Stubbington an Hill Head an north tae include pairt o Whiteley. It is unuisual for a relatively sma burgh in that it haes twa Members o Parliament (Stubbington an Hill Head are pairt o the Gosport constituency), twa post touns (the wast o the burgh is in the Soothampton post toun) an three telephone diallin codes (maistly 01329 but 01489 in the wast o the burgh an aw an 023 in the extreme east).
The 2001 Census foond Fareham tae hae lawer than average unemployment an creeme wi hoose prices heicher than average. The population o the burgh wis estimatit at aboot 111,000 wi an average age o 40.3 years.
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The Borough Council is Conservative controlled an haes been syne 1999. Follaein the elections on 3 Mey 2012, o the 31 Councillors, 24 are Conservative, 6 Liberal Democrat an 1 independent, representin 15 wairds. The mayor o the Borough, currently Conservative Councillor Dennis Steadman, is electit each year bi his or her fellae cooncillors an is the Civic Head of the Borough. There is a Deputy Mayor an aw.
The wairds are:
- Fareham East
- Fareham North
- Fareham North-West
- Fareham South
- Fareham West
- Hill Head
- Locks Heath
- Park Gate
- Portchester East
- Portchester West
- Titchfield Common
The present bundaries date frae 1932 when the parishes o Crofton, Hook with Warsash, Portchester, Sarisbury an Titchfield, aw previously pairt o the Fareham Rural District wur addit tae Fareham urban destrict.
The wastren bundary o the burgh, wi the Borough of Eastleigh, is the River Hamble. Tae the north is the City of Winchester; tae the east the City of Portsmouth, a unitary authority; an tae the sooth the Borough of Gosport. The sooth wast an sooth east edges o the burgh are baith pairt o the Breetish coastline, borderin the Solent.
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