Hambleton

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Coordinates: 54°20′02″N 1°25′44″W / 54.334°N 1.429°W / 54.334; -1.429

Hambleton District
Destrict
Shown athin North Yorkshire
Shown athin North Yorkshire
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra Ingland
Region Yorkshire an the Humber
Admeenistrative coonty North Yorkshire
Admeen. HQ Northallerton
Govrenment
 • Teep Hambleton District Council
 • Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
 • Executive: Conservative
 • MPs: Rishi Sunak,
Kevin Hollinrake
Area
 • Total 506 sq mi (1,311 km2)
Aurie rank 14t
Population (2011 est.)
 • Tot 89,828
 • Rank Rankit 265t
 • Density 180/sq mi (69/km2)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) Breetish Simmer Time (UTC+1)
ONS code 36UC (ONS)
E07000164 (GSS)
Ethnicity 99.2% White
Website hambleton.gov.uk

Hambleton is a local govrenment destrict o North Yorkshire, England. The main toun an admeenistrative centre is Northallerton, an includes the mercat touns an major veelages o Bedale, Thirsk, Great Ayton, Stokesley an Easingwold.

The district wis shapit bi the Local Govrenment Act 1972 on 1 Apryle 1974, as a merger o the urban destrict o Northallerton wi Bedale Rural District, Easingwold Rural District, Northallerton Rural District, an pairt o Thirsk Rural District, Stokesley Rural District an Croft Rural District, aw in the North Riding of Yorkshire.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

View o the Hambleton Hills an Cowesby

Hambleton covers a aurie o 1,311.17 km² maist o which, 1,254.90 km², is green space.[1] The destrict is namit efter the Hambleton Hills, pairt o the North York Moors Naitional Pairk, on the eastren edge o the destrict. This aurie is the subject o a naitional habitat protection scheme as airticulatit in the Unitit Kinrick's Biodiversity Action Plan.

Touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Population Size
1. Northallerton
2. Thirsk
3. Bedale
4. Easingwold

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Firby Hall, Bedale
Cod Beck Weir, Thirsk

In 2007 Hambleton haed an estimatit population o 86,900 an increase o 3.2% on the population o 84,200 recordit in the 2001 UK census.[2] In the 2001 census 83% o respondents identifee'd their releegion as Christians abuin the naitional average for Ingland which wis 71.74%. Nae ither releegion accoontit for mair than 0.2% o the population wi the next twa lairgest groups o respondents whaur those wi nae releegion, at 10.40%, an who did no state a releegion, at 6.14%.[3]

Energy policy[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Mey 2006, a report commissioned bi British Gas[4] showed that hoosin in Hambleton producit the 8t heichest average carbon emissions in the kintra at 7,242 kg o carbon dioxide per dwellin. Whilst this haes come unner some scrutiny, it is important tae remember that due tae the remote natur o the cooncils pairishes (Great Langton, Scorton etc.) carbon emissions are likely tae be heich.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. United Kingdom Census 2001 (2001). "Hambleton (Local Authority): Key Figures for Physical Environment". neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 10 December 2008. 
  2. Performance, Research & Intelligence Team Chief Executive's Group (2007). "Population Estimates 2007 Parish" (pdf). Page 5. North Yorkshire County Council. Retrieved 9 December 2008. 
  3. United Kingdom Census 2001 (2001). "Hambleton (Local Authority)". neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 9 December 2008. 
  4. http://www.britishgasnews.co.uk/managed_content/files/pdf/greenCity.pdf britishgasnews.co.uk

Further readin[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Golisti K.O.M. (1998) Hambleton and it's History. Ashdown Products. ISBN 0952195054

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]