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Constituencies, wards and local councils

Constituencies (a.k.a. parliamentary constituencies): each electing one Member of Parliament (MP) every 5 years to the House of Commons (Parliament). There are 650 constituencies in the UK.Wards (a.k.a. electoral divisions or electoral wards) is the primary unit of English electoral geography for borough and district councils, county councils or city councils. Each ward elects either one or two councillors to be members of the local council. There were 9,456 electoral wards/divisions in the UK and each ward has an average electorate of about 5,500 people, but ward population can vary substantially.Local council is made up of a number of Councillors (Cllr) who meet regularly to make decisions about the direction of the council and the work it does for the community. As elected bodies local councils are responsible to their local community. Attending a council meeting is the best way to find out what they do and how they make decisions. Members of public can attend public council meetin…

NEWARK ANTIQUE FAIR

New wark antique fair has in excess of 4,000 stalls at any given show, that is, over 4000 dealers in antiques and collectibles offering a huge variety of furniture, architectural pieces, porcelain, pottery, silver, jewelery, paintings, books, maps, prints, toys, and you name it.

The showgrounds are located just 10 minutes from the historic market town of Newark in north central England, and 40 minutes from the city of Nottingham.

The fair is sponsored by DMG World Media, and while they also sponsor antique and collectible fairs throughout Britain and the U.S.

After a brief experiment expanding to three days of trading, the Newark Fair has reverted to a two day, trade-only format, with the fair open Thursday and Friday. Thursday is reserved for professional trade, Friday for general trade. The Newark show opens on Thursday at 9:00 AM, and the admission fee covers entry for both days. The show opens at 8 AM on Friday and admission for the second day only is discounted.

2009 Dates:
February 5th & 6th
April 2nd & 3rd
June 4th & 5th
August 6th & 7th
October 8th & 9th
December 3rd & 4th

For more information:
http://www.dmgantiquefairs.com/fairs/newark/default.asp

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