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  Derwentside - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Derwentside is a local government district in County Durham, England, named after the River Derwent.
It sits to the west of Chester-le-Street and to the north and east of the Wear Valley district.
In the past, Derwentside was famous both for its steel industry and coal mining.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Derwentside   (249 words)

 Around the Councils   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Derwentside has been working with PICAS since February 2000 to put in place a humane and effective control mechanism in the town of Stanley, Co. Durham.
Derwentside put aside plans to cull pigeons in the town and have worked closely with PICAS to develop a strategy that will see a reduction in flock size.
Derwentside District Council is a forward thinking authority that should be congratulated for their willingness to embrace new ideas.
homepages.nildram.co.uk /~picas/councils_a_f.htm   (159 words)

 Durham Constabulary - Derwentside - Consett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The number of people living in Derwentside is around 87,000, and the main centres of conurbation are the towns of Consett and Stanley, along with the main villages of Annfield Plain, Lanchester and Langley Park.
The majority of Derwentside settlements are located in the northern part of the district.
Derwentside relies entirely upon highways for its’ transport links, and is linked by class A roads to the A1(M) at Gateshead, Chester-le-Street and Durham.
www.durham.police.uk /local/north/consett/index.php   (299 words)

 Derwentside Local Strategic Partnership
The health of the population in Derwentside has been improving steadily; one indicator of this is increasing life expectancy over time.
However, men in Derwentside live two years less than the average for England and Wales, and women live one and a half years less.
The addition of a second Sure Start Programme means that 13 wards in Derwentside are now covered by additional services for children under the age of 4 years, their families and carers.
www.derwentsidelsp.co.uk /Themes/health/strengths.htm   (577 words)

 Derwentside Durham through time | Local history overview for the District/Unitary Authority
Derwentside is a District/Unitary Authority in the county of Durham, in England.
The boundaries of Derwentside shown on 19th and 20th century maps.
Discover what other administrative units Derwentside was related to, and how its names, boundaries changed.
www.visionofbritain.org.uk /GBH_match_page.jsp?ons=Derwentside   (253 words)

 Derwentside College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Derwentside College is the major provider of post 16 education and training in the semi-rural district of Derwentside, in North West County Durham.
The state-of-the-art building with many new and innovative features has created first-class facilities and an ideal environment for all current and future students to achieve real success.
At Derwentside College, we aim to deliver excellent education to students from Derwentside and beyond.
www.onebestway.com /hosted/derwentside/home.asp   (180 words)

 Derwentside-Werdohl - QuickTopic free message board hosting
At least two exchange visits a year have been held between Derwentside and its twin town, Werdohl, in north west Germany, with over 1,500 people travelling since the first exchange trip in 1976.
Twenty Werdohlers travelled to Derwentside, and were welcomed by the Chair of Derwentside Council, Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Coulson.
Derwentside was twinned with Werdohl (pronounced ‘ver-dole’) on the 6th April 1975.
www.quicktopic.com /28/H/wTK4KVYLHwkA   (1739 words)

 Derwentside Community Information Points   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Derwentside Community Information Points are a joint initiative involving Durham County Council, Derwentside District Council and local community partnerships.
This software is very simple to use and enables text and pictures to be enlarged to up to 32 times the original size, it also has the facility to reverse colours making webpages and other electronic information accessible to a people with a variety of visual impairments.
Additional equipment is also being installed to enable residents of Derwentside to speak to some service providers by video link avoiding the need to travel to central offices to speak to advisors.
www.durham.gov.uk /durhamcc/usp.nsf/pws/F494138B1F99326A80256DB4003838F1?opendocument   (414 words)

 Derwentside Football Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1996 the official Derwentside Football Development Scheme was established with the overall aim of providing a comprehensive range of football opportunities for people in the area.
In January 2001 the Football Development Scheme was transferred to Derwentside Leisure Ltd. Since that time Derwentside Leisure Ltd, has continued to improve the quality of its Football Coaching provision.
Derwentside Football Development Scheme aims to ensure that all users have the opportunity to develop their interest and full potential within a structure that identifies talent and nurtures its progress as far as possible.
www.derwentsideleisureltd.org.uk /Pages/dfd-intro.html   (370 words)

 Derwentside District Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Derwentside Council are pleased to give members of the public in the area the opportunity to ask questions of the Council.
View the Sustainable Derwentside web site to find out what the Council is currently doing, what it plans to do and what you yourself can do to live more ‘Sustainability’.
Derwentside District Council has been awarded Beacon Status.
archive.derwentside.gov.uk   (304 words)

 FAQ's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Derwentside Community Empowerment Network is a network of networks that enables voluntary, community and faith groups to have a collective voice as part of both individual networks and the larger voluntary sector assembly.
The Derwentside Partnership is a co-operative of over 30 equals from across the public, private, business, voluntary and community sectors working towards a shared vision and priorities as detailed in the Derwentside Community Strategy.
The Derwentside Community Strategy is a brand new document that will shape the future of Derwentside, by improving the local quality of life.
www.durhamweb.org.uk /dcen/faqs.htm   (479 words)

 NHS - Derwentside PCT
Derwentside and Durham and Chester-le-Street Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) are hosting a number of events during the next few weeks that are designed to promote World Mental Health Day (10 October) and to challenge the stigma associated with mental health issues.
Patients in Derwentside have given broadly positive impressions of their experience of primary care services, including care given by doctors and dentists, according to a major survey by the Healthcare Commission.
Smoke Free Derwentside is one year old and marked the occasion with a Smoke Free Derwentside LOGO cake at its first Birthday Bash at Leadgate Community Centre on Thursday 4 August 2005.
www.derwentside-pct.nhs.uk   (653 words)

 Derwentside College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
You have the right for your stay at Derwentside College to be free from harassment, bullying or discrimination of any kind.
There is also a Disability Statement that outlines what services and facilities people with a disability can expect if they come to learn at Derwentside College.
We must all work together to make Derwentside College a place where people can come, confident in the fact that they will not be subjected to discrimination of any kind.
www.onebestway.com /hosted/derwentside/info_equal.asp   (308 words)

 Alzheimer's Society - Derwentside Branch
The Derwentside branch was established in 1992 and has extended the support in Derwentside in many ways.
Although there were local carer support groups in operation long before 1992 (due to the work of the psychiatric nurses in Derwentside) the branch has been growing steadily since and has been committed to supplying support to carers.
When the branch was formed the committee consisted of carers and professionals who have knowledge of the disease and the stress that caring for a person with dementia can cause.
www.alzheimers.org.uk /derwentside/history.htm   (405 words)

 Local Strategic Partnership   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Derwentside Community Strategy is a new document that sets out a long-term plan for improving health, environment, housing, education and skills, economy and community safety in Derwentside.
The Derwentside LNRS sets out an agreed vision and action plan to deliver positive change in Derwentside by narrowing the gap between the most deprived wards and the rest of the district.
The Derwentside Partnership is committed to better ways of partnership working to benefit all those who live, learn, work in and visit Derwentside.
www.durhamweb.org.uk /dcen/lsp.htm   (352 words)

 Smoke Free Derwentside   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Smoke Free Derwentside is a group of people who live or work in Derwentside.
We are united by the aim to make Derwentside a healthier place to live and work by reducing the exposure of non-smokers to Secondhand Smoke.
One in three National Clean Air Awards in the North East have been presented to organisations in Derwentside protecting 2,300 workers and countless members of the public.
www.smokefreederwentside.org   (410 words)

 Smoke Free Derwentside   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It aims to improve the health of everyone in Derwentside by encouraging policies that reduce the amount of tobacco smoke in the environment.
There is a project group made up of children, teenagers, schools, health professionals, environmental health officers, voluntary sector, trading standards, politicians, publicans and hoteliers.
The logo should be a representation of the award and the words “Smoke Free Derwentside” should be located in a prominent position and easy to read.
www.spiceproject.org.uk /TheSpiceProject12-18/smokefree.html   (468 words)

 icNewcastle - Derwentside
Derwentside Independents became the main opposition party to the ruling Labour group when they made some significant gains last night.
But Council Leader Alex Watson, leader of the ruling Labour group said he was not surprised by the results: "To be fair, I expected we would lose some seats and we did gain one at Tanfield, which was a bonus.
Go to Derwentside election results (from the BBC).
icnewcastle.icnetwork.co.uk /0100news/localelections/page.cfm?objectid=12913413&method=full&siteid=50081   (203 words)

If you are looking to buy a property or if you just want to check how much equity you have in your property you can check out Property Prices in Derwentside with our easy to use graphs and tables.
Our graphs show the property prices trend in Derwentside over nearly 10 years and you can compare actual property prices and price increases with nearby areas.
Once you have checked the property prices in Derwentside you can navigate easily to other locations to find the areas with the highest or lowest property prices or largest hosue prices increase.
www.proviser.com /regional/local_authorities/derwentside   (502 words)

 Statutory Instrument 1999 No. 2580
any reference to the map is a reference to the map prepared by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions marked "Map of the District of Derwentside (Electoral Changes) Order 1999", and deposited in accordance with regulation 27 of the Local Government Changes for England Regulations 1994[3].
The areas of the new district wards are demarcated on the map described in article 1(3).
Prints of the map may be inspected at all reasonable times at the offices of Derwentside District Council and at the offices of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, 2nd Floor, Ashdown House, 123 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6DE.
www.hmso.gov.uk /si/si1999/19992580.htm   (854 words)

 Belle Vue Swim Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Expertly led coaching and training sessions are available for both the learner swimmer and competitive swimmer.
The nationally recognised Derwentside Swimming Development Scheme, Consett Amateur Swimming Club and Derwentside Amateur Swimming Club operate from the centre.
Derwentside Leisure Ltd. will strive to provide excellent leisure opportunities for the people of Derwentside and the North East region on behalf of Derwentside District Council.
www.derwentsideleisureltd.org.uk /Pages/bvsc-intro.html   (205 words)

 This is The North East | CommuniGate | Derwentside Women's Aid
Derwentside Women's Aid has been providing emergency temporary accomodation in Derwentside for nearly fifteen years to women and children who are or have been experiencing domestic violence.
We have also been instrumental in setting up the Derwentside Domestic Violence Forum, which was eventually launched in March 1997 and the youth domestic violence forum, launched soon after.
We rely heavily on funding from charitable trusts, but we also get revenue from housing benefit, and a grant from Derwentside District Council.
www.communigate.co.uk /ne/dwa/page3.phtml   (120 words)

 Food Standards Agency - Food Standards Agency publishes local authority audit report for Derwentside
The Food Standards Agency today published an in-depth report on the food law enforcement services carried out by the Food/Occupational Health and Safety team of Derwentside District Council.
The Authority had recently undertaken a major review of the food law enforcement service, which had lead to an organisational restructure and the development of a range of improvement plans.
Copies of the report have also been placed in the Food Standards Agency Library, the libraries of both of the Houses of Parliament, the British Library and the Copyright Libraries.
www.food.gov.uk /news/pressreleases/2002/oct/derwentsidepress   (381 words)

 Durham Constabulary - Local Police - Derwentside Divisional Priorities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Working in partnership with many other agencies Derwentside Police are committed to making the area a more welcoming and safe place to live and work.
With an increase in the number of participants on the Derwentside Outdoor Pursuits Initiative we aim to raise awareness of citizenship skills amongst young people.
However working with partners we will employ a range of enforcement order if necessary to reduce youth disorder in the area.
www.durham.police.uk /local/derwentside/priorities.php   (217 words)

 Derwentside History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Another factor may have been the remoteness of the area, as the swordmakers were keen to preserve their trade secrets.
Derwentside seemed an unlikely setting for industrial espionage.
It is also worth noting that the swordmakers were able to employ the services of the famous local engraver Thomas Bewick.
www.thenortheast.fsnet.co.uk /Derwentside.htm   (1913 words)

 Digital Spy Forums - Derwentside Council "put the record straight"
On the wife beater thread I posted about the reply I had to a mail informing Derwentside Council that their Ambassador for Youth advertises himself as a wife beater.
These young citizens are very responsible and come from good families and certainly know and appreciate that Big Brother is outrageous viewing and that anyone taking part is expected to play up and be controversial, like any soap opera its considered to be entertainment and if you want to watch it you switch it on.
Anthony is a local lad well known for his activities in sport and is well liked for his personality, by his family and friends that know him, indeed he does have family values.
forum.digitalspy.co.uk /board/showthread.php?threadid=271105   (1448 words)

 Local Democracy Week - Local events - Archived 2004 events - Derwentside District Council
The SPICE Project will be once again be working with young people to help them ‘Make Their Mark’ during October 2004.
Following the success of the previous Young People’s Forum, Derwentside District Council are holding new elections to recruit young people aged between 8 to 19 years onto the forum.
Over 30 schools in the district are taking part and young people have until the 30th September to complete a nomination form in order to stand.
www.localdemocracyweek.info /C2B/events/Event.asp?ID=417&CatID=22   (167 words)

 Durham Constabulary - Local Police - Derwentside Partnerships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In Derwentside the principal one is the Crime and Disorder Partnership which consists of the three statutory bodies of the Police, County Council and Derwentside District Council.
In Derwentside we see it as vital that the Police interact with such Groups.
Most of these groups are attended by either the Beat Sergeants, or more likely the designated Beat Office for that area.
www.durham.police.uk /local/derwentside/partnerships.php   (232 words)

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