Higher Blackley

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Higher Blackley, Manchester
Higher Blackley electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Higher Blackley electoral ward within Manchester City Council
Coat of arms of Higher Blackley, Manchester
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
By wisdom and effort
Coordinates: 53°31′N 2°12′W / 53.52°N 2.20°W / 53.52; -2.20Coordinates: 53°31′N 2°12′W / 53.52°N 2.20°W / 53.52; -2.20
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region Manchester
County Greater Manchester
Created May 1973
Named for Higher Blackley, Manchester
Government
  UK Parliament constituency: Blackley and Broughton
 • Type Unicameral
 • Body Manchester City Council
 • Leader of the council Richard Leese (Labour)
 • Councillor Paula Sadler (Labour)
 • Councillor Shelley Lanchbury (Labour)
 • Councillor John Farrell (Labour)
Population
 • Total 11,688
Area and population statistics from the 2011 Census[1]

Higher Blackley is an electoral district or ward in the north of the City of Manchester, England. The population of this ward at the 2011 census was 11,688.[1]

Heaton Park, one of Europe's largest parks, is in this ward.

A new education village has been constructed in Higher Blackley, including a state of the art learning resource centre containing a library and IT facilities with specialist facilities including Science, Humanities and English. The project was occupied in stages, with Our Lady's RC High School and North Ridge SEN occupying the building by January 2009, followed by Meade Hill ESBD in July 2009.[2]

Governance

Higher Blackley is in the parliamentary constituency of Blackley and Broughton. Currently all three councillors: Paula Sadler,[3] Shelley Lanchbury[4] and John Farrell[5] are members of the Labour Party.

Councillors
Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Anna Trotman (Lab) Harold Lyons (Lab) Ken Barnes (Lab)
2006 Anna Trotman (Lab) Harold Lyons (Lab) Ken Barnes (Lab)
2007 Anna Trotman (Lab) Harold Lyons (Lab) Ken Barnes (Lab)
2008 Anna Trotman (Lab) Harold Lyons (Lab) Ken Barnes (Lab)
2010 Anna Trotman (Lab) Harold Lyons (Lab) Ken Barnes (Lab)
2011 Anna Trotman (Lab) Harold Lyons (Lab) Ken Barnes (Lab)
2012 Anna Trotman (Lab) Harold Lyons (Lab) Shelley Lanchbury (Lab)
2014 Anna Trotman (Lab) Harold Lyons (Lab) Shelley Lanchbury (Lab)
2015 Anna Trotman (Lab) John Farrell (Lab) Shelley Lanchbury (Lab)
2016 Anna Trotman (Lab) John Farrell (Lab) Shelley Lanchbury (Lab)
By-election
18 February 2018
[6]
Paula Sadler (Lab) John Farrell (Lab) Shelley Lanchbury (Lab)
2018 Paula Sadler (Lab) Shelley Lanchbury (Lab) John Farrell (Lab)

     indicates seat up for re-election.

References

  1. ^ a b "City of Manchester Ward 2011". Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Higher Blackley Education Village". Manchester City Council. Archived from the original on 2012-03-22.
  3. ^ a b "Paula Sadler". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Shelley Lanchbury". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  5. ^ a b "John Farrell". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  6. ^ Fitzgerald, Todd (19 February 2018). "Labour's Paula Sadler wins Higher Blackley by-election". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 22 February 2018.

External links

  • Manchester City Council
  • St Andrew's Church
  • Heaton Park at Manchester City Council's site


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