Tewkesbury Borough

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Tewkesbury Borough
Non-metropolitan district
Tewkesbury shown within Gloucestershire
Tewkesbury shown within Gloucestershire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region South West England
Non-metropolitan county Gloucestershire
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Tewkesbury
Incorporated 1 April 1974
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Tewkesbury Borough Council
 • Leadership Alternative - Sec.31 (Conservative)
 • MPs Mark Harper
Laurence Robertson
 • Total 160.0 sq mi (414.4 km2)
Area rank 98th (of 326)
Population (mid-2014 est.)
 • Total 85,784
 • Rank 277th (of 326)
 • Density 540/sq mi (210/km2)
 • Ethnicity 98.6% White
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 23UG (ONS)
E07000083 (GSS)
OS grid reference SO8855933566
Website www.tewkesburybc.gov.uk
File:Tewkesbury UK ward map 2010 (blank).svg
Tewkesbury's ward map of 2010.

Tewkesbury is a local government district and borough in Gloucestershire, in the West Country of England. It is named after its main town, Tewkesbury. Other places in the borough include Ashchurch, Bishop's Cleeve, Churchdown and Winchcombe.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, from the municipal borough of Tewkesbury, along with Cheltenham Rural District and part of Gloucester Rural District.

Gloucestershire Airport is in the borough, near to Gloucester and Cheltenham.

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