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Tulketh


The ward of Tulketh (red) shown within Preston (orange)
District: City of Preston
UK Parliament constituency: Preston
Ceremonial county: Lancashire
Region: North West
Coordinates
 SD524308
Population (2001): 6886
Councillors
  • Robert Boswell - Labour
  • Peter Rankin - Labour
  • Matthew Brown - Labour
Tulketh is a electoral ward in Prestonmarker, Lancashiremarker. The ward is named for the former Tulketh Mill, the building of which remains in the division off the A5085 Blackpool Road.

Tulketh returns three members to Preston City Council, elected 'in thirds' in first past the post elections each year. The ward is currently represented by three Labour councillors.

The ward forms part of the Lancashiremarker county council electoral division of Preston Central South.

Current members

Election Member Party
Preston Council election, 2008 Peter Rankin Labour
Preston Council election, 2007 Robert Boswell Labour
Preston Council election, 2008 Matthew Brown Labour


Electoral results

Demographics

From the 2001 census, Tulketh ward had a population of 6,886. Of this figure, just under three-quarters (74.5) described themselves as Christian. Over 10% of the population are retired, and just under 10% are students.

Geography

The ward is in the northwest of Preston, taking in terraced streets and detached houses from outside the University of Central Lancashiremarker campus to suburbia on both sides of the main Blackpool Road, and to the west of the A6 Garstang Road.

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