Shepway

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Shepway District
Shepway
Shown within Kent
Geography
Status:District
Region:South East England
Admin. County:Kent
Area:
- Total
Ranked 134th
356.70 km²
Admin. HQ:Folkestone
ONS code:29UL
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 224th
98,159
275 / km²
Ethnicity:97.3% White
1.5% S.Asian
Politics
Shepway District Council
http://www.shepway.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Liberal Democrats
MP:Michael Howard

Shepway is a local government district in Kent, England. It 'subtitles' itself as Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh. It has council offices in Folkestone; and there are town councils in Hythe, New Romney and Lydd, with a parish council at Sandgate.

The district is divided into wards. Those wards - listing from north to south of the district - are Elham and Stelling Minnis; North Downs West and East (2 wards); Tolsford*; Folkestone; Lympne and Stanford; Hythe; Dymchurch and St Mary's; New Romney Town and Coast (2 wards); and Lydd. Romney Marsh ward is the entire inland portion of the district.

  • Tolsford is an area of small villages below the North Downs and west of Folkestone. It is named after Tolsford Hill.

The motorway M20 and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link both cross the district: at Cheriton is the western end of the Tunnel.

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