West yorkshire england map. The hills known as the chilterns the north york moors and the yorkshire and lincolnshire wolds were rounded into characteristic plateaus with west facing escarpments during three successive glacial periods of the pleistocene epoch about 2600000 to 11700 years ago. Birstall is a village in the metropolitan borough of kirklees west yorkshire england. Once an industrial heartland the region has been transformed into a 21st century playground with a passion for music sport and culture. Welcome to west of england cocker spaniel club.
You can read more about the history of this long established club in the history section of this site. It is part of birstall and birkenshaw ward which had a population of 16298 at the 2011 census. South yorkshire is full of pleasant surprises. Improving transport transforming cities fund.
Community growing thrives in the west country not just in the obvious urban areas like bristol exeter bath and plymouth but also in more rural areas like cornwall. Halifax h ae l f ae k s hal ih faks is a minster town in the metropolitan borough of calderdale in west yorkshire england. Historically in the west riding of yorkshire it is situated close to the m62 motorway approximately 6 miles 10 km south west of leeds. To the west of the county are the southern pennine hills and lovely calder valley providing opportunities for walking and cycling.
West yorkshire encompasses much of the old west riding of yorkshire. Historically in the west riding of yorkshire the town has been a centre of woollen manufacture from the 15th century onward originally dealing through the piece hall. The west yorkshire combined authority has submitted an ambitious bid to the governments transforming cities fund. Poor law unions in south west england.