Strathclyde Region


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Strathclyde Region

a former local government region in W Scotland: formed in 1975 from Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Lanarkshire, Buteshire, Dunbartonshire, and parts of Argyllshire, Ayrshire, and Stirlingshire; replaced in 1996 by the council areas of Glasgow, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, Argyll and Bute, East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire, North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire, and East Ayrshire
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For every vouchers you will back in getting Amazonia Motherwell, Strathclyde Region the family over to Scotland's only indoor tropical rainforest.
Strathclyde region had a record number of gun-related crimes last year - up 28 per cent from 3287 to 4195.
Ord also caused chaos during last week's 48-hour stoppage when he demanded ignition keys be stripped from fire appliances throughout the Strathclyde region.
Strathclyde Region's subtle changes were launched by Paisley's principal roads engineer JackTaylor and major schemes were already getting under way at Churchhill and Oakshaw.
Known to pals as Bill, William was director of roads for Strathclyde Region for 12 years.
The tallest inhabited buildings are the 328ft high Red Road flats in Glasgow but there are proposals to build a 440ft office and housing block on the site of the old Strathclyde Region HQ, also in Glasgow.
This extraordinary state of affairs is put down to the handover following the break-up of Strathclyde Region in March 1996.
Plans for a major housing complex at Dykebar in Paisley were dropped by Strathclyde Region.
Motherwell District councillors were angry at suggestions by Strathclyde Region that the area should collect poll tax payments or pay out rebates.
The worst-affected areas are Glasgow, the wider Strathclyde region and Aberdeenshire.
McIntosh, a former chief executive of Strathclyde Region and Glasgow Council, added: "People felt there was a danger of too much power accruing in one person's hands."

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