Glenrothes

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Glenrothes

(glĕnrŏth`əs), town (1991 pop. 33,639), Fife, E Scotland, on the Leven River. Glenrothes was designated one of the new townsnew towns,
planned urban communities in Great Britain, developed by long-term loans from the central government and first authorized by the New Towns Act of 1946. The chief purpose of the act was to reduce congestion in the great cities (or at least prevent its increase) through
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 in 1948 to provide housing, community services, and increased social and economic diversity for an expanding mining area. In 1961 the Glenrothes colliery closed. The town is intended to relieve overpopulation in GlasgowGlasgow
, city (1991 pop. 688,500) and council area, S central Scotland, on the river Clyde. Glasgow is Scotland's leading seaport and largest city and is the center of the great Clydeside industrial belt.
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. Its industries include light and electronic engineering, computers, plastics, and food processing.

Glenrothes

a new town in E central Scotland, the administrative centre of Fife: founded in 1948. Pop.: 38 679 (2001)
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Yes, crime and antisocial behaviour do exist in Tanshall - just as they do in every populated area.
We get on with our neighbours and, above all, we all enjoy living in Tanshall.
But in Tanshall and all the other Tanshalls, what's the point?
Tanshall is contaminated and, in its own desperate way, facing an infectious disease as lethal as any Bird Flu.
Because of bleating from the do-gooders - who have never been forced to live in somewhere such as Tanshall - we've passed the real power to the neds.
Most people are fundamentally decent but like cornered dogs, like the women of Tanshall, they have come to believe that arming themselves is their sole defence against the thugs.
Let them come to a Tanshall and tell them that morning has broken.
Tanshall residents claim they regulary find knives abandoned under their cars, discarded when the person carrying the knife sees a police patrol.
A recent report by the Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland described Tanshall as "an area causing significant problems for the police and council services for a number of years through crime and, that hottest of hot topics, anti-social behaviour".
Tanshall is the second biggest estate in Glenrothes with an estimated 2650 residents.
Fewer than one in 10 people living in Tanshall said they felt safe in the estate despite the introduction of community wardens.
SCARED: Worried Morag Lynch carries a personal alarm' TERROR: More women than men say they feel the need to carry a weapon on the Tanshall estate' DEFIANT: One of the neds in Tanshall' PROTECTION: One woman on the estate with a screwdriver.