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  Dundee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From 1975, the city was the administrative centre of Tayside Region, and was itself administered as one of the districts of that region.
Dundee celebrated its 800th anniversary in 1991, and is known as the 'City of Discovery' in honour of the RRS Discovery, Robert Falcon Scott's famous Antarctic exploration vessel [1], which was built in the city.
Dundee became a walled city in 1545 during a period of English hostilities known as the rough wooing (Henry VIII's violent attempt to extend his Protestant ambitions north by marrying his youngest son Edward, Duke of Cornwall to Mary, Queen of Scots).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dundee_City   (3574 words)

  
 City of Dundee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
City of Dundee (Mòr-bhaile Dhùn Dèagh in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland.
It is the 4th largest city in Scotland.
This page was last modified 18:45, 6 April 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/City_of_Dundee   (77 words)

  
 ClientLogic in Dundee, United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dundee, an exciting and modern city, is known in Scotland as "the City of Discovery" and is set by the River Tay on one of Europe's most impressive geographic locations.
Dundee is world famous for its technological innovation and advances and forms a centre of excellence in technology and medical research.
Dundee also benefits from the University of Dundee and the University of Abertay, both of which are located within the town centre.
www.clientlogic.com /uk/dundee.html   (189 words)

  
 City Guide:- Dundee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dundee, Scotland's fourth largest city, is a lively, affordable, safe and friendly city on the banks of the beautiful River Tay on Scotland’s east coast.
Dundee is the regional centre for Tayside — one of the most affluent and unspoilt areas of the British Isles.
Dundee is a flourishing centre for life sciences research, computer games industry, the arts, business, education, hi-tech manufacturing, telecommunications and tourism.
www.britishhighereducation.com /Living_in_the_UK/05City_Guide/Dundee.asp   (167 words)

  
 Dundee Area Main Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Dundee is Scotland's fourth city and known historically for its shipbuilding and whaling, for its jam, and for its jute industry.
Dundee is also home to two universities: with all that implies for the availability of restaurants, pubs, and book and record shops.
Dundee is an ancient settlement, probably being used as a supply base by the Romans during their brief spell in Northern Scotland after AD 83 (see our Historical Timeline).
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /areadund   (715 words)

  
 University of Abertay Dundee
Scotland’s fourth city has shed its image of post-industrial decline and transformed itself in to a buzzing hub of activity where the emphasis is on scientific excellence and artistic and cultural verve.
As an educational centre, Dundee has one of the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK and this energy brings a whole new dimension to the city’s nightlife, leisure and cultural facilities.
Dundee’s transformation and growing sense of confidence is perhaps best symbolised by the opening last year of the Maggie’s Centre building, the first in Britain to be designed by world renowned architect Frank Gehry.
www.abertay.ac.uk /About/Dundee.cfm   (816 words)

  
 Oregon Judicial Department Appellate Court Opinions
First, petitioner argues that the city's amendment to its comprehensive plan is flawed because its determination that the implementation of the bypass project complies with Statewide Land Use Planning Goal 10 is based on a buildable lands inventory prepared in 2003 ("the 2003 BLI") that was not included in the city's comprehensive plan.
The city's initial comprehensive plan, adopted in 1977, designated 430 acres of land for future residential development: Of those 430 acres, 170 acres were farmland in the eastern part of the city.
The city updated its inventory of buildable land in 1988 and determined that there remained 110 acres of buildable land available for residential development, not including the farmland in the eastern part of the city in the holding zone, and that approximately 30 acres would remain available in 2005.
www.publications.ojd.state.or.us /A129505.htm   (2468 words)

  
 Scotsman.com News - Big city survey: Dundee - Univer-city ambitions
Given Dundee’s manufacturing and working class past, it might be expected its political leadership would be represented by the former tendency rather than the latter.
Certainly Cambridge is a good model for Dundee in some respects, but it is a narrow one which risks ignoring the opportunities afforded by building a more mixed economy based on the strengths of the whole Tayside region.
Dundee’s future may now require a more dynamic role from the private sector if growth is to be self-sustaining.
news.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=575&id=1084712002   (1076 words)

  
 Angus & Dundee
When you tour Scotland, a visit to the ancient land of Angus and the east coast city of Dundee rewards you with unspoiled highland glens, stunning rugged coastlines and a vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre.
Angus and Dundee is an area rich in historical and cultural gems.
Dundee is home to Captain Scott's famous polar exploration ship RRS Discovery which between 1901 and 1904 carried out important survey and scientific work in the Antarctic.
www.visitscotland.com /aboutscotland/explorebymap/perthshire/angusanddundee   (479 words)

  
 BFI Report - Dundee City Council - Appendix A
Dundee City Council is one of 32 LAs formed in April 1996 as a result of the reorganisation of local government in Scotland.
This restructuring resulted in the new unitary authority covering a reduced catchment area because large areas which previously fell within the catchment area of the former City of Dundee District Council were transferred to the neighbouring authorities of Perth and Kinross and Angus.
Following reorganisation, Dundee City Council took over responsibility for functions such as collection of council tax and administration of CTB from the former Tayside Regional Council.
www.bfi.gov.uk /reports/dundee/appenda.htm   (531 words)

  
 Scotland: Dundee City Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dundee is Scotland's fourth largest city with a population of 145,460 (2001).
Situated on the River Tay, Dundee was a major whaling centre and was well-known for the weaving of linen and sailcloth.
Dundee is often said to have grown to industrial strength through the three Js - jute, jam and journalism.
www.culturalprofiles.org.uk /scotland/Units/928.html   (219 words)

  
 City of Dundee
Ironically, however, with the outbreak of the Scottish Civil War in 1644, Dundee continued to suffer at the hands of nobles loyal to the English monarch — the Royalist James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose besieged the town in April 1645.
After Union with England ended military hostilities, Dundee was able to redevelop its harbour and establish itself, as an industrial and trading centre.
Dundee supported 36 spinning mills by 1835, paving the way for a flourishing industry in the production of jute, a common fiber.
www.lovemytown.co.uk /cityprofiles/Dundee   (1200 words)

  
 NOVELL CUSTOMER SHOWCASE: Dundee City Council
Dundee is Scotland's fourth largest city and home to 145,000 people and more than 50 golf courses around the region.
Dundee City Council provides local municipal services to its citizens, including a range of online services such as bill payment and updating of personal records.
Dundee City Council had a multitude of proprietary platforms that were becoming increasingly expensive to manage.
www.novell.com /success/dundee.html   (694 words)

  
 Town of Dundee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Incorporated in 1924, Dundee was built on the wealth of Florida’s citrus industry but now serves as a growing bedroom community to larger neighboring cities and as a host to tourists visiting area attractions.
Governed by a town council and manager, Dundee offers residents nice lakeside parks and is currently participating with county government in the development of a new regional park and recreation complex.
Dundee is famous for its friendly atmosphere and laidback approach to life.
www.townofdundee.com   (170 words)

  
 Will Dundee Be Scotlands First Solar City ?
An innovative scheme is putting Dundee on the map as Scotland’s first solar city, which could help residents reduce their bills and cut greenhouse gases.
Dundee Sun City’s co-ordinated approach to using energy efficiently and from renewable sources could brighten up the lives of residents in years to come.
Cities account for up to 75% of global energy demands so anything we can do to reduce that is a good thing.
www.newbuilder.co.uk /news/NewsFullStory.asp?ID=1008   (537 words)

  
 Dundee Information - Tayside - Angus - Scotland UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dundee is an active and friendly city situated near the mouth of the River Tay in the county of Angus, on the East coast of Scotland.
City Square, the heart of the city is a place worth visiting, it is overlooked by Caird Hall, with its impressive architectural design.
Dundee Airport is situated only two miles from the City Centre, and less than 10 minutes by taxi from the main railway and bus stations.
www.city-of-dundee.info   (593 words)

  
 Scotsman.com News - Big city survey: Dundee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Scotland’s mypoic view of Dundee ignores its nascent "ideopolis" of high tech, academic and arts movers and shakers.
The external Scottish vision of Dundee's economy is rustbelt factories and mass unemployment.
Dundee’s plan to create a knowledge- driven economy is not the only significant change on the...
news.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=575   (341 words)

  
 About the City of Dundee
A city enjoying easy access to Scotland's centres of population, but with some of the most beautiful and unspoilt countryside to be found anywhere right on its doorstep.
The ship is the 'Discovery', built in Dundee, and she has become synonymous with the spirit of the city.
Scotland is divided into three main regions; the Highlands, the Midland Valley and the Southern Uplands.The cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee together with numerous towns, most of the population and the majority of Scotland's industry is located within the Midland Valley.
www.dusa.dundee.ac.uk /hellenic/dundee.htm   (272 words)

  
 Education Department Main Page - Dundee City Council Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The aim of Dundee City Council's Education Department is to develop effective learning for all learners at all stages.
If Dundee is to stabilise its population and create the conditions for economic growth it is essential that parents see the city as a place where they will be proud to bring up their families, and where young people can develop to their full potential.
Dundee City Council's Education Department provides high quality learning and teaching for all learners, from pre-school provision through to support for young people entering higher education or the world of work.
www.dundeecity.gov.uk /education/main.htm   (130 words)

  
 CITY OF DUNDEE, Oregon -- WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE CITY
We are in the process of setting up bulk email for the City's website in order to contact the public regarding special announcements or changes to the website.
The City is entering into a contract with Jeff Coffman for use of his property at the current location for the Dundee welcome sign.
The City of Dundee was part of the Community Night on October 18 with Newberg, CPRD, County, School District, Animal Control and others.
www.dundeecity.org   (1224 words)

  
 CCIS Scotland
Dundee (population 150,000), the "City of Discovery," is located in eastern Scotland at the mouth of the River Tay estuary.
The university campus (13,500 students) is centrally located in the city of Dundee.
The city's main pedestrian zone with its many shops, cinemas, theaters, restaurants and bars, and the waterfront promenade are within a five-minute walk of the campus.
www.ccisabroad.org /dundeesemester.html   (457 words)

  
 dundee sun city - solar energy solar power solar power energy solar power homes renewable energy solar energy ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dundee Sun City is a partnership between key agencies in the city interested in the promotion of renewable energy for the environmental, economic and social benefit of the city and her citizens.
Dundee has the best solar resource of all Scotland’s cities.
Dundee Sun City aims to put Dundee on the map as Scotland's first solar city through a co-ordinated approach to using energy efficiently and from renewable sources.
www.dundeesuncity.org.uk   (166 words)

  
 Dundee Trades Union Council
Dundee Trades Union Council was founded in 1885, then later as Dundee Trades and Labour Council, to draw together all the local branches from different Trade Unions into a single body to speak for working people in the city.
The first two working class representatives elected to Dundee Council were from the Trades Council and over the years we have continued to agitate on the important social issues facing the city, from health to education, housing, unemployment and working conditions.
The City of Dundee lies at the mouth of the River Tay on the East coast of Scotland.
www.dundeetuc.org.uk   (305 words)

  
 The City of Dundee, Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Located in the heart of Oregon's wine country, the city of Dundee is a destination of wine connoisseurs from around the world.
In addition to the many local wineries, the city has other attractions, events, and businesses for residents and visitors alike.
The city of Dundee, Oregon is approximately 26 miles from Portland, OR on Highway 99 W. The simplest way to get to Dundee from Portland is to take I-5 south to the Tualatin-Sherwood Road Exit, take Tualatin-Sherwood Road north to Hwy.
www.dundee-or.com   (262 words)

  
 Details of Dundee City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
To the north lie the sheltering Sidlaw Hills, to the west the Carse of Gowrie and to the east the residential suburbs of Broughty Ferry and Monifieth.
In 1913 the City of Dundee incorporated Broughty Ferry to the east.
Formerly in the County of Angus, Dundee was the administrative centre of Tayside Region from 1975 to 1996 when it became a unitary local government authority.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk:81 /scotgaz/councils/councildetails8.html   (438 words)

  
 City of Dundee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Scotland's fourth largest city, Dundee offers a warm welcome and a fascinating range of things to see and do.
City breaks in Dundee are increasingly popular, and passing through this vibrant and bustling city you can easily build in a stopover or short break to take in all the city has to offer.
With a wealth of award-winning family-friendly visitor attractions within easy reach from the city centre, there is something for everyone to discover in the city of Dundee.
www.visitscotland.com /aboutscotland/cities/cityofdundee?view=links   (166 words)

  
 The Friends of Dundee City Archives - poor index
The first of these is a register of paupers compiled by the parochial board of Liff and Benvie, which became part of the burgh of Dundee in 1859.
The data is arranged by alphabetically by surname of each person in the registers, and gives a date of admission to the poor roll (in the Liff and Benvie register) or a date of admission to the poorhouse (in the case of the Dundee Poorhouse register).
To request further information about an entry in the poor registers, contact Dundee City Archives, 21 City Square, Dundee DD1 3BY, or email archives@dundeecity.gov.uk but remember to include ALL the data from the index entry concerned, including name, date of admission and reference.
www.fdca.org.uk /poor_index.htm   (353 words)

  
 Dundee - Fairtrade City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On 5th March 2004, Dundee was officially declared a Fairtrade City, becoming - along with Aberdeen - the first in Scotland.
To be recognised as a Fairtrade City, Dundee had to meet the five goals set by the Fairtrade Foundation:
Dundee's achievement of Fairtrade City status was celebrated at a Civic Reception, when Lord Provost John Letford was presented with the official certificate by local singer Sheena Wellington.
www.oneworldcentredundee.org.uk /fairtrade/ftcity.html   (184 words)

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