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  Glasgow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Glasgow (Glaschu in Gaelic; or Glesca/Glesga in colloquial Scots) is the largest city in Scotland and the third largest in the United Kingdom.
Glasgow grew over the following centuries, and the founding of the University of Glasgow in 1451 and elevation of the bishopric to an archbishopric in 1492 increasing the town's religious and educational status.
Glasgow is the largest and most dynamic economy in Scotland and is at the hub of the metropolitan area of West Central Scotland which has a total population of around 2.3 million, nearly half of Scotland's total population.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Glasgow   (8149 words)

 Glasgow Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Glasgow suffered during the depression of the 1930s, but this was only a precursor to the eventual demise of the Clydeside shipbuilding industry in the 1960s and 1970s.
Glasgow's most recent reinvention of itself was based on one of the most remarkable advertising campaigns ever, "Glasgow's Miles Better", aimed as much at those within the city as those beyond it.
From the semi-rural charm of the Forth-Clyde Canal to the wild heights of northern Ayrshire; and from the parklands of Mugdock and the Carron Forest to the Edwardian grandeur of the city centre, the variety of rides is wide and unexpected.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /glasgow/glasgow/index.html   (996 words)

Nearly all these bishops of Glasgow took an active share in the government of the country, whether as chancellors or treasurers of the kingdom or as members of regency during the minority of a sovereign.
Forty years later than St. Andrews, Glasgow University was founded by Bull of Nicholas V, dated 7 January, 1450-1, granted at the request of James II, who acted on the advice of William Turnbull, Bishop of Glasgow.
The development of the university kept pace with the growth of Glasgow, and the increasing commercial importance of the city was reflected in the advance of scientific studies.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06577b.htm   (1613 words)

 Glasgow travel guide - Wikitravel
Glasgow [1] is the largest city in Scotland, with a population of about 620,000 in the city itself, or over 1.8 million if the surrounding towns of the Clydeside conurbation are taken into account.
Most of Glasgow is built in the salmon colored sandstone that is the trademark of the city and which positively glows on a bright day; none of Aberdeen's dour granite here.
Glasgow Caledonian University, to the north of the city centre, is Glasgow's newest university.
wikitravel.org /en/Glasgow   (6809 words)

Glasgow is believed to have grown up round a Christian settlement established in the late 6th century by St Mungo, whose church was probably on the site of the present cathedral.
Glasgow is, indeed, a very fine city; the four principal streets are the fairest for breadth, and the finest built that I have ever seen in one city.
In Glasgow, which I first visited, it was found that the great mass of the fever cases occurred in the low wynds and dirty narrow streets and courts, in which, because lodging was there cheapest, the poorest and most destitute naturally had their abodes.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ITglasgow.htm   (823 words)

 EducationGuardian.co.uk | Higher | Glasgow University
The University of Glasgow dates back to 1451, and is the fourth oldest HE institution in the UK.
Glasgow is the only Scottish university with two Student Unions, and sports facilities are first-rate.
Glasgow University Student TV (GUST) is the oldest student TV station in the UK and the winner of two awards this year alone.
education.guardian.co.uk /higher/universityguide/profile/story/0,,499962,00.html   (265 words)

 Welcome to the Glasgow Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Glasgow Family Society was formed to educate people with the Glasgow surname or those descended from Glasgows of their Scottish heritage.
The purpose of the society is to raise awareness of the Glasgow name in the scottish community and to be as well known as all the Scottish Clans.
The Glasgows migrated to different parts of Scotland and Ireland.As a result, there were different Glasgow families living in different parts of these countries.
www.geocities.com /glasgowsoc/GlasgowSociety.html   (558 words)

Glasgow had a population of 577,869 at the time of the 2001 census, while approximately 1.8 million people live in the city's metropolitan area.
In the 1990s Glasgow has rebuilt itself and tried to move away from the industries that it was once famous for.
Glasgow is the capital of new music in Scotland, and has many venues and clubs which promote new bands & DJs etc such as the Barfly, and the famous King Tut's Wah Wah Hut.
members.fortunecity.com /glasgow   (688 words)

 Glasgow, Kentucky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Glasgow is a city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States.
Well known people from Glasgow include journalists Arthur Krock and Diane Sawyer, former NBC CEO and Board Chairman Julian Goodman, band leader and musician Billy Vaughn, radio DJ and songwriter Dave Harris and politicians Gov. Louie B. Nunn, Gov. Preston Leslie, and Lt. Gov.
Glasgow is located at 37°0′1″N, 85°55′13″W (37.000375, -85.920229)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Glasgow,_Kentucky   (430 words)

 Glasgow from Rampant Scotland Directory
Part of the Glasgow 1999 project this is a comprehensive set of illustratioms of Glasgow's architecture, incorporating a VRML model of Glasgow which acts as a 3d interface to city-wide information from Restaurants to Transport facilities, to Mackintosh buildings....
Glasgow Harbour is a large (120-acre, £500 million) commercial, residential, retail, leisure and public space development on the banks of both the Clyde and the Kelvin.
Glasgow's literary history illuminated by professional actors in a fun and fascinating journey through the city's famous and forgotten novelists, contemporary and controversial writers including Scott, Burns, McGonagall, Alasdair Gray, Edwin Morgan, William McIlvanney and many more, inspired by the unique vibrant atmosphere for which the city is renowned.
www.rampantscotland.com /glasgow.htm   (3796 words)

 Glasgow Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Glasgow is the most Scottish of cities, with a unique blend of friendliness, urban chaos, fl humour and energy.
Although Glasgow lacks the instantly inspiring beauty of Edinburgh, it's one of Britain's largest, liveliest and most interesting cities, with a legacy of appealing Victorian architecture and several distinguished suburbs of terraced squares and crescents.
Lesson in local slang: if in Glasgow (Glesca) a young man talks to a pretty young woman (wee stoater) he should watch for her boyfriend (The Big Yin).
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/scotland/glasgow   (405 words)

 Glasgow Skyscrapers, Architecture, Buildings, Real Estate, and Construction News
Glasgow is the third largest city in the United Kingdom and the largest city in Scotland.
Today, Glasgow’s economy is dominated by the service sector with finance and banking, public administration, education, healthcare, hotels, tourism and other business services being prominent.
Glasgow is home to nearly 50% of all 20-storey tower blocks in the UK.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/ci/?id=100640   (302 words)

 Glasgow Guide: Hotels and City Tourist Information Scotland, UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Glasgow is one of the liveliest and most cosmopolitan destinations in Europe.
Glasgow boasts world famous art collections, the best shopping in the United Kingdom outside London, and the most vibrant nightlife in Scotland.
The Glasgow Mackintosh Festival offers a chance to experience the legend that is Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the world-renowned architect, designer and artist in his home city.
www.glasgowguide.co.uk   (451 words)

 Glasgow Chamber of Commerce : Small business advice for companies in Scotland UK
Lord Provost of Glasgow Liz Cameron said: "A lot of people have worked very hard to transform Glasgow and this is evidence of how successful we have all been".
Glasgow is the first city in the UK to stage such a move, bringing together the hottest up-and-coming talent and taking them to the people that matter - the international style press and buyers from boutiques across the globe.
Passengers flying to and from Glasgow are reminded that UK airports remain at a heightened state of alert and that additional security measures are still in place.
www.glasgowchamberonline.org   (824 words)

 Glasgow Hotels in City Center near SECC Scotland
Ideally located next to the SECC and close to the city's vibrant centre, City Inn is recognised as one of Glasgow's premier hotels and provides the perfect location from which to explore the city.
In addition to 164 guest rooms, City Inn Glasgow boasts a stylish lounge bar, award-winning modern European cuisine in City Café and a stylish riverside terrace for relaxed alfresco dining.
Whether you are staying in Glasgow for business or a weekend break, City Inn provides the space to live, work and relax.
www.cityinn.com /glasgow/index.htm   (205 words)

The plan is to continue our legacy CinePaint 0.x-series development while Glasgow is developed into CinePaint version 1.0 sometime in 2005.
Also in 2005 our new img_img core will be extended and integrated into Glasgow making it much easier to interoperate with external applications -- the first expected to be Blender.
Glasgow also has it's own Wiki, although we are aiming to move most of the usefull documentation over to these pages on the CinePaint wiki
cinepaint.bigasterisk.com /Glasgow   (386 words)

 Scotsman.com News - Scotland - Glasgow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
RESIDENTS in one of Glasgow's most sought-after addresses have called in environmental protection...
AN 11-YEAR-OLD girl who was struck by a car on Glasgow Road in Kilsyth last Wednesday has died.
A MAN was recovering in hospital yesterday after being gunned down in a busy Glasgow street.
news.scotsman.com /glasgow.cfm   (474 words)

 Hidden Glasgow: photographs, images, Glasgow history, culture, regeneration
Glasgows' hidden architecture is disappearing due to regeneration.
Glasgow has had a number of these including Bostocks Scottish Zoo and Pickards Noah's Ark at the Panopticon in the Trongate.
It was previously known as Alexander's Mill and was built originally as a cotton spinning mill.
www.hiddenglasgow.com   (481 words)

 Glasgow Museums - Homepage
A new exhibition opening next week at Glasgow's St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art presents a unique view of the practice of voodoo.
Commissioned by Glasgow Museums on behalf of Glasgow City Council to commemorate the reopening of Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in 2006, ONCE is a unique collaboration between Glaswegian composer Craig Armstrong and Scottish visual artists Dalziel+Scullion.
Glasgow Museums is running a series of events to mark this year's Black History Month.
www.glasgowmuseums.com   (445 words)

 Glasgow City Council - Home Page
New menus, Rewards and a New look for Secondary school mealsGlasgow City Council has unveiled an exciting and nutritious new menu in all 29 Secondary schools.
Annual Canvas of Electors now underwayThe annual canvas of electors in Glasgow has now begun, and all householders will receive a form in September.
We want Glasgow to flourish as a modern, multi-cultural, metropolitan city of opportunity, achievement, culture and sporting excellence where citizens and businesses thrive and visitors are always welcomed.
www.glasgow.gov.uk   (190 words)

 Glasgow Hotel Restaurant Club Careers Property university airport Shoppings Glasgow scotland Uk
Glasgow Hotel Restaurant Club Careers Property university airport Shoppings Glasgow scotland Uk Find out more about the Best Hotels in glasgow...
The City Centre Glasgow is based on a grid system of streets, similar to that of Barcelona or an American city.
Glasgow city centre is home to most of Glasgow's main cultural venues: The Theatre Royal (home of Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet), The Pavilion, The King's Theatre, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow Film Theatre, RSAMD, GoMA, Mitchell Library, the Centre for Contemporary Arts, McLellan Galleries and The Lighthouse Museum of Architecture, Design and the City.
www.glasgow.com   (302 words)

 Battle Summary: Glasgow, MO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This combined mounted infantry, cavalry, and artillery force laid siege to the town and the fortifications on Hereford Hill.
Before dawn on October 15, Confederate artillery opened on the town and Rebels advanced on Glasgow by various routes, forcing the Yankees to fall back.
The victory and capture of supplies and weapons were a boost to Price’s army's morale.
www.cr.nps.gov /hps/abpp/battles/mo022.htm   (219 words)

 Glasgow city guide, United Kingdom - Time Out Travel
Glasgow wouldn’t always have carried off its new tourist office slogan ‘Scotland with style’.
It survived the post-war economic decline that came with the deterioration of heavy industries, and emerged as a very credible tourist destination with a tangible creative buzz.
How to get the most out of a visit to Glasgow.
www.timeout.com /travel/glasgow   (179 words)

 Glasgow Documentation
The Glasgow architecture is a radical change from the Film Gimp architecture.
Glasgow is scheduled for release on December 31, 2005.
Glasgow developers researching OSS tools to recommend for inclusion in the Glasgow suite (and CVS) may find it helpful to use the Debian documentation for info on library dependencies at http://packages.debian.org.
cinepaint.bigasterisk.com /GlasgowDocumentation   (441 words)

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