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 Highbury - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Manor of Highbury remained the possession of the Knights of St John, until it was confiscated by Henry VIII in 1540.
Highbury Corner had an impressive station and hotel; it was never rebuilt and was planted with trees and grass and is now the centre of a traffic roundabout.
Highbury was home to a movie/TV/recording studio, which was established at 65A Highbury New Park with a related training school next door in a disused church hall.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Highbury   (1687 words)

  
 Arsenal Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Highbury has also been the venue for 12 FA Cup semi-finals as a neutral ground, the first in 1929 and the most recent in 1997.
Highbury has also seen several cricket and baseball matches, and was the venue for the 1966 World Heavyweight boxing title bout between Henry Cooper and Muhammad Ali (which Ali won).
As well as being home to Arsenal, in the past Highbury has occasionally functioned as a home stadium for England matches; in all 12 internationals were played at Highbury from 1920 to 1961, most of them being friendlies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arsenal_Stadium   (898 words)

  
 Islington: Growth: Highbury British History Online
Highbury New Park was one of two estates laid out in the 1850s, being developed from 1851 by Henry Rydon on former land of Francis Maseres, which had passed to Robert and William Fellowes.
Land belonging to Highbury House and to Highbury Hill House was being laid out: the road later known as Highbury Hill was made from Christ Church, running north of Highbury Hill House, and some substantial villas were built on the north side near the church and on the south side west of Highbury Hill House.
Highbury House had lost almost all its grounds; Highbury Hill House and its grounds became a school in 1894; (fn.
www.british-history.ac.uk /report.asp?compid=1175   (3127 words)

  
 "The Highbury Working: A Beat Seance" is the third of Alan Moore's
The actual spirit of Highbury, he declares, is not to be found in the element of Air, in "Coleridge castles made of opium smoke," nor in the Water of human passion, or the Earth of the dark, subterranean unconscious.
We leave the human sea and move on to "an astral Highbury of the air, the element of mind, a stratosphere in which rarified intellects might dance." This dimension of Highbury is accessible only to a sensitive few.
Highbury may not be our place; it may be completely unknown to us.
homepages.tesco.net /~kettlecup/amms/Highbury.htm   (907 words)

  
 Highbury - the House and History
In fact, he was to spend peaceful time at Highbury with his family (six children) and friends, also managing to supervise the extensive gardens (particularly the magnificent orchid collection) and writing political and parliamentary speeches in his beautifully carved library.
Birmingham City Council restored Highbury as much as possible to it's former glory in 1984 and Joseph's grand-daughter, Dorothy Lloyd, was present at the official re-opening by the then Lord Mayor of Birmingham.
Highbury then passed into Industrial use, firstly as an annex to the First Southern General Hospital and, subsequently, as a home for disabled ex-servicemen.
www.birmingham.gov.uk /GenerateContent?CONTENT_ITEM_ID=12939&CONTENT_ITEM_TYPE=0&MENU_ID=11317   (413 words)

  
 Highbury Corner Consultation starts
Highbury Corner is at the heart of our borough and is used by up to 40,000 people a day: but the messy mix of buidings and noisy roundabout don't do justice to Islington.
Currently the Highbury Corner area and Highbury and Islington Station do not reflect the area’s importance as a major gateway where transport infrastructure converges and the old layout has not been altered to reflect the increased traffic and pedestrian volumes.
Or visit the drop in sessions at the old Highbury Tube Station entrance (10 Highbury Corner) on Saturday 24 April 2004 between 12pm-4pm and Monday 26 April 2004 between 12 pm-8pm Or attend the South Area Committee on 19th April, West Area Committee on 20th April or the East Area Committee on 22nd April.
www.islington.gov.uk /Council/CouncilNews/PressOffice/2004/04/689.asp   (260 words)

  
 Highbury News and Events
Highbury’s Health, Safety and Environment Manager, Barbara Green has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Years Honours list, an accolade which recognises her dedication and service to further education, particularly health, safety and environmental issues.
The Marriott approached Highbury to design and produce a cake to feed 250 people, to be decorated with a silver bow and both the hotel’s and the College’s logos and Zara, 18, was chosen to take on this task.
Highbury College catering student Zara Blight created a huge birthday cake for the Marriott Hotel in Cosham, who requested it in honour of their 25 birthday celebrations recently.
www.highbury.ac.uk /highbury/newsevents.html   (491 words)

  
 intellagencia.com
Highbury eventually sold 38 titles to Future, and in August 2005 disposed of its Real Homes magazine to Hachette Filipacchi and closed its two loss-making home interest magazines, Home and Inspirations.
Highbury also announced today that David Sebire, a non-executive director of the company, has resigned with immediate effect.
In a statement issued to the City late yesterday, the company said: "Highbury House announces that discussions with its lenders concerning a refinancing of its indebtedness and a related issue of equity have now been terminated.
www.intellagencia.com /news.asp?siteid=4&id=69273   (285 words)

  
 Highbury House Communications
Highbury House is to sell 38 magazine titles to Future for £31m, in order to focus on its computing, video games and photography publications.
Highbury House Communications has acquired the publishing operations of Columbus for £59m, while Columbus's dating business will be demerged into a separate company prior to a listing on Aim.
Highbury House Communications is to acquire Paragon Publishing, the publisher of 33 consumer magazines, for £32m.
www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk /his92170.htm   (365 words)

  
 Arsenal Football Club Highbury Stadium from Football.co.uk
Fast Fact: Arsenal moved to Highbury in 1913 after originally being based in the Borough of Woolwich in South London.
The club's spending power in the transfer market may have been weakened recently by plans to leave Highbury and relocate at Ashburton Grove but the Gunners remain one of the giants in English football.
Fast Fact: Arsenal were the first British club to play with floodlights - sixteen lamps were used to illuminate a friendly against Hapoel Tel Aviv at Highbury in September 1951
stadiums.football.co.uk /Premiership/Highbury.htm   (211 words)

  
 Highbury
Highbury was built as a family home in 1878 by Birmingham's famous parliamentarian, Rt.
Chamberlain was at the peak of his political career when he commissioned Highbury which he affectionately termed his "country retreat".
Perhaps it was in testament to the rigours of political life that in later years Chamberlain referred to Highbury as his "haven of peace, existing at the heart of endless agitation."
www.birmingham.gov.uk /GenerateContent?CONTENT_ITEM_ID=8&CONTENT_ITEM_TYPE=0&MENU_ID=11315   (312 words)

  
 London My Highbury
When I visited Highbury Grange Health Centre, not only was it uninviting in it's appearance I also found an uninviting attitude at a reception level, and generally unhelpful hence I decided not to register.
Just moved to Highbury and need to register with a new doctor.Was reading what you have written about the Millar practise.Where is it?Could you give me the address that would be great,thanks.
49 Highbury New Park, N7 Tel, 020 7354 1972
www.movethat.co.uk /London/My/Highbury   (1923 words)

  
 Arsenal FC - Highbury Stadium (The Gunners) FanZone - Away fans info.
Highbury and Islington tube station is a twenty minute walk away from the stadium.
Highbury has to be one of the easiest grounds to get to in London &; simply get off the tube at Arsenal (Piccadilly Line, Zone 2), and you are there.
Catering at Highbury is rather disappointing as there is hardly a mouth-watering choice available – pies, a jumbo size hotdog, and tea/coffee/alcohol, and that's your lot.
www.fanzone.co.uk /A5572F/fanzone.nsf/0/4F4E74F63AAAA8250025686B00591E81?open   (1362 words)

  
 Independent, The (London): Hot Spot: Highbury, London
Highbury Islington station is on the Piccadilly Line as well as the North London line and overground service into Old Street and Moorgate stations in the City.
But Highbury is now being utterly transformed with this renewal of a large swathe of land extending from the current Arsenal football ground to Caledonian Road Tube station.
Now, the Recording Studios on Highbury New Park behind the church is being sold as a three-bed townhouse and eight flats; prices are from pounds 300,000 to pounds 525,000, with ground rent and service charges to be determined.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_200501/ai_n9693145   (808 words)

  
 Highbury magazines face uncertain future - Joystiq
Highbury is currently £29.5m in debt, and has been struggling since a takeover bid by Future was cancelled earlier this year.
Highbury are relatively new players to the Games mag market, they used to be mainly a contract publisher i think and bought into the games mag market buying out Paragon publishing I think.
Shares in Highbury House Communications were suspended yesterday, while the financial future of the publisher is being decided by its lenders.
www.joystiq.com /2005/12/13/highbury-magazines-face-uncertain-future   (1615 words)

  
 BBC - BBC THREE - Dreamspaces
The home of Arsenal Football Club, Highbury Stadium was built on the playing fields of a former theological college after the club moved from Woolwich in 1913.
Meanwhile, Highbury is to be converted into a housing development.
A fanatical Arsenal supporter, he has been attending matches at Highbury since he was a kid.
www.bbc.co.uk /bbcthree/tv/dreamspaces/highbury.shtml   (326 words)

  
 Highbury College - how to find us
Highbury City Centre is located in Arundel Street, Portsmouth, Highbury Northarbour Centre is located in Southampton Road, Northarbour and the Highbury Apex Centre in nearby Leigh Park.
Highbury Campus is situated next to the A27 in Cosham, directly above the island of Portsmouth.
This is paid termly in arrears by a cheque which must be collected from Student Support Services at Highbury Campus or Reception at Highbury Northarbour and City Centre.
www.highbury.ac.uk /highbury/travel.html   (662 words)

  
 Highbury Corner - The Open Guide to London
Highbury Corner is the large grass and tree covered square roundabout located at the top of Upper Street that also feeds off onto St Paul's Road, Cannonbury Road, and Holloway Road.
Highbury Corner was completely obliterated during the second world war, reduced to a large crater by a german bomb.
It was rebuilt from the forked shape it held then to the square surrounded by multiple lanes of trafic it is now.
london.openguides.org /index.cgi?id=Highbury_Corner   (132 words)

  
 Highbury
The narrator further characterizes Highbury by describing the activities, pleasures, and drawbacks from her own perspective and through the eyes of the characters.
Austen's portrayal of life in Highbury has often been criticized as narrow and trivial, and the subject and presentation have been judged too limited for Emma to be a great novel.
In Highbury, Austen creates a whole, if small world.
academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu /english/melani/novel_19c/austen/highbury.html   (378 words)

  
 Telegraph Money Highbury under fire over Monarch sale
Highbury House, the ailing publishing group now run by Kelvin MacKenzie, the former editor of the Sun, is under pressure from shareholders to explain the sale of one of its subsidiaries last month.
Highbury's shares have fallen from more than 150p to 1.38p over the past 11 years.
Highbury sold its South African operation, Highbury Monarch Communications (HMC), for £2.06m in early September.
www.telegraph.co.uk /money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2005/10/09/cnhmc09.xml&menuId=242&sSheet=/money/2005/10/09/ixcitytop.html   (219 words)

  
 Highbury's Web Site - General Information
Highbury Infant School and Nursery is a community school within the North quadrant of Hertfordshire County Council Education Authority - "Children, Schools and Families Dept".
Each class is well equiped and the school has a well stocked library.
It occupies an attractive, open, grassed site in a quiet location close to and overlooking the town centre.
www.highbury.herts.sch.uk /general.html   (144 words)

  
 Highbury Ford Commercial Sales
Highbury Ford has the leading Ford commercial department in the London area supplying hundreds of vehicles each year to commercial accounts.
Highbury's Business Preferred Collision can ensure your fleet of vehicles are kept looking great to enhance your business's important image in the marketplace.
Highbury's Business Preferred Service offers outstanding service hours, express service, technical expertise and convenience all at a great price.
www.highburyford.com /commercial.htm   (1028 words)

  
 Launceston Apartment Accommodation Highbury Apartments Launceston Tasmania
Highbury, circa 1856, is located in a central residential area east of Launceston's CBD.
Originally the Mayor of Launceston's residence, these Launceston apartments have been converted to six stylish holiday apartments, suitable for overnight and long-term Launceston accommodation for those visiting the area.
Our Launceston apartments are fully furnished on a hillside location offering panoramic views over the city and down the Tamar River; a prominent wine growing area of Tasmania.
www.highburyapartments.com.au   (140 words)

  
 Highbury Pool
Highbury Pool is one of North London's most popular public swimming facilities.
The new £500,000 Premier Gym at Highbury opened in September 2000.
Doubled in size, the fully staffed gym has 60 stations, a stretch area, regular tummy workouts and a cardio-theatre with 44" plasma screens.
www.aquaterra.org /Islington/highbury   (54 words)

  
 Highbury Grove School-A Business & Enterprise college
Over the coming years Highbury Grove School will be transformed through the Building Schools for the Future initiative.
Our aim is to achieve an educational environment that is safe and inspiring as well as fit for purpose in the 21st century and a school that everyone is very proud of.
We are launching the new website with links to this new vision of the 21st century and the type of learning environment our students can expect.
www.highburygrove.islington.sch.uk   (174 words)

  
 ESPNsoccernet - England - Highbury memorabilia to go under the hammer
Although the specific lots have not yet been confirmed, the `Highbury Auction' is expected to contain several thousand items from the ground, which has been the home of the Gunners' since 1913.
Arsenal managing director Keith Edelman said: 'The `Highbury Auction' promises to be a fantastic event next summer which will enable many supporters to own a piece of our grand old stadium as a keepsake.
As the East and West Stands are listed by English Heritage, some items will be retained at Highbury - such as its famous marble halls - and some recreated in Emirates Stadium, a purpose-built 60,000-seater venue which is set to open in time for the start of next season.
soccernet.espn.go.com /news/story?id=344883&cc=5739   (602 words)

  
 ShareCast - News you can use
Highbury House said it has made significant progress on its restructuring programme today and is still looking to sell its South African division.
Highbury House Communications said its gaming division has entered into a joint venture with The Game Group to publish the official GAME magazine.
Highbury House Communications’ saw its shares plummet today as shareholders moved to bank some stellar gains over the last month.
www.sharecast.com /cgi-bin/sharecast/security.cgi?csi=12204   (283 words)

  
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I finally visit Highbury and watch Arsenal fight back from 3-1 down to win 5-3 and equal Nottingham Forrest's 42 league games unbeaten run.
members.lycos.co.uk /bapage/arsenal.html   (24 words)

  
 Highbury College
Highbury College is the largest general further education (FE) college in Portsmouth and the third largest in south-east England.
The learning centre at the Highbury campus is well organised and has an ample stock of computers, books and journals available for students' use, in most curriculum areas, during weekdays, most evenings, and on Saturdays.
The on-line catalogues at the Highbury and Compass centres are integrated and students from one campus can use the other centre's resource stock catalogue.
www.ofsted.gov.uk /reports/manreports/887.htm   (11160 words)

  
 The Internet Football Grounds Guide - Highbury, Arsenal Football Club
It is intended that Highbury will be re-developed for housing, although the existing East and West stands will be preserved, with the site of the existing pitch, being used as a communal garden.
A visit to Highbury is a generally relaxed and enjoyable day out.
On my last visit I noticed that some of the sight lines of the pitch from some sections of the away section of the South Stand, were somewhat poor.
dspace.dial.pipex.com /town/park/yfh45/arsenal.htm   (1425 words)

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