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  Manchester UK
Manchester is a relatively new city; born of the Industrial Revolution, it took the lead in the world's textile manufacture and production in the late 18th century, a position it held until its decline in the 1960s.
Manchester is one of the largest metropolitan conurbations in the United Kingdom, justly proud of its history and heritage, its culture, enterprise and its entrepreneurial spirit.
The City of Manchester and innumerable small satellite towns and villages surrounding it saw the rapid growth of factories manufacturing merchandise for cotton weaving and spinning, dyeing, fulling and all apects of the textile industry.
www.manchester2002-uk.com   (736 words)

  Manchester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greater Manchester County consists of the metropolitan boroughs of Manchester and the surrounding boroughs of Trafford, Tameside, Salford, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale and Stockport.
Manchester is situated within a bowl-shaped land area, bordered to the north and east by the Pennine moors and to the south by the Cheshire Plain.
Manchester was an important place in the county of Lancashire by the time of the reformation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manchester   (8034 words)

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Manchester is a city with a population of 422,300 (2001).
Manchester was occupied by Romans (it was then known as Mancunium or Mamucium, hence the term for a resident of Manchester, "Mancunian").
Manchester was home to the artist L.S. Lowry after whom the Lowry Centre in Salford Quays is named, one of Manchester's many theatres.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/manchester.html   (524 words)

 Manchester, New Hampshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manchester is the largest city in the U.S. state of New Hampshire and the largest city of northern New England, an area composed of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
Manchester is named after the much bigger city of Manchester, in Lancashire, England.
NH 101 is a freeway-grade expressway that connects Manchester to the southeastern part of the state and Maine via Interstate 95.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manchester,_New_Hampshire   (1202 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Manchester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is at the centre of the Greater Manchester metropolitan county.
Manchester has the UK's largest gay population outside of London, and is renowned for its gay village; centred around the Canal Street area the gay village is home to various gay shops, restaurants, numerous bars and clubs, and each August bank holiday hosts the Manchester Pride Festival (previously known as Mardi Gras and Gayfest).
Manchester International Airport (formerly Manchester Ringway Airport) is the north's busiest airport, and the 3rd largest in the UK (after Heathrow and Gatwick) in terms of passengers per year, although its lead on the 4th busiest aiport, Stansted, has been declining recently.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Manchester   (3085 words)

 University of Manchester Encyclopedia Articles @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One of the stated ambitions of the newly combined university is to 'establish it by 2015 among the 25 strongest research universities in the world on commonly accepted criteria of research excellence and performance' (see 2015 Strategy).
John Dalton together with Manchester businessmen and industrialists established the Mechanics' Institute in 1824 to ensure that workers could learn the basic principles of science.
Similarly, John Owens, a Manchester textile merchant, left a bequest of £96,942 in 1851 for the purpose of founding a college for the education of males on non-sectarian lines.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/University_of_Manchester   (2802 words)

 Manchester Encoding
Manchester encoding (first published in 1949) is a synchronous clock encoding technique used by the physical layer to encode the clock and data of a synchronous bit stream.
In the Manchester encoding shown, a logic 0 is indicated by a 0 to 1 transition at the centre of the bit and a logic 1 is indicated by a 1 to 0 transition at the centre of the bit.
Manchester encoding is used as the physical layer of an Ethernet
www.erg.abdn.ac.uk /users/gorry/course/phy-pages/man.html   (826 words)

Large crowds assembled along the line and when the train entered Manchester the passenger carriages were pelted with stones by weavers, who remembered the Duke of Wellington's involvement in the Peterloo Massacre and his strong opposition to the the proposed 1832 Reform Act.
In 1846 John Owens, a successful Manchester cotton merchant, died and left most of his wealth to help establish a further education college for men that would not have: "to submit to any test whatsoever of, their religious opinions".
Manchester is a huge overgrown village, built according to no definite plan.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ITmanchester.htm   (2816 words)

 Manchester travel guide - Wikitravel
Manchester [1] is one of the major cities in the North of England.
Manchester used to have a reputation for being a dirty and boring city, but things have dramatically changed in the last decade and it is now a more pleasant, open, clean and exciting place, and well worth a visit, even if just for a day.
Manchester is within reach of The Lake District, Leeds, York, Liverpool, the Peak District, Blackpool and Chester.
wikitravel.org /en/Manchester   (6252 words)

 Manchester Glass from the Glass Encyclopedia
Manchester was the second great center producing pressed glass in England during the 19th century.
Molineux and Webb were the oldest of the Manchester glassworks famous for their 19th century pressed glass.
Pressed glass designs from Manchester were popular in the 1860s and 1870s, slightly earlier than most of the pressed glass innovations from the North East of England.
www.glassencyclopedia.com /Manchesterglass.html   (811 words)

 Manchester Airport: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Manchester Airport continues to operate with additional security measures, with no resulting flight delays.
Manchester Airport already has strict procedures for passenger pick up and we have added further parking restrictions outside all terminal buildings.
Manchester Airport would like to thank all passengers and staff for their patience and understanding while these extra security measures are in place.
www.manairport.co.uk   (127 words)

 Manchester College Softball Homepage
The Manchester College softball season came to a close on Friday as Manchester was eliminated from the HCAC Conference Tournament in their third game of the day.
Manchester opened up as a sixth seed, falling to third seeded Defiance 6-5 in nine innings.
Manchester was down 5-0 after the first inning, but rallied back in the third where they scored four runs, then tied the game in the top of the seventh to force extra innings.
www.manchester.edu /Athletics/softball   (225 words)

 Manchester Buccaneers
Manchester have fallen behind their rivals yet again in the race to be the second best roster in the EPL.
Manchester were struggling at half-time against their opponents, who after winning the Scotch Premier League will be promoted to League 2 in England next series.
Manchester ended their EPL post-series celebration events picking up a four-zip win over the Charlton Addicts at the Nike Trafford Ballpark.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Diocese of Manchester
A suffragan of the Archdiocese of Boston, U.S.A. The city of Manchester is situated on the Merrimac River, in the State of New Hampshire, and was granted its charter 10 July, 1846.
In 1848 Manchester, with a Catholic population of 300, was given its first resident pastor, Rev. William McDonald, notable on account of his personal character and his establishment of religious, charitable, and educational institutions.
He served as curate at St. Anne's Church, Manchester, and the Immaculate Conception Church, Portsmouth, and in 1898 came to the cathedral at Manchester as chancellor of the diocese and secretary to Bishop Bradley.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09584b.htm   (982 words)

 81 Manchester hotels. Accommodation in Manchester. Hotels in Manchester, England
Manchester, Britain - one of the largest conurbations in Britain, the lively city of Manchester pulsates with life especially at night.
Manchester was founded in Roman times, and the industrial revolution changed totally the character of the city.
Manchester features also a number of interesting historical sights and cultural events, museums, art galleries, pubs and restaurants.
www.europe-cities.com /hotels-manchester.aspx   (544 words)

 Manchester Hotels, Manchester Apartments, Accomodation
Once the greatest, and original, industrial cities in the north west of England, Manchester has to a large extent re-invented itself in the last few decades and is today a vibrant place with much to do and see.
The apartment is located in one of the most peaceful and charming areas of Manchester surrounded by many beautiful parks and nature areas, making it the ideal place to retreat to after a day in the city centre, which is just a short drive away.
Manchester is one of England’s most up to date cities, yet it has retained many reminders of its rich and varied past.
www.apartmentsapart.com /Europe/UK/Manchester   (1935 words)

 Manchester, New Hampshire
The name Manchester was suggested by Samuel Blodgett, a businessman who found that the Amoskeag Falls impeded shipping on the Merrimack River.
Population Trends: Manchester continues to reign as the state's largest city, and was the first to reach 100,000 residents.
Manchester contains 33.0 square miles of land area and 1.9 square miles of inland water area.
www.nhes.state.nh.us /elmi/htmlprofiles/manchester.html   (432 words)

 Robotics at Manchester University
Manchester Robotics are researching into the future of robotic systems, where robots are not hidden behind cages on manufacturing lines, but are a positive factor in our everyday lives.
Manchester robotics has a long history of developing adaptive 'intelligent' controllers for mobile robotic systems.
Manchester robotics is investigating robots that exhibit body language.
www.cs.man.ac.uk /robotics   (212 words)

 UK Indymedia - Manchester indymedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
On Feb 15th Manchester City Council proceeded with proposals to demolish the Kingsley Avenue Neighbourhood of Moston, despite public opposition from residents and stakeholders.
The first Saturday of the month, a group of cyclists pissed off with the ever increasing amount of dirty, dangerous and downright ridiculous 4x4s which are accelerating climate Armageddon took to their bikes and donned skeleton outfits to shame 4x4 drivers.
Looking ahead Dosummat are starting to plan for a Manchester neighbourhood at the camp for climate action happening later this year, with the idea of building links in Manchester between people wanting to take action on climate change.
www.indymedia.org.uk /en/regions/manchester   (1842 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | England | Manchester | Manchester plans free city wi-fi
Manchester could become the biggest free wireless internet hotspot in Europe under plans unveiled by the city council.
The initiative is part of Manchester's bid in the government's Digital Challenge Initiative, a competition that will select a region to qualify for up to £3m in funding.
Some private companies are already planning to create city-wide wi-fi networks in cities such as Manchester, Birmingham and London through the creation of hundreds of hotzones.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/england/manchester/6199382.stm   (360 words)

 EducationGuardian.co.uk | Higher | The University of Manchester
The University of Manchester was formed in 2004 from the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) and the Victoria University of Manchester.
This figure is almost identical to last year, confirming Manchester's status as the most popular university in the UK in terms of undergraduate applications.
Costs vary but some sample prices for 2006 are: £57 a week for a single self-catering room with shared facilities, £82 a week for a single room with en-suite facilities, £91 a week for a single room in a hall of residence with meals provided.
education.guardian.co.uk /higher/universityguide/profile/story/0,,489372,00.html   (252 words)

 Manchester Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Manchester's foremost art gallery was recently refurbished in a stunning, multi-million pound makeover.
A Manchester woman is responsible for starting a 'Sneeze Fetishists' Society.
Disclaimer: We've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, but it is provided 'as is' and we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by anyone resulting from this information.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/england/manchester   (290 words)

 // Visit Manchester / Homepage //
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