A site about how community groups and charities can make the most of data and open data to do something useful. Focused on Birmingham, relevant everywhere.

Archive for July, 2015

A open data surgery in Trafford

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Last week the fab Jamie Whyte ran an open data surgery in Trafford… These are the people he helped and how… “Trafford Centre for Independent Living (CIL) Trafford CIL provide a support service to the 4,500 or so carers in Trafford. They are preparing to carry out a comprehensive survey of carers in Trafford, and […]

Helping David Owen find the data he needs to make unattached playing fields in Birmingham more useful and more used.l

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Earlier today Steph Clarke and I had a chat with David Owen of Friends of Spring Lane in Birmingham. Spring Lane is what is know as an “unattached playing field” (not attached to a specific school – although there for the sporting use of primary schools in Birmingham).  Spring lane once had numerous maintained pitches […]