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Archive for July, 2015

A open data surgery in Trafford


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


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 […]