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Posts Tagged ‘hyper local’

SpeedData: Chris Taggart on Open Election Data


Chris Taggart of OpenlyLocal spoke briefly during his presentation about his work with several councils to provide open election data for the elections on May 6. As Chris points out it is something of a surprise that election data isn’t just available freely. But it isn’t. Well, at least until Chris got involved. I got […]

Bournville Village Blog, a how-to in local blogging


Over at Talk About Local, Nicky Getgood (a brilliant local blogger herself) has written a short piece about the new hyper-local blog Bournville Village started by journalism graduate Hannah Waldram. As Hannah is not only a journalism graduate (like myself), but apparently also managed to do something with social media, I knew I had to […]

Life in Lozells > true stories from Lozells neighbourhood


That’s the tag line for the hyper-local blog (you know we love those) Life in Lozells. I recently caught up with one of it’s founders, Kate Foley, who was kind enough to answer a few of my questions. The basis for the blog was built upon the desire of the citizens in Lozells. Researched (by […]