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Posts Tagged ‘hyperlocal’

June 2010’s Central Birmingham Social Media Surgery


We’re now looking forward to the next Central Birmingham Social Media Surgery, which will be at the Studio in Central Birmingham on Tuesday June 8 between 5.30 and 7pm. The address is 7 Cannon Street,¬†Birmingham, West Midlands B2 5EP. If you’re from a Birmingham-based voluntary or community group and would like to receive some friendly […]

Open Data in Lincoln


Andrew Beeken has blogged on how he set up a very simple WordPress blog to start the process of opening up data at Lincoln. As he explains, he’s going to be publicising it in Lincoln and will report back on the reaction it gets. Andrew’s data.lincoln.gov.uk site sets a good example of just how it’s […]

So how generous is Ordnance Survey OpenData?

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At the beginning of this month (apologies, we’re a bit late) the Government announced that much of the mapping data held by the Ordnance Survey would be released free to the public.