Since its launch online just nine months ago, York's One&Other has attracted attention locally and further afield for its ambitious mix of culture and news for the city. This month saw it launch a magazine and there's even a television station in … [Read more...] about Website, magazine, television – just what is happening in hyperlocal York?
I rather unsuccessfully, due to network issues, ran a session on Geo-location, at #TAL12 on Saturday. Geo-location is the new project I am working on here at Talk About Local which is being funded by Nesta & Nominet Trust. The Geo-location … [Read more...] about Location Location Geo-Location
Talk About Local has recently been doing further work with staff, volunteers and residents of the Peabody Trust to help them create and develop simple community websites. Back in July 2010 we worked with Future Jobs Fund trainee Daisy at Peabody … [Read more...] about Talk About Local training with Peabody
As part of Nesta's launch of the Destinaton Local programme this morning, a significant new report that puts down a marker on where the UK's hyperlocal media scene currently stands has been published. The Here and Now report is written by Damian … [Read more...] about Five hyperlocal take-aways from the Here and Now report
A guest post from John Popham about his Celebration 2.0 project which Talk About Local are delighted to be supporting. Technology should be fun. What do you use computers and smartphones for? Chatting to your friends on Facebook? Sharing photos with … [Read more...] about Are you celebrating your community?
Mary Portas has published her review of town centre trading. I took part in a seminar she organised, where I made the point that town centres were generally non-existant or awful online. They fail to get across the great character of independent … [Read more...] about Portas review recommends hyperlocal sites for town centres