The publication of election notices this week fires the starting gun on local election campaigns in many areas with hyperlocal sites often the go-to place for community information. … [Read more...] about Tips and tools for hyperlocal coverage of the 2013 local elections
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Google hangout - the video conference style service available on the Google + platform - may well have changed the way you do team meetings if you work in a distributed way as we do here at Talk About Local. But how about for broadcasting your local … [Read more...] about Hyperlocal innovation: Google hangout for council reporting
Neighbourhood plans are a great idea but they need to be easy to produce and comprehend. The more complex and dense neighbourhood plans are, the fewer of them there will be. Is there any route to a genuinely simple neighbourhood plan that engages … [Read more...] about Neighbourhood plans – is there an easy way?
The fantastic coders over at Fix My Transport have been busily beavering away to deliver a new feature which is targeted at people who run Hyperlocal blogs. Thanks to their work it is now possible to subscribe to an RSS feed for a particular route, … [Read more...] about Euston, we're going local
One piece of advice Dave Harte gives to community website managers in his fantastic post 'Hyperlocal till I die' is, strangely, 'to have some children'. Or, more specifically: ...something that keeps you tied to an area...The longevity of your blog … [Read more...] about Hyperlocal exit strategy
Fix My Transport, which launched earlier this week is the latest creation from the fantastic My Society people. Fix My Transport aims to make reporting public transport problems as easy as reporting pot-holes and broken street lights is on Fix My … [Read more...] about Fix My Transport