Collaborative survey asks about hyperlocals’ contribution to the UK media landscape. Survey at this link Hyperlocal publishing and community websites are becoming an increasingly important feature of the UK media landscape, supplementing existing … [Read more...] about New research: How do hyperlocals contribute to local democracy and what do they need?
Last Thursday evening saw the awards ceremony for the third annual Wales Blog Awards, created to give 'the best amateur bloggers in Wales' the recognition they deserve. A full list of the winners is here and it includes some great examples of Welsh … [Read more...] about Some hyperlocal winners at the Wales Blog Awards
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
News from the notice boards is a great new regular feature that Dave Harte has introduced on the Bournville Village website: One of the best ways to find out what’s happening in and around Bournville is to take time to read the notice boards on … [Read more...] about Content idea from Bournville Village: News from the notice boards
We are reaching the end of the first national wave of talk about local training with UK online centres and some amazing websites have emerged, such as Moretonhampstead Hub, Heeley Online, Doddington's Doings and This is Penhill. I'll be writing … [Read more...] about July webinar sessions with hyperlocal publishers: spaces available
As if I wasn't already busy enough trying to capture what's happening in Bournville on the hyperlocal website I edit, I've now committed to managing the website for my running club, Bournville Harriers. I though it worth sharing here how we work the … [Read more...] about Running, data and community