Sadiq Khan said 'I am determined to lead the most transparent, engaged and accessible administration London has ever seen' in the opening words of his speech at swearing in. I’ve been working on transparency for ten years now, much of it London … [Read more...] about How Sadiq Khan can make the London administration transparent
We’ve got some good news to share - our next Talk About Local unconference is going to be on Saturday 28 February 2015 and we’d love to see you there. After tramping around the country (Stoke, Middlesbrough, Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds) over the past … [Read more...] about Our next unconference is in February #tal15
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
Update, Jan 3: The W14 group has just reached a landmark 1,000 members. Congratulations Annette! When nearby boroughs of London were burning, the streets crowded with youngsters looting shops and rioting during the summer of 2010, the police … [Read more...] about The wonder of W14: 'Action not journalism'
Jeremy Hunt and the DCMS have today announced the first Local TV pioneer areas which are expected to be: Belfast Birmingham Brighton and … [Read more...] about Local TV
Lati Achchi Poplar (mp3) On Monday morning William and I went to the UK online centre at the Aberfeldy Neighbourhood Centre in Poplar, East London. Aberfeldy is one of the many Community Capacity Builder UK online centres that we are currently … [Read more...] about Talk About Local training in Poplar, East London