Category Archives: local government

Tips for Unconference newbies

Andy Mabbett has some tips for first-time LocalGovCamp (or other unconference) attendees. Continue reading

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The 9th and 10th QR Code commandents

Andy Mabbett replies to Terence Eden’s request for commandments for people using QR Codes. Continue reading

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Dan Slee, me, HyperLocal Govcamp West Midlands, BrewCamp, and cake

Andy Mabbett is mentioned in a new blog post by Dan Slee, about HyperLocal Govcamp West Midlands, BrewCamp, and cake Continue reading

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The mysterious case of Birmingham’s missing Victorian cast iron urinal

Andy Mabbett wants to know what happened to the listed Victorian cast iron urinal, which he acquired for Birmingham Railway Museum in 1987. Continue reading

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Alan Sugar, Digby Jones and me, in the Daily Express

Andy Mabbett is quoted in Ros Dodd’s article, “The Apprentice Proves that Britain Means Business”, in the Daily Express. Continue reading

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Syndicating Customisable Hyperlocal Blog Content

Andy Mabbett proposes the syndication of customisable hyperlocal blog content, poses some questions, and invites comments on how this can practically be achieved. Continue reading

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Making a Difference to My Career

Andy Mabbett has gone freelance; his first job is with the Making A Difference with Data project, blogging about open data in the roads and transport sector. Continue reading

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My name is Andy Mabbett, and I’m a Hyperlocal blogger

Andy Mabbett is now a hyperlocal blogger, for ‘The B44’, in Great Barr & Kingstanding, Birmingham, England Continue reading

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This weekend was indistinguishable from magic

Andy Mabbett is still excited by computers and the web; and by UKGovCamp. Continue reading

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