Tag Archives: OpenlyLocal

Politician pin ups – open-licensed pictures, please

Andy Mabbett calls on public bodies to provide open-licensed pictures of politicians and senior officers. Continue reading

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Everything at your postcode – proposal for a new website

A proposal for a new website, providing links to information about any given UK postcode. Continue reading

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Open local public spending data – a potential hitch

Open local public spending data headlines need careful interpretation Continue reading

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More police forces should publish web pages about wildlife crime officers

A crowd-sourced list of UK Police Forces’ wildlife crime pages has too many gaps. They could do better, and we should encourage them to. Continue reading

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Please Help Me to Compile a List of UK Police Forces’ Wildlife Crime Pages

Crowd-sourcing a list of UK Police Forces’ wildlife crime pages, using a Google Docs spreadsheet. Continue reading

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My Open Data Challenge to UK Local Government: a Wikipedia Page for Every Council

An open data problem experienced by OpenlyLocal could be solved if staff from each UK council simply started a Wikipedia article about their council, where none already exists. Continue reading

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