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New Year, new projects, same dedication

A quick reflection on 2016, and a sneaky peak at what is ahead in 2017

umbLocalGov 2 – the (belated) round-up

So what happened at the second umbLocalGov event?

umbLocalGov 2 – will you be attending?

Find out who and what is on the agenda for the next umbLocalGov event on Thursday 9th October!

Thoughts from a #localgovcamp newbie – part 2

So, what did I get out of the LocalGovCamp unconference? Read on to find out!

Umbraco in Local Government (#umbLocalGov)

The afternoon of the 22nd August 2013 saw the incredibly successful first “Umbraco in Local Government” event take place here at the Shirehall. It was the first step for us all to start openly pooling our skills and knowledge on this open-source CMS, and to make our websites the best they can be for the public we all serve.

Umbraco in Local Government event 22nd August 2013

In Local Government? Interested in Umbraco? If yes, come to our event!

Digital Futures 2012

Yesterday (Monday 10 September) Chris Jones, Louise Tierney and myself attended the Digital Futures 2012 event at the Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury, organised by our colleagues in Shropshire Council’s Communications team. The interesting and entertaining sessions given by the speakers provides a lot of food for thought when it comes to considering how digital and […]

Bus timetables now live

We are happy to announce our bus timetables system is now live. Although we have designed the system to work for a wide range of devices we took a chance with this project to try out some new technologies which I wanted to talk about briefly here.

Learning about Open Data from Warwickshire

Visiting Warwickshire County Council was a great way for us to kick off with our plans for open data. As we chatted through the many benefits, potential issues and hidden challenges I took a few notes, which I have summarised