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New Name

2 weeks ago I married my best friend James in the most perfect of days. So I now have a new identity, Mrs Stephenie Clarke, and a new blog address to go with it. But while WordPress make it really easy

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Inspiring People

I have it seems a million posts set as drafts waiting for me to finish and post – do feel guilty about it? Sometimes. Should I feel guilty about it? No. This is my blog and I’ll cry (or not

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Posted in General, Social Media Surgery, WV11

Community Ambassadors

So this week I signed up to become a community ambassador. But what does that mean…. …well nothing really. Not to me anyway. I’ve been given this title and access to a Yammer group, a collective that are talking about

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The value of Social Media in neighbourhoods and appealing to communities

Yesterday a sad thing happened; 2 children went missing. It was presumed at the time that they’d gone of their own volition and they were later found well and safe, but none the less it was an awful thing to

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Gap Filler @ Make Shift

Next week is the Make:Shift event in Wolverhampton and one of the ideas I submitted has been chosen for development. Gap Fillers. The idea is to look at empty spaces in the city an how we can use them creatively. I

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Social Media Connecting People During An Emergency

A while ago I was invited to talk at the Walsall Brew Camp  about my experiences using Social Media in the aftermath of the New Zealand earthquakes that devastated the city Christchurch, Having family who lost their home in the quake and living

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Repost: Helping out behind the scenes

Re-posting this as a look at how councils and the community can work together to make things happen! As an “active” member of Flickr (I say active this peaks and wanes depending on how busy I am in the real

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  • Screw the naysayers - I've just been moved to tears by the music for tomorrows flash mob! Merry Merry Merry Christmas. 1 year ago
  • @loubylou60 Thanks Karen - I was just having a rant, over it now & looking forward to the event tomorrow :D 1 year ago
  • Sometimes I seriously wonder why we bother! 1 year ago
  • Community volunteers raise £5k - get extra christmas lights, live performances and a living tree for next year - and still someone complains 1 year ago
  • @coopukfood Except the sign above the door reads Griffith Drive - (No S on Griffiths) you may want to fix that. 1 year ago
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