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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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#MakeShift, Pop up shops and Conversation

Friday and Saturday I attended the Make:Shift event hosted by Wolverhampton City Council and Future Gov at Light House Media Centre in the city.  My head is still spinning with the possibilities that came out of the sessions and the inspirational people

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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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Five Way to Wellbeing

I have thought for a long time that being part of a community, helping build something and working towards a common goal to improve things, Remembering to take time out for yourself and continually learning  has a direct impact on

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Make Shift: Changing Wolverhampton with an idea

Make:Shift is an event taking place on the 21st & 22nd September in Wolverhampton.  The premise of the event is to connect people in the community to make things happen for the better in Wolverhampton looking at using what we already have,

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Why WV11 – the reason I hyperlocal blog.

I’m at TAL12 – the Talk About Local hyperlocal unconference today and while talking to people about their sites I thought today would be a good day to re-share this  is a post I wrote 2 years ago for another

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