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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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GapFillers – Pop Up Shop Development (Post 1 of 3)

So last month we made a pop up shop happen in Wolverhampton. It was messy and ad hoc, it took a lot of patience and thinking and talking but ultimately it was fun. My idea – Gap Fillers – was 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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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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Where to start?

As I do more and more stuff in my community I wanted a place I could dump my thoughts and observations about things there that is separate to my blog where I dump random photos and thoughts about parenting and life

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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. 8 months ago
  • @loubylou60 Thanks Karen - I was just having a rant, over it now & looking forward to the event tomorrow :D 8 months ago
  • Sometimes I seriously wonder why we bother! 8 months ago
  • Community volunteers raise £5k - get extra christmas lights, live performances and a living tree for next year - and still someone complains 8 months ago
  • @coopukfood Except the sign above the door reads Griffith Drive - (No S on Griffiths) you may want to fix that. 8 months ago
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