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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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Admin Roles for Facebook Pages

Last year we went to New Zealand for 3 weeks – at the time no one on the WV11 facebook page notced we were gone, we scheduled a few updates and left it to look after itself. That was before

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Ashmore Park Diamond Jubilee Fun Day

I’ve posted before about ACT – or Ashmore Park Community Togther and the Diamond Jubilee Fun Day we were organising  – we’ll we’ve done it and on Tuesday we’ll be welcoming the community to enjoy the fun. Last Friday myself and Simon Hamilton of Wednesfield and Fallings Park

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Web Etiquette – It’s just polite!!

On my way to work this morning I took an photo of an application posted the shutters of a shop that has stood empty for over 12 months for a license to sell alcohol. I emailed it to James who

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Live tweeting from PACT

For months now WV11 has been live tweeting from both PACT meetings that take place in our area – sometimes it’s James, sometimes it’s me behind the keyboard but whoever it is, its always been very well received from our followers

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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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  • 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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