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A #hyperlocal publishing project - experiences with #DokuWiki on chester.website

I’m about three days in to a #hyperlocal publishing project.  You can see where I’m at by clicking through to chester.website.

I bought the domain a couple of days ago, having taken my inspiration in particular from Adrian Short’s… 696 more words


how to give a community its voice (and how not to)

I’ve posted twice on this recently, here and here.

It’s a bit of a struggle, signing up to altruism again.

My father-in-law died early last year… 1,067 more words

Blinking Time

off-day for blogging; on-day for chester.website - and its new #hyperlocal #citywiki

The other day I linked to Adrian Short’s new project, suttonwiki.org, in my quick overview of the #hyperlocal phenomenon.

I’ve worked with open source before; in fact, basic tools like open-source word-processors and even this WordPress tech we all use, almost blithely, have been constants for more or less the last decade or so. 412 more words

Thinking Time

#hyperlocal #citywiki voices

Adrian just tweeted this site – of his founding – our happy way on Twitter:

Sutton Wiki is based on these principles:

  • self-empowerment – Sutton Wiki is run by and for local people and the local community, aiming to empower and include everyone as readers, writers, editors, photographers, designers, technologists, etc.

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Blinking Time

Heathrow Expansion: Consultation Deadline 3rd February

So you don’t want more planes groaning their way over your house on their way into and out of Heathrow Airport? You are not alone. 920 more words


#Hyperlocal Voices: Niall Norbury, Alt Reading

To kick off our Hyperlocal Voices series for 2015 Damian Radcliffe hears from Niall Norbury, Editor of Alt Reading. A relative newcomer to the scene, the only magazine celebrates its first birthday later this month. 1,335 more words

Online Journalism

Reprieve for St Margarets A316 Footbridge

Good news for fans of the footbridge across the A316 at St Margarets roundabout. As you will recall, last summer TfL proposed to do away with the footbridge and install a new ‘toucan crossing’ facility at the site. 179 more words