Tag: openlylocal

Open data at the local level can help to create a new eco-system of openness and activism

In 2010, the Government began pushing for local authorities in England to release information on public spending over a certain threshold – in this case £500. Ben Worthy argues that although reform is needed to maximise the potential of this

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Local open data ecosystems – a prototype map

It is increasingly recognised that some of the most important open data is published by local authorities (LAs) – data which is important to us like bin collection days, planning applications and even where your local public toilet is. Also

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Digging down into Local Data – Openly Local, Democratic Dashboard and more

Aberdeen North on Democratic Dashboard Have you seen Democratic Dashboard? You really should take a look. This site,  set up by the Democratic Audit based in the LSE, has one simple aim: ” … to promote engagement in the electoral

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