Brighton and Hove

Getting ready for the Public-i Usergroup #piug13

It's fast approaching - the Public-i usergroup, our bi-annual one-day get-together will be on Friday, starting at 10.30am. Quite apart from being the must-see event of the pre-Christmas period, knocking the Dr Who special from its perch, this will be a great chance to talk about many of the very important things that have happened ...

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Some of the things it might be nice to talk about at CommsCamp

It's been a little while since we've blogged, so my apologies. If there's an excuse it is that it has been extremely busy round here. Good busy, of course. And, if anything, it's only set to get busier. For a small number of us that general busy-ness will next week include CommsCamp, an event we're getting ...

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Brighton and Hove’s Open Door webcasts: how they work and why they’re great

On Monday last week Brighton and Hove City Council invited me in to watch the Open Door live webcast, in which council leader Jason Kitcat answered residents' questions put to him on Twitter. This was the fourth Open Door event Brighton and Hove has held. Residents are able to use the hashtag #BHOpenDoor or a CoveritLive ...

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Police and crime commissioners: webcasting and scrutiny

Budget scrutiny might not seem like the most exciting of subjects, but it's causing a stir at Public-i right now. We're seeing the first police and crime panels (PCPs) looking into police and crime commissioners' spending plans - and since this is the first time any of this has happened it's interesting to watch it all ...

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