Nick Booth

Re-booting Democracy: the Public-i user group – 19/03/12

We'll be holding the next Public-i user group on Monday the 19th of March with the rather exciting theme 'rebooting democracy'. Below I've set out a little bit about what we mean by that - and the agenda. But first, the essentials... The user group starts at 10.30am on the 19th of March at the Hallam Conference ...

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Brighton’s first social media surgery

Last night I attended the first ever Brighton Social Media Surgery - a rather special if small event that marks an important landmark for a number of reasons. For one, it's the start of an important phase of the We Live Here project which is aiming to usher in a new relationship between the public, voluntary ...

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The next user group: 1st of December, 2011

Firstly, an apology: We suggested - as it turns out ambitiously - that we'd write a quick post about our plans for the user group before the end of last week - as you can see from this tweet... Well, as Robert Burns once pointed out, the best laid plans of mice and men... shall we ...

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Public-interesting: things we’re reading this week 09/08/2011

This blog post is the second edition of an update that I'm now writing for our staff at Public-i. It's a summary of what I think is interesting and pertinent to us and what we do. I'm guessing/hoping it might be helpful to our friends and customers, too. Hence, it's publication in this rather hasty ...

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Creative Councils: Brighton and Hove is through to the next stage!

Today NESTA announced the fantastic news that Brighton and Hove is one of 17 councils to have got through to the next stage of the 'Creative Councils' programme. We'll be celebrating too, because the Democratic Society, Podnosh, Brighton & Hove Community and Voluntary Sector Forum and Public-i, have partnered Brighton and Hove in its bid. The council ...

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