Online Communities

Police and crime commissioners: crib sheet

This post is just to an accompaniment to my piece about police and crime commissioners. It rounds up information I've collected on the new body that I hope others will find useful… Police and crime commissioners will take over responsibility for overseeing police forces from police authorities, following their election on the 15th of November this ...

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Telling you about our Social Media Audits

Over the last year at Public-i, we've worked hard to develop a new product, the Social Media Audit - which we're now ready to start talking about a bit more on the blog. That'll take the form of a few case studies - and we'll share them as they arrive. But for the moment I ...

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Interactive meetings on local newspaper websites

At the Public-i user group on Thursday (1st of December 2011) I video interviewed Matt Bond, communications specialist at Cornwall Council. It was good to catch up with Matt, who has been the lynchpin in Cornwall's interactive meetings - manning the Cover It Live chat/blog that the council has been running to help citizens play a ...

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Research, engage, consult and network event – Adur Civic Centre

Today I'm at the 'Talking about money' event at Adur Civic Centre, where staff from statutory agencies across Sussex are talking about budget consultation - and in particular how to more effectively engage communities about budets, spending and priority setting to inform financial decision making. I and others will try to keep you up to date ...

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