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Data, Detectives, GE2015 and Supergran

Hello, it’s me Kate Bentham here again, trying to catch up on blog post summaries. This is the summary for week 18, I think, although who really knows. Anyway a Happy Bank Holiday Monday to you. I hope you have been spending

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The Wales Audit Office and Co-production

A very interesting post this week from Good Practice Exchange at the Wales Audit Office looking at co-production within Welsh government. The theme of co-production is inextricably linked to performance and finance – targeting resources where they can be used most effectively. The

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Tonight Matthew, I’m going to be….

Working for the local authority in which you live can be tricky, as Phil Jewitt explains in his blog for week 9. Contributing to discussion and debate as a resident about plans of your employer sometimes needs clarifying so there is

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Looking forward, looking backward

The lack of posts in Week 51 is explained by the fact that the week included Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day so I think most people might have been quite busy doing other things maybe. Four well-organised people

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Fighting talk, scrutiny, Spinal Tap, and the odd zombie

The themes that emerged in Week 50 included the importance of being local (heritage and networks), scrutiny, communicating in better ways, and how to do things. Mark Braggins started the week by looking at some of the images of his

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A Bedlington Terrier, how to tell tales, and ethical issues

Thank you to all who contributed to the wonderful variety of posts in Week 49 of Weekly Blog Club. It was lovely to see the return of some people whom we hadn’t seen for a while. Over in Australia, Samuel-James

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What have we been up to in November?

It’s been a busy month for the team at Participation Cymru. There’s been an office move; training courses completed and exciting events attended including the Barod Community Interest Company launch. The team has also been recruiting people to the CSSIWs

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