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Introducing Hampshire Hub

This week Mark Braggins updates us on the Hampshire Hub, which is a collaboration of partners including local authorities, police, fire, armed forces and others to be open by default and that any information shared will be available under open licence.

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Posted in communities, data, digital technology, fire service, law, local government, maps, open data, police, public sector, research, setting goals, working practices

Stress, a little grrrr, blue light and some other colours

Stress, emergency services, healthcare, and art featured in Week 8’s posts but we will start with music. Carol Woolley’s post about a choral evening A Valentines musical treat (I’ve included a video of Thank You for the Music by Abba because it

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Posted in blogging, charitable trusts, communities, construction industry, digital games, emergency planning, emergency services, finance, fine art, fire service, good causes, health, health services, heat, humanity, learning, literature, music, painting drawing, police, public sector, social media, sunshine, teaching, Third sector, travel and exploration, Uncategorized, unconferences, universities, working practices

Language, art and a bit of elbow grease

We’ve had 10 contributions this week – thanks to everyone who’s blogged, read and liked the posts, as well as anyone who’s decided to follow the blog. It’s been great reading all your posts, and I highly recommend looking after

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BREW EXPORT: 22 things I learned at two events with tea and cake

In this time of austerity public sector employees are working extra hard. The Brewcamp manages to add value to those well deserved cuppas by giving people the chance to network, share ideas and support each other. In this blog Dan

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Posted in communicating, local government, police, public sector, social media, unconferences

20 things from BlueLightCamp13

Catherine Howe takes the Dan Slee approach to unconference blogging in her general post about BlueLightCamp13. She writes about 20 things –  grouped into 3 thank yous, 6 research questions, 6 points relating to the question ‘what is the future of social

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Gearing up to BlueLightCamp 2013

Sasha Taylor is one of the organisers for Blue Light Camp 2013 and updates us on the planning, meetings and work which has been taking place recently in preparation for this exciting unconference and hackathon. Gearing up to BlueLightCamp 2013 by Sasha

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Posted in digital technology, emergency services, fire service, police, public sector, social media, unconferences

Blue Light Camp: Coming in from the cold

An exciting blog by Mark Braggins with news and an update on Blue Light Camp, the unconference event for emergency services. The team have been working hard behind the scenes to organise this event and I am sure all of

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