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Getting personal, explaining dementia, and paper in art

We had 11 contributions for Week 5, with three themes emerging during the week: health issues, using social media in the public sector, and art. Gina Alexander returned to the  @dghealth (Dumfries and Galloway Health) blog with Take a deep breath. I was

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Highlights, hopes, growing places & 2013 in review

This is the #WeeklyBlogClub Week 52 summary. That means that we’ve been going for two whole years – which is not bad since I thought that the blog would trail off and end by March 2012. We have had over

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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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#OURDAY: Some tips for telling your story during a Twitter event

In 2011, Dan Slee was part of the team at Walsall Council that was the first in the UK to tell people what a council did across 24 hours, in real time on Twitter (I remember it well). He gives

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Images, explanations and change

So, did I [Phil Jewitt] have fun hosting weekly blog club this week? Just a bit, could you tell? Not bad for a bloke on his death bed eh? and who said blokes can’t multi-task or do anything when they are ill?

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All I want for Christmas is work

A heartfelt post from a wonderful lady who needs a bit of a break. Some organisation somewhere, hopefully North East, could be in for a great 2013. Good luck Janet. All I want for Christmas is work by Janet Davis

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Citizen’s panels for Social Services in Wales

A brief post about the progress of creating forums that allow representative opinions of current issues around social services to be collected. Citizen’s panels for Social Services in Wales by Participation Cymru

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