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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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Welcome to 2014 and Year 3

Appropriately, we had 14 posts for Week 1 of 2014. It’s wonderful when coincidences like that happen (and if I managed to miss your post, it will go into Week 2’s list). I was delighted to see posts from a

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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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Caring, Technology and Knightmares

Hello lovely bloggers, it’s me Kate Bentham, sitting in the Weekly Blog Club hot seat for week 39. I do hope you’ve all had a good week. There are some fabulous blogs for you again, covering an eclectic mix of

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Good Practice Exchange are gearing up for 200 delegates to attend the Spotlight on Scrutiny conference next month to share knowledge and experience, to learn from ideas and develop solutions to improve scrutiny in Wales. Lights, Camera, Action! by Good Practice Exchange at

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Is Scrutiny about to come of age……….?

The Good Practice Exchange at the Wales Audit Office share with us the work they have been doing around scrutiny. They have been looking at how they can support Welsh councils to implement a range of scrutiny methods as part

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