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LocalGov Digital steering group – February 2015

LocalGov Digital steering group  – February 2015

LocalGov Digital – we want to go far so we’re going together

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Gov geeks headed for London on Thursday 4 March and gathered for another LocalGovCamp unconference. With so much to pack into a day we were asked to use just one word to describe why we’d come along and what we hoped to get out of the day as we did a round of introductions. My word was ‘change’. Here’s a quick round up of the sessions I made it to: Mapping Headed up by Peter …

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Digital drive

The news arrived yesterday that Derby has decided to name one section of the inner ring road after a local figure. Having already renamed the A52 dual-carrigeway between the city and Nottingham Sir Brian Clough Way who would be next? An online poll run by Derby City Council shortlisted three Derby-connected people and opened the vote to the world. John Flamsteed (the first Astronomer Royal) and Merlin (after the Rolls-Royce engine) both lost out to …

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