Daniel Bentley

Journalist interested in #opendata, social media and issues in technology.

map showing where councillors live in Preston

Mapped: How local is your local councillor?

An investigation for Blog Preston has shown over half of the city’s councillors do not live in the wards they represent. Following the local elections earlier in May the addresses of all successful candidates and current councillors were mapped against ward boundaries. Local council elections are a chance for communities to elect a direct representative who will bring their issues to the attention of the […]

3 years ago by

Twitter views on the spending review #prestoncuts #csr

We asked you on twitter what your thoughts were on today’s spending review. Here’s the best of them. @djbentley liked – no new trident, £2bn extra for social care, pupil premium, no cuts for schools health real increasesless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitterAllan Knoxallanmknox

5 years ago by

Blog Preston Podcast: Have your say!

That’s right, we’re launching a Blog Preston podcast and we need your help to do it. The podcast will cover community news, events and culture. We want it to be an entertaining way for people to be aware of the issues, events and great things people are doing in Preston. If you’re a community leader,  running a charity event,  organising an exhibition, gig, festival or theatre […]

5 years ago by

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