Journalist interested in #opendata, social media and issues in technology.
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 [...]371 days ago by Daniel Bentley Share
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 Knoxallanmknox945 days ago by Daniel Bentley Share
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 [...]1092 days ago by Daniel Bentley Share