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  • Using the web in tackling anti social behaviour - Baroness Newlove seminar

    1. 1. Talk About Local<br />Active citizens using the web to improve their area<br />Baroness Newlove Seminar – tackling ASB<br />23February 2011<br />William Perrin –<br />@willperrin<br />Talk About Local Ltd<br /><br />William Perrin TAL<br />
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    3. 3. Abandoned cars and weekly arson<br />Bingfield Park, Rufford Street 2002<br />Pics – Mark Bailey<br />
    4. 4. Stolen moped Grand Prixs c2002<br />Bingfield Park<br />Kings Cross<br />Most Saturdays when Arsenal at home<br />End with traditional moped bonfire<br />Pics – Mark Bailey<br />
    5. 5. The ‘Crackavan’<br />Rufford Street 2004<br />Pics – Mark Bailey<br />
    6. 6. Got stuck in to these local exercises over several years........<br />Kings Cross Development Forum<br />Caledonian Ward Safer Neighbourhood Panel<br />West Area Planning Committee<br />Sparkplug Management Committee<br />Gifford, Rufford and Randells Residents Association<br />North King Cross Environmental Taskforce<br />‘Strategic plans’ - many<br />West Area Committee<br />CYP Management committee<br />....but found huge information burden mostly from council and local public services<br />We used the web to streamline all this<br />Team Cally<br />Planning Applications (dozens)<br />
    7. 7.<br />Over 1000 articles<br />Six volunteer writers – aged up to 65<br />Campaigns, information, wildlife, events etc<br />Strongly pro community/place<br />Important part of wider regeneration <br />400-500 readers a day<br /><br />
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    9. 9. Neighbourly relations change as a direct consequence of using local website<br />Online networked neighbourhoods study – Flouch, Harris 2010<br />
    10. 10. Web-led campaign secured £1 million for community under S106<br />Website drove people into traditional comms channels required for statutory processes<br />C21st interface on C19th process<br /><br />
    11. 11. Translate council planning documents into locally relevant language <br />A planning campaign is an information and process game<br /><br />
    12. 12. Alcohol and entertainment licensing<br />Another information game residents tend to win locally thanks to the web<br />Strong engagement from Cllr<br />
    13. 13. Simple community action on broken things<br />‘Broken window’ works for us, Enhances service levels<br />
    14. 14. Residents involved in website also on Safer Neighbourhoods Panel<br />Action at own initiative to drive people to meetings through info on website<br />
    15. 15. Pics – Mark Bailey<br />
    16. 16. The web isn’t magic – but it does help active local citizens, their representative and officers to be more effective and more efficient<br />Very big society<br />
    17. 17. ‘Local websites of all shapes and sizes are providing community news and information to hundreds of thousands of people.....grass roots media can provide an accurate, reliable, popular sources of news and information without regulation or subsidy. Their news values and thresholds are new, reflecting grass roots interests and priorities.’<br />Digital Britain report<br />
    18. 18. Alan Rusbridger, Guardian Editor <br />Cudlipp Lecture:<br />... At the other end of the spectrum we have millions of William Perrins, beavering away for free.....Depending on your point of view, you may find that vision of new ways of connecting and informing communities inspiring or terrifying. I think it is both’<br />
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    21. 21. We can work with you to train local people to set up a site they own and run<br /> @willperrin<br />It isn’t expensive – similar rates to any other technology trainer<br />Talk about local would love to help - just drop us a line<br /><br /><br />