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I can’t make it but this looks like a great event for anyone interested in building and running websites for local communities. It will have a London bias but will be a fab event for meeting other people – check the guest list to see who’s already signed up. London Neighbourhoods Online Unconference, 2010, Saturday, September 25, 2010 from 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. (more…)

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Do you know a Digital hero who deserves £5,000? TalkTalk, in association with Citizens Online and The Daily Mirror, are launching the Digital Heroes Awards 2010 to find this years UK Digital Heroes. The Awards will be recognise outstanding individuals using the power of the internet to implement bright ideas which bring about positive social change. Nominations are open now until 30 September 2010. (more…)

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Microsoft has announced funding of up to £85,000 available for training in e-skills. See below for details and download the form at the end of the post.

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So the Prime Minister has invited me to Downing Street today (Monday). Maybe it sounds better if I say ‘summoned’, or perhaps it should be ‘bizarrely’? Whatever it is I will be there because Martha Lane Fox is launching a ‘Manifesto for a Networked Nation’. She’s the Government’s Digital Champion,  responsible for all things relating to Digital Inclusion and has a campaign to get everyone online called Race Online 2012. See details at www.raceonline2012.org.uk (more…)

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iHobo is a controversial new fundraising tool in the form of an iPhone App that reflects the growing use of the internet on mobile phones. It is being used to raise awareness and generate funds for Depaul UK, a charity that helps young people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged. It offers a glimpse into the life of a young homeless person and asks you to help them to decide what to do and how to survive. It is breaking new ground as a new generation of fundraising tools but it is also creating a storm of controversy as people say it is patronising and compares homeless people to Tamagotchi. (more…)

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Nabuur.com is a great networking site, helping to tell stories from people in villages in Africa and showing you how you can help them. There’s lots of great interactions and lots of insight into the lives of real people, missing out so much of the drama and negative filtering we often see in reporting about Africa.

Latest News from the Villages | NABUUR.

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There are still a few days left to nominate a Digital Hero, as part of a scheme run by TalkTalk and Citizens Online. The TalkTalk Digital Heroes Awards rewards one individual from each UK region who is doing outstanding work using digital technology to bring about positive social change and improve the lives of people in their local communities.

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