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ONS Video: Latest on retail sales: June 2012

A short video from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) explaining the latest retail sales estimates covering the period June 2012. It looks at the annual and monthly change in the amount of retail bought and also the amount spent on retail. It then focuses on how much the different retail sectors have contributed to

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Social Media in an Emergency: A Best Practice Guide

This best practice guide has been developed by the Wellington CDEM Group and is effective from the 1st July 2012. Contents include: Important considerations before engaging in social media Technology types Trends in social media use Further technological information Policy and strategy considerations Creating a strategy for the use of social media Staffing for social

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New video from ONS: Disposable household income across the UK

The Office for National Statistics has just released a new short video explaining how disposable household income varied across the UK in 2010.

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New charts for Hampshire Census 2011

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has today released the first batch of 2011 Census data. The team at Hampshire County Council has published data for the county of Hampshire which you can find on the Facts and Figures web pages Protohub has taken a copy of the data and produced some charts. These charts

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ONS releases first batch of 2011 Data

The Office for National Statistics has today released the first batch of 2011 Census data. Data includes population, household and short term migrant estimates Extracts for Hampshire are available on Hampshire County Council’s Facts and Figures web pages.

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Hampshire's Labour Market Bulletin for June 2012

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LGIU Report: Care Now and for the Future

This report published by the Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) is the final report of an inquiry carried out by the cross-party All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group. The inquiry looked at the future of adult social care and the report makes four key recommendations on what can be done between now and 2015 to reform

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Blogpost: Facebook usage: a local perspective

This post has been re-blogged from Mark Braggins’ personal blog. Any views expressed are purely personal and do not represent that of any organisation. Continued from last time…   In my previous post, I explained that I’m trying to gather data on the number of social media users within a geographic area.  I’m basically attempting

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Blogpost: Estimating Social Media usage within a geographic area

This post has been re-blogged from Mark Braggins’ personal blog. Any views expressed are purely personal and do not represent that of any organisation. I’m an enthusiastic supporter of the adage “go where the people go” if you want to connect with customers and service users. I believe it applies equally – if not more – in

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Hampshire Hub

Thoughts on what a Hampshire Hub might be: a place where councils and agencies can share data (securely if appropriate) a place to share information, tools, and techniques between partners a place to ask a question signposting to existing data sources (so, no duplicated content) signposting to subject experts (“who can I ask about…”) possibly

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