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Super-Connected Portsmouth Voucher Scheme for businesses

Portsmouth City Council has announced the Portsmouth Connection Voucher Scheme. In a news item on their web site: Super-Connected Portsmouth – get high speed broadband for your business, Portsmouth City Council said: As part of Super Connected Portsmouth, a scheme to improve digital connectivity in the city, Portsmouth City Council is inviting small businesses, social enterprises

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Hampshire Hub Partnership Board Meeting Notes December 2013

The third meeting of the Hampshire Hub Strategic Partnership Board was held on 11th December 2013, in Portsmouth, and was hosted by Portsmouth City Council. Notes from the meeting are available below, along with the presentation about Open Data Communities by Steve Peters of the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). The next meeting will

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Monthly Business Dashboard – Hampshire January 2014

Hampshire County Council has published the Monthly Business Dashboard – Hampshire December 2013, which is a short visual overview of the latest business performance for the Hampshire area. Explanatory notes are included below, and there’s more detail on Hampshire County Council’s Facts and Figures web pages.  

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A study of Retail in Winchester

Winchester City Council has published an updated Winchester Retail Study. The City Council originally commissioned Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners in 2007 to prepare a retail and town centre uses study, which included: an assessment of the future needs for additional retail and commercial leisure facilities within the authority area up to 2026; an analysis of the role and

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Free Wi-Fi for busy locations in Southampton City Centre

Southampton City Council has announced free Wi-Fi for busy locations in Southampton City Centre. In a Press Release, the City Council stated: Southampton is to be one of the first cities in the south to have free Wi-Fi available in busy locations, enabling residents and visitors to access the internet while out and about. The

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Social Media flooding map

ESRI UK – the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) specialist – has produced a Social Media Flooding Map. This interactive map shows geolocated posts which have been shared on several social networks – Twitter, You Tube and Flickr. Users are able to: select their own base map , change how data is displayed (as points, clusters

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Live Flood Warning Widget from the Environment Agency

Widget The Environment Agency has produced a live flood warning widget, enabling web site administrators to display live flood warnings on their own web sites. The widget updates automatically. Configurable The widget is configurable, to show national or regional flood warning. The widget on the Hampshire Hub web site shows warnings for the South East

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Monthly Business Dashboard – Hampshire December 2013

Hampshire County Council has published the Monthly Business Dashboard – Hampshire December 2013, which is a short visual overview of the latest business performance for the Hampshire area. Explanatory notes are included below, and there’s more detail on Hampshire County Council’s Facts and Figures web pages.  

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Hampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner launches new Commissioning Plan

Hampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has launched a new Commissioning Plan. The Commissioning Plan is primarily concerned with funding services and activities that reduce offending and reoffending, and provide support to victims and witnesses. The Commissioning Plan is the result of conferences, multi agency workshops and many discussions with service providers, users, and statutory and voluntary

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Major private sector employers in Hampshire as open data and web map

The Economic Development Office at Hampshire County Council produces private and public sector lists (.xls) of major employers in Hampshire. Open Data The private sector list has now also been published as open data in geographic formats ( .kml and .shp), and is available to download on Hampshire County Council’s open data pages. Web Map In addition, there’s a web map showing

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