Lurker – Citizen TV

Lurker – Citizen TV

We have discovered another website of interest to community activists. It is Worldbytes, and the website is here:   http://www.worldbytes.org/ WORLDbytes is an online Citizen TV channel set up and run by the education charity WORLDwrite. Dedicated to advancing...
Lurker – diary of a benefit scrounger

Lurker – diary of a benefit scrounger

A funny grumpy and aposite look at benefits and disabled life is on offer at the diary of a benefit scrounger blog. The writer describes it as “A site to share information on Welfare cuts, illness, disability and general, current, political thought”. Its...
Lurker – Football Frenzy

Lurker – Football Frenzy

Nursing a paralympics hangover, this month I have been looking around for sites of interest to disabledsports players and fans. I’ve got 2 that might interest you: Level Playing Field (used to be called NADS) acts as a campaigning and advisory organisation...
Lurker – Fix it!

Lurker – Fix it!

Carrying on the theme of DIY democracy, this month we have 2 sister sites to last month’s freedom of Information requests site. Our 2 featured sites are fix my transport, and fix my street Fix my Transport is still in its BETA or testing stage, but it is up and...
Lurker – Freedom of Info

Lurker – Freedom of Info

This month, I think we are all in need of some DIY democracy. One of the ways people have been more able to feel ownership of information about them, or their city or services is by Freedom of Information requests. Some people want to find out about records kept about...
Lurker – Job Finding

Lurker – Job Finding

In a time where everyone is looking for the few jobs around, anything that helps has got to be good. Even Break is a website for disabled people seeking work. It gives information on Equality Law, and finding a job – but its not just talk, it will also help you...
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