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Local Election Websites: Monmouthshire County Council

3 May 2008

This is part of a series of blog entries looking at local election websites run by various county council’s across Wales. In this entry I look at the live election site run by Monmouthshire County Council. MCC made use of a piece of software by Associated Knowledge Systems Ltd to show the results from each […]

Local Election Websites

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The latest round of local elections were held last Thursday (May 1st 2008) which resulted in huge losses for Labour, and great wins for the Conservatives. This latest set of elections was of particular importance to me, for reasons I’ll discuss at a later date. This meant I spent a large amount of time on […]

Website Accessibility Part 2

3 May 2007

Some of you might remember that I posted an entry back in March about website accessibility and a motion I was raising in the Student General Meeting (SGM) at university. Essentially, the motion was designed to push the Students’ Union and the university to improve the accessibility of their various websites. The first attempt at […]

Bleh

24 March 2007

Well, unfortunately the Student General Meeting that I talked about in my last blog entry was cancelled at the last minute which means my website accessibility motion didn’t get heard. However, it will be making an appearance at the next SGM which will be happening in the first week of term – giving me more […]

Website Accessibility Motion

21 March 2007

Website Accessibility is a big topic in Web Design at the moment, but what exactly does it mean?  Well, it’s about making sure a website can be seen and used by as many people as possible.  The main emphasis is on making sure that people with sight problems or problems using a mouse can still […]

Google News and Swansea Letter Bomb

7 February 2007

As part of the major upgrades we put into place on the Waterfront website two weeks ago (link), we submitted the website for inclusion on the Google News index. For those that don’t know, Google News scans news websites from across the world and aggregates them into one system. This is a fantastic resource for […]

Waterfront is finally live

30 September 2006

It’s been a very busy week. Last Friday I moved from home in Abergavenny to the new flat in Swansea. In the rush I forgot half of the stuff I meant to bring down, so next weekend I’ll be going back home to collect it all. Unlike last year, I didn’t get much time to […]

Introducing Project Metis

25 September 2006

This entry is a re-post of a blog posted on the “Project Metis” blog on the new Waterfront Online website – launched today (Monday 25th September) at 9 am. Welcome to the very first blog post on the new Waterfront Online website. This new blog will cover all the exciting changes that are happening to […]

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