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Local Election Websites: Cardiff Council

7 May 2008. 2 Comments

This is the third part of a series of entries covering websites operated by county councils for the 2008 local elections. Previous I evaluated websites operated by Monmouthshire County Council and the City and County of Swansea. In this entry, I will look at the site run by Cardiff Council. Cardiff Council’s local election website […]

Local Election Websites: Swansea City Council

5 May 2008

This is the second part in a series of entries looking at local election websites run by various county councils across Wales. Previously I examined the county of Monmouthshire. In this entry, I take a look at the website run by Swansea City Council. Swansea City Council has taken a very different approach to that […]

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 […]

New Keyboard

20 February 2008

After I lost the bluetooth dongle for my keyboard in the move to the new flat 2 weeks ago, i decided to take the leap and buy myself a brand new keyboard. Of course, I never do things easily. So it wasn’t just a case of buying any old keyboard (If I did that, I’d […]

windows home server

19 February 2008

My new HP Windows Home Server has arrived.  This will replace the existing Windows 2003 server that is running the network at the moment. Once i’m home later in the week, i’ll get it unpacked and set up.  If the reviews are anything to go by, it should be a doddle, and with any luck, […]

Oakwood

7 June 2007

Now exams are over, its finally time to relax (if thats what you call it!). A group of us went to Oakwood today (Gareth, Helen, Mark, Ian, Sarah, James, Sean, Charlie, Rhian and Arie). The weather was pretty good – not too hot but not overcast either which made a change. Had a really good […]

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 […]

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