Category Archives: Digital Youth Work

Using Social Media to tell the other side of the story

Reading this post this morning, on the important role that social media has played in social uprisings in Ukraine and Venezuela¬†, made me think once again about the important opportunities which are missed by so many in the UK to … Continue reading

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Introducing the WOW Bus

OK, this is a working title for a project I am working on, and I need your help. If you follow my work, you’ll be familiar with Our Digital Planet, the touring exhibition, which visits, city centres, engages people through … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Inclusion, Digital Youth Work, Housing, Innovation, Older People, Rural, Social Housing, Technology and Older People, Technology in the Outdoors | 7 Comments

National Smartphone Recycling Scheme

More evidence from Leeds Social Media Surgery last night of the need for a National Smartphone Recycling Scheme. My “patient” was someone who had been charged by her employer with communicating with young people, but was struggling to do so … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek World Record in Huddersfield!

So, they did it! On 3rd July 2011, the members and staff of the Young Batley Centre Sunday Youth Club smashed the previous world record for the biggest game of Hide and Seek by getting 406 people to register and … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek World Record Attempt – Huddersfield, 3rd July 2011

This Sunday (3rd July) sees an attempt on the world record for the most people in one Hide & Seek game being attempted in Beaumont Park, Huddersfield. The attempt kicks off at 12 noon at Beaumont Park, so, come along … Continue reading

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