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by langtoontimes@hotmail.co.uk
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Stories from the BBC
Replies: 1
Views: 169

Re: Stories from the BBC

Certainly our local Council is happy to provide me with all their press releases etc and with a little bit of time checking enforcement orders and planning permissions I am normally as up to date as I need to be. The local BBC here is BBC Scotland so they very seldom do a story from my area unless i...
by langtoontimes@hotmail.co.uk
Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: General Election '17
Topic: What are you planning to do?
Replies: 3
Views: 434

Re: What are you planning to do?

I created a specific election page so that candidates could send me press releases and they would be copied to there to let locals know what the candidates were saying. Have to say it has been a complete damp squib. Very little information has been sent, even when I have caught up with candidates pe...
by langtoontimes@hotmail.co.uk
Sat Jun 03, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Social Media
Topic: Social Media in small communities
Replies: 3
Views: 420

Re: Social Media in small communities

Good to hear I am not the only one finding this. Thanks for that.
by langtoontimes@hotmail.co.uk
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Social Media
Topic: Social Media in small communities
Replies: 3
Views: 420

Social Media in small communities

Does anyone else find that a smaller community seems to use Facebook as the go to place for locals?

Although there have been reports of Facebook usage slowing down, I am still finding that in my local community Facebook is the best option to get information. Has anyone else found that?
by langtoontimes@hotmail.co.uk
Sun Apr 09, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Link to Government Announcement Pages
Replies: 1
Views: 227

Link to Government Announcement Pages

It's great when you have lots of local information, however sometimes when you just need to put something out there, or when you just want to keep an eye on things, the Governement announcement pages can be fertile ground for stories - UK Government - https://www.gov.uk/government/announcements Ther...
by langtoontimes@hotmail.co.uk
Sun Apr 09, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Perthshire
Replies: 20
Views: 310

Hello from Perthshire

Hi everyone Lang Toon Times is based in Auchterarder in Perthshire and was started because I realised that a lot of local news was not known to local residents. Originally it started about 5 years ago with online and print but then I had to get a job so it bumbled along online for a while. Since jan...