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Left behind? Understanding communities on the edge

5th September 2019

The term left behind areas is featuring more and more in social…
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Data analysis

Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards

31st July 2019

    Understanding the wider determinants of physical and mental health is…
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Data analysis

A new measure of third sector activity available in Local Insight

23rd July 2019

  This post is from Mary Silk,  Researcher at OCSI. Is third…
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Resources and data

The power of spatial data for third sector organisations

17th June 2019

This is a guest post by James Bowles, PhD student at the…
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Data analysis

Local differences in internet engagement

3rd April 2019

  Digital Exclusion is not a new topic. We know that even…
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Resources and data

LSOAs, LEPs and lookups : A beginner’s guide to statistical geographies

18th March 2019

  If this blog post has caught your eye, then you probably…
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Neighbourhood estimates on health conditions: What’s the story in your area?

19th February 2019

The latest additions to Local Insight are an interesting bunch. Not least…
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Resources and data

How to calculate your grant funding per head of the population

7th January 2019

  94 grantmakers are now publishing their funding data as open data…
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Data analysis

Small area benefits measures from DWP: What has changed and what does it mean?

14th December 2018

  There have been a number of changes in the local level…
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OCSI news

Looking back at Data4Good

22nd November 2018

  If ever there was a time of year to get an…
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OCSI news

Big Local Connects – the lowdown

10th September 2018

  For the last 18 months, Local Trust have been using Local…
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OCSI news

Job Vacancy: Junior Data Researcher

20th August 2018

  *** THIS POSITION HAS NOW BEEN FILLED *** We are looking…
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Data analysis

New estimates on vacant dwellings at a local level – what can they tell us?

30th April 2018

Overview Census estimates of vacant dwellings are a helpful measure of the…
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Data analysis

House price changes in England | The national, local and super-local picture

20th February 2018

  The cost of housing is never far from the policy agenda…
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OCSI news

Why does a commercial organisation go to UKGovCamp anyways?

2nd February 2018

  Darting between puddles and rail replacement buses, two intrepid members of…
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OCSI news

Seeing the wood for the CSVs

29th January 2018

  “Data Expeditions are quests to map uncharted territory, discover hidden stories…
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Data analysis

Understanding child poverty at a local level across the UK

26th January 2018

  Child poverty has hit the headlines again as End Child Poverty…
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Data analysis

What can personal debt data at a local level tell us?

3rd January 2018

  It’s a new year – and we are starting as we…
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