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Seeing the wood for the CSVs

29th January 2018

  “Data Expeditions are quests to map uncharted territory, discover hidden stories…
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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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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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Was your favourite Christmas TV special set in a town near you?!

14th December 2017

  There is nothing better over the Christmas holidays than eating your…
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Data & Insight Authority Forum 2017

7th December 2017

  The Data and Insight Authority Forum has been set up by…
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The holly and the ivy | Greenspaces data in Local Insight

4th December 2017

  Parks and other green spaces are part and parcel of everyday…
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Using energy efficiency of buildings data to better target fuel poverty programmes

1st November 2017

  Local Insight provides the underlying contextual information of any place and…
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Mind the gap! Visualising small area housing affordability data | Part two

9th October 2017

    Last month Colin Wojtowycz of Datawoj Ltd shared some of…
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Mind the gap! Visualising small area housing affordability data | Part one

25th September 2017

    Back in April we blogged about some new data on…
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Community Dynamics: What does it mean and why does it matter?

18th September 2017

  It should come as no surprise to anybody that at OCSI…
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Job Vacancy: Web Developer

15th September 2017

*** This position has now been filled.*** We are looking for a…
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Three highlights from UK Community Foundations conference

15th September 2017

  This week we were lucky enough to head to Cardiff for…
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Job Vacancy: User Support Officer (Part Time)

19th June 2017

***THIS POSITION HAS NOW BEEN FILLED*** We are looking for a User…
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How much Big Lottery funding is spent in your local area?

14th June 2017

  Since 2004, the Big Lottery Fund has awarded more than £9…
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Explore housing affordability data for your local communities

26th April 2017

  Let’s start with some stats. Since 1998, the ratio of average…
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Happy New Year from OCSI

6th January 2017

  With Christmas now just a distant memory, we are back and…
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Merry Quizmas!

12th December 2016

  It’s that time of year again; mince pies, carolling and Christmas…
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Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation: Understanding local areas and targeting resources

2nd December 2016

The Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) was updated earlier this year…
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