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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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OCSI news

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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Data analysis

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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OCSI news

Graham Lally appointed Interim Chief Executive at OCSI

17th October 2016

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Graham Lally as Interim Chief…
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ODI Fridays: Data Science and the Indices of Deprivation

10th October 2016

Last Friday, OCSI Chief Exec, Tom Smith ventured into the Big Smoke…
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Job vacancy: Accounts and Office Manager (part-time)

20th September 2016

We are looking for an Accounts & Office Manager to join the team…
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Data analysis

Better inform your service planning decisions with new data on the prevalence of loneliness

31st August 2016

Loneliness affects over 1 million older people in the UK, with very…
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OCSI news

OCSI’s data tools awarded a place on G Cloud 8 agreement

10th August 2016

We are really excited to have been awarded a place on the…
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Resources and data

Panning for gold – sifting through a river of data

12th July 2016

More and more, community organisations need to demonstrate that they are making…
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OCSI news

Royal Statistical Society Awards for Excellence in Official Statistics

8th June 2016

  We are delighted that the English Indices of Deprivation 2015 have…
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What’s changing in the open data ecosystem?

26th May 2016

Last weekend was the 3rd Open Data Camp, in the great venue…
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Community Insight goes down under

18th May 2016

Over the last couple of years, Community Insight has been expanding –…
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OCSI news

Trafford Innovation and Intelligence Lab

16th December 2015

A big congratulations are in order for Jamie Whyte and the rest…
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Season’s Greetings from OCSI

16th December 2015

  Season’s Greetings   From all of the team at OCSI 2015…
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OCSI featured in Sussex Business Times

7th December 2015

We do love to talk about open data and this month we…
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Data analysis

Calculating the Living Wage: The Minimum Income Standard

2nd November 2015

Over the weekend it was announced that The Living Wage has increased…
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