nfreear pushed to master at nfreear/simple-speak

Nick's Github activity - Sat, 01/07/2017 - 18:35
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Macc band Cassia gets coveted Radio 1 spot

Macclesfield Express - Fri, 30/06/2017 - 14:16

 Cassia's single - 100 Times Over - has been chosen as BBC Radio 1's Introducting track of the week

Tower blocks at Macclesfield will not be tested as cladding is non-combustible

Macclesfield Express - Fri, 30/06/2017 - 14:06

 The council has also reassured residents that its buildings are safe.

Warning over fridge freezers after Grenfell Tower tragedy

Macclesfield Express - Fri, 30/06/2017 - 13:58

 Residents who own named Hotpoint fridge freezer model urged to register details.

Middlewood Road finally re-opened after a year

Macclesfield Express - Fri, 30/06/2017 - 13:53

 The road was damaged due to the dramatic flash floods in Poynton last June

Derelict mills to become 70 apartments

Macclesfield Express - Fri, 30/06/2017 - 13:49

 The mill buildings, known collectively as Georgian Mill, in Macclesfield, is being developed by Peaks and Plains Housing Trust

Firefighter filmed woman in shower by poking camera through bathroom window

Macclesfield Express - Fri, 30/06/2017 - 08:26

 Simon Roach, from Wilmslow and a former firefighter with Cheshire Fire and Rescue, twice took images of his naked victim

Campaign launched to save Macclesfield's mental health ward

Macclesfield Express - Thu, 29/06/2017 - 15:11

 There is a website and online petition to save the Millbrook Unit.

Around 1,500 turned out for Langley Fete

Macclesfield Express - Thu, 29/06/2017 - 15:08

 The event at Langley playing fields, Macclesfield, featured children's games, a fell race and local bands.

More than 500 at Bosley Fete and Fell Race

Macclesfield Express - Thu, 29/06/2017 - 14:51

 The fete at Bosley in Macclesfield had a host of family entertainment.

Boy who finds certain food unbearable eats veg to raise cash

Macclesfield Express - Thu, 29/06/2017 - 14:50

 Aaron Donnelly, 12, is eating different vegetables every day for Space4Autism, Macclesfield.

nfreear pushed to master at nfreear/popup-geojson-map

Nick's Github activity - Wed, 28/06/2017 - 23:03
Jun 28, 2017 nfreear pushed to master at nfreear/popup-geojson-map
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Community's joy over £50,000 grant for new playground

Macclesfield Express - Wed, 28/06/2017 - 15:22

 The money will pay for new play equipment at Cop Meadow park in Sutton, Macclesfield.

Two women sail around UK to test for 'micro plastic' in the sea

Macclesfield Express - Wed, 28/06/2017 - 15:15

 Deborah Maw and Jess van Heurssen are joining an all-female crew on a research trip sailing around the UK.

Man avoids prison after being caught with more than 5,000 indecent images

Macclesfield Express - Wed, 28/06/2017 - 15:01

 Michael Gough, 27, was caught with indecent images after police raided his Macclesfield home.

nfreear pushed to master at nfreear/headstar-web

Nick's Github activity - Wed, 28/06/2017 - 07:45
Jun 28, 2017 nfreear pushed to master at nfreear/headstar-web
  • 25d82e1 Bug #2, update EAB archive to June 2017 - ISSUE 191
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Evolving technologies won’t automatically empower people, says Paralympian

E-Access Bulletin Live - Tue, 27/06/2017 - 23:27
Advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence have huge potential to empower assistive technology users, but we cannot simply wait for this to happen, a renowned Paralympian and member of the House of Lords has said. In an opening speech at the Assistive Technology Exhibition and Conference (ATEC) in London earlier this month, Lord Chris Holmes […]
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Research uncovers ‘the real digital divide’ facing millions in the UK

E-Access Bulletin Live - Tue, 27/06/2017 - 23:27
Fresh data has shown further evidence of the digital gulf in the UK facing millions of people with disabilities and older people. A report by digital inclusion charity Good Things Foundation and Professor Simeon Yates, titled ‘The real digital divide?’, examines the demographics of people in the UK who never or rarely use the internet. […]
Categories: Accessibility

New guidance helps recruiters dodge digital accessibility pitfalls

E-Access Bulletin Live - Tue, 27/06/2017 - 23:26
A guide on recruitment and digital accessibility has been released, aiming to help companies and organisations ensure that their digital resources are inclusive for all applicants when searching and applying for jobs. The Accessible Recruitment Guide has been produced by Media Access Australia, a non-profit digital accessibility organisation. Designed primarily for HR staff, the guide […]
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The European e-Accessibility Forum: opening up digital culture

E-Access Bulletin Live - Tue, 27/06/2017 - 23:25
Just as digital accessibility picks up more and more mainstream interest, certain topics within the accessibility field also begin gathering momentum. One such topic is accessible culture. Clearly, this can mean many things, but in this case it refers to cultural spaces (such as museums and art galleries), projects and resources being made more inclusive […]
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