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Our Society was an informal online initiative during 2011 to help people share ideas about local action. This ideas platform was one activity.

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  1. Build a library of standard stuff we all ask about and need to know

    We often get asked technical questions about how to use Twitter or set up a Facebook page. Communities may get asked about Volunteer Policies or need standard H&S training. Create a reference library and don't reinvent the wheel!

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  2. Create online noticeboards as hubs for community ideas

    Show community groups, networks, individuals how to use a service like wallwisher to make a free online open-access pin-board for their area. This is a great way to publicise what you are doing/thinking/planning, and for others to see at a glance everything that's happening around them.

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  3. build an online user-created resource hub: research, toolkits and more

    Why keep reinventing the wheel? We all know of useful resources, toolkits, and research on community action. Create a free online library where people can share, upload and download resources.

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  4. campaign so Parish/town councils tax locally to support BigSoc ventures

    There are 8,000+ Parish & Town Councils across England, that can 'precept' (tax)....they should be encouraged to do so in order to 'trigger' Big Soc type ventures

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