The LGA group (Local Government Association for English local authorities) is set to launch a new service (8 April) that will help councillors to use social media to keep in touch with local residents.
Tweety Hall is the latest online development that will help voters track what their local councillor is doing online. You can find out more about it here in our online magazine for locally elected representatives. (It’s like Tweetminster or Tweet Congress but for LOCAL government)
My employers, the Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA, part of the LGA Group) is also hosting an online conference next week (6-8) April that can help councils and councillors make the most of social media tools like Twitter to engage with local people, save money(?), and improve local services. Anyone with an interest in improving local public services is welcome to join this free online conference to engage with our great line up of speakers or share their own successes and challenges.
Although we’ll obviously be focused on experiences in the UK, we”d love to hear about US experiences. Feel free to share your triumphs and challenges.
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