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ALC Online Member Support

ALC Online Member Support

We have developed an innovative member enquiry ticket system. The functionality is built into our sophisticated Association of Local Council (ALC) website technology. The Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils (LRALC) have recently gone live with their new website and will be launching the new (on-line) member support service on May 7th, 2013. The system is designed to make the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:11 by Admin Team

Tags: Association of Local Councils, LRALC, Leicestershire, UK Local Councils, UKLC, Website Launch

Talking documents!

Talking documents!

Did you know that the Adobe PDF reader is now able to read documents 'out loud'? Read Out Loud is a Text-to-Speech (TTS) tool that has been built into Adobe Reader since version 6.0.

Yet more reason to consider standardising on the PDF format for documents on your website. Try it, start Adobe Reader then open a PDF and Choose View > Read Out Loud

Posted: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 11:01 by Admin Team

Tags: Accessibility, Documents, PDF, Tip

GOV.UK domain for Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils

GOV.UK domain for Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils

We've successfully completed the application process for a new gov.uk domain name for the Leicestershire and Rutland Association of Local Councils (LRALC).

"We used to have a .org.uk domain," explains Jake Atkinson (pictured right), chief officer at LRALC. "Our new gov.uk domain befits an organisation with a desire to reflect and build upon the professional nature of its membership offer and services... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:42 by Admin Team

Tags: Association of Local Councils, UK Local Councils, UKLC

Christmas at the 'Old Rectory'

Christmas at the 'Old Rectory'

We would like to wish all of our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. This picture (Tim on the right and Ray on the left) was taken by the Christmas tree in the hall of the Old Rectory following our office party.

Our office will be closed from December 24th to January 1st inclusive, should you need to contact us urgently during this time please either email us admin@2commune.com or... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2012 14:01 by Admin Team

Tags: Christmas, Office

Lord Lytton visits UKLC

Lord Lytton visits UKLC

We were honoured to meet Lord Lytton at the NCALC AGM on Saturday. The event focused on the increasing importance of local councils and the need to build their capacity to contribute to the 'communities in action' agendas being set by government. In particular local councils will be required to work in partnership with local authorities to develop innovative new ways of delivering services to the communities... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 16:05 by Admin Team

Tags: Partnership working, UK Local Councils, UKLC, Websites for local councils

UKLC will be at the Northants CALC AGM

UKLC will be at the Northants CALC AGM

We've been invited to attend the Northamptonshire County Association of Local Councils AGM which is being held in the Saxon Hall at Raunds on Saturday 20th October.

This will be an opportunity to promote and explain the UK Local Councils (UKLC) IT platform which has been developed to equip local councils with the tools and knowledge to deliver high quality, online information and services to the communities... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:35 by Admin Team

Tags: A-Z Services, News, Northamptonshire, Planning Applications, UKLC

2commune website launch

2commune website launch

After weeks of careful planning 2commune is turning to the web to launch its new products and services for local councils across the UK. Using its proven, state of the art technologies 2commune is set to join-up the three tiers of local government across the UK.

Posted: Tue, 01 May 2012 12:12 by Admin Team

Tags: News, Website Launch

2commune moves in to new home

2commune moves in to new home

2commune Ltd has moved into its new home, The Old Rectory on Main Street in Glenfield right on the north-western outskirts of Leicester near junction 21A on the M1 motorway.

"This Grade II listed building is a lovely place to work, full of character and history. One of its staircases dates back to Jacobean times. It seems ironic that a company which is using state of the art web technologies should... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 17:03 by Admin Team

Tags: Office

Technical Director appointed

Technical Director appointed

Anthony Dickens will be taking on the role of Technical Director at 2commune Ltd.

Acting on behalf of Cuttlefish, Anthony has been involved in the development of the Content Management System (CMS) for nearly 10 years that powers all 2commune websites including Parish Council websites.

Working with all three tiers of local government Anthony has developed a detailed technical understanding of systems... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 17:08 by Admin Team

Tags: Technical Director

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