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Are you still using Windows 7?

Are you still using Windows 7?

Mainstream support for Windows 7 stopped four years ago, in January 2015. Since then users have continued to receive security updates and bug fixes, but no new features.

Security updates and bug fixes for Windows 7 will end on January 14th 2020 (just one year from now). After this time your computer will not be secure, yet around one-third of all personal computers are still running the near ten-year... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:00 by Admin Team

Tags: Tip, News

Christmas Message from 2commune

Christmas Message from 2commune

We've had another fantastic year thanks to you (our customers), it's been great working with you all. The 2017 User Group was the first big event of the year. This was a roaring success and we're now busy developing the new features that you all voted for.

Many smaller councils have joined the UKLC family over the last couple of years having benefited from transparency code funding. The fund comes to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 16:30 by Admin Team

Tags: News, Christmas, UK Local Councils, Websites for parish and town councils

Throw your keyboard away and talk to your computer.

Throw your keyboard away and talk to your computer.

The government is starting to deliver services in new and innovative ways. The computer keyboard is still the biggest barrier to using a computer. This new service allows you to ask when your car tax is due simply by talking to 'Alexa' via your Echo.

An Amazon Echo is a hands-free smart speaker you control with your voice. Echo connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, provide information,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:35 by Admin Team

Tags: News, Accessibility

Shake Off Those Winter Blues!

Shake Off Those Winter Blues!

Last night we visited the home of 'The Blues' to check out the facilities for this year's user conference. We actually got a chance to hold the premier league cup! Wow what an experience, to think of all the famous players and managers that have held it over the last 24 seasons.

The next user group conference will be held on March 22nd, 2017 at the King Power stadium. Have you booked your place yet?... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:33 by Admin Team

Tags: UKLC, News, Websites for local councils, UK Local Councils, Parish Council Websites, Town Council Websites

New web resource provides digital hub for councils!

New web resource provides digital hub for councils!

The Local Government Association and Comms2point0 have launched 'Digital Councils', a hub for local government on all things social media.

The resource can be found here: http://www.local.gov.uk/digital-councils and includes guidance on all elements of social media from getting to grips with Twitter and other social networks to building a digital strategy, providing a way for the LGA to work with a... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2015 14:15 by Admin Team

Tags: News, Resource, Social Media

Free-to-view national website that provides up-to-date roadwork locations and congestion information.

Free-to-view national website that provides up-to-date roadwork locations and congestion information.

roadworks.org was re-launched on November 12th, 2014.

The redesign has aimed to give the website a mobile-friendly interface presenting live data on congestion, traffic incidents, closures, traffic restrictions and major public events provided by local council data sets and supplemented by other sources. It includes planned work by utility companies and provides a valuable resource to enable parish... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:30 by Admin Team

Tags: News, Resource

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: News, Northamptonshire, A-Z Services, 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 and Cuttlefish join forces

2commune and Cuttlefish join forces

On February 16th, 2012, Cuttlefish Multimedia Ltd transferred exclusive sales rights of its Parish Council web sites and associated e-Government components to 2commune Limited. Under this agreement Cuttlefish have secured an interest in 2commune and will continue to provide technical resource for development and support of the product set.

This agreement combines 2commune's experience of working with... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 16:44 by Admin Team

Tags: News