Tag: hyperlocal

South of the River – Talking About Local

  A few us from South Leeds Life went up to Middlesbrough last Saturday to something called the Talk About Local un-conference, or in the language of Twitter #TAL13. Let’s unpick that a bit. Talk About Local (TAL) is an excellent organisation that supports “hyperlocal” blogs to get established and

My time on the Community Reporters Course

  I recently had the opportunity to attend the Community Reporters Course run by South Leeds Life spending ten weeks learning skills in news story writing, opinion pieces and how to write the perfect headline. Held at the new South Leeds Community Radio headquarters we were quickly thrown in the

Updated: New Community Reporters Course starts 9th October

  Would you like to learn some new skills? Write reports for this blog? Or publicity for your community group? Why not join the Community Reporters course? South Leeds Life is running another of its popular courses. The course will run on Wednesday mornings for ten weeks, starting on 9th

Community Reporter Training – Read All About It

  We are now half way through our current Community Reporters course. Over the last five weeks our students have learned what “hyperlocal blogging” means; they’ve learned to take better photographs to illustrate their posts with trips to Middleton Park and Leeds City Museum. Last week we looked at structuring