Stories

A new web app helps councillors and council officers talk to residents - and is being used to consult on one borough's budget proposals.

How volunteers in Aberdeen are getting together to create civic tools to boost fitness and well-being in their home city.

How one council's using data to explain how it deals with one of its residents' biggest headaches - potholes on roads.

Mappers are using open data to look at cities and towns in a new way – often starting by walking the streets with a notepad and pen.

Flooding can threaten communities and put huge strains on services. Now a web app means anyone can monitor river levels in England and Wales.

Brazil's award-winning Colab app brings town halls and citizens closer together - allowing them to talk about schools, healthcare, and even football stadia.

When Lambeth Council needed a new website, it asked locals to pitch in with their skills. Now it's calling on their expertise again.

One council's web app helping people nationwide to love clean streets - but it all started with getting staff on board.

How a web app all about sharing is getting neighbours talking as well as saving on a council's landfill bill.

Meet the teams using tech to solve problems in cities and towns around the world - will they be in your neighbourhood next?

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