Advised by Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Professor Nigel Shadbolt and others, government are opening up data for reuse. This site seeks to give a way into the wealth of government data and is under constant development. We want to work with you to make it better.

We’re very aware that there are more people like you outside of government who have the skills and abilities to make wonderful things out of public data. These are our first steps in building a collaborative relationship with you.

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saferMK

An application that enables both public reporting of crime/asb data and internal MIS and analytics for effectively identifying trends and issues. Utilises genuine Web GIS as...

By marcus

25/01/2010 - 15:00

Safer Streets

A pilot to enable 2 way public communication between LAs and the public.

By marcus

25/01/2010 - 14:41

Health Maps Wales

Health Maps Wales is an interactive tool that can be used to explore a variety of indicators relating to the health of the Welsh population. Maps are embedded within...

By Gareth John

22/01/2010 - 12:31

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List the most dangerous roads and specific danger spots

Why not collate the traffic accident data on A roads and map this so that GPS systems can...

By Lawrence Serewicz

25/01/2010

Provide a map of local food producers, shops and markets

Take the farmers market to the web - have a searchable map of local food producers. Often...

By James Shedden

25/01/2010

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19/01/2010 - 11:34

Public Launch

Hello and welcome to the public beta of data.gov.uk. Data.gov.uk acts as an online point of access for government-held non-personal data. This is to enable people like you...

08/12/2009 - 08:53

(Almost) 150 new data sets

You may have noticed that today was the launch of a new Government White Paper – Putting the Frontline First: Smarter Government. The Digital Engagement blog has the details...

04/12/2009 - 10:38

Site improvements – feedback wanted

We’re conscious that a number of suggestions have been made about how to develop the front end site and we have been working on some of the smaller items, and are now...

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