Oldham Libraries Magazines

Posted on January 31, 2017

I've noticed recently an advert on the TV for a subscription based app that allow you to download magazines for free to either Android or IOS tablets, a bit like Netfix for magazines. It's priced around £7 per month which means its around the price of two magazines a month so not too expensive if you tend to read a few each month. Anyway it just so happened @oldhamlibraries (not to be confused with @oldhamlibrary) tweeted the following. ...

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Availability to work

Posted on January 25, 2017

I thought it was about time I gave people an update as I’m getting asked questions left right and centre, and at times feel as though I’m letting people down because I’ve not   been able to give straight answers. I started Hack Oldham almost 2 years ago, and when it started it was just an interesting side project, to create a space that my friends and I, along with our families could get together to share resources and skills. Like ...

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5 places to get free stock photos

Posted on December 27, 2016

Finding good sources of stick images is difficult, and as a result many small businesses resort to Google image searches which means that frequently they end up using images unlawfully and can end up facing big legal bills. At the moment my go to places for stock images are as follows. Pexels My current favourite is pexels.com offering a large selection of images under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license which means anyone can use them ...

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Winner of a Pride in Oldham Award 2016

Posted on November 21, 2016

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Holy Family School Website

Posted on November 19, 2016

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NASA Space Spanner

Posted on September 2, 2016

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#SmartAgeing with Oldham Council & Age UK

Posted on September 2, 2016

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Bridge Building

Posted on September 2, 2016

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10 things you should check on your website

Posted on August 17, 2016

1. Who owns the domain name? It's not uncommon when you pay someone to build a website for the domain name to be registered in the name of the web design company that produced it, while this is often done for convenience rather than out of any malicious intent it can and often does lead to problems at a later date. To find out who owns "your" domain name visit http://whois.domaintools.com/ and look for the Registrant entry. 2. Where is ...

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Wayra is coming to Oldham

Posted on July 28, 2016

You may have hear that Wayra is coming to Oldham, Wayra are part of Telefonica, better known in the UK as 02. They will be moving into the former Wahoo building along with Hack Oldham, the community maker space I established last year. Yesterday I had the pleasure of speaking at the pre-launch event held at Oldham college, the aim of the event was to educate Oldham's business leaders about Wayra and their upcoming call for candidates. We also ...

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