A Selection of Web Sites
Local Government Sites:
http://www.tagish.co.uk/tagish/links/localgov.htm – A good site to link into to the local authority sites.
http://www.lga.gov.uk/ Local Government Association
http://www.lgib.gov.uk/index.htm Local Government International Bureau
http://www.open.gov.uk/.. A good entry site into other Government sites – links to current legislation and Government activity
http://www.coi.gov.uk/coi/frames.html Central Office of Information
http://www.local-regions.detr.gov.uk/ Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions – Local and Regional Issues
http://www.local.detr.gov.uk/lginfo.htm DETR Local Government Issues
http://www.dti.gov.uk/ Department of Trade and Industry
http://www.parliament.uk/ The Houses of parliament home page
http://www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk/pa/cm/cmhansrd.htm for those Written Answers
The Weather Forecast
http://weather.yahoo.co.uk/.. Weather in the UK
http://europa.eu.int/index-en.htm European Union entry site
http://www.jrf.org.uk/jrf.html – The Joseph Rowntree Foundation – excellent range of reports and briefings
http://www.local.detr.gov.uk/research/research.htm DETR Local Government Research Unit provides professional social research support and advice.
News and Media:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk_politics/ BBC Political News
http://www.cybereditions.com/aldaily/ Access to wide range of on-line news (mainly american)
http://www.ft.com/ Financial Times
http://www.guardian.co.uk/ The Guardian
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=001582360627916&rtmo;=ws05fAnb&atmo;=ws05fAnb&pg;=/index.html Telegraph award winning site
http://www.pa.press.net/ Press Association – good on-line, latest news site.
http://www.railtrack.co.uk/travel/index_personalise.html Check that railway journey timetable to the next TAG meeting
http://www.knowhere.co.uk/cgi-bin/search.pl Check up on the place – an interesting insight into your own Town or City
http://www.upyourstreet.com/ Check up on your street, lots of interesting statistics, need your post code.
http://www.moneyextra.co.uk/main.asp Excellent personal finances site
http://www.acmnet.freeserve.co.uk/mainmenu.htm Town Centre Management
http://www.yahoo.co.uk/ Search by directory
http://www.altavista.com/ Search by word/phrase
http://www.scoot.co.uk/ Local information
http://www.askjeeves.com/ Search by entering a simple sentence
http://www.dogpile.com/.. Searches lots of “Search Engines” at the same time, good for a first look
http://websearch.miningco.com/msub10.htm?TMog=56519444232044&Mint;=56519444232044&FFV;=1 Search for an image, sorry its not a PR site!