Tag Archives: Greater Manchester Police

Sacrifice and service

Today has been a time to remember the sacrifice and bravery of many police officers. I felt it right to devote my blog to this important subject. There are many people who face difficult and challenging times at work, but … Continue reading

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Use your potential now

As I got in the car to go to work this morning I heard the traffic news warning people away from the M61 junctions that I would normally have used. I sighed at the thought of another Monday morning battling … Continue reading

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Smart cities, smarter people

What do you get when you develop a digital environment and space? A smart city. It was fascinating to hear all about how organisations and groups are maximising the use of technology to improve modern lives. At the heart of … Continue reading

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The joy of public sector communication

I had a great opportunity tonight to talk about a subject I love – my work in public sector communication. The regularly weekly #commschat was given over to the discussion about what makes public sector communication different, challenging and enjoyable … Continue reading

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A tribute to two brave young people

This was such an amazing story on so many levels and is well worth reading. (http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/listen-incredible-999-call-made-10946305#ICID=sharebar_twitter) The two young girls were so mature in the way that they dealt with such a scary situation. It was absolutely right that their … Continue reading

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Shocking, dramatic – and it was only Monday morning

I never knew one of my Auntie’s. My mum’s eldest sister was killed by a drunk driver more than 50 years ago. She was only 21 and I never had the opportunity to get to know her. As a child … Continue reading

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Twenty four hours: incidents, challenges and a dose of commitment

It is four years since the first #GMP24 took place. Back in 2010 it was the method of providing details of every call received by Greater Manchester Police that took the spotlight. It was among the first times that Twitter … Continue reading

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