It’s been a long time in coming, but it seems Leeds might be getting it’s new Local TV station at long last.

A new survey on the hyperlocal news sector has been released today and makes for an interesting read.

Move over Paris, Madrid, New York and London! Leeds is set to rub shoulders with some of the biggest cities in the world when it gets its own online version of Time Out magazine.

A stall at Beeston Festival may seem to some like an unlikely setting to launch the latest addition to Leeds’s media scene. But the launch of hyperlocal website South Leeds Life into print at a community event celebrating community cohesion and attended by thousands of local residents could not have been more apt. South Leeds […]

Luke Beaumont at Holt Park Today is one of a number of hyperlocal bloggers in Leeds to use digital tools to inspire and motivate local communities.

Since January, a new website has been putting the focus on council accountability, transport and civic issues in Leeds.

Journalist, researcher and hyperlocal guru Damian Radcliffe has written an interesting post on two shots in the arm for hyperlocal media over on the BBC College of Journalism blog.

Here’s what I’ve been reading recently – with links …

So, members of the public can now film and record at all meetings of Leeds City Council. As the ever reliable Quentin Kean reported on The Leeds Citizen earlier this week, the council has finally relented to allow the filming after Secretary of state for communities and local government Eric Pickles placed the rights of the […]

As I mentioned the other week, the £2.5 million Destination Local project aims to support the next generation of hyperlocal media services in the UK.

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