Thanks to everyone who’s read, contributed to or commented on Plain Speaker in 2015

Here’s a report on around 34,000 visits to this website in 2015, the most popular posts and other stuff about Upper Calder Valley Plain Speaker readers.

Many thanks to everyone for supporting hyper local news reporting for Upper Calder Valley, by reading, contributing or commenting on it.

I hope 2016 is a good year for all of us and that this news website helps to voice what matters to people when it comes to social and environmental justice, freedom of speech, fully democratic decision making about public issues and general public spiritedness.

Changing More Than LIghtbulbs is dead! Long live Upper Calder Valley Plain Speaker!

As a start to the process of upgrading and developing this website, with support from  Coops UK and the Carnegie Trust UK via their Make Your Local News Work initiative, we’ve changed the name from Changing More Than Lightbulbs to Upper Calder Valley Plain Speaker.

We hope you like it. It says what we do, and where we do it.
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