Making a Difference With Data

better with data

On Friday (10/07/15) I had the pleasure of attending 'Make it Better With Data: Sheffield' at Sheffield Town Hall hosted by the cities Better With Data Society and Sheffield City Council, with support from Capita and Socrata. The conference was one of the …


Defra Secretary of State Elizabeth Truss speaking at the Unruly Clubhouse on 25 June 2015

We’re posting here on the Defra digital blog some of the stories about our data, data activities and data releases. On 25 June, our Secretary of State Elizabeth Truss set out her vision for the role of open data in the future of food and farming.

Near Real Time 'Flood Data' API

Open 'Flood' Data Last year the Environment Agency increased its publication of Open Data.  In the first instance, and in response to the extreme flooding episodes of the 2013/14 winter, this included access to flood warnings, flood alerts and river …