The new website is out!

And so we’ve launched!

The Community Infopoint website has arrived and we’re more than happy that finally whatever it is you’d like to do (get more information, check out our social media platforms, partner up etc.) all you need to do is click on and you’ll find all the necessary info there!

Have a look at all the sections on the website and feel free to comment, get involved or suggest new ideas! We’re all ears since the point of what we’re building is to make your lives easier and help you to get all the local info you need as easy and fast as possible.

If you would like to become a CIP intern, feel free to  pop in here ( and find out how you can make a change and be a part of something our team.

If you’re interested in becoming a partner and bringing your creative new ideas to the table, let us know by clicking on the home page ‘Partner Up’ button which will give you details on what to do next.

We are on the lookout for like-minded people who are looking to change the way people like me and you communicate and are in the know of what’s happening in their area you live in.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Community Infopoint team



As we are about to launch the iPad’s platform in four Idea Stores in the Tower Hamlets Borough we are looking for a team of energetic and enthusiastic interns to help us engage the local people with our platform.

For more information, see our main website:

Hyperlocal map of the UK

UK map showing hyperlocal sitesWe’re fans of the initiative but wanted to highlight this particular feature: a map of hyperlocal sites in the UK. Fantastic.

As anyone interested in hyperlocal publishing knows, a lot of the activity and discussion on Twitter and blogs is around US sites. Although there is a lot happening in the UK, it’s not always easy to find amongst the international noise.

It doesn’t have a huge number of sites listed yet – but as it builds traction and more sites request to be listed, it’ll be a great tool.

Follow us on Twitter

We’re currently using Twitter to share information and follow interesting thinkers and practitioners. From hyperlocal afficionados, to academics to entrepreneurs, we’re enjoying creating a network and learning as we go.

If you tweet, we’d love to connect with you – just follow


We’ve only just begun…

…to blog.

So forgive the empty spaces, they’ll be filled shortly with posts and thoughts about hyperlocal publishing, networks, social inclusion, bringing the authorities – and their services – to the people and how the heck advertising can still be a viable business model.

So watch this space and drop us a line if you blog on similar subjects as we’d love to read your thoughts: