Using the Site
Topics are listed in the following six general areas, and each area is colour-coded for ease of navigation. Either click on one of the links below, or use the navigation links at the bottom of each page to browse areas, read topic files, or add your own comments, questions and views.
All the information you could ever want to know is available somewhere on the internet - but we are trying to bring together in easily accessible form the information on any particular topic which is of most relevant to our users. We need your help to achieve this - so please add your comments, questions and views on the subjects under discussion - or raise a new subject.
Please give us your views and share your experiences using the ‘add your comments, questions and views' section of the website. Please also give us your views on the usefulness of any of the outside links which you use - we want to include only the best and you are the judges of what is the best.
Click here to learn how to Add your comments, questions and views
RSS Feeds. The site is able to supply RSS feeds. If you are not certain what that means, then Rachel Attwell has prepared us a child's guide:-
An RSS feed is a news feed. It stands for Really Simple Syndication. You pick the websites that interest you and if they are constantly adding new content they are likely to supply RSS feeds.
are just some of the news publications in the UK who supply RSS feeds. Almost every newspaper, news channel and publication will offer you a free RSS feed.
How do I get a feed?
Pick your publications and search for RSS feeds. That should bring you to a page which allows you to subscribe to their service. Subscription in this case usually is free – it just means you have signed up. You will need to install a piece of software to enable RSS to happen on your machine. Many of the bigger providers will guide you through that, But there are a number of other different news readers:
are just some examples of places you can sign up with. But a simple search will show the choice is enormous.
Once you have selected your RSS feeds you should be able to customise them so you only get updates on your areas of interests. This way you can be up to date with anything you choose. And with regular, sometimes daily updates, you can use the information for the compilation of news sheets, and any other news that you would like to circulate on the web.