News and Updates

March 9, 2021
Sleaford and District Twinning Association

I have recently been working with the Sleaford and District Twinning Association to update their website. Sleaford in LIncolnshire is twinned with towns in France and Germany. The site allows them to document their activities and plan new ventures. The site is put together in WordPress as usual. However I have used, for the first […]

October 22, 2020
Sleaford Neighbourhood Plan

I have just completed work on a new website for the Sleaford Neighbourhood Plan. I say completed but in reality this will be a live project for over a year and during that time there will be regular updates and additions. It is the third site that I have worked on in connection with a […]

October 7, 2020
Website Redesign - GIB Consultancy

I completed a new website a couple of weeks ago. This time for GIB Consultancy. It's run by Stuart Gibbon, a former senior police detective. Stuart provides a crime writing consultancy service and offers safety advice to the wider community. He is also an author. The site is straight forward, providing an insight into the […]

August 22, 2019
Operation Repeat

Operation Repeat is an ongoing police campaign targetting elderly people who are vulnerable to a variety of criminal scams. I was asked to build this site by the company that delivers training to the police forces that participate in Operation Repeat. There are many occasions when I advise clients to cut down on text and […]

May 27, 2019
End of Support for Internet Explorer

I'll try and keep this brief. In the world of web browsers Internet Explorer is a dinosaur. The once popular product from Microsoft is entering its last days. Microsoft stopped providing technical updates in 2015 which means that it is becoming more and more incompatible with modern web standards. In essence this means that some […]

March 12, 2019
Citizens Advice Broxtowe

I have recently completed a site for Citizens Advice Broxtowe. The brief required me to provide a visual approach consistent with the organisation's national identity. It is a brochure type site with a dynamic news page. The client wanted the ability to be able to self manage the addition of new news items. The home […]

February 28, 2019
Crime Reduction Enterprise

This is a standard brochure site for a small business that highlights the services they provide. Crime Reduction Enterprise provide advice and consultancy, delivering crime prevention messages to people most at risk.

August 16, 2018
The Ponton Plod - Refresh for 2018

The Ponton Plod is a walk or run challenge that takes place around the Lincolnshire village of Great Ponton. It is a charitable undertaking with proceeds supporting the Besso Children's home in India and the Counselling and Support for Young people organisation in Nottingham. The website is an update on a previous incarnation. It is […]

July 19, 2018
Updating The Bythams Cattery

A few years back I built a website for The Bythams Cattery using a then popular WordPress theme called Canvas. This Autumn Canvas will no longer be supported by its developers. It was therefore important to make sure the site was switched to a new theme. Updating Switching themes isn't always straight forward. In this […]

December 13, 2016
Websites For Parish Councils

I’ve previously written about Allingtononline – a community website for the village of Allington in Lincolnshire that I have been developing since 2011. It’s been updated recently and as part of the redevelopment process I undertook some research on services available to parish councils looking to obtain their own website. I’ve previously explained that I think local councils […]

August 5, 2016
What Is A Basic WordPress Site?

On my web design page I explain that my prices for a basic WordPress site starts from £500. For a complete website this is inexpensive. I am aware that you can find some cheaper options, but I would suggest you look closely at the terms, their prices for hosting and ongoing maintenance arrangements. Even for […]

July 29, 2016
Has Your Website Been Hacked?

If you don't know too much about managing or troubleshooting your website it is always helpful to have some easy to use tools at your disposal. A website can be compromised in many different ways and search engines tend to be able to spot this and will warn users. You may have seen warnings on […]

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