This years Society of Archivist Conference will be held at the Ramada Manchester Piccadilly Hotel from 1st September to 3rd September 2010. The Information Marketplace takes place on Thursday 2nd September and offers the opportunity for visitors to meet with potential suppliers. We look forward to meeting with you there.
So what exactly has happened to the Summer? The long Sunny days in May and June seem like a far distant memory! Heavy rain this week brought localised flooding – mainly to Southern England. Up to 4cm (1.5in) of rain – more than half the normal monthly total came pouring down. Forecasters are warning of further heavy rainfall to come! [...]
Want to digitise your archives and/or put them online but don’t know where to start? TownsWeb Archiving Ltd have created new Step by Step Guides to help you understand exactly what is meant by digitisation and archiving. Furthermore we’ve added more CASE STUDIES and TESTIMONIALS to our website which will hopefully prove invaluable to you when [...]
Shepshed is located in a pretty area just to the West of Loughborough in North Leicestershire. The council approached TownsWeb Archiving to ask if we could scan their registers and maps at their offices in Shepshed. Due to the fact that there were no duplicate copies of these records, they didn’t want to risk sending [...]
Early in July we exhibited at the Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities Conference in Stratford-upon-Avon. It was great to catch up with some familiar faces and to say hello to some new ones too… We were told that the discussion papers were very interesting and that it was a very worthwhile event for all delegates. [...]
ARE YOU LOOKING TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUR ARCHIVES? ARE YOU LOOKING TO MAKE YOUR ARCHIVE ACCESSIBLE ONLINE? Wigan Leisure & Culture Trust (WLCT) was formed in 2003. The organisation is a charitable trust working on behalf of Wigan Council to manage and support Leisure and Cultural facilities, initiatives and events for over 300,000 residents across [...]