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A Walk Around Britain

Follows a group of men walking around Britain and singing for their supper wherever they can. Features extensive information about the knowledge, local history, folklore and music they uncover along the way.

Adam Curtis

Adam Curtis tells stories about modern power, politics and culture using the BBC archive.

American Resident

US expat who has lived in the UK for over half of her life; blog covers adjusting to UK life and aims to serve as a guide for future American expats making the move.

BBC Media Action

Insights from the BBC's international development charity.

BBC Media Action Insight Blog

Aims to inform policy, research and practice on the role of media around BBC Media Action's priority themes of governance and rights, health, resilience and humanitarian response.

The Big Lottery Fund Blog

Draws attention to some of the people who make use of Lottery money.

The Black Presence in Britain

A resource for those interested in the history of black culture in Britain; includes news, features on music and articles on contemporary figures.

Black Southwest Network (BSWN)

A campaign for the public economy and social justice.

Brits at their Best

Celebrating both modern and historical British achievements, heroes and greatness.

Charity Commission

News and updates from the Charity Commission.

Chief Constable Sir Peter Fahy

Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police.

Clas Merdin

Legendary history, Arthuriana, and Celtic mythology.

Complete Tosh

Neil McIntosh, editor of the European edition of the Wall Street Journal, shares his observations and musings.

The Devil's Kitchen

Serves up a daily slice of life from the perspective of an irreverent UK libertarian blogger.

English Blog

Sharing thoughts and opinions on what makes the UK (not just England) unique and iconic.

Friends of Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries

Uncovering the history and personalities of those buried in these historic Victorian cemeteries.

Full Time Mothers

Campaigns against policies designed to get mothers into employment and maintains that women should have a choice to stay at home with children.

Gerry McCann's Blogs

Contains an archive of and current posts from Gerry McCann, father of missing Madeleine McCann.

Heresy Corner

Covers politics, religion, culture, current events and quirky stories.

Ian's UNITE Site

By Ian Allinson, NEC member, mainly about the Electrical Engineering, Electronics and IT sector.


The wittering of a second year UK law student.

Love My Dress

Wedding blog with a particular focus on vintage inspired brides.

Mooky Chick

Presents an eclectic mix of feminism, goth culture and alternative music for young women; also includes very active forums.


Explores the topics of social capital, neighbourhood relations, social cohesion and local community engagement.

Northumbria Healthcare Unison

Provides details of issues, events and campaigns of the UNISON trade union group in Northumbria.

Not from Around Here

An American tries to adjust to life in the UK.

Rock My Wedding

Aims to feature unique but achievable big day ideas.

Smitten by Britain

Posts about British life and culture from an American woman obsessed with all things British.

Society Blog

Expert insight into the way we live, from The Open University and the BBC.

The Taxpayers' Alliance

Provides an insight into the financial waste and inefficiency of 'big government' spending.

Vajrasati Yoga

Buddhist-influenced Western yoga practice synthesising Hatha and Iyengar Yoga. Contains information on meditations, inspirations and asanas.

Views of the World

The personal research website of Benjamin Hennig at the University of Sheffield; includes a range of maps produced to visualise social dimensions and inequalities of the planet and the UK.

Wedding Gown Town

Keeping an eye on the latest wedding fashions and trends.

Whimsical Wonderland Weddings

Showcasing the favourite finds of this whimsical bride.

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