Why OurLocality?

Why OurLocality?

We live in a global world, but one which still revolves around things that are local. Ourlocality is an East Lothian web platform with an array of publishing, e-democracy and mapping tools that are easy to use and to learn.

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Who is Ourlocality?

Who is Ourlocality?

Ourlocality is everyone, individuals, community groups, small businesses, community councils and much much more. In fact anyone with a legitimate connection with East Lothian can stake a claim and start publishing now.

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How Ourlocality?

How Ourlocality?

Like WordPress.com, we offer virtual real estate here in East Lothian. We will foster an environment that will encourage debate and communication, let local democracy flourish and provide a platform for any cause.

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Whatever your connection with East Lothian you can get your message online in no time

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News & Updates

Ourlocality Service News & Updates

Cookie Consent

Cookie Consent

Posted by philip immirzi @ourlocality on Apr 11, 2014

You will know that “cookie consent” buttons now litter the internet and makes it increasingly less usable and friendly. Despite our misgivings about the wisdom of the legislation, in 2012 we updated our terms of service and made available a small plugin to provide all our users with fine-grained controls to provide consent.

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Working while you sleep

Working while you sleep

Posted by philip immirzi @ourlocality on Jun 22, 2016

While you sleep the ourlocality server, which we call Agora, quietly keeps things up to date, backs up and monitors the health of services. Normally we run critical updates and some other routine tasks that require downtime after 11:00pm, when most sensible people are...

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Coleman is here

Coleman is here

Posted by philip immirzi @ourlocality on Apr 14, 2016

As of this morning, freshly pressed WordPress 4.5 has been released for OurLocality users. Plenty of improvements, including: Inline linking for faster hyperlinks Formatting on the fly Logo support (we’ll have to wait and see how many templates will eventually...

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Case Studies

Don't take it from us - here's what our customers say

Free Plans & Options

Amazing though what you can get for Free!

Free!

Basic website

  • 50 Free Templates
  • 40+ Free Plugins 
  • Support Forum 
  • Telephone / Email / 1:1 Support 
  • Domain control
  • Jet Powered – Even more Plugins
£000
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Plus! Options ‡

Per additional feature

  • Extra Templates
  • Extra Plugins 
  • Support Forum 
  • Telephone / Email Support Only  
  • Domain Control 
  • More Powers
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Managed §

Tailored to your requirements

  • Free Lunches 
  • More features 
  • Support Forum
  • Telephone / Email / 1:1 Support 
  • Domain Control
  • Super Powers
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‡ per additional feature or for 1 hours support. some features may be charged as 2 features or more if they require significant configuration. If your project has no funds, we can offer a discretionary waiver.
§ Minimum 1 day (£350) and subject to terms

If you are spending hundreds of pounds on leaflets and advertising, then think about how much further that would go if you spent it on your web presence? View Plans and Pricing