Open data

About open data

Open data is about increased transparency, about sharing the information we hold with the wider community to build useful applications. The data must be in open, machine readable formats that can be easily reused.

Using our data

Usage of our data is subject to our licence and code of conduct.

Our datasets

RSS/XML format

Closure information
Data format: XML
Description: All closure information for schools, pupil referral units and children's centres

Council tax bands
Data format: XML
Description: Council tax bands for the current year

Current job vacancies
Data format: RSS
Description: All current Salford City Council job vacancies, provided by yourcounciljobs

Decisions of the council
Data format: RSS
Description: The most recent 15 decisions made by the Cabinet, an individual Member of the Cabinet, a Committee of the Cabinet, or under joint arrangements

Individual councillor details
Data format: XML
Description: Full details for individual councillors. Replace 'id=54' in the link with the required ID found in the 'List of councillors' feed below

List of councillors
Data format: XML
Description: List of councillors, contact details and committee membership

Recent press releases
Data format: RSS
Description: The latest press releases published by Salford City Council

Data format: XML
Description: Details for all schools in Salford

Ward information
Data format: XML
Description: Information about the 20 wards that make up the city of Salford

What's on in Salford?
Data format: RSS
Description: Forthcoming events taking place in Salford

KML/Google Earth format

KML is a file format used to display geographic data in an earth browser, such as Google Earth, Google Maps, and Google Maps for mobile.

CSV format

A comma-separated values or character-separated values (CSV) file is a machine-readable format for reuse and analysis.

This page was last updated on 18 December 2014

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