About the LCV website

COVID-19 outbreak: On 2021-04-20 the Scottish Government released an update to the Coronavirus restrictions in force. The relaxation of restrictions is proceeding according to plan and indicates the general level of risk is acceptable. Our tasks in the Edinburgh area resumed in April and we are now ready to resume tasks elsewhere.

Therefore a task programme to the end of June commencing on 2nd May is now available! Hope to see you on task soon.

The LCV trustees' view is that LCV, a registered charity provides "voluntary and charitable services". These activities are expressly permitted in the relevant legislation for both Level 3 and Level 4 areas. We may adopt other measures (e.g. restricting numbers) where it is appropriate to do so for the safety of our clients and volunteers.

This site is almost entirely static HTML built from PHP source code then uploaded to our web-host. Updates are usually made weekly. Some server-side components exist to assist with registering interest in tasks.

Software this site contains

This site relies on the following software libraries and tools in addition to the PHP base distribution.

For building the site

Software Licence Website
PHP >= 5.3 (with JSON, XML and GD modules) PHP http://www.php.net
GNU make, textutils and findutils GPL https://www.gnu.org/software/
WDG HTML Validator GPL http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/source.html.en
Perl with XML::TWIG tools Artistic licence http://www.perl.org
W3C CSS validator W3C licence https://github.com/w3c/css-validator
PHPcoord 2.3 GPL http://www.jstott.me.uk/phpcoord/
iCalcreator 2.8 LGPL http://www.kigkonsult.se/iCalcreator/index.php
html2text EPL https://github.com/soundasleep/html2text
lessphp APL http://lessphp.gpeasy.com

Client side code

The following code is downloaded to your web browser and used to improve the client-side experience.

Software Licence Website
JQuery MIT/Various http://jquery.com
OpenLayers BSD http://openlayers.org/
ol3-layerswitcher MIT https://github.com/walkermatt/ol3-layerswitcher/
ol3-popup MIT https://github.com/walkermatt/ol3-popup/
proj4js BSD http://proj4js.org/
pdf.js APL https://github.com/mozilla/pdf.js
JQuery Cookiebar CC-BY-A http://www.primebox.co.uk/projects/jquery-cookiebar/
JSSOR-slider MIT https://www.jssor.com/

We thank the authors of all this software for making our lives easier!

Data this site relies upon

Dataset Licence Website
Ordnance Survey OpenData Proprietary https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/business-and-government/products/opendata-products.html
Bing Maps Proprietary https://www.bingmapsportal.com
OpenStreetMap Open Data Commons Open Database License https://www.openstreetmap.org