Ben Hall

Ben's career as a journalist started from an early age when his mother cut a potato in half and fashioned a paint stamp from its insides. Since then he has made his way through school and college and currently studies Public Relations at the University of Huddersfield. Writing for several online publications and editing the Huddersfield Student, Ben hopes one day to have editorial control of a magazine or The Times.

Get home from your Christmas party safely with Cabwise

Get home from your Christmas party safely with Cabwise

When intoxicated by alcohol it’s easy to make decisions based on the reality you hold at that moment. The drink responsibly adverts we’ve all seen feature people who think they’re super-heroes falling from scaffolding and drunk drivers making their first, and last, kill.
What may be overlooked by some, if not most, are the dangers of [...]

Beware the data snatchers

Beware the data snatchers

Sister site Gaj-it has recently warned us that we must be careful on the internet- you really don’t know who has got, or can get, hold of our data.
As a recent victim of unauthorised use on my PayPal account, though quickly resolved by the company, I am all too aware of internet security at the [...]

German GP mechanic video diary

German GP mechanic video diary

Mark Grain, Assistant Race Team Chief Mechanic produced a three-part video diary during his German GP race weekend. Here’s part one. Parts two and three to follow presently.

Who Killed Summer?: Catch up

Who Killed Summer?: Catch up

Who Killed Summer from Vodafone is about halfway through. If you’ve missed the first half watch this handy catch-up video.

Dave is now in Malmo

Dave is now in Malmo

Our least favourite tourist takes a trip to Malmo. Is this the end of Skåne Dave?

Ånother installment of Dave: getting bored yet?

Ånother installment of Dave: getting bored yet?

Dave the foul-mouthed, animated British tourist back and this time he’s taking a dig at modern art and architecture. We also get to see some bum. Score.

Who Killed Summer getting close to halfway through

Who Killed Summer getting close to halfway through

We can’t help wondering how Who Killed Summer? from Vodafone is doing. Wer’e already on episode 9 which means they’ll be hitting the halfway point soon. Is anyone watching?

More ‘Dave Goes To Skåne’: The Countryside

More 'Dave Goes To Skåne': The Countryside

Dave escapes to the Swedish countryside where he comes across a site from ancient history looking a bit like Stone Henge. What will he make of it? Surely you can guess.

The only mobile video from Netherfields that’s not a happy slap?

The only mobile video from Netherfields that's not a happy slap?

Netherfields, Middlesbrough. Very few citizen journalists indulge in mobile videos. Those that do are usually involved in some kind of ‘happy slapping’ incident. For once, to my surprise, we’ve produced something fantastic. A video of exploding flats.

Dave Goes To Skåne: Episode 1

Dave Goes To Skåne: Episode 1

The first episode of a mini-series of clips promoting Sweden to arrogant, foul-mouthed British tourists. Charming.