For those of you that have started using Windows Vista you might be interested to download one or both of these new gadgets (see link for more information on gadgets) for your Sidebar on your desktop.

The National Rail website is now offering a gadget that enables you to get updates on any particular train route - so you can keep an eye on a particular service to see how it's running. It's been developed by one of our partners Conchango.

There is also a gadget to get live news on London Underground

I'm not aware of any travel information gadgets yet for anywhere else in the UK - but please let us know if you've come across any.

I'd also be really interested to know if any local councils have started building - or are thinking of building - a "Local News" gadget for the people in their area.

Posted by Ellen