DataPoint is dead long live DataHub!

The writing has been on the cards for a long time regarding the future of DataPoint. It’s now official that the service will close shortly to be replaced by a new service called DataHub, the big difference is that from the look of things it’s only forecast NWP data that’s being made available and the fact that it will no longer be totally free to download. So much for the movement to free up government data, you know the kind of data that we as taxpayers pay for, so agencies such as the Met Office can sell it back to...