People aren't necessarily always on the home page, it might be worth while having a yellow/red blinking icon up the top right for (new?) alerts in a site-wide context.
Scheduled for v3.2 but would consider moving to v3.1 under "operational improvements"
Tony Sheehy, I'm happy for you to look at this issue. Let me know what you have in mind or if you'd like to chat about design for it.
Closed. To be done as part of a larger piece of UI redesign.
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