Press Release: Lambeth Library Challenge wins Nominet Internet Award

5 July 2013 – Oxford web developer White October is thrilled to announce that Lambeth Library Challenge, the library budget simulator the firm created for Lambeth Council, has won the prestigious Nominet Internet Award for Digital Innovation in Public Services.

Lambeth Library Challenge won for its impact on the nature of conversations between Lambeth Council and residents, its technical prowess, creativity and ability to educate and engage people.

Dave Fletcher, White October managing director, comments: “We are delighted for Lambeth Council because they are so committed to finding new ways of engaging residents in the decisions about public services. We are very proud to have created Lambeth Library Challenge. As well as making a real difference in Lambeth, it now has the prestigious accolade of being a Nominet award winner.”

The Nominet Awards 2013 were announced on July 4 at a ceremony at The British Library in London. Full results can be viewed here.Screen Shot 2013-07-11 at 10.15.32
Ben Foxall, Dave Fletcher, Mariana Mota and Chris Jones accept their award.

The Guardian – announcement of win;
The Guardian – Lambeth’s library app challenges residents to make tough choices
The Guardian – Five minutes with: Lambeth Library Challenge


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