Maybole Community Council has
been Highly Commended in the Calor Scottish Community Website of the Year
Awards for its website.
The Ayrshire community was presented with its award by
Magnus Magnusson at a ceremony in Edinburgh today (Tuesday, November 19,
2002), after beating off stiff opposition from throughout the country.
"Maybole's site is an excellent example of a community
utilising the Internet to communicate both locally and to anyone
interested in the town regardless of their location," commented Gavin
Tomlinson, Calor Scotland Communications Manager. "The site successfully
combines a vast range of information with simple, intuitive navigation.
"It provides more than 1000 pages of information on local
issues, people, events, amenities, attractions, businesses, clubs and
services, along with descriptions of the town and its history.
"The richness of the content on the Maybole site is
exceptional. Anyone in the community who has access to a computer can
find out just about anything about what is happening in the town today and
what has happened in the past. It is a real credit to the Community
Council and resource everyone with an interest in the community should
The Calor Scottish Community of the Year Awards - which are
organised by Calor Scotland inc conjunction with the Association of
Scottish Community Councils (ASCC) and supported by SEPA (Scottish
Environmental Protection Agency), were launched in 1998 and over the past
five years have attracted hundreds of entries from throughout Scotland.
The Community Enhancement Through IT section of the awards was introduced
last year in recognition of the fact that many communities in Scotland are
now using the Internet to help prevent isolation, engender community
spirit, enhance communication and promote themselves to a worldwide
November 19, 2002
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