Public Sector Communications Excellence Awards


Congratulations to those who were shortlisted for the GCS and LGcomms Public Sector Communications Excellence Awards.

We had an excellent response to this year's awards with over 70 entries received. Final places for the 22 shortlisted entries were announced at a special awards evening on 18 October as part of Comms Academy.

The 2017 winners are:

Platinum winners

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council - RingGo cashless parking

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy - National Minimum and Living Wage 2017

Gold winners

Public Health England- Change4Life: Be Food Smart

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport-Remembering the Battle of Passchendaele

Department for Education-Together we can tackle child abuse 2016

Nottingham City Council- Nottingham “Let’s Keep It Clean” campaign

Silver winners

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy- Industrial Strategy

Buckinghamshire County Council- Active Bucks Programme

Department for Work & Pensions-Pension Wise Communications Campaign 16/17

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service- Fireflash: staff video news bulletins engage remote staff

Electoral Commission- Ready to Vote

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service-#INeedMySpace – life-saving driving education

Bronze winners

Dudley Council-See me, hear me

Department for Work & Pensions- State Pension Top Up Communication Campaign

Enfield Council- He Doesn’t Love You If

London Borough of Hackney-Hackney: A Place for Everyone Campaign

Health and Safety Executive-Helping Great Britain work well

Hertfordshire County Council- Join Our Team

Home Office/UK Visas & Immigration- The UK is just 3 steps away (2017 Global Visa Campaign)

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency-Increasing reporting of adverse drug reactions across Europe

Public Health England, NHS England and the Department of Health- Stay Well This Winter

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue- Operation Chip Pan