2012 Accessibility Award winner continues to grow

Since winning the Accessibility Award at the Tech4Good Awards 2012, Lexable has gone from strength to strength. Founded by Neil Cottrell in 2009, Lexable is the company behind Neil’s creation, … Read more

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Professor Stephen Hawking

Professor Hawking has transformed our understanding of the universe and is a perfect example of the power of technology to transform people’s lives.

Preston City COuncil's Citizenzone mobile internet cafe

Going mobile to help people get online

At first glance its looks much the same as any other commercial vehicle. To the people of Preston, though, it’s a 7.5 tonne lifeline jam-packed with some of the most … Read more

Alison Crerar IT Volunteer of the Year 2012

Alison Crerar – IT Can Help

Building a network of volunteers to help disabled people use computers in their home Alison Crerar was as an academic in Computing.  Her research and teaching focused on human-computer interaction, … Read more

Childs i Foundation, Digital FUndraising Award Winners 2012

Child’s i: A virtual charity that saves the lives of orphans in Uganda

Winners of the Fundraising Award, Child’s i Foundation finds imaginative solutions to the problem of child abandonment in Uganda and has successfully developed a blend of online and offline fundraising. … Read more

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Re-learning digital skills after a stroke

Recovering from a stroke is not just about learning to talk and walk again; it is about overcoming a sense of isolation and re-building a belief in the future after … Read more

LexAble, Accessibility Award 2012

Building a better spellchecker to tackle dyslexia

Global AutoCorrect is the brainchild of Neil Cottrell, a 26-year-old graduate, who is severely dyslexic. He initially developed the software as a solution to overcome his own difficulties. After graduating … Read more

Radio Free Brighton Community news award 2012 winners

Community radio station built on the web

Radio Free Brighton is run completely by volunteers who use online radio to build a stronger, more diverse, and integrated community.

Who should enter the Digital Giving Award?

This is a new Award that builds upon to the Fundraising Awards that ran in previous years. The reason for changing the name is to extend the range of entries … Read more

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Catch up with 2012 Winner of Winners – Child’s i Foundation

A tense atmosphere as the Winner of the Fundraising Award went head-to-head with the Winner of the Accessibility Category. The Prize? The much sought after 2012 Winner of Winners Trophy. The … Read more

Holidays, Families, Games: How CitizenZone helps people Get IT Together

Preston City Council’s CitizenZone is a mobile centre that helps people get online and develop their IT skills. Winner of the BT Get IT Together Award in 2012 CitizenZone provides … Read more

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Delivering better care services through technical innovation and partnership

Social Care Institute of Excellence, winners of the Working Together Award Get Connected Investment Project is a capital grant scheme. that has distributed almost £12 million to over 1,200 care … Read more