Awards for My Brighton and Hove
In April 2008, the My Brighton and Hove website won two ‘Best of the Web’ awards in an international competition for world museum websites, alongside national institutions such as the Tate and the Science Museum. The awards recognise ‘the best work in museum web design and development’. The site beat competition from museums round the world to win two awards – the Best Community site and the Best Small Museum site.
in 2005, the My Brighton and Hove website won Best Community Site in the Brighton and Hove Virtual Festival Web Awards. It was the third time we had gained this award, having won previously in 2002 and 2004, and been runners up in 2001 and 2003.
The 2005 win was especially significant because in addition to the award, we were presented with a very valuable piece of equipment from the sponsors of the Best Community Site category. Geeks on Wheels gave us a laptop computer which was an enormously useful resource for our volunteer group.