The Public Sector Week

COI reviews guidance on how to assess government websites, WREN chooses Tribe.

The Central Office of Information (COI) has launched a consultative review of draft guidance on measuring the quality and value of government websites. The guidance, produced in co-ordination with the Cabinet Office, will create a common framework for government departments to measure the performance of their websites.

Sputnik Communications has won a six-figure brief to run a government-backed initiative to promote the importance of eating with the seasons. The campaign is being run by The Climate Group on behalf of the 'We Will If You Will' initiative. The campaign will aim to inspire people to eat more local in-season fruit and vegetables and grow their own.

WREN has appointed Norwich PR agency Tribe. WREN awards grants to community projects from environmental taxes paid by a waste management company. Tribe will work with organisations that receive WREN funding, such as The National Trust, to raise awareness of the projects that benefit people living close to landfill sites.

Teignbridge District Council has launched a multimedia centre and online press office. The microsite went live on Friday as part of the council's website at teignbridge.gov.uk/multimedia. The site offers an online press office including up-to-the-minute news releases and RSS news feeds, videos and films.

SkillsActive, the sector skills council for active leisure and learning, has appointed The SPA Way to run a dual campaign focusing on both a new diploma in sport and active leisure, and on its various programmes and projects. The SPA Way was appointed following a three-way pitch.

Waltham Forest Borough Council is undertaking a review of its communications strategy, to bring it in line with the council's sustainable community strategy. The review is being handled internally. Waltham Forest has 23 people in its corporate comms team.

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