LocalGov Digital Makers

Digital practitioners who design or develop content or services.

Digital Makers is one of the 7 work streams of LocalGov Digital and is a network for designers and developers in local government. The aim of the work stream is to encourage innovation and collaboration on digital between councils to create better user experiences and higher quality services.

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The work stream leads are:

  • Vice Chair Phil Rumens, West Berkshire Council
  • Ben Cheetham, Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames and London Borough of Sutton
  • Simon Gray, Birmingham City Council

How can I get involved?

Start and join in with discussions on Twitter, in the Google+ Community and on the Knowledge Hub.


The following free apps have been developed by Makers project teams or in collaboration with LocalGov Digital Makers.


Share your forward plan of work and find others to collaborate with.

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Web Usability Dashboard

Enabling councils to gather feedback from on tasks across their websites.

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Service Standard

A standard to improve the quality of digital services across the sector.


Content Standard

A standard to improve the quality of digital content across the sector.


How to Share Code

Guidance and tips on how to share code and other stuff online.



Service Standard Summit

19 September 2016

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Standard Sprint #1

6 June - 17 June 2016

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LocalGovCamp Makers Day 2016

3 June 2016

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Local Democracy Maker Day 2015

11 September 2015

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Pipeline Plus

12 December 2014

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Waste Services Discovery Day

4 November 2014

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Makers Meet Up: September 2014

11 September 2014

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LocalGov Makers 2014 Hack Day

20 June 2014

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