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Bolton Council
www.bolton.gov.uk

Better connected 2016-17:

Mobile standard:

PASS

Accessibility:

FAIL

About

Country or English region North West
Type of council Metropolitan District
Population 276,786
Households 116,371
Deprivation (England) 48
Likelihood of overall digital exclusion indicator* 5

*(scale of 1 - 9 where higher figure indicates greater liklihood of exclusion) Source: The Tech Partnership from data provided by the LGA LG Inform Team

** data compiled by Likeaword

*** data compiled by Jumoo

Web/Digital

Website visits (Year to 31 July 2015**) 1,711,918
Web visits per household (Year to July 2015) 14.71
Responsive website YES
Good practice cited in BC 2015-16 YES
Schools applications % online (England) 48
Twitter @boltoncouncil
Twitter followers (May 2016) 16K
Website last redesigned***

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Better Connected 2016-17 results

Council result Councils of same type
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(avg score or % pass)
Better Connected overall (stars 1-4)
Housing
Find out out how to apply for housing
1 star 2.2 2.2
Rubbish and recycling
Order bulky waste collection
3 star 2.6 2.3
Social care
Request social care assessment for older person
1 star 2.4 2.4
Social care
Find local care support for an older person
2 star 2.3 2.6
Mobile test
Assess website on a mobile
3 star 2.4 2.3
Tools for accessing content
Navigation, Search, A-Z
3 star 2.9 2.8

 

Better Connected 2015-16 results

Council result Councils of same type
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Better Connected overall (stars 1-4)
Parking
Pay parking fine
4 star 2.9 2.9
Libraries
Renew library book
3 star 2.3 2.1
Rubbish and recycling
Report missed bin
1 star 2.6 2.2
Leisure facilities
Find out about keeping fit
3 star 2.4 2.6
Accessibility
Access for people with disabilities
1 star 1.6 1.6
Tools for accessing content
Navigation, Search, A-Z
2 star 2.9 2.9
Mobile test
Usability from mobile device
3 star 3.1 2.6

 

Better Connected 2015 results

Council result Councils of same type
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Better Connected overall (stars 1-4)

 

Better Connected 2014 results

Council result Councils of same type
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Better Connected overall (stars 1-4)

 

Better Connected 2013 results

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Better Connected overall (stars 1-4)

 

Better Connected 2012 results

Council result Councils of same type
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Better Connected overall (stars 1-4)

 

Better Connected 2011 results

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