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Surrey apps championed at national technology event

Two innovative mobile apps created by Surrey County Council have been championed out at a national event focusing on science and technology. Surrey created apps to help prevent residents forking out £1 million a year to dispose of trade waste and cut bureaucracy for youth workers while saving tens of thousands of pounds. The waste … Continue reading

BlackBerry launches video of council’s waste app

Research in Motion has launched a video of an application Surrey County Council created for its BlackBerry smartphone to stop residents forking out £1 million a year on trade waste. The council developed the app for a van and trailer permit scheme to help prevent residents paying to dispose of trade waste dumped at community recycling centres … Continue reading

E-book revolution fuels digital borrowing

Detail: Surrey’s e-book revolution has seen almost 30,000 titles borrowed online for free over the past two years. More than 4,700 people have checked out 18,450 e-books and 11,500 e-audio books since they became available from the county council’s online library in the summer of 2010. There are almost 2,000 e-books to borrow, the most … Continue reading

Nearly 24,000 people sign up to Surrey’s waste app

Nearly 24,000 people sign up to Surrey’s waste app Context: Nearly 24,000 people have signed up to a free smartphone scheme that helps to prevent Surrey residents forking out £1 million a year to dispose of trade waste. Surrey County Council developed its own BlackBerry application for a van and trailer permit scheme that aims … Continue reading

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