Public Service Communications Excellence Awards 2019

Congratulations to our Public Service Communications Excellence awards winners.

A judging panel from LGcomms, LGA and GCS reviewed more than 80 campaign entries from communication teams across all UK public services.

Final Award winners were announced at Manchester Science and Industry Museum on 5 November. Take a look at photographs from the awards evening. 


  • DVLA – Vehicle tax evasion campaign film


  • National Security Communications – Counter Modern Slavery Campaign, Hiding in Plain Sight.
  • Ministry of Defence, Directorate of Defence Communications – DDay75 Campaign
  • Bristol City Council – #WeAreBristol


  • DWP – Workplace pension campaign and Gogglebox partnership
  • Westminster City Council – #DontBeIdle
  • Hertfordshire County Council – Maev’s Story, a scams prevention campaign
  • Metropolitan Police Service – 100 Years Strong
  • Staffordshire County Council – MindKind
  • Berkshire West CCG/East Berkshire CCG – Lift the baby


  • Design 102 & Ministry of Justice – MOJ Offender Employment Awards Entry
  • Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency – #FakeMeds campaign
  • Westminster City Council – City Lions: Create Your Future
  • DWP Digital – Talent marketing campaign 2018/19
  • Essex County Council – Ugobus – more than just a journey
  • Lambeth Communications & the London Smoking Cessation Transformation Programme – Amazing Things Happen Campaign
  • London Borough of Barking and Dagenham – Wall of Shame campaign
  • Health and Safety Executive – Workright to Go Home Healthy
  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets – Summer Activities Campaign
  • Crown Commercial Service – CCS Heroes Campaign