Comhairle nan Eilean Siar's civic website has been ranked No 1 in the Quarter 4 Local Government INDEX with a score of 9.5/10.   

The Comhairle came in at No 7 back in June in Quarter 2 with a score of 8.8/10.  The Comhairle is the only Scottish website to appear in the top 10.

A spokesperson said: “This is a great achievement, as the site is fully developed and managed by Comhairle staff.”

The INDEX has been published quarterly since 2006 and ranks the websites of more than 400 UK Local Government authorities, based on User Experience, Search Engine Optimisation and Governance, Risk and Compliance.

Sitemorse said, “Congratulations to Comhairle nan Eilean Siar for taking the first place and to Stevenage Borough Council for rising 363 places up the table.”

Top ten websites:

1)    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

2)    Eastleigh Borough Council

3)    Rochdale Borough Council

4)    Harrogate Borough Council

5)    North Devon Council

6)    South Northamptonshire Council

7)    Richmondshaire District Council

8)    Bracknell Forest Council

9)    Essex County Council

10)  Scarborough Borough Council

More information can be found at: https://sitemorse.com/index/report.html?rt=1867