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Liverpool's Mando Group, Manchester United and a community broadband project from Cumbria were among the winners at the sixth annual awards for digital excellence in the North West held at Manchester's New Century Hall. The awards attracted 400 people from the regions' digital and interactive communcations sector. The Big Chip judging panel boasted a host of high profile figures from the digital sector including Michael Nutley editor of the weekly industry 'bible' New Media Age.

Manchester Digital chairman Shaun Fensom said "The sheer volume of entries this year was outstanding and the quality of the work is highly impressive. Manchester Digital has witnessed a significant positive upturn across the industry and the winning entries are testimony to this and the North West's progressing, upbeat digital sector."

and the winners are....

Best E-Marketing Campaign

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Durex - McCann-Erickson

Best Use of Wireless Technology

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Treasure My Text - Kisky Netmedia Ltd

Best Stand-Alone Application - Including Games and other Software

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Expert Witness - Code Computer Love

Best Commercial Website

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Venture - Code Computer Love

Best Use of Digital Technology for Public Services

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Greater Manchester Police

Best Digital Animation

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Dr Who - Cosgrove Hall Films

Best Low-Budget Digital Project

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BossCo UK

Outstanding Use of Broadband

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Manchester United Interactive

The Digital Accessibility Award

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Mmu.ac.uk - Mando Group

Best Use of E-learning technology

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Spin 'n' Groove - Stardotstar

The Big Chip Innovation Award

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Alston Moor - Cybermoor Ltd