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UK volunteering website named top site
07 January 2005

London: A unique website which aims to boost volunteering throughout the UK by allowing individuals to register free time online has been named one of the top 10 websites of 2004, it emerged today.

The TimeBank site was nominated by search engine Yahoo along with web-pages on the ugliest cars in Britain, gorillas doing sign language, comedian Bill Bailey’s beard and a virtual version of Leonardo da Vinci’s notebook.

Timebank is a national campaign which aims to “inspire and connect people” by using technology to match their skills and interests with a wide range of opportunities.

The year’s top 10 was chosen by a judging panel of independent experts, selected for their knowledge of the internet.