Archive for April, 2015

Local resident gets online at the Salvation Army Whitleigh work club

Published: Apr 19th, 2015 | Author: Laura Simpson

In Plymouth, BT, Plymouth City Council, Plymouth Community Healthcare, Jobcentre Plus and Citizens Online are working together to run the Get IT Together Programme, a community development approach to digital inclusion. Earlier in the year, Get IT Together Plymouth in conjunction with Salvation Army Whitleigh helped a 59 year old local resident to get online. […]


Learning new literacy skills at the Plymouth work club

Published: Apr 19th, 2015 | Author: Laura Simpson

In Plymouth, BT, Plymouth City Council, Plymouth Community Healthcare, Jobcentre Plus and Citizens Online are working together to run the Get IT Together Programme, a community development approach to digital inclusion. The Get IT Together team were made aware of a lady, through the Salvation Army Whitleigh work club, who had started looking for work […]


Citizens Online calls for digital accessibility education, encouragement and enforcement

Published: Apr 7th, 2015 | Author: Laura Simpson

Citizens Online [1] has released a┬ádigital accessibility report (accessible pdf) summarising the state of play regarding web accessibility [2]. The report looks at policy and standards as well as demographic and technological trends, and finds: Progress is being made [3] The majority of websites nonetheless fail to meet minimum requirements for accessibility [4] Standards, guidelines, […]