Citizens Online News

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 […]


Our Digital Zone classes help local learners get online in Kiltarlity

Published: Apr 13th, 2015 | Author: Laura Simpson

When faced with new technology, sometimes a little help is all you need to open up a world of new opportunities. Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Citizens Online are working together to help people get the skills they need to make the most from the internet. Following a request from the local Community Council, the […]


Our Digital Zone classes help Eleanor keep in touch with friends and family

Published: Apr 13th, 2015 | Author: Laura Simpson

When faced with new technology, sometimes a little help is all you need to open up a world of new opportunities. Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Citizens Online are working together to help people get the skills they need to make the most from the internet. 73-year-old Eleanor lives in Beauly and has been attending […]


Citizens Online calls for digital accessibility education, encouragement and enforcement

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

Citizens Online [1] has released a digital 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, […]


Hotspots – news from our Highlands and Islands projects – February 2015

Published: Mar 24th, 2015 | Author: Laura Simpson

Hotspots is a monthly publication keeping you up-to-date with all of the news from our Highlands projects. Please click here to view the report:HotSpots February 2015 newsletter


BT and Barclays join up to increase digital inclusion with free wi-fi in libraries.

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

BT and Barclays have teamed up to provide free wi-fi and hands on digital support at libraries and community centres in deprived areas across England. The innovative community programme will see wi-fi provided to 57 libraries and 13 community centres across the country. A further 10 sites, including a care home, a charity home and […]


Hotspots – news from our Highlands and Islands projects – January 2015

Published: Feb 8th, 2015 | Author: Laura Simpson

Hotspots is a monthly publication keeping you up-to-date with all of the news from our Highlands projects. Please click here to view the report:HotSpots January 2015 newsletter


Hotspots – news from our Highlands and Islands projects – December 2014

Published: Jan 15th, 2015 | Author: Laura Simpson

Hotspots is a monthly publication keeping you up-to-date with all of the news from our Highlands projects. Please click here to view the report:HotSpots December 2014 newsletter


Get IT Together moves on to next phase

Published: Dec 18th, 2014 | Author: Emily Harper

Since 2011,Citizens Online, BT Nominet Trust and local partners have partnered to run Get IT Together, a three year programme of 15 projects across the UK delivering digital skills and inclusion in the heart of local communities.   From January 2015, Get IT Together will be moving into the next exciting phase, with local partners […]