Citizens Online News

Citizens Online release 2 year digital inclusion research findings

Published: Oct 13th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

The results of the two year Citizens Online Get IT Together Research study are now available. The study has found that after two years:  75% of learners are still online and 98% are regular internet users. There is a steady uptake in broadband installations, with 84% of learners having home broadband after two years. 80% […]


Get IT Together September 2014 Highlights Report

Published: Oct 9th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

Find out what the Get IT Together Projects have been doing to help people gain digital skills across the UK. Here is our Get IT Together September 2014


Get Online Week 2014 events

Published: Oct 9th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

The eighth national Get Online Week takes place 13-19 October #GOLW14 Get IT Together events: Barnsley Digital MOT sessions 10 am – 2pm Tuesday 14th October: Hoyland branch library Friday 17th October: Wombwell branch library Saturday 18th October: Barnsley Interchange Gwynedd 14/10 – Friog & Fairbourne Village Hall – 2pm on – Drop in taster […]


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

Published: Oct 6th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

Hotspots is a monthly publication keeping you up-to-date with all of the news from our Highlands projects. Please click HotSpots September 2014


Barnsley is challenged to get online this October with ‘Digital MOT’ events

Published: Sep 25th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

People across Barnsley are being challenged to get online this October, and try doing everyday things the digital way, as part of a national Get Online Week campaign. This year, the 8th national Get Online Week takes place during 13-19th October. The annual digital inclusion campaign run by the Tinder Foundation is aiming to engage […]


History comes alive in Ballykelly

Published: Sep 15th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

In Northern Ireland, BT and Citizens Online are working together to deliver the Get IT Together Programme, a community based approach to digital inclusion, which helps people in rural areas benefit from taking their first steps online. Get IT Together – Northern Ireland Project Coordinator, Anita Kelly approached Betty McNerlin, Director of Ceres House about […]


Get IT Together August 2014 Highlights Report

Published: Sep 4th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

Find out what the Get IT Together Projects have been doing to help people gain digital skills across the UK. Here is our Get IT Together August 2014


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

Published: Sep 4th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

Hotspots is a monthly publication keeping you up-to-date with all of the news from our Highlands projects. Please click HotSpots August 2014


28 projects shortlisted for Digital Heroes 2014

Published: Sep 1st, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

The TalkTalk Digital Heroes projects have finally been shortlisted – and now we’re asking you to nominate a deserving project to win £10,000 and the title of TalkTalk Digital Hero 2014. Picked from hundreds of entries all across the UK, 28 nominees have the chance to be awarded at the House of Commons before an […]


Helping the UK to Get Connected: EE National Techy Tea Party

Published: Aug 18th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

EE has partnered with Age UK to launch EE National Techy Tea Party Day which will take place on Tuesday 9 September. Over 500 EE stores will host events from 9.30am-11.00am to help build people’s confidence with everything from using phones and tablets to the internet, social media, apps and keeping in touch through Skype. […]