Citizens Online News

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

Published: Jul 6th, 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 June 2015 newsletter


National award recognises charity’s contribution to digital inclusion

Published: Jul 2nd, 2015 | Author: Laura Simpson

Citizens Online is thrilled to have won the Best Digital Inclusion Product or Service award at the recent Digital Leader 100 Awards. The 2015 Digital Leaders 100 list honours the highest digital achievements from across the UK’s public, private and non-profit sectors, celebrating individuals and organisations who are leveraging digital to transform the UK’s public […]


TalkTalk’s annual search to find Britain’s next Digital Heroes is back!

Published: Jun 16th, 2015 | Author: Laura Simpson

The search for extraordinary people who harness technology to make life better starts today – and Britain’s next TalkTalk Digital Hero could be YOU. The awards celebrate small-scale projects having a BIG impact on others thanks to the powerful combination of technology, hard work and passion. Digital Heroes are the inspirational individuals bringing people together, offering […]


Volunteers required for Gwynedd digital inclusion project

Published: May 21st, 2015 | Author: Laura Simpson

National digital inclusion project, Citizens Online is looking for new volunteers to support their project in Gwynedd. We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic people to help local learners to learn about computers and how to get online. Citizens Online is setting up free weekly IT drop in sessions in Caernarfon, Dolgellau and Pwllheli to […]


Citizens Online publishes final Get IT Together report

Published: May 21st, 2015 | Author: Laura Simpson

Citizens Online has published the final Get IT Together report. The report highlights the successes of the programme and includes a comprehensive evaluation of the benefits of being online for individuals – for example, finding employment; reducing social isolation and having more confidence. The programme has been structured to ensure there is a lasting legacy […]


Internet club wins an award

Published: May 18th, 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. In Nairn, members of the BIG Club, that helps […]


From Learner to Tutor in a matter of weeks

Published: May 12th, 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. Even those with good IT skills can get a helping hand when it comes to a new device or software. Pete, who lives in the Badenoch and Strathspey area is a great example of […]


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

Published: May 6th, 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 April 2015 newsletter


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 […]