Below is a list of our current Get IT Together projects, with project locations displayed on the adjacent map. Click the “Full Details” link below each project summary for more information about that project, including the Project Co-ordinator’s name, email address and telephone number.
Additional projects will be added soon.
Get IT Together Project List
In Barnsley we working with community groups and individuals who have not yet discovered the benefits of being online.
The Bristol project is focused on helping older people and disabled adults with disabilities gain basic IT skills to make them feel more empowered.
In Caerphilly we're helping older people and disabled people to improve their lives through the use of ICT and the Internet.
In Cornwall we are working with the Superfast Cornwall team and local partners to help bring IT and the Internet into the heart of local communities.
The Gwynedd project is helping older people and people with disabilities gain basic IT skills using the Welsh language where possible.
Get IT Together in Kirklees is taking both a local and themed approach, particularly in the communities of Ravensthorpe and Chickenley/Dewsbury East. The strands of activity will be focused on older people, BME communities, worklessness and people with health issues.
In Leeds we have partnered with Leeds City Council, who have been running successful digital inclusion projects (including the development of community outreach programmes) for a number of years, setting the groundwork for a more coordinated, wide ranging and impactful programme.
The City of London Get IT Together project, which began in 2008, closed in May 2012 after 4 successful years of operations. We are proud of what Liam and the Get IT Together project achieved in London and we hope to have some more projects there soon.
In North Lincs we are working with Study Parks, Nth Lincs Homes, the Northern Lincolnshire Broadband team and local partners to help bring IT and the Internet into the heart of local communities. Our Project Coordinator, Michael Ogle, is helping people find out for themselves how being online can make life easier. Northern Lincolnshire Broadband programme is a pioneering programme to bring superfast broadband to North and North East Lincolnshire, by 2015.
In North West Sutherland we are providing opportunities to engage with IT and the Internet at a local level to develop inclusive and digitally aware communities.
We are working with rural communities in Northern Ireland to help them get the most out of technology and the internet to improve lives and job prospects. Anita is working closely with a number of partners to help rural communities enjoy the benefits of being online. View a Google Map of the locations of the [...]
In Orkney, we are working closely with staff from partner agencies and other community planning partners, as well as with individuals and community groups, to both highlight the benefits of digital inclusion and to provide opportunities and support for local residents to go online.
The key objectives are to support 1200 older people to go online who have never been online before. To support 35 young people with employability skills by training the trainer approaches and volunteering opportunities, along with CV writing skills. To support the programme by bringing in added value such as other volunteers, free broadband for community groups and intergenerational projects.
In Skye, Wester Ross and Lochaber we are running friendly, informal sessions across the region to ensure as many people as possible have the opportunity and the skills to access the Internet and benefit from being online.