I used the internet to book a holiday. I am in my mid 50's and and hadn't touched a computer until around 9 months ago. The thought of them scared me! Who was looking at my details online? Would I get hacked?
Our aim is to encourage and facilitate mutual support and help at street and neighbourhood level – countering social exclusion and isolation. We are all about bringing people and communities together to make life better and encourage community spirit - enabling people to live longer and more independently in their chosen community.
In a flourishing digital era, some people may find it difficult to believe that so many people still struggle to get themselves online. Smart phones, andriod tablets and Pc's continue to drop in price and it may seem that everyone in the street owns one. Unfortunately for many people living in areas most affected by deprivation, the need of the internet and the knowledge of how to use such an extensive tool can be lacking and other needs take priority.