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Marcus Griffiths replied to Paul Ancill's discussion Introduction
"Thank you for your response Paul.Any help regarding who I should speak to at Stonewater regarding Digital Inclusion will be really appreciated :) Thanks Again"
Thursday
Sara is now a member of Digital Housing Hub - #digihousing
Thursday
Samantha Taylor posted a blog post

Digital skills funding

Does your organisation have a great track record in delivering digital skills? Do you work with tenants who are socially excluded? Then this is a funding opportunity for you!Tinder Foundation is delighted to announce that new funding is now available to take part in a digital inclusion pilot, funded by HMRC. The pilot will take place between 1 September 2015 - 31 March 2016.We’re looking for organisations with the ability and expertise to support existing and potential HMRC customers in areas…See More
Wednesday
John Popham posted a status
"The Penyard Bloggers – A digital inclusion success story http://wp.me/p4mneL-3M"
Tuesday
Profile IconDora Nemes and Mhairi Mullen joined Digital Housing Hub - #digihousing
Tuesday
John Popham posted a status
"A conversation with Bruce Clark, Charlotte’s new digital inclusion manager http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article31769040.html"
Aug 23
Scott Tandy posted a status
"Hi all, Just encase you haven't seen this amazing offer Microsoft are doing: http://broadband.getonlineathome.org/"
Aug 21
Paul Ancill replied to Paul Ancill's discussion Introduction
"Hi Marcus, thank you for getting in touch. My role is focused on developing and providing digital services to enable residents to digitally interact with Stonewater. This will also involve re-engineering back-end processes and…"
Aug 21
Craig Stephenson posted a status
"The best blog post ever written on the SCVO website? Probably.…"
Aug 20
John Popham posted a status
"Berneslai Homes tenants offered £50 discount to get them online http://dlvr.it/BvbrRX"
Aug 20
John Popham posted a status
""From sitting there doing absolutely nothing; my life is filling up” digital inclusion & older people http://wp.me/ppLRZ-cTf"
Aug 18
Natasa Andrewes is now a member of Digital Housing Hub - #digihousing
Aug 18

Forum

Get Online @ Home - Free PC or Tablet when taken with broadband from Free for 12 months

Started by Marcus Griffiths in General discussion Aug 17. 0 Replies

We've teamed up with Simplifydigital, the UK's digital switching experts, to bring you this very special offer. You can get a FREE refurbished PC or Tablet when you call Simplifydigital and sign up to a new broadband and phone deal from your choice…Continue

Best Practice for DI

Started by Becki Bembridge in General discussion. Last reply by Marcus Griffiths Aug 14. 1 Reply

Hi AllI am the new Digital Inclusion Officer for Castle Vale Community Housing (Birmingham) we manage around 2500 homes and provide a Digital Hub for residents to access 4 days per week, we have also piloted free wifi on a small part of the estate…Continue

Tags: #castlevale, #digitalinclusion, #housing

Windows 10 for digital inclusion

Started by James Lewis in Technology Aug 12. 0 Replies

So have some new laptops we bought a month or two ago to lend to learners for job search etc. and am considering the pros and cons of upgrading to Windows 10. As you may know Windows 10 makes it difficult to opt out of automatic upgrades…Continue

Introduction

Started by Paul Ancill in General discussion. Last reply by Marcus Griffiths on Thursday. 5 Replies

Hi all, I am the new Customer Contact Digital Services Manager for Stonewater.Stonewater manages around 31,000 homes across the UK and was formed from the merger of Jephson and Raglan Housing Associations.I am really excited to be involved in…Continue

Tags: Stonewater

Digital Champion - Making it Work

Started by Val Thompstone in General discussion. Last reply by James Lewis Aug 12. 7 Replies

Can anyone offer any advice on how to make the concept of Digital Champions a cross-business success? I have plenty of volunteers but this is on an ad-hoc basis and the amount of time they can devote is limited by the responsibilities of the…Continue

Online tenant sign up process

Started by Lisa Odedra in General discussion. Last reply by Nev Gill Aug 17. 1 Reply

Does anyone know of any organisations offering new customers a fully online application and sign up process right through to use of electronic tenancy agreements?Continue

Tags: sign up, application

Building Better Opportunities - Leicestershire and Black Country

Started by Caroline Wilson in General discussion Jul 23. 0 Replies

Tinder Foundation is leading partnerships to bid for Building Better Opportunities funding in both: Leicester and Leicestershire and the Black Country for the ‘Financial and Digital Inclusion’ projects. We are currently seeking local partners with…Continue

Sites/Resources for older users

Started by Matt Nelson in General discussion. Last reply by James Lewis Jul 3. 2 Replies

I am in the process of preparing an informal coffee'n'chat session with a group of sheltered residents, who have expressed an interest in becoming digital champs. I'm planning to show them a few "How To" sites, (Learn My Way, Digital Unite,…Continue

First 100 days of digital strategy

Started by Paul Ancill in General discussion. Last reply by Paul Ancill Jun 24. 2 Replies

Hi everyone, I am new to the forum, which is great by the way.What advice would give on implementing a digital approach, say during the first 100 days?My initial thoughts are (in no order):Writing the strategy is priority but requires insight into…Continue

Affordable hardware and internet access for all

Started by Dave Williams in General discussion. Last reply by Val Thompstone Aug 10. 1 Reply

if you are looking for affordable new and refurbished hardware starting from £59 or low cost internet access from £10.85 for unlimited broadband and line rental combined then please get in touch03300 105599we can help individuals and groups with…Continue

Tags: computers, tablets, laptops, access, internet

Blog Posts

Digital skills funding

Posted by Samantha Taylor on August 26, 2015 at 14:44 0 Comments

Does your organisation have a great track record in delivering digital skills? Do you work with tenants who are socially excluded? Then this is a funding opportunity for you!

Tinder Foundation is delighted to announce that new funding is now available to take part in a digital inclusion pilot, funded by HMRC. The pilot will take place between 1 September 2015 - 31 March 2016.

We’re looking for organisations with…

Continue

Stacey Green- Southway Housing experience with Computer Recyclers UK & Get Online @ Home

Posted by Marcus Griffiths on August 17, 2015 at 10:47 0 Comments

A fact finding mission via Twitter and various Housing Association websites in my I first started my role as Digital Inclusion project officer in July 2014, pointed me in the direction of the Get Online @ Home initiative, of which Computer Recyclers UK are a partner organisation.  I stumbled across a really interesting news item on Charter Housing Trust’s website that sparked lots of questions in my mind. Charter Housing were piloting a scheme to give away free PC’s and laptops to their…

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Get Online @ Home - Newydd Housing Associaiton - Loan I.T

Posted by Marcus Griffiths on August 17, 2015 at 10:42 0 Comments

Digital exclusion can often heavily impact on health, education and employment. The majority of this group tend to feel excluded as they can’t afford to own a computer at home. 88% of the digitally excluded say they would be more confident if they had help. This is an issue that the Get Online at Home consortium have strived to solve. The consortium, made up of Computer Recyclers, Ecosystems, Stonegroup and Simplify Digital are backed by Microsoft and work with organisations such as…

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Digital Inclusion - The Eleventh Hour is Here

Posted by John Popham on July 9, 2015 at 10:51 5 Comments

I've written a blog post on Digital Inclusion Strategy http://wp.me/ppLRZ-cS1 I'd welcome any comments

 
 
 

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