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Julian Norton
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Julian Norton posted a status
"Looking for Tablet devices? We have some great value Microsoft Surface Pro devices at £240 (+VAT) each - http://tinyurl.com/kawzarj"
Sep 24, 2014
Steve Ruffle left a comment for Julian Norton
"Julian,  Yes happy to book you on. Have you got the details of the event on 6th October? (venue etc) I can email you more details. Steve Ruffle steve.ruffle@rotherfed.org "
Sep 20, 2014
Julian Norton replied to James Burton's discussion Any Digital Inclusion Pilot Program Write-Ups
"Hi James, Lisa Duffy (Be Inspired Consultancy) has run quite a number of these pilot schemes, and would be willing to share information with you on the outcomes. I know she will be attending the Tinder event on Thursday if…"
Sep 16, 2014
Julian Norton replied to Matt Nelson's discussion Suppliers of refurbished kit?
"Hi Matt, We specialise in supplying low cost devices to support the needs of social housing tenants (et al), and have a page on our web site with some examples of suitable…"
Jun 12, 2014
James Lewis commented on Julian Norton's blog post Subsidised training scheme
"Hi Julian - ALSO in Cambridge (must be something aobut the air or the water!) and we're thinking along those lines too (not sure about subsidy part yet and I'm interested in tablets/smartphones too as I think they're likely direction…"
Nov 8, 2013
Matt Nelson commented on Julian Norton's blog post Subsidised training scheme
"Hi Julian Sounds really interesting. We are setting up something similar in Cambridge. We were planning to "rent" the laptops to tenants. However, we feel that handlimng such small amounts of cash will be problematic. I like the idea of…"
Nov 6, 2013
Julian Norton posted a blog post

Subsidised training scheme

I am supporting a community pilot which brings together the provision of training, computer equipment, and reasonable credit, within a single coherent initiative. The scheme is a collaboration between ourselves and a training company, together with the local RSL and credit union. The objective is to attract tenants to take up (and complete) a range of courses, for which they will be provided with a (refurbished) laptop to learn on. Once they have completed the course, they are given the option…See More
Nov 5, 2013
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Oct 15, 2013
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Leeds Digital Inclusion Forum

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Oct 15, 2013
Vicky Lawson left a comment for Julian Norton
"Welcome the Digital Housing Hub!"
Apr 15, 2013
Julian Norton is now a member of Digital Housing Hub - #digihousing
Apr 12, 2013

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Tier 1
Type of organisation
Social housing umbrella
Twitter name
@NortonJulian

Tier 1 provides affordable computers for the whole family.

For tenants looking to get connected we offer an affordable way to own your own computer, from a reliable supplier, available off the shelf.

 Have a look at our low cost refurbished computing offers - these laptops & PC's are a fraction of the cost of brand new products, whilst also protecting the environment.

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Subsidised training scheme

Posted on November 5, 2013 at 15:27 2 Comments

I am supporting a community pilot which brings together the provision of training, computer equipment, and reasonable credit, within a single coherent initiative.

 The scheme is a collaboration between ourselves and a training company, together with the local RSL and credit union. The objective is to attract tenants to take up (and complete) a range of courses, for which they will be provided with a (refurbished) laptop to learn on. Once they have completed the course, they are given…

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At 9:43 on April 15, 2013, Vicky Lawson said…

Welcome the Digital Housing Hub!

At 14:06 on September 20, 2014, Steve Ruffle said…

Julian, 

Yes happy to book you on.

Have you got the details of the event on 6th October? (venue etc)

I can email you more details.

Steve Ruffle

steve.ruffle@rotherfed.org 

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