Students from a local primary school have been teaching older people to use iPads and the internet as part of a new intergenerational scheme run buy Retirement LIFE and Castleton Primary School. Six children have been working with residents at Phil May Court Retirement LIFE complex, helping them to understand the benefits of being online … Continue reading Retirement LIFE & Castleton Primary School
Middleton Elderly Aid are a charity promoting independence amongst the over-60s living in Middleton, Leeds. They do fantastic work and provide a huge range of services and activities for local older people such as lunch clubs, coffee mornings, day trips, exercise classes, holidays, games, bingo, hearing aid clinics and more. Being in one of the … Continue reading Middleton Elderly Aid
100% Digital Leeds and Housing Leeds are working together to help improve the lives of tenants through digital. Digital inclusion is one of Leeds City Council's key priorities in the Best Council Plan, we know that being digitally included can help improve the health and wellbeing of tenants in Leeds, as well as saving them … Continue reading We are the Champions! Housing Leeds staff complete Digital Champion training.
Connect in the North borrowed some iPads as part of our tablet lending scheme. They used the tablets with the Pass it on People to develop their digital skills and confidence. Connect in the North is a Centre for Inclusive Living led by people with learning difficulties and disabilities, helping them to have control of … Continue reading Tablet Lending at Connect In The North
100% Digital Leeds are committed to trying to give everybody in Leeds the chance to engage with digital technology and get online to improve their health and wellbeing. We’ve also got a focus on housing tenants within Leeds and working within the most digitally excluded wards, so when Housing Leeds asked if we’d like to … Continue reading Housing Leeds Community Days August 2018
St George's Crypt are a Leeds charity working with the homeless, the vulnerable and those suffering from addiction. They offer their service users food, residences and showers, as well as advice and support. They have a range of social enterprises offering development and training opportunities to their homeless and vulnerable clients. St George's Crypt joined the Tablet … Continue reading Tablet Lending at St George’s Crypt
Adventure Begins was a collaboration project led by Inclusion North, partnered with West Yorkshire Combined Authority, 100% Digital Leeds, and the LeedsBID digital initiative, Leeds Boost. The Journey Makers Adventure Begins event took place in Leeds on 3rd July and focused on addressing the barriers to travel for people with learning disabilities and/or autism. This … Continue reading #AdventureBegins
In June, during Festival of Learning week, 100% Digital Leeds partnered with Post Office Broadband and Google Digital Garage to launch the first of six free digital drop-ins around the country aimed at helping boost people’s digital skills and confidence. The Post Office and Google Digital Garage Drop-Ins took place in the cities that were revealed to … Continue reading The Post Office and Google Digital Garage Drop-Ins