Middleton Elderly Aid

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

Monthly roundup: October 2018

This October our time has been taken up with #FightTheDivide launch events, Digital Champion training, a flurry of tablet lending applications, and the building of the 100% Digital Leeds movement. Engagement This month has been all about our #FightTheDivide Launch events, which took place in Gipton, Middleton, and Hawksworth Wood. 78 people from 38 community … Continue reading Monthly roundup: October 2018

#FightTheDivide South

Yesterday we had our third and final #FightTheDivide launch event. The event took place in Middleton and was attended by South Leeds organisations working to fight social and digital exclusion. Third sector organisations such as Deaf Blind UK, Groundwork, and Project Hope attended alongside businesses such as Halifax Bank, WYCAS, and Pluralsight, and Leeds City Council staff from Adults and Health, … Continue reading #FightTheDivide South

Tablet Lending at Connect In The North

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

#FightTheDivide West

Yesterday we had our second #FightTheDivide event attended by West Leeds organisations working to fight social and digital exclusion. Leeds City Council staff from Adults and Health, Communities and Environment, and Housing, as well as third sector organisations such as Age UK, Engage Leeds, OPAL and Leeds Irish Health and Homes came along to find out … Continue reading #FightTheDivide West

#FightTheDivide East

On Thursday we brought together organisations working in East Leeds to tackle digital inclusion in the area. We were joined by 15 local third sector organisations, local Councillors, and staff from Leeds Housing, Adults and Health, and Communities and Environment. This is the first of three workshops: there's still time to book a free ticket to the … Continue reading #FightTheDivide East

Monthly roundup: September 2018

This September we've been busy tablet lending, network building, community engaging, grant giving, difference making and movement building! Engagement We've been getting out and about this month, talking about digital inclusion to all sorts of potential partners. We've reached out at community organisations like Forum Central and Leeds Migration Partnership, public engagement events like the Refugees and Migrants … Continue reading Monthly roundup: September 2018

#AdventureBegins

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