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Accessibility Apps

AbilityNet are a charity that champion digital accessibility. Many thanks to Alex Barber who shared details of accessibility apps at an AbilityNet webinar. These apps help people who are blind or partially sighted, and I was astonished by how clever and intuitive they are! These apps can be your pair of eyes to help you…

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Our Digital Inclusion Network meeting dates!

The next Cambridge Digital Partnership networking event takes place on: Thursday 23rd May at 1pm. Click to book! Please join us online to find out what is happening with all things ‘digital inclusion’ in Cambridgeshire and share your news with the group! More details will follow soon… We are really looking forward to catching up…

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Digital Inclusion Network 8 February 2024

Thank you to all for attending our digital inclusion network meeting on 8 February 2024. It was lovely catching up with everyone and seeing some new faces too. It was a lively session with introductions and news from all. Our Chair, Sally Page, Deputy CEO of CCVS, began the session by mentioning Cambridge Community Foundation…

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Tech That Won’t Cost the Earth: Sustainable Tech 4 Good

On Friday 27 Oct 2023 we were lucky to have Sue Gowling join us for our webinar. Sue is the Founder of Laptops4Learning, and she spoke about Sustainable Tech 4 Good, that addresses digital inclusion through their three offers. The webinar is available on YouTube Laptops4Learning: Sustainable Tech 4 All Laptops4Learning work with large businesses…

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Working Together to Get Cambridgeshire Online: Digital Inclusion for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

On Thursday Oct 26, 2023, Will Plant, Digital Inclusion Lead for Connecting Cambridgeshire, gave us a fascinating presentation on his role in the Connecting Cambridgeshire Programme and what he’s learnt. Will explained that one of his tasks as Digital Inclusion Lead was to compile a digital inclusion report and he expressed an interest in working…

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Tech That Won’t Cost the Earth: How Charities Can Access Free and Low-Cost Software

Friday 27 Oct 2023 Joel Hogan, programmes manager at Charity Digital joined us to share tips and advice about free low-cost software that could benefit charities. The webinar is available on YouTube With the cost-of-living crisis, charities are finding that donations are declining but there is a greater demand on their services. Joel therefore encourages…

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Cambridgeshire Libraries; expanding their National Databank offer to two additional libraries in Cambridge City.

National Databank: Free SIMs for low-income households at Arbury Court and Barnwell Road libraries “Cambridgeshire Libraries have joined Good Things Foundation’s National Databank and are now launching this offer at Arbury Court, Barnwell Road, Cambourne, Ely, Huntingdon, March and St Neots libraries. This is in addition to Bar Hill, Cambridge Central, St Ives and Wisbech, where we piloted…

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