Digital North – The Digital Inclusion Project

Are you an older and/or disabled person?

Unable to access the Internet or computers?

Want to be able to improve your computer skills, so that you can use the Internet to shop, socialise, pay bills, apply for jobs, make benefit claims, etc?

Then ‘Digital North’ is for you!

We are here to help older and disabled people get on-line and make the most of new technology. We can offer informal one-to-one or group training, support and advice, help with Internet queries and problems, etc.

Drop in times: Tuesdays 1-4pm, Thursdays 10-Noon

Internet for Absolute Beginners (IfAB)

Starts: Thursday 6th September
Ends: Thursday 27th September
Time: 10.30 am – 12.30 pm
Place: Disability North, The Dene Centre, Castle Farm Road, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 1PH.
Length: 4 sessions

Tutor: Bea Groves-McDaniel,

Telephone: 0191 284 0480 (Extension 217)  E-mail:|

Are you totally mystified by the Internet? Want to get on-line, but don’t know how? Afraid of scams or hacking and want to be secure? Then Internet for Absolute Beginners (IfAB) is for you!

This is a very flexible four session course which tries to answer all your burning questions about using the Internet. In particular, it will try to build confidence and demystify some of the issues that people commonly confront.We’ll even have a chance to try out ‘Alexa’ — one of the new ‘talking computers’!

If you’re aged over 50 or are disabled then book now by contacting the course tutor by telephone on 0191 284 0480 (Extension 217) or e-mail