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It’s that season again and just wanted to say a big thanks to all who have attended our sessions, helped out or spread the word.

Since setting up early in 2019, it has been the mission of Clear Community Web to help people with their computer troubles and questions, to help develop skills and help them feel safer to get more out of the digital world around us.

Underlying this, we are trying to help people make better decisions and not be excluded from changes in the way we access services, job opportunities and to combat against isolation.

To date over 32 different people have attended our now over-subscribed “Digital Skills for Seniors” class at the Upper Norwood Library Hub, we have conducted over 108 one 2 one sessions helping people with everything from technical and hardware issues to registering to vote. We put on 4 Tea and Tech events which had a mix of fixing, talks as well as a host of guests from Leonard Cheshire and Croydon BME Forum and we are now hosting a CoderDojo – lead by Simon Hammond; helping our younger residents learn about coding.

We ended the year by facilitating a Christmas video message project in partnership with Willow Learning for Life and Croydon Mencap which can be seen here

But what’s next for the new year?

January 7th 11.00-12.15 at the Upper Norwood Library Hub

“Digital Skills for Seniors” re-starts for the new year. Please contact us beforehand if you are interested in this class

January 14th 17.00-19.00 at the Kingswood Community Shop

Community Fixing : 121 help and assistance with your own devices or laptops

January 21st 17.00-19.00 at the Kingswood Community Shop

TEA and TECH: Personal Online Safety : A FREE workshop exploring online safety, mobile phone safety, scams, passwords and managing email

January 24th 12.00-14.00 at the Upper Norwood Library Hub

TEA and TECH: Comparison websites and saving money on your utilities

March 6th 12.00-14.00 at the Upper Norwood Library Hub

TEA and TECH: TBC

April 10th 12.00-14.00 at the Upper Norwood Library Hub

TEA and TECH: TBC