Get Online Week

National campaign sees Beechtree Community Centre Try 1 Thing online

17th October 2018 will see Get Online Week help Whitchurch residents learn that getting the most out of the internet can be easy and fun.

Get Online Week is coming to Whitchurch this October, to give everyone the chance to make the most of the internet, no matter how confident they are online.

Running from October 15 – October 21, Get Online Week 2018 will see hundreds of community events take place across the country. The campaign is saying: “See how it feels when you Try 1 Thing” – use the internet to do just one thing you’d normally do in a shop or bank, in a doctor’s or chemist, or even over the phone.

Gilda Nicholson, Digital Inclusion Officer from Beechtree Community Centre says: “More people than you probably think still don’t use the internet at all, and we’re here to help. But even if you send the odd email, use Facebook or read the news on your phone, you could still be missing out on so much.

“Getting the most out of the internet doesn’t have to be scary. Doing just one new thing online is all you need to do to get started – come along to our event and we can help you do just that!

“We’ll be holding our Get Online Week events at 1.00pm – 4.00pm on 17th October 2018 at Beechtree Community Centre, and there’ll be lots of friendly support for anyone who wants to start doing a bit more online – and it’s absolutely free.

“People can call 01948 258220 to find out more, or just pop in and see what’s happening. The more the merrier and everyone’s welcome!”

For more information about Get Online Week events in Whitchurch area where you can Try 1 Thing, contact Beechtree Community Centre on 01948 258220. To find other local events, call 0800 77 1234 and ask for help with digital skills, or visit

Get Online Week is the country’s biggest campaign helping people to improve their digital skills. Now in its twelfth year, Get Online Week 2018 aims to help everyone take their next step to being more confident online – whatever their level of skill – by trying just one new thing online. Find out more at

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