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DL100 Awards 2022

The prestigious Digital Leaders 100 awards celebrates organisations leading digital transformation in the UK. We’re thrilled to have been shortlisted for not one but two DL100 Awards for digital leadership with our inclusion work in Salford. We were finalists for Digital Public Service Innovation of the Year and Digital Skills or Talent Initiative of the Year award, thank you ...

Digital Leaders Week in Salford

Digital Leaders week has just passed and we are, once again, proud to have been able to represent Salford highlighting the digital support that is available across the city and the transformations that have occurred throughout Salford Council.  We've had a very busy year at Salford Council and we've been eager to share our progress with the public. Salford hosted a number of e ...

Digital Leaders Week 20th - 24th June 2022

Digital Leaders Week is the biggest gathering of people focused on three key questions our organisations face during this accelerated period of digital transformation: What works? How to? And where can we get advice? During this week we will be hosting events both online and in our Gateways/Hub and collaborating with our partner organisations. There are plenty of events to att ...

Digital Volunteers

We have recruited people of all ages and backgrounds to become Digital Champion Volunteers to help support with digital skills to the people of Salford. What it means to be a volunteer A volunteer is a person who gives their time and energy to a cause they are passionate about without expecting anything in return, they do this out of the goodness of their heart and often to bet ...

DL100 Award Finalists

Voting is now CLOSED! We have been shortlisted for not one but two DL100 Awards for digital leadership with our inclusion work in Salford. We are finalists for  Digital Public Service Innovation of the Year and Digital Skills or Talent Initiative of the Year award, thank you for your support and for voting for us. Winners to be announced during an evening award ceremony on T ...

Doing Digital in Later Life: A Practical Guide

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Good Things Foundation have collaborated on a practical guide aimed at getting more people online and benefit from doing digital later in life. The guide has been designed for anyone to use to help them get started and support someone they know to do digital later in life. The guide includes helpful tips and guidance on how you can ...

Better off Salford

Here at Salford we are committed to helping the public with whatever they need, however we can. Better off is our new council lead service for people who live in Salford aimed to support residents with many things such as the cost of living, debt advice or even just a chat about any worries you may be having, we are here to listen and help. BetterOff will show you the benefits ...

New pilot launched to address digital poverty for care leavers in Salford

A new, first of its kind pilot has been launched to support care leavers in Salford to get online and benefit from the opportunities the digital world brings.  The pilot, which is now live in Salford, will support 40 care leavers with a comprehensive package of support including access to free data for 12 months, free devices through the Salford Council device donation sch ...

Get Online week IN Salford 2021

Our teams showed fantastic support for all Salford residents looking to Get Online. Thanks to everyone involved in making Get Online Week such a success – we helped over 400 people at a range of our sessions. Get Online Week is a national campaign to inspire people to do more online and help them learn how. In Salford, we’re committed to supporting residents all year round but ...

Vodafone commits to connecting one million people living in digital poverty

Vodafone is committed to tackling Digital Exclusion As part of their long-term ambition to combat digital exclusion, Vodafone have committed to get one million people online by the end of 2022. Delivered through a range of programmes such as the Great British Tech Appeal and Buy One, Give One they will be providing people in need with a SIM card loaded with 20GB of data plus ...

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