Entries by fmgmh

Daniel Vasile

A ‘Farewell’ to Daniel (Volunteer) Daniel has had to stop volunteering with us mid March due to other commitments. He’s been with us since September 2020 and has taken every opportunity since then to help out in whatever way he can. Mostly, that has been in the online groups of course, along with Milo in […]

A match made in Heaven

Tap into IT is partnering with Slateford Longstone Church of Scotland in a 3 year project to help housebound older people, in their local community, to connect more effectively with others and reconnect with groups and activities for health and wellbeing. It is being funded by the Tor Foundation. 80 percent of Slateford Longstone Church […]

Gadget User Tip: No 3

If you’re banging your head against a wall, see if you can go around it instead… If you find that every time you do a particular thing it’s a real pain in the neck, there’s a good chance there’s an easier way to do it. Usually on most devices there are several ways to do […]

The Generation Game

On Wednesday, August 11th around thirty Tappers started the new term by tuning into The Generation Game. To coin a phrase, “It was nice to see you…..all”. The Generation Game offered an hour’s entertainment for our Tappers as well as the opportunity for different generations to mix. As well as having youngsters from Edinburgh, we […]

Tap into IT Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) this year will be held on Thursday, 10th June, 7pm. The meeting will be online again this year. Please let us know if you can attend the Annual General Meeting, by completing the contact form, and we’ll send you a Zoom link.

John Muir Trust Competition Winner

Aaron Rashid aged 14, one of our junior Tap IT volunteers, has recently received a runners up prize in the John Muir Trust Wild Inside writing competition. There were over 400 entries to this writing competition which was split into two categories, over 18’s and under 18’s. Aaron’s winning entry is fantastic and he has […]

2021 TapIT e-Newsletter

We have just published our first 2021 TapIT e-Newsletter! If you’ve not already subscribed to receive our newsletters – scroll down to the bottom of this page to where it states “Newsletter – Sign Up!” and add your email address. Then press the subscribe button. You will receive an email asking you to confirm that […]

Supermarket Shopping Delivery Options – Edinburgh area

(information correct at date of publishing) There are four points to bear in mind with the current supermarket shopping delivery services offered in Edinburgh: There are minimum basket spends Delivery charges are additional to the minimum spend in most cases. Delivery charges vary depending on the day and time of delivery selected. The minimum spend […]

Edinburgh Charity Seeks Help in Bridging the Capital’s Digital Divide

An Edinburgh-based charity is appealing for funding as it steps up its digital offensive in the battle against loneliness. Established more than 10 years ago, this Edinburgh Charity, Tap into IT works with older people across the city – including those with disabilities and health problems – helping them to access the internet and digital […]