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 […]
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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 […]
(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 […]
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 […]
Please join us at our Tap into IT Virtual Christmas Party 2020 – online of course this year. Date: Friday 18th December Time: From 3pm Access: Email me and I’ll send you a zoom link There’ll be: a Christmas Quiz a prize for the best Christmas jumper / other piece of festive attire groan-worthy jokes […]
Get Online Week 2020 was a challenge with all the restrictions in place due to COVID-19. However, our fantastic trustees, staff and volunteers managed to pull it out of the bag. They organised a: quiz, virtual coffee afternoon, get online bingo and a general chat session. Mike Ellis, Executive Director, “attended” each of the events […]
Lorence, a Tap into IT Trustee and volunteer, recently shared his tale, with us, about the struggle he had to report a phishing email to the purported originator. He complained to BT, about a phishing email that he had received and the impossibility of notifying them about this. BT phoned Lorence about his complaint and […]
Smile.amazon.co.uk offers the same products and shopping features as amazon.co.uk. By using Smile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) to your favourite charity. To set this up, go to smile.amazon.co.uk. Login as normal, go to your account and select the charity of your choice – Tap into […]
GET ONLINE WEEK 2020: 19-25 October Get Online Week is fast approaching. “What is Get Online Week?”, I hear you ask. It’s a week long celebration marked out to bring digital inclusion to the Nation’s attention as there are over 4 million people in the UK that are not yet online. You may have attended […]
We have just published our September 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 you […]