Go ON UK is a charity with a big aim. It wants to ensure that everyone and every organisation – from small business to large corporations and charities – is able to enjoy the social, economic and cultural benefits of the internet and in so doing, supercharge the UK economy and substantially improve the health, wealth and well-being of the country.
Some 50,000 homes in the North East are to benefit from better value broadband, landline, TV and mobile services as TalkTalk installs its own equipment in 17 telephone exchanges throughout the region, at a cost of £800,000
The North East has one of the highest proportions of people in the United Kingdom that have never used the internet. Graham Pratt talks to Go ON UK chief executive Graham Walker about how the charity is championing the battle to reverse that trend
Baroness Martha Lane Fox shot to fame as a star of the dotcom boom and is still enthused by the power of the internet. With her charity Go ON UK she is on a mission to help UK businesses, charities, and millions who have never been on line to get to grips with the internet
Brian was appointed Editor of The Journal in December 2003, joining from Trinity Mirror's Liverpool base where he was Editorial Development Manager for the company's regional titles. He has also held senior positions at the Daily Record and the Evening Express, Aberdeen, as well as being a former Editor of the Lincolnshire Echo.