Go ON UK

Go ON UK

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.

Baroness Martha Lane Fox CBE at the event hosted by Lloyds Banking Group and the digital charity, Go ON UK

New awards scheme has launched to honour online success stories

A new awards scheme has launched to recognise the region’s tech savvy individuals and businesses that are helping to get more people online

Post Office owner Peter Stemmer is going to fit two computers in his store for the community to use

Post Offices to open their doors to the world wide web

Internet cafes and wi-fi could be coming to your local post office as the organisation unveils their Get Connected campaign

Norma Frain, 82 and Brian Kenny, 65, learn about getting online using an iPad

Tyneside pensioners get internet savvy with the help of youngsters

Pensioners in North Tyneside have been getting to grips with the internet thanks to young volunteers at a Techy Tea Party

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North East businesses boost revenues through using the internet

Nine out of 10 small and medium-sized businesses in the North East have boosted their revenues by up to £10,000 through using the internet

50,000 homes in the North East will benefit

TalkTalk makes £800,000 systems investment

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

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Supplement: Go ON UK

A special four-page supplement in association with Go ON UK and its partners. Meet the North East's digital champions and Tips & Tricks to make your online experience easier

Baroness Martha Lane Fox CBE at the event hosted by Lloyds Banking Group and the digital charity, Go ON UK

Go ON UK: Fight starts to get more North East folk online

The fight to get half a million people in the North East who can't use the internet online starts today

Google Juice Bar head, Gori Yahaya

Google Juice Bar supports Go ON UK with 50th event

Google brought its 50th Juice Bar to Tyneside, bringing advice to more than 200 people, after the Go ON UK official launch

Baroness Martha Lane Fox CBE at the event hosted by Lloyds Banking Group and the digital charity, Go ON UK

Go ON UK: Dotcom guru's digital mission

Baroness Martha Lane Fox CBE was speaking at an event hosted by Lloyds Banking Group and the digital charity, Go ON UK in association with Google

Go ON UK chief executive Graham Walker

Go ON UK: Together, we will make a difference

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

Go ON UK: Launch of new initiative to get more people online

Digital expert Baroness Martha Lane Fox will launch an initiative to get more people online in the North East this afternoon

Baroness Martha Lane Fox

Go ON UK: Grasp the benefits of digital mission

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

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