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Protect yourself from Covid19 scammers

WARNING. 15+ coronavirus scams to watch out for and how to protect yourself The scale of the coronavirus pandemic has brought out the absolute best in people and society – but upsettingly, it’s also brought criminals and low-lifes out of the shadows to prey on our pockets. Action Fraud has reported £970,000 already lost to […]

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Online health resources – Be Online 2016

Watch My Way – How to stay healthy using Learn My Way Health sessions have been VERY popular during our campaigns like ‪#‎BeOnline16‬ from February 2016. Check out this video from #‎WatchMyWay‬ for a helpful tour of the health sections in Learn My Way and how to use them. This is the fourth video of

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Get online week

 Every year as part of the national network of ukonline centres we celebrate ‘Get Online Week’ to inspire and encourage people to start learning digital skills that can help improve and even transform lives. Why not call into the Lighthouse Project and see how we can help and inspire you? This week at the Lighthouse

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Pam helping map financial inclusion

Pam was in London recently as part of a select team of people from ukonline centres, the Tinder Foundation, and Lloyds Bank. The group were gathered to work on developing three new modules for the Learn My way portfolio of computer course that are delivered through the national ukonline centres network. The new courses will

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Beyond Basics improve your wordprocessing skills

Get to grips with Word and Excel. Our Beyond Basics Workshop is a short course and workshop designed to build up your wordprocessing and spreadsheet skills and show you how to get the best out of Word and Excel. The course is free and runs on a Thursday morning 10am – 12 noon. However booking is required as places are

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Are you making the most out of the Lighthouse

Are you making the most out of the Lighthouse Project? We run lots of activities and course on a daily and weekly basis to help people improve their lives or circumstances. Here are some of the regular types of support that we offer (all free of charge) computing for beginners, how to prepare a CV,

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Break your technology fears using a Learn My way course

Learn My way – a great way to start A great way to start learning how to use the internet and technology is through a Learn My Way course. Come to the Lighthouse Project and find out how easy it is to get started. Put your technology fears behind you and get to grips with

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Let’s get digital – Get online week 14th Oct 2013

Get Digital at the Lighthouse Project Have you ever wanted to learn about computers and the internet but didn’t know where to start? Feel too old or think it’s too complicated? Been discouraged because people seem too busy or don’t have the patience to help? Well don’t be put you off because there is someone

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New Job hunting resources

Lighthouse Work Club – Job Hunting resources We have added some new job hunting resources to our website to help our regular visitors and anyone who chooses to make use of our site. The first resources is a JOBS Board. In addition to the jobs that are advertised on the regular job sites we are

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Gail Dawson – Universal Jobmatch help

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Brian Scott – back to work help

I have gained some useful information about looking for work on the back to work essentials course, and I have been shown how to use the Universal Jobmatch site, to register and how to upload my CV. Brian – June 2013

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David – back to work essentials

My first day on the Back to Work course I learned about Universal Jobmatch, how to update my CV, search for jobs using a computer and how to get to job hunting sites from the Lighthouse homepage. I have been encouraged about how to use a computer – from a computer novice! David Parkinson –

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Denise – cures headaches

Have you been helped, encouraged, supported? All of the above, you’ve been a Godsend. All you need to do now is keep a paracetamol for my computer headaches! Thanks a lot – Denise D – June 2013

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Back to Work Essentials – new sessions

Our new updated work club course called BACK to WORK Essentials is now running. Following the success of our Why Don’t You… employability course Back to work essentials has been designed to offer targeted support to people who are looking for work and need to improve or update their computer and internet skills. The course

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Start Something Special

Job seekers start something new online in Middleton Unemployed people from in and around Middleton have been taking part in the national Start something campaign over the last few weeks, as they get to grips with computers and the internet to help them back into work. Start something is challenging people to leave failed New

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