Did you know that 9 million people in the UK have never used the internet, and that three in five people aged 65 or over have never gone online?
This puts them at a considerable disadvantage at a time when digital technology has become central to so many aspects of our lives, everything from shopping, banking and paying bills, to social activities and accessing public services.
Covering a large area of Enfield and Barnet, the dynamic Emma Rigby started off her huge following with a group on Facebook, and now runs an all-singing all-dancing website. Getting the engagement of this number of people is a great achievement.
The local community website with a difference. Sue is particularly interested in the people and history of Palmers Green and has already come up with some amazing facts. Have a look at a new take on the area.
Based on the Ning software for Community websites, Richard McKeever and his team are trying to bring a greater community feel to the area in Bowes Park and Bounds Green. There is a definite undercurrent of change in the area and the website is certainly helping. Have a look.