A Day In Digital

What was so special about Tuesday 7th March? The Digital team had a particularly exciting day, and we wanted to tell you all about it, it was a day all about sharing learning, in several different places! We started off at the Digital City Festival, attending the ‘Collaborating to get GM residents online’ event at Talk…

The Words, The Wicked and The Working Pay Machines

You can use your experiences, good or bad, to become a great community champion. Nicola, who developed the community champions training course, shares a recent health experience to explain how. I have been experiencing pain in my right leg; I am sure you are now wondering what this has to do with Stockport Community Champion…

Sharing our practice – managing Plan B as an SME

We know that as an SME, and a social enterprise at that, resources can be tight. For this reason, we have committed to sharing our processes and resources when adapting how we work in light of the new Plan B. We are not stating that what we plan to do is perfect but we hope…

A picture says a thousand words

Last week, we celebrated the life of Alan Turing whilst raising money for a George House Trust. As we celebrated Get Online Week, it felt important to honour the man who did so much to celebrate computer science. But our picture, proudly at the door when you enter, isn’t just there to celebrate one man’s…

The Starting Point Charter

In September, our team spent time away in Giggleswick reflecting on the last 18 months and developing our plan for the future. Thanks to our work with Ansuz Action we have developed a charter for our work going forward. But first, some pictures of our time there… Our Charter: Starting Point is committed to sharing…

Please vote for us

We are really honoured to be finalists for the Digital Leaders Craig Macdonald Memorial Prize and we would be really grateful for your vote. Craig Macdonald was a technology professional dedicated to public service who passed away suddenly in early 2020. In honour of Craig’s memory, Tech Investor Rob Wilmot is partnering with Digital Leaders…