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We’re supporting Good Things Foundation's call for a 100% digitally included UK.  Read the full Blueprint  and learn how Good Things Foundation wants to work together to Fix The Digital Divide and make sure that digital inclusion is highlighted in the Digital Strategy and the Comprehensive Spending Review.

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Let's Fix the Digital Divide!


Help us to change the narrative around digital inclusion and spread the word about the Better ConNEcted campaign. You can put up one of our posters or share campaign information with your friends or colleagues.

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Support Media Savvy in Drive for Used Devices


Media Savvy is working In partnership with Learning Disability England to source 200 smart phones / tablets / laptops and distribute them to self-advocates with Learning Disabilities. These devices will help people stay connected and tackle loneliness during the pandemic. They will be distributed predominantly in the North East along with training and support if needed.

They are currently seeking donations of used (in order of priority):

  • smart phones

  • tablets

  • laptops

The devices should:

  • work

  • be in good/reasonable condition

  • come with relevant accessories such as chargers

  • be reset to factory settings

If you would like to donate, or you have questions about donation, please write to

For a more detailed description of the project click here. 

Participate in Research

Digital Voice is working with local universities to  run a series of fun, informal focus groups that will enable the researchers to develop technology that will help over 50s with low level digital skills to become digitally included.  

See flyer here for more information or contact email Amy on or  01207 566 866

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Interested in collecting and refurbishing used devices?

Check out and their comprehensive free guide.  



Better ConNEcted is a collaboration of organisations and individuals across the North East of England who are working in some way to tackle digital inclusion. We are passionate about creating lasting change in this arena. If you'd like to get involved in developing the campaign, email us at


Better ConNEcted is made up of the following organisations:

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