GoOnLine

Slide18GoOnLine is a drop-in service which helps older people  in rural areas, including OPAL Club members, to learn how to access the internet, with one-to-one support of volunteers. The service aims to foster use of the internet to pursue peoples’ personal interests.

The sessions are run in sociable settings in local venues. To see what happens at the sessions, follow us on Twitter: @opal_GoOnLine or Instagram: opalgonlineservice

Our GoOnLine drop-in sessions will be held in the following venues: 

Frodsham: The Queens Head, 92 Main Street, WA6 7AR.

The service runs on Mondays and the sessions run from 10.30am to 12.30pm. The next sessions will be held on September 25 and October 9 & 23.

Oakmere: The Lounge, Chester Road CW8 2HB.

The service runs on Tuesdays and the sessions run from 10am to 12 midday. The next sessions will be held on October 3, 17 & 31.

Kingsley: WT Gibson Ltd, Kingsley Mill, Mill Lane, Kingsley, Cheshire WA6 8JA.

The service runs on Tuesdays and the sessions run from 10 am – 12 midday. The next sessions will be held on October 10 & 24.

Manley: Village Hall, Tarvin Road, Manley, Cheshire WA6 9EL

The service runs on Wednesdays and the sessions run from 10.00 am to 12 pm. The next sessions will be held on October 11 & 25.

Cotebrook: Alvanley Arms, Cotebrook, Nr Tarporley CW6 9DS

The service runs on Thursdays and the sessions run from 10 am to 12 midday. The next sessions will be held on September 28 and October 12 & 26.

Farndon: Lewis’ of Farndon Coffee Shop, High Street, Farndon CH3 6PU.

The service runs on Thursdays and the sessions run from 9.30 am to 1130am. The next session will be held on October 19.

Tilston: The Carden Arms, Church Road, Tilston, Nr Malpas, Cheshire SY14 7HB

The service runs on Thursdays and the sessions run from 10.00 am to 12 pm. The next sessions will be held on October 5 and November 2 & 30.

Please  note that individual sessions may have to be cancelled at short notice. In such cases, we regret any inconvenience caused.

For more information, contact: goonline@opalservices.org.uk or Jean Toyn on 07563 156 220 or Carol Hitchen on 07851 253 587

Our service will also be available at the Time Bank Library in Ashton Hayes Parish Room on a Wednesday morning from 10am to 12 mid-day

For further information or to book a session contact:

Jean Toyn 07563 156220 Email: jean.toyn@opalservices.org.uk or Caroline Massos c/o Ash-worth Time Bank 01829 751398 Email: ash-worthtime@hotmail.co.uk

Also, in October we will be holding a  session on Comparing Utility Costs/Collective Switching on:

Wednesday 4 October from 10am – 12 noon at Carriages, New Russia Hall, Chester Road, Gatesheath, Chester CH3 9AH.

This session focuses on comparing utility costs / switching energy providers and collective switching.

In November we will be holding a  session for both carers and others on Accessing Health Care Information and Keeping Safe at Home on:

Wednesday 1 November from 1pm – 3pm at Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, WA6 7QN.`

Places are limited so please book your place or for further information please contact Jean on 07563 156220 or Carol on 07851 253587 or email: goonline@opalservices.org.uk.

If you have IT skills and would like to volunteer to help with this service, please contact us – we would be delighted to hear from you.