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.

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

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 July 25 and August 8 & 22.

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 July 17 and August 14.

Crowton: Hare and Hounds, Station Road, Crowton CW8 2RN

The service runs on Tuesdays and the sessions run from 10 am to 12 midday. The next sessions will be held on July 18 and August 1, 15 & 29.

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 July 20 and August 3, 17 & 31.

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 July 27 and August 24.

Bulkeley: Bickerton Poacher, Wrexham Road, Bulkeley SY14 8BE.

The service runs on Wednesdays and the sessions run from 10.00 am to 12 pm. The next sessions will be held on August 16 & 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

COMING SOON!

In addition to our usual sessions we are also holding the following events.

In August we will be holding Musical Moments Sessions for carers and the person you care for. They are free sessions to involve people through the use of music, singing, reminiscence activities and movement and will be available in Tattenhall and Frodsham on:

Wednesday 9 August from 1pm to 3pm Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham WA6 7QN and

Wednesday 23 August from 10am to 12 noon at Carriages, New Russia Hall, Chester Road, Gatesheath, Chester CH3 9AH.

During September we will also be holding sessions on Comparing Utility Costs/Collective Switching on:

Wednesday 6 September from 10am – 12 noon at Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham WA6 7QN.

For Carers a session will also be held on Wednesday 20 September from 1pm – 3pm at Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham WA6 7QN.

These sessions focus on comparing utility costs / switching energy providers and collective switching.

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.

Information on further sessions to held throughout the year will be available here so please visit this page to keep updated.

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.