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Website of the week – vouchercodes.co.uk

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Website of the week this week is about saving money online! There are a large number of websites which offer ways to save money on just about anything you can buy. You can compare prices of anything – shopping items, insurance, utilities, household goods etc.

The one I have selected to mention (and this is by no means biased as most of them are good), is one I have used for quite some time – vouchercodes.co.uk

Vouchercodes, as the name suggests, lists vouchers and offer codes from a huge range of shopping websites, resturants and other organisations such as Amazon, Tesco, Pizza Hut, British Airways, M&S, Homebase, Roadchef, Jessops, Dell, Halfords, Interflora and many, many more.

See if Click.Connect.Discover can help you and your community group or social enterprise make better use of technology.

Written by C Kenzie

September 28, 2010 at 9:07 am

Website of the week – DirectGov

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DirectGov is the one-stop shop for public services on the web.

You can do pretty much anything you can think of – buy car tax, read the Highway Code, find out about student loans, housing, taxes, flooding, passports, recycling and saving energy, voting, employment, health services and a great deal more.

Often it is much faster to find the information you are looking for online, or quicker and more convenient to e.g. buy your car tax online.

Visit DirectGov to see what is available.

Click.Connect.Discover can help you make more use of digital technologies. For more information , visit www.clickconnectdiscover.org

Written by C Kenzie

September 21, 2010 at 9:03 am

Website of the week – BBC Languages

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The BBC Languages website allows you to learn a new language in an easy way. Lessons are provided in audio and video content so you can hear the correct pronunciation.

Currently 15 languages are on offer, from French, German, Italian and Spanish to Welsh (click on ‘other’), Russian and Urdu. There are also simple day-to-day phrases in 36 different languages as MP3’s and as print out.

Written by C Kenzie

September 14, 2010 at 9:04 am

Website of the week – Race Online 2012

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“Race Online 2012 is a challenge to everyone in the UK. Our ambition is to make the UK the first nation in the world where everyone can use the web.”

The website challenges people and organisations to sign up and make a promise to help people get online.

The website includes an interesting collection of digital inclusion research and you can also find a copy of ‘Manifesto for a Networked Nation’.

Written by C Kenzie

September 7, 2010 at 10:44 am

Website of the week – Looking Local

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An increasing number of public services are being made available online.

One such website is Looking Local, available to all people in Wales.

You can access a range of services, including GP appointment bookings, reporting problems to the council, searching for jobs, latest travel news, local information and many others.

You don’t need a computer to access the website, you can find it on Sky and Virgin digital TV, through a mobile phone or internet-connected games consoles such as Nintendo Wii and Playstation.

Looking Local

Written by C Kenzie

August 31, 2010 at 11:15 am

Website of the week – Earth Science picture of the day

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See some stunning photographs from around the world of natural phenomenon, from huge pieces of driftwood to thunderstorms and other weather related events.

Earth Science picture of the day

Written by C Kenzie

August 24, 2010 at 10:53 am

Website of the week – World Time Engine

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This is the first in a series of posts where we try and share some useful, interesting or fun websites with you.

Because communication is truly global these days, and you may have friends or family scattered across the world, this website will help you find out what time it is where they are and what time they might be available on Skype!

World Time Engine

Written by C Kenzie

August 17, 2010 at 10:16 am

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