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York reported as one of the most digitally inclusive cities, according to new study

As more and more of everyday life goes online, experts are warning that a huge number of residents are being left behind. Recognising this huge issue, many charities and local organisations are stepping in to provide digital inclusion support to help those who cannot afford or don’t feel able to adapt to a more digital lifestyle.
Speaking to one digital inclusion charity, the experts at Bionic have been able to reveal that nearly 1 in 5 adults lack the most basic digital skills needed for...

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Our Big Transport Conversation

With just a month to go until the closure of Our Big Transport Conversation, City of York Council is urging everyone to have their say and take part in the consultation.
Our Big Transport Conversation, the largest public consultation on transport since 2010, will close at 11.59pm on Sunday 4 February. The consultation shares ten key policy areas which will help form a new Local Transport Plan and deliver a more sustainable and reliable transport network for several decades to come.
There are a...

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York Community Fund

The York Community Fund is a new independent fund, administered by Two Ridings. It has been created for the people who live, work and study in York, to support vibrant and purposeful community action that actively improves the wellbeing of everyone in the city. It also provides a point whereby donors can collectively contribute into a fund specifically for York people and communities.
The Fund builds on and strengthens the energy, impact and potential of York’s voluntary and community gro...

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Get ready for the festive period - NHS

With the festive season just around the corner, it’s important to know when your local pharmacy is open. Stay well this winter by stocking your medicine cabinet and ordering prescriptions ahead of time....

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Free events in York encouraging people to cycle - Everybody's Cycling

Bring your bike to one of our drop-in Bike Doctor events for a free safety check and minor repairs. Look out for the Bike Doctor sign and gazebo.After the Bike Doctor events, join us for a leisurely guided ride to help build your cycling confidence and improve your wellbeing. Ideal for new and novice cyclists. Riders can bring their own helmets and roadworthy bikes, but both can be borrowed for free including disability cycles. Pre-booking is essential for the rides and spaces are limited to up...

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Support services over the festive season

Healthwatch York have produced a list of support services available over the festive season.It includes Mental Health, Medical, Food and more support from York, and national organisations.The Healthwatch York list of Support Services...

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York Volunteering Fair 2024

The York Volunteering Fair 2024 is set for Friday, 19 January 2024, running from 3 pm to 6 pm.• Meet local good causes you can be a part of• Learn new skills and enhance your CV• Join a group and meet new people• Make a differenceBook your place at the York Volunteering Fair...

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"One City, Many Women's Voices"

In 2024 York International Women's Week takes place from 2nd-10th March.

What does your woman’s voice want to tell others?
What local and global women’s voices do you want to hear in York?
What do you want to say about women’s lives, hopes, fears and achievements?

Each year York International Women’s Week (YIWW) marks 8th March, International Women’s Day, by inviting local people to organise events that place women and girls at the heart of the current chal...

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