The Great British Public Toilet Map

The NHS has estimated that 3-6 million people manage reduced continence due to medical or health reasons. Public toilets are a necessity, but with funding being cut, they can be difficult … Read more

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John Pollard

In 2011, John Pollard had a vision for a community learning centre that would improve the lives of local people by utilising technology, the internet and his vast experience in the IT … Read more

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Macmillan eCards Cancer Support

eCards have long been a successful fundraising tool for Macmillan, driving supporter engagement and generating income through donations. Sent to “brighten the day of someone special”, you can choose from an … Read more

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WeKonnekt are a group of five pupils from Denbigh High School in Luton: Hasan and Shayaan (Year 10) and Luay, Itesham and Shakil (Year 9), who came together to create … Read more

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Every year in the UK, TeenTech work with and connect over 5,000 young people with over 2,000 engineers, scientists and people working in technology. We work with communities to develop … Read more

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Arnav Sharma

Aged just nine years old, Arnav Sharma studied the cause, diagnosis and effect of asthma and came up with a solution; the AsthmaPi kit. Using a Raspberry Pi hooked up … Read more

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Femi Owolade-Coombes

At the age of nine, Femi Owolade-Coombes began to get involved in the world of coding. He joined local Raspberry Pi community events, attended the YRS Festival of Code, ran Physical Computing workshops … Read more

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How tech can support people living with dementia

With any mental health care plan, an individual approach is key to its success – and dementia is no different. Since the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards began in 2011, we’ve met … Read more

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Accessible technology is playing a large part in making disabled people’s lives easier

This article was originally published April 2016 on Disability Horizons’ website. Whether you love it or hate it, technology is a part of our every day lives. So much of … Read more

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Digital inclusion at the heart of AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards

Without digital skills, it can be almost impossible to reach the support and services many of us use on a daily basis. From cheaper utility bills to advice on healthcare, … Read more

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Turning Pennies into pounds, making fundraising simple

Since 2011 we’ve crowned 50+ individuals and organisations winners, and one of the first was Pennies, winner of the Fundraising Award 2011. Championed for their collaborative approach to fundraising, Pennies make … Read more

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Musical spaghetti: How IT Volunteer of the Year Rachael Moat uses spaghetti hoops to help disabled children

Each year we’re surprised and impressed by the innovation shown by our entrees, but nothing could have prepared us for the winner of the IT Volunteer of the Year Award … Read more

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