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Digital Fife

We are always looking for groups and organisations from across Fife to join our online community with a website

 

Application Form

 

 

Having a Website is Still Important

This is the time to make sure your site is up to date and that you are using all the features the Digital Fife tool kit offers. 

You can link your site to a Facebook page and create surveys and newsletters. Your community and group members will be online looking for support and information.

Tell others about Digital Fife and remember we are here and able to support you develop new ways of reaching out to members.

 

Digital Fife Websites

Digital Fife promotes the use of digital technology through work with community groups and a network of volunteer Digital Champions. We offer websites to constituted community groups to promote their work, online learning and be part of a like minded community.

Throughout Fife there are over 300 community groups involved. Fife Council supports Digital Fife as part of its wider work to get more people online.

Apply for a website here

The Digital Fife Management Committee

The Digital Fife Management Committee consists of volunteer community members from the Digital Fife Family, that is from groups who have a Digital Fife website. Among responsibilities the Committee have is to look at how to improve Digital Fife and its’ future direction. If your organisation has a website with Digital Fife and you are interested in being a member, please contact Willie, email willie.mccool@fife.gov.uk 

Digital Unite How-to-Guides

An award-winning range of 400+ how-to guides covering a whole host of digital topics. Written by subject matter experts and updated daily, these guides are perfect for supporting others with digital skills or improving your own knowledge.

The Guides include Computer basics,  Creating documents, Email & Skype, Using the internet, Hobbies & interests, Music & audio, Smartphones & tablets, TV & video, Social networking & blogs, Digital photography, Internet security, Government services and shopping & banking

 

Click on the Digital Unite Logo to access the guides

Friends Against Scams

Unscrupulous criminals are exploiting fear due to the current global situation to prey on members of the public, particularly older and vulnerable people who are isolated from family and friends. National Trading Standards is warning people to remain vigilant following a rise in scams that seek to benefit from the public’s concern and uncertainty. You are able to find an a link to an online awareness session below.

 

Friends Against Scams

 

 

A New Help Hub is Available on Building and Updating your Website

 

Instruction guides on the Digital Fife website building tools – from Widgets to Admin.

These guides are available by clicking here

Our Jobhunting Module has been Modernised

 

If you are in the employment market this module is worth completing,

 click here to access

Consult Anstruther

Your chance to voice your opinions

 

The Royal Burgh of Kilrenny, Anstruther and Cellardyke Community Council is carrying out a public consultation to support the development of a sustainable transport strategy for the burgh.

 

Click here for more information

 

 

 

New Website Tutorials

New tutorials on the website building tools - from Widgets to Admin. Click on image to access tutorials

 

 

 

 

The Importance of the Internet During the Covid 19 Crisis

and Beyond

More than half the world’s population is now online. The pandemic is underscoring the fact that internet access is no longer a luxury, but a necessity to participate in society fully, that it is as essential as electricity and running water.

Digital Fife

 Digital Fife is still open and available to improve the attractiveness of your website and help to add new functions.

Contact willie.mccool@fife.gov.uk

 

Digital Fife as part of Fife Council also has been involved in the response to the crisis. Several guides have been produced in relation to the Corona Virus crisis which can be accessed below

 

Video Conferencing software and using it safely.

Click here for document

With any video conferencing software make sure you have the latest version.

 


 

Many “helping-hand” groups fetch groceries and other essentials on behalf of elderly and vulnerable families. These groups prefer not to handle cash and some have set up PayPal accounts as a way of receiving money from their customers.

This guide covers online banking and paying by debit card, bank transfer or PayPal.

Click here for document

 

Latest News Items

 

Charity Digital Skills Report  2021

now in its fifth year the Report is the annual barometer of digital skills, attitudes and support needs across the sector.

Access the report here


Scottish Goverment Digital Strategy 2021

The Scottish Government published Scotland’s updated Digital Strategy 2021 in March.  Worth reading to get a sense of how we believe that Scotland can thrive in a digital world.

Access the Strategy here


Ofcom's Online Nation 2021 reveals a year lived online

Online Nation is an annual report that looks at what people are doing online, how they are served by online content providers and platforms, and their attitudes to and experiences of using the internet.

Access the report here

Create an E-Newsletter for keeping in touch with your organisations' members during the lockdown

Click here for instructions

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