Roadshow to get more of us online

A nationwide roadshow is set to help people across Scotland get online.

The Scottish Government’s Let’s Get On team will visit 75 towns and cities until May 8, offering free, informal, drop-in sessions on how to get online and the benefits the internet can bring.

Trained and friendly staff will host around 90 sessions at a variety of locations, ranging from supermarkets to shopping centres, to sports clubs and local community hubs.

The team will help people experience the benefits of being online first hand by demonstrating a variety of online activities such as how to set up an email address, tips for safe internet shopping and banking, and how to video call friends and family.

Free, informal, drop-in sessions will take place in the Borders on the following dates, times and locations: Thursday, April 30, from 10am to 6pm at The Co-op, 30-40 High Street, Eyemouth, TD14 5EU.

Tuesday, May 5, from 10am to 6pm at The Co-op, Peebles Road, Innerleithen, EH44 6QZ.

Wednesday, May 6, from 10am to 4pm at ASDA, Currie Road, Galashiels, TD1 2AG.

Wednesday, May 6, from 6- 8pm at Hawick Golf Club, Rosebank Road, Hawick, TD9 0NY.