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Rutland Information Service

Getting Online

Listed below are some resources to help you get online, stay safe online, and make the most of being online. Please be aware that some services mentioned are on hold during the coronavirus outbreak.

Getting online

If you're not sure how, or where, to start, Age UK and BT both offer advice on accessing the internet. Age UK also have a handy glossary of online terms.  

If you can't access the internet at home, Oakham Library and Uppingham Library offer free computer and WiFi access. If you can access the internet but you want to connect to faster broadband, read Rutland County Council's advice.

Staying safe online

Rutland County Council offer advice on staying safe online, including information for parents.

Age UK and Citizens Advice have both published information on detecting and avoiding scams. 

Barclays' Digital Wings platform covers many topics, including online security.

Get Safe Online is the UK's leading awareness resource helping protect against online issues.

Making the most of being online

Developing your online skills:

Things to do online:

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