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Digital device scheme reduces social isolation among vulnerable people in Tayside

Vulnerable people experiencing social isolation in Tayside are getting connected to loved ones, community groups and vital services thanks to a nationwide digital initiative. Connecting Scotland is a Scottish Government scheme, managed by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, which aims to get every citizen in the country online. Set up in response to the pandemic, the programme has enabled local charity Hillcrest Futures to hand out iPads and MiFi…
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