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Free WI-FI available in Westbury library

MORE people can have access to the internet with free WI-FI now  available at all of Wiltshire’s local libraries.

As part of its Wiltshire Online programme, Wiltshire Council has rolled out free wireless internet to its libraries and some of its public offices.

Anyone with a WI-FI enabled laptop, tablet or smart phone can visit one of these venues and browse the internet for free.

For more information on how to find out where free WI-FI access is available people can visit:  www. wiltshire.gov.uk/wopublic wifi. htm

To further support people to get online, Wiltshire Council is committed to rolling out superfast broadband across the county, having recently secured a contract with BT, ensuring residents and businesses can have quick easy access to the internet.

John Thomson, cabinet member for communities said,  “As more and more organisations develop their online services, we want our communities to have access to a computer and feel confident with the basics of what it can offer, including the internet. By offering free computer support and WI-FI we are removing the barriers to Wiltshire getting online.”

More support is available through Wiltshire Online’s Digital Champions volunteers who can offer advice, information and support to small groups of adults in their local communities who want to get online and learn how to use a computer. More information can be found at www. wiltshire.gov.uk/wiltshire online or by calling 01225 793 349.