Help needed to create website for Honiton 55+ Centre

PUBLISHED: 18:30 25 May 2015 | UPDATED: 09:30 29 May 2015

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Anyone who can help should get in touch with steering group vice-chairman Jackie Wadsworth.

Honiton 55+ Centre is set to make its presence felt online - but only if a volunteer steps forward and offers to help create a website for it.

Jackie Wadsworth, vice-chairman of the service’s steering group, said the new website will only be launched once it signs a lease at the old St Michael’s building with Devon County Council.

She says that a website - showing the service’s menu options, opening times and detailed information - will be of use to prospective clients, but she needs someone to step forward and help out.

“We need someone who understands how to set up a website,” Mrs Wadsworth said. “We need them to keep it up to date with whatever is happening with the 55+ Centre and keep it running.”

Mrs Wadsworth said that a strong online presence will mean the service can branch out to young carers who are perhaps looking for somewhere for their parents to go and be looked after.

Although the job will not pay, Mrs Wadsworth said that the money saved will be ploughed back into the service.

“We would really need someone to do it on a voluntary agreement,” she added.

“The more we can get voluntarily, the better it will be for the centre.”

Mrs Wadsworth also launched a fresh appeal for volunteers and donations.

She is now calling upon local businesses to dig into their pockets to help.

“Honiton thrives on business and the old people in town do shop,” she added.

“You would think the businesses would express an interest in coming forward.”

Anyone who wishes to donate, volunteer, or would like to get involved with creating a website, should call Mrs Wadsworth on 01404 43935.

Alternatively, send her an email via jacbar007@btinternet.com


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