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News about or from Bristol Wireless

New Training News

We’ve got dates for the next training course – this time we only have the opportunity to deliver the course in one slot running from Thursday April 8th for 4 weeks. All bookings will be done through Music & Message via the ECC. We are arranging to have the computers refurbished and delivered by Don […]

Pathways Work Placements

We’ve got the go-ahead with a few provisos to employ some people as work placements in partnership with Future West as part of the Pathways to Work project. We’ve had a meeting at the lab with Red and Jade West the 2 administrators of the scheme and they seem very keen to work with us. […]

Media focus group meeting

Meeting at the Chelsea Inn Easton on Tuesday 2nd March – 6.30pm (the day after the AGM) Planning for the DEMO DAY in the spring… objectives – content – formats – selection – acquisition formatting/streaming – site logistics – assets organisation network capability – access limits – event co-ordination Anyone interested in taking part welcome

Driver News Linux Centrino driver released A Canadian software company has produced a driver that will let Linux users make the most of Intel Corp.’s Centrino wireless chip set. Linuxant released DriverLoader 1.6 last week and is hoping to capitalize on a market that Intel itself has identified, promising in January that it will soon make […]

Getting support from Business 3 March – 10.00 am to 4.00 p

LAST MINUTE OPPORTUNITY – FREE PLACES AVAILABLE!!!!!!!!!!! Any volunteers to go on behalf of Bristol Wireless? Getting support from Business – The CREATE Centre – – lunch provided This course is for organisations with limited experience of gaining support from business. You will learn about the benefits of partnership, how to write a basic proposal […]

More IoPP donations + Giveaway News

The Institute of Physics Publishing have come up with another 20 computers which will be distributed over the next 2 Thursdays to the course participants currently in their third week of training. Paul and Ben have been leading the training, and developing more course materials – Thanks to all those preparing the machines for […]

Laptop for Linux

<forward from> Hi, I heard about the Bristol Wireless project from a friend who met one of you chaps in a pub. Mmm, liquid networking. Great project, I’ll be watching the website. I’m on the lookout for a used laptop to run Linux. Something reasonably recent, as I will be running OpenOffice. Do you […]

Feb 16th – Funding & Finance for Co-operatives

Bristol and Bath Co-operative Business Forum: Funding & Finance for Co-operatives There is funding and financing available for co-operatives in the former Avon area to meet start up, expansion and specific project costs. This event aims to inform co-operatives of these sources of finance and to give an opportunity to ask questions to representatives of […]

Repost – digitalpartnership online

Probably not our cup of tea… The Digital Partnership is an international partnership facilitating innovation and affordable access to technology, training and the Internet for learning, enterprise and development in developing and emerging market economies through a sustainable private/public partnership model. It is an initiative of the International Business Leaders Forum, established in May 2001 […]

LLoyds TSB

I think all the banks do something like this. NatWest used to fund a couple of posts at the Barton Hill Workshop, but I think that might have ended now –

BT Community Connections

Anyone know of any groups that be encouraged to apply for this besides ourselves. The possibility exists of our pooling the bandwidth locally, in return for our support in applying perhaps. Please note that BT is currently reviewing the award scheme with a proposed launch date for Year Three of January 2004. BT Community Connections […]