Dem politician joins Burnham youth centre's computer sessions
Democrat parliamentary candidate Tessa Munt visited the Burnham
Area Youth Centre during one of the group's regular computer sessions
on Friday (January 15th).
also was given a conducted tour of the building and heard about
the various clubs that use the popular centre.
After a short introduction to UK Online's ongoing strategy, she
joined in a class, and helped and talked with some of the members
about practical elements of computer housekeeping.
Tessa told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I enjoyed the visit immensely
because there are so many useful and interesting activities going
on at the centre. Computer access is important these days, especially
to more senior citizens, and it can be an essential outside world
window to those who are housebound."
The BAY Centre's Vice Chairman Mike Lang added: "At the Friday
technology sessions we use donated computer equipment and clients
own laptops to access online teaching programs. Our volunteer
assistants are invaluable in providing support on an individual
"All the activities here depend on volunteer help, and we
urge interested parties to come forward, whether it is for the
computer technology sessions, The Shed youth cafe, the Gateway
Club, or even the Tuesday morning Stroke club sessions, who also
need volunteer drivers to bring in members to the sessions."
Tessa is pictured helping two of the class members, Jean Webb
and Pat Finnity