Caring Connections Nominated for Prestigious National Award

Caring Connections is up against three other regional finalists to be named Wales’ Digital Hero.

TalkTalk’s search for the nation’s Digital Heroes has discovered three local candidates, who will now go head to head to win a £5,000 technology grant to help further their cause. People in Wales are being urged to vote for their favourite Digital Hero at

The individuals with the most votes from each of the twelve regions will be honoured at a ceremony at the House of Commons judged by a panel that includes UK Digital Champion and dotcom entrepreneur Martha Lane Fox.

Eleven of the Digital Heroes winners will win £5,000 to put towards enhancing their digital project while one overall winner, determined by the expert judging panel, will receive a grand prize of £10,000. All 12 winners also get free broadband from TalkTalk for 12 months.

UK Digital Champion Martha Lane Fox said: “I love hearing about the projects digital heroes are running in communities across the UK, I urge everyone to take inspiration from these amazing ninjas, please don’t forget to vote for your favourite. At Go ON UK we’re very excited to be involved with an initiative that shines a light on the extraordinary things people can achieve through digital technology.”