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Catcher Media Social CIC focuses on people by providing them with opportunities to participate in hands-on and exciting face-to-face media projects, enabling them to become active, well-skilled and responsible citizens in their use of digital media, the internet, mobile devices and social media. We provide a human face to the digital world. We also target those who are digitally disadvantaged, with little access or understanding of these technologies (through income, age or geography etc). Groups work with digital practitioners to gain a voice, improve personal and social skills, receive media training and contribute to creating positive social change. Members of Catcher Media Social CIC have worked for 16 years in digital media and are very proud of its successes. Catcher Media Ltd is a commission-led media company whose values are rooted in participation and creativity. Catcher Media Ltd have identified collaboration and innovation, using digital technology, as an important route to addressing social needs. This led to the formation of Catcher Media Social CIC. Our first grant-funded project as a CIC was OH-12-11674 Chewing The Cud: Memories from Hereford's Old Livestock Market was well received in the county.
What's going on in our community
Welcome to our online forum for people connected to our Great Place Scheme programme. As a UK-wide initiative we know how tricky it can be to get people in the same room so an online community is the perfect way to get folks connected, sharing and learning from each other. Whether you are... read more
OUR CRAFT CHANGES LIVES The Dry Stone Walling Association is offering the opportunity to train for a new career in the traditional craft of dry stone walling. With support from Heritage Lottery Fund Skills for the Future Programme , a National Training Bursary Project has been launched. Our new... read more
Yesterday we hosted a really intersting live chat on the topic of 'When is heritage?' . That is to say - how old does something have to be to be considered heritage? We invited some guests along to talk about their HLF-supported projects which deal with what might be considered 'contemporary'... read more
Stories, Stones and Bones was a dedicated programme created to help communities participate in Scotland's Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology with a focus on engaging new audiences. £850,000 was awarded to 98 projects across Scotland exploring all kinds of heritage. The programme aimed to get... read more