Posted Posted in USING BEACON

This month’s tip for using Beacon is about spellling. As you may know, the Beacon software does not currently include a spellchecker. However, many web browsers now include a facility for checking spelling within the browser itself. One example is Google Chrome, which has a spellchecker that is usually enabled by default. If you’d like […]

News on Beacon News

Posted Posted in GENERAL

Our talented newsletter editor, Ken Wheatley, has decided to take a break from Beacon duties for a few short months. We look forward to Ken’s return and thank him for his time and expertise in making Beacon News a regular fixture. In the meantime, you may have noticed that the format of Beacon News has […]

Beacon Upgrade: where we are now

Posted Posted in BEACON 2

After the Third Age Trust’s AGM on Thursday, Sam Mauger (Chief Executive) updated the conference on the progress of the Beacon Upgrade Project. The event was the perfect opportunity to bring members up to date with the work that has been taking place over the past months. If you weren’t able to attend, do not […]

Supporting Beacon Users

Posted Posted in HELP AND SUPPORT

The Beacon helpdesk, which was announced in the previous edition of Beacon News, has been gratefully received by Beacon users who find themselves in a spot of bother. If you are a Beacon user and you have a problem, issue or query, simply visit help.beacon.u3a.org.uk or follow the links from the Beacon website. From there, […]