Digital roadshow moves into North Devon

HUNDREDS of viewers can find out more about North Devon's switch to digital television as the Digital UK Switchover Roadshow rolls into the area over the next two weeks. As part of its seven-week tour of the West Country TV region, the team will visit

HUNDREDS of viewers can find out more about North Devon's switch to digital television as the Digital UK Switchover Roadshow rolls into the area over the next two weeks. As part of its seven-week tour of the West Country TV region, the team will visit the following local venues offering practical advice on how to get set for digital: * Thursday 9 April - Town Square, South Molton* Saturday 11 April - High Street, Barnstaple* Tuesday 14 April - Main Car Park, Westward Ho!* Wednesday 15 April - Bideford Quay, Bideford* Thursday 16 April - Churchfield Car Park, Appledore* Friday 17 April - Caen Street Car Park, Braunton* Saturday 18 April - Capstone Parade, Ilfracombe The roadshows will remind viewers in North Devon that switchover will happen in two stages - at stage one on Wednesday, July 1, only BBC Two goes digital and some new BBC digital channels become available. At stage two on Wednesday, July 29, all the remaining analogue channels switch to digital and the other new digital channels become available. You may need to re-tune your digital TV equipment to receive the digital channels. Visitors to the roadshow will also have the opportunity to: * Find out their options for going digital* Learn how older and disabled people can get a TV converted by the Switchover Help Scheme* Put general or technical questions to Digital UK's specially trained advisors* Meet Digit Al - Digital UK's iconic robot, star of BBC and commercial television Bill Taylor, South West Regional Manager for Digital UK said: "The roadshows will help us reach people in the heart of communities across North Devon. With just three months to the start of switchover in North Devon, this is an ideal opportunity for people to come and meet the team from Digital UK, find out how to prepare and learn what help is available." Anyone unable to attend the roadshow can call the Digital UK helpline on 0845 6 50 50 50 or visit www.digitaluk.co.uk


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