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Last Updated: Monday, 8 January 2007, 11:47 GMT
'Silver surfers' learn web skills
Older people in sheltered housing who thought they were too old to use the internet are being taught how.

A technology school and a housing group teamed up on the Kent project to get more than 450 "silver surfers" online.

Town and Country Housing said a recent survey showed nearly 66% of people over 55 were missing out on the web.

The project taught people in Tunbridge Wells to browse the web, send e-mails, and create a family tree, guided by a teacher from Bennett Memorial School.




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