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Last Updated: Wednesday November 11 2009 16:46 GMT

Push to get all UK kids online

Boy online

Hayley reports on the story

More than 1.5 million kids live in homes without internet access, something a government-backed group wants to change.

Digital Inclusion says it's important for kids to learn online skills in order to keep up with the modern world.

Having the internet can also help people save money, letting them search for bargains and paying bills online.

So they're setting up special Online Centres, where people who don't have the web at home can get online.

As well as saving cash, the internet is now one of the main ways people keep in touch.

Digital Inclusion reckon people who don't have web access can get left behind their friends who do.