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Linda Nolan takes her First Click


Linda Nolan, from Blackpool, has been encouraged by her singing Nolan sisters to get online for years, but like millions of other adults in the UK - the idea of using computers and the internet filled her with fear.

"I'm frightened I'm going to crash the computer system or something and that I'm going to show myself up," said Linda.

As part of the BBC's First Click campaign, designed to help the 9.2m nonliners in the UK to take their first steps to getting online, Linda quickly discovered using the web is far easier than she thought.

"I think I was more worried about making a fool of myself you know because I'm so computer illiterate, but the tutor was fabulous."

To find a beginners' course to computers and the internet near you, call freephone 08000 150 950.

Calls are free from most landlines. Some networks and mobile operators will charge for these calls.


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