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Digital TV

If you or someone you know has limited access to the internet, Gurkha Free Legal Advice is also available on digital interactive television.

Using your remote control, you can:

  • search our directory for a legal adviser in your area
  • get information about debt, benefits and tax, employment and housing
  • order copies of our information leaflets to be sent to your home
  • read about our service.

You can access Gurkha Free Legal Advice through two services: Directgov and Looking Local.

Directgov

Gurkha Free Legal Advice is delivered to your TV via Direct Gov. Directgov provides a wide range of other public services and government information.

Alternatively, if you’re on the move, you can search for solicitors, order legal information leaflets and get information via Directgov mobile.

Digital TV instructions

  • Virgin Media: Press the Interactive button, choose News and Info and then select Directgov (no charge)
  • Sky: Press the Interactive button and select option 8 (your Digibox will make a call charged at local rate)

Mobile phone instructions

  • Enter www.direct.gov.uk/mobile into your phone’s internet browser (roughly 1p per 5 pages viewed, depending on your mobile contract).

Looking Local

You can also access Gurkha Free Legal Advice using Looking Local. This is a local government digital TV portal that covers the whole of the UK. It is available 24 hours a day for free via Sky, Virgin and Freeview boxes with a modem or broadband connection.

Looking Local is also available on any mobile phone that can access the internet. Costs of web access on a mobile phone vary depending on your operator.

Digital TV instructions

  • Sky:Press Interactive, select TV Keys and type LOCAL (56225)
  • Virgin: Press Interactive button, select Home and Away, then Find It... then Looking Local
  • Freeview (boxes with a modem or broadband connection only)
    Insert the following link into a browser: www.digitv.gov.uk/digitv/cds/lookinglocal/netgem/home

Mobile phone instructions

  • Insert the following URL into your browser :
    www.digitv.gov.uk/digitv/cds/lookinglocal/mobile/home

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