Meet Our "Computer Buddies"

Computer Buddies, and our 'behind the scenes' expert,  are there to help you - some even offer home visits to fix hardware or further your IT knowledge 


Fiona Matthews (Secretary)

A very experienced user of the internet who can offer help and support for people using the internet/ emails/ word documents and can also offer help with using tablets and smartphones.  Her sessions, along with Nora Cowherd, are on Wednesday 9.30am - 12.00 noon & Friday 10.00am - 12.30pm 

Nigel Minnis (Techno Buddy)

Very experienced user of the internet and of Microsoft Office - Family Trees expert - Photo Manipulation expert - Minor laptop repairs - PC & printer maintenance His sessions are 2.30pm - 5.00pm on Tuesday and Thursday  (will do home visits)  

FAMILY TREES  -  "One of my hobbies is helping people with their family trees, and I'm sure I can help you. We have access to 'Find my Past', 'Ancestry', 'FreeBMD' and 'Family Search'.  The Family Tree we create can be stored in two ways, one is on 'Family Tree Maker' and the other is as an A3 Wall ChartDoing your family tree is addictive, but so interesting and informative. e.g. my GGG-Grandfather gave us the trench coat in WW1.  If you are interested, then please call in and see me, and we can discuss it further" 

LOOKING FOR A JOB - NEED A C.V. ?    -   A well-thought-out C.V. can get you an interview and I can help you create one - just pop in for a chat on either Tuesday or Thursday afternoon, and we'll see what I can do to be of help to you.       Nigel Minnis

 Allen Roochove   (Treasurer/ Techno Buddy)

Very experienced user of the internet - Microsoft Office - PC maintenance - Android Tablets & Smartphones/ basic knowledge of Apple iPhones & iPads - is the current Webmaster -  His session is on Wednesday at 2.30pm - 5.00pm  (will do home visits)

Margaret Frostick 

Margaret is very experienced working online: filling in forms, sending applications, finding information, analysing data, preparing presentations and writing texts.  She is delighted to offer help with Microsoft Office, email and surfing the internet. Her sessions are on Thursday 10.00am - 12.00 noon (along with Mike Walker) & on Friday from 10.00am - 12.30pm

Mike Walker

Mike is very skilled using Computers, Laptops and Microsoft Office.   He is also a regular user of LINUX, a 'free' alternative to Windows, and he'd love to show you how to use it!  His session, along with Margaret Frostick, is on Thursday morning from 10.00am - 12.00 noon


Nora Cowherd (Chair)

Experienced user of the internet offering basic 'IT'support on subjects including - emailing, surfing and using the internet - tablets and smartphones - use of apps, video groups - Facebook.  Her sessions, along with Fiona Matthews, are on Wednesday 9.30am - 12.00 noon & Friday 10.00am - 12.30pm 

John Young

Awaiting information - His sessions are on Mondays & also, with Roger Norbury, on Tuesdays from 9.30am - 12.00 noon

Roger  Norbury 
Awaiting information - His session, along with John Young, is on Tuesday from 9.30am - 12.00 noon

           Chris Truss -  "Behind the Scenes"             Systems Manager

Whilst you won't see him on site very often, Chris provides solutions and support which keeps the technology, computers and printers you see in the Cyber Centre running as smooth as possible.  We are very fortunate indeed to have an expert like Chris on our team