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The Fernhurst Centre is both a Community Centre and Internet Cafe run and managed entirely by volunteers. It has lots to offer including:

A varied refreshment menu including  Cappuccino -  Latte - Cafetiere - Fruit Teas etc
Broadband internet, WI-Fi - no booking required
All computers have a wide range of software
A3 colour printer
Laminating facilty
A range of courses both IT and leisure
Help Point - free telephone direct to Council Offices to report problems or request assistance.

Don't forget - Broadband usage  is Free after Three!  Printing charges wi
ll still be made.


Have you recently bought an iPad and would like a little help - we have a new course dates this autumn for  'An Introduction to using your iPad' setting up - connecting to WI Fi and much more besides. All October sessions now full but taking bookings for 3 and 10 December 2 - 4pm or 9 and 16 December 0930 - 1130.


If you haven’t got and iPad but have a Tablet using the Android system we have a course for you.  'An Introduction to using your Android Tablet'Wednesday 22 and 29 October 0930 - 1130 pm. This is a course and is proving as popular as the course for  iPads so book now to avoid disappointment. Please note that this course is not suitable for the Kindle Fire or phones using the Android system.

Recycle your IT equipment for charity: If you have recently upgraded your IT equipment or are thinking you might, the Fernhurst Centre will recycle your old computer equipment for charity. Email us at ferncent@gmail.com (putting RECYCLING in the subject line) with the details of your laptops, keyboards, desktop PCs, screens & mobile phones and we will offer free local collection or arrange for you to bring the equipment into the Centre. All personal data on devices will be removed and destroyed by professionals during the recycling.  Click here for more information.
New! How to Sell on ebay: eBay is a popular auction website where individuals can buy and sell new and second-hand items. This demonstration will show you how to sell a single item on eBay and that there is nothing to fear, so long as you follow a few simple steps, and, of course, remember it is just fun! Book now for this session on Thursday 23 October 7.30 - 9.30 pm (£10) this course is now full next date if Thursday 20 Novermber 7.30 - 9.30 pm.

Another new session iPad the next steps: If you have mastered the basics this session will help you to get really smart with your iPad - includes iCloud - Skype - Facetime and connecting to your pc with iTunes. Wednesday 19 November 2 - 4pm (course full) new date Wednesday 3 December 0930 - 11.30 or 11 December 2 - 4pm at £10.

And  yet another new session - Storing on the Cloud: This course is designed for people who are interested in storing photos and other data on “the Cloud”. Many companies including Apple, Google and Microsoft offer free cloud storage up to a certain size.  It offers a very convenient and cost effective way to backup and share data with family/friends/etc. The course is based on pcs using Windows 7 although Cloud storage is available to you.  Tuesday 25 November 0930 - 11.30 at £10.

You can also recycle your used ink cartridges at the Fernhurst Centre.  The Centre is working with Cartridge World and KRT computers to help keep the environment ‘Green’.  You will also be helping the Centre.  Ink cartridges only no toners please.

Now on Sale Fernhurst Calendar 2015 and Christmas cards 2014 click here for a preview
Get Organised for Christmas: Join us for coffee and cakes on Saturday 25 October between 10 am and 12 noon. When we will be launching this year’s local Christmas card delivery scheme. Following the success of the last two years we are working with Liphook to extend the scheme to cover Liphook and sourounding villages in 2014 (click here for more information). Also some really lovely Chrismassy gifts will be on sale, colourful scarves, handmade silver jewellery and other unique items, so do come and join us.
Join us for coffee and cakes on Saturday 25 October between 10 am and 12 noon.