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near Retford, Bassetlaw
North Nottinghamshire
United Kingdom

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Clarborough & Welham IT Group have been providing computer-based tuition for some 15 years and are now one of the biggest providers of computer tuition in the area. Based in Clarborough Village Hall (DN22 9LN), the Group provides sessions designed for absolute beginners through to more accomplished IT users. Prices are kept low to provide maximum access.

Due to Covid-19 restriction from March 2020 to July 2021m our IT Group has been unable to hold our annual AGM. Hopefully this will resume in our usual May period of 2022.

Clarborough & Welham IT Group restarted Windows 10-based computer classes after Covid-19 lock-downs in June, 2021.
Lessons resumed w/c 13th September, 2021 at just £25 for five weekly 90 minute sessions. See link at foot of this page for class dates right through to July, 2022. Please note: Wednesday classes have been suspended for the September-October ‘slot’ - please get in touch soon if you want to join our Wednesday classes starting 10th November.

Classes always start with ‘Gardeners Question time’ during which class members set the priorities for lessons.

If you'd like to book you place for any classes - get in touch with Greg on either 01777 700 918 or email

The Enrolment Form here contains a lot of useful information about the Group and its support. You will also need a completed copy of this form to hand over in your first lesson when you can also make payment by cheque or cash..

Latest news! Microsoft has announced that Windows 11 will be going into general release in 2022! Our IT Group will be the place to get involved in this.

For Microsoft’s own overview click here... (but be aware that this is their own advertising!)

Time to get into Windows 10? Microsoft withdrew all support - including security ‘patches’ for Windows 7 on 14th January, 2020. If you’re still using Windows 7 come to our classes to find out how easy it is to become familiar with Windows 10.

Microsoft also announced the end to all support for their Office 2010 suites from 13th October, 2020. Why not find out about the alternatives to Microsoft Office? We offer tuition in Apache OpenOffice and Document Foundation LibreOffice - and both are free, open-source, applications too - see Open Source at top of this page for more.

Microsoft’s pattern of ceasing support for earlier versions will continue with Windows 10 which they say will cease to get support in 2025.

Our IT Group is looking to provide back-to-work skills - click here to read more...

Clarborough & Welham Newsletter (see current and back issues here) is produced by our IT Group using so-called open-source applications. In a practical sense this means they are free! If you’d like to get advice and guidance in producing professional publications why not enrole now?

IT Group Class dates for September 2020 to July 2021

IT Group Class dates for September 2021 to July 2022


For more details or to enrol on our IT Group’s programmes, get in touch with Greg on (01777) 700 918 or e-mail