• Huge funding boost for village halls led by CAN

    Posted 7th Feb 2019

    The National Lottery Community Fund, previously known as the Big Lottery Fund, has awarded over £420,000 to the Northumberland Village Halls project, led by CAN. This is one of the first projects to be awarded money raised by National Lottery players, under the new name of the largest funder of community activity in the UK. — Read more.

  • Events planned across county for #VillageHallsWeek

    Posted 15th Jan 2019

    Northumberland’s village halls are gearing up to open their doors for #VillageHallsWeek, starting Tuesday 22 January, to celebrate the vital role they play. — Read more.

  • Book now for our #villagehallsweek event

    Posted 5th Dec 2018

    Get ready to celebrate #villagehallsweek in 2019! — Read more.

  • New employment hub to support jobseekers in Seahouses

    Posted 29th Nov 2018

    CAN is opening a fifth Employment Hub to support jobseekers in Seahouses. We are running the Northumberland Rural Employment Hub delivering the Bridge Project, which helps some of the county’s hardest to reach unemployed people to develop the skills they need to find work. — Read more.

  • Andy's blog: 5 lessons learned as CEO

    Posted 8th Nov 2018

    Back in the autumn of 2015, after 3 months as Chief Exec at CAN, I offered a few reflections on the opportunities and challenges going forward. After a further 3 years in the role, it is interesting to reflect again on these words. — Read more.