• Celebrating 100 years of village halls

    Posted 12th Jan 2021

    Village Halls Week 2021 will recognise the contribution England’s 10,000+ halls have made to rural communities since the 1920s. The national campaign week - now in its 4th year – is set to take place 25 to 29 January and will feature online events, videos, podcasts, and blogs showcasing the history of village halls and the benefits they have derived for rural communities over the years. — Read more.

  • Warm Hub lunch club members brought together online

    Posted 8th Jan 2021

    Lesbury luncheon club members have been brought together online with help from CAN as part of our Warm Hub scheme and Rural Food Kitchen project funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. — Read more.

  • Rural Food Kitchen project makes a real difference

    Posted 21st Dec 2020

    CAN has been running a pilot ‘rural food kitchen’ project with funding from the National Lottery Community Fund’s Coronavirus Community Support Fund. Volunteers from 6 of our Warm Hubs have been providing an outreach service to vulnerable residents across the county, trialling a range of different approaches and activities.  The project will run until the end of March with warm hub kitchens being used in a more innovative way to ensure those most in need are still supported. — Read more.

  • Laptops and tablets distributed to rural residents by CAN

    Posted 8th Dec 2020

    Rural residents across Northumberland have been given free laptops and tablets arranged by Community Action Northumberland (CAN) to keep in touch during lockdown and access vital online services, including those living off-grid or who have never used digital tools in their lives. — Read more.

  • CAN video from virtual AGM

    Posted 3rd Nov 2020

    Our 2020 Annual General Meeting took place on Friday 20 November via Zoom. A video was shown summarising the work we've done over the past year and during the pandemic, available to view below. — Read more.