• Threats to rural services

    Posted 28th Feb 2017

    Public and private sector provision of services is reducing in rural areas while demand increases, according to a new report into the state of rural services launched in January. — Read more.

  • Help our village halls thrive

    Posted 30th Nov 2016

    Village halls are at the heart of our communities in Northumberland. They offer a place for groups to get together and people to learn new skills. CAN provides the vital support that village halls need to thrive. Whether they need to know about licensing, health and safety, finance or energy, village halls can call on CAN at any time. We have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help ensure we continue to be able to support village halls. — Read more.

  • WANTED: volunteer car drivers

    Posted 27th Oct 2016

    Volunteer car drivers are being invited to join our Getabout scheme to help people who don’t have access to transport in Northumberland. — Read more.

  • CAN Annual Report 2015-16 Available now

    Posted 27th Oct 2016

    CAN’s Annual Report for the 2015-16 financial year is now available giving a summary of our work, finances and supporters during the year. We have achieved a lot and ended the year in a strong position, emboldened for the future. — Read more.

  • Give us your thoughts on rural deprivation report

    Posted 27th Oct 2016

    CAN is launching a short report from our 2016 Spring Conference highlighting what rural deprivation in Northumberland looks like. — Read more.