• 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.

  • CAN launches new series of Employability Webinars

    Posted 17th Nov 2020

    CAN is offering a series of 6 webinars designed to help newly unemployed people to acquire the skills they need to find employment in November and December. — Read more.

  • Employment Hubs – supporting unemployed people through the current lockdown

    Posted 17th Nov 2020

    We are very pleased that even though new regulations are now in place, CAN is continuing to run 4 out of our 5 Rural Employment Hubs throughout the current lockdown. This time the rules are slightly more lenient, and charities are permitted to run support groups offering essential support which can’t be delivered as effectively remotely. — Read more.