Posted 5th Oct 2021
Energy use affects all of us in different ways – whether it’s trying to reduce what we use for environmental reasons, needing to keep warmer in the winter months or finding ways to pay a bit less for what we use. To lend a hand with understanding and controlling our energy use we have recruited two Community Energy Advisers serving rural Northumberland - Tessa Sayers and Myra Milne. — Read more.
Posted 9th Sep 2021
After being put on hold during the pandemic our Village Halls Heritage project has restarted. The first cohort of volunteers have completed their training in oral history recording delivered by Northumberland Archives, partners in our project. — Read more.
Posted 13th Aug 2021
Providing a comprehensive support service to village halls and community buildings across Northumberland is a core part of CAN’s DNA. — Read more.
Posted 30th Jul 2021
It is estimated that over 350 households in Northumberland are not connected to the electricity grid. The majority of these households rely on oil generators to meet their basic electricity needs. Very little progress has been made in getting these households connected, despite the efforts of individual households, utility providers and other organisations over many years. As the UK makes the essential shift away from fossil fuels, the situation is becoming increasingly urgent. — Read more.
Posted 1st Jul 2021
During June, CAN welcomed two new members of the team – Alan (pictured left) and Tom (right). — Read more.