News

  • Rural Food Kitchen pilot a success

    Posted 5th Feb 2021

    A short film has been produced to showcase our Rural Food Kitchen project as the pilot phase draws to an end. Built around volunteers from our existing Warm Hubs, CAN have been supporting these groups through a project providing essential equipment for older people, including kitchen aids such as perching stools, electric tin openers, tremor cutlery and much more. — Read more.

  • Village Hall portal attracts the crowds

    Posted 5th Feb 2021

    Over 80 people attended CAN’s special online event to preview the new Village Halls Portal held on 26 January as part of National Village Halls Week. — Read more.

  • 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.