News

  • CAN’s rural energy advice project gets underway

    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.

  • CAN Annual General Meeting 2021 – bookings open

    Posted 5th Oct 2021

    The CAN AGM this year will again be held online. Chaired by our President, Lord Curry, the AGM will take place at 2pm on Monday 15th November. — Read more.

  • Village Halls Heritage project kicks off with Oral History training

    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.

  • CAN starts search for new Village Halls Adviser

    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.

  • Living off-grid in Northumberland? Please take our short survey

    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.