• Community-led Housing support enters new phase

    Posted 11th Aug 2019

    A new grant has been secured to underpin the development of our community-led housing hub over the next 2 years and into the future. — Read more.

  • New guide helps get rural communities up and running

    Posted 4th Sep 2019

    The Prince’s Countryside Fund – a charity founded by HRH The Prince of Wales to help the British countryside to flourish – has launched their Village Survival Guide, a vibrant manual filled with tips and advice on how to build a strong community. — Read more.

  • New employment hub to support jobseekers in Alnwick

    Posted 20th Jun 2019

    Job seekers in Alnwick are set to benefit from a new free service ran by CAN providing support for anyone looking for employment or training. The drop-in support group will open every Friday from 10am – 3pm at the Gallery Youth Project, Corn Exchange Lane in Alnwick. — Read more.

  • Housing older people in rural Northumberland

    Posted 27th May 2019

    A growing number of older people in Northumberland will face a huge challenge to their independence and wellbeing due to a shortage of suitable housing options unless we respond now. — Read more.

  • Northumberland Village Halls Heritage Project – Your views wanted!

    Posted 13th Mar 2019

    CAN was set up in 1951 with one of our primary purposes being to work with Village Halls. Over the years we have accumulated a large collection of documents and photographs linked to the history of these buildings, and we have worked with a vibrant network of former and current volunteers who have dedicated their time and enthusiasm to running these vital buildings. — Read more.