• Film shows value of Village Halls & Community Buildings

    Posted 13th Mar 2019

    At the Northumberland Village Halls celebration event which took place at the end of January, CAN took the opportunity to ask a few people why their village hall is so important to their community. A short film has been created as a result. — Read more.

  • Pop up hubs show benefits of slow cookers

    Posted 26th Feb 2019

    At the end of last year Community Action Northumberland (CAN) started to roll out an exciting new initiative which builds on the work of its hugely successful Warm Hubs project. Funded by Northern Gas Networks, its new pop-up Warm Hubs are a series of events which aim to bring similar benefits to areas not currently covered by the main project. The first pop-ups in 2019 highlighted the benefits of slow cookers. — Read more.

  • Huge funding boost for village halls led by CAN

    Posted 7th Feb 2019

    The National Lottery Community Fund, previously known as the Big Lottery Fund, has awarded over £420,000 to the Northumberland Village Halls project, led by CAN. This is one of the first projects to be awarded money raised by National Lottery players, under the new name of the largest funder of community activity in the UK. — Read more.

  • Events planned across county for #VillageHallsWeek

    Posted 15th Jan 2019

    Northumberland’s village halls are gearing up to open their doors for #VillageHallsWeek, starting Tuesday 22 January, to celebrate the vital role they play. — Read more.

  • Book now for our #villagehallsweek event

    Posted 5th Dec 2018

    Get ready to celebrate #villagehallsweek in 2019! — Read more.