• Christine is a Heat Hero!

    Posted 22nd Jul 2016

    CAN is very proud to announce that one of our team, Christine Nicholls, has been officially recognised as a Heat Hero. — Read more.

  • Getabout Access Scheme seeks volunteers

    Posted 5th Sep 2016

    Getabout Access Scheme seeks volunteers The Getabout Access Scheme is Currently seeking volunteer drivers to provide a service to people who might not otherwise be able to get out of their homes are able to undertake essential journeys including shopping trips, GP and hospital appointments and visits to relatives in hospital. Volunteers are asked to use their own cars to transport clients, and to undergo a DBS check. Full training is given and expenses are paid at a rate of 45p per mile. We accept applications from across the county and currently have an urgent need for more volunteers in North Northumberland. If you would like to volunteer as a driver for Getabout, please contact Catherine at Adapt on Tel: 03333 441740 or for a full role description and an informal chat. — Read more.

  • Last chance to apply for a free central heating system. Offer ends 31st October 2016

    Posted 5th Sep 2016

    Earlier this year we reported that Warm up North had been awarded government funding from the Department of Energy and Climate Change to install FREE central heating systems into qualifying properties. The fund closed for applications briefly in the middle of the year but has now reopened and qualifying households have until 31st October to apply. Hundreds of properties in Northumberland have already received a free installation, we don’t want to miss out as offers like this don’t come around often. — Read more.

  • The Tynedale Community Bank Conference Friday, 29th April 2016

    Posted 12th Apr 2016

    The Tynedale Community Bank Conference will bring together members and supporters of Tynedale Community Bank to get an update on the progress made since it was launched by the Archbishop of York in November, 2015. There will also be advice on how you can support the bank to help others across Northumberland. — Read more.

  • Community Members needed to help set up Ray Wind Farm Community Fund.

    Posted 26th Feb 2016

    The consultation for Ray Wind Farm Community Fund, (which is being led by CAN), is well under way and we are now looking to form a steering group of local people. Working alongside Vattenfall, the role of this group will be to develop a vision for the fund, (drawing on the findings of the consultation), and to establish appropriate governance arrangements to manage the fund once it opens in early 2017. — Read more.