• The Autumn Edition of CAN News, October 2016 available now

    Posted 28th Sep 2016

    Contents include: Rural business networking Switch energy supplier Wanted: car drivers Hero Christine gets award Promoting smart meters Training for village halls Wingates Wind farm grants available — Read more.

  • Getabout Access Scheme

    Posted 22nd Jul 2016

    In April Northumberland County Council commissioned Adapt (North East) and Community Action Northumberland to develop and deliver a new look ‘Getabout’ Scheme for the county. — Read more.

  • CAN Spring Conference identifies rural needs in Northumberland

    Posted 22nd Jul 2016

    CAN used its 2016 Spring Conference to delve into the existence of rural deprivation in Northumberland – to identify what it looks like and potential solutions. — Read more.

  • 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.