• Guidance for Village Halls updated

    Posted 6th Jul 2020

    CAN’s national umbrella body, ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) has just released the revised update for re-opening village halls/community buildings. It has been updated in line with all the Government Guidance that is available to date. Any further changes which emerge will be included in future revisions of the guidance. — Read more.

  • Rural Housing Week showcases local projects

    Posted 3rd Jul 2020

    Rural Housing Week is an annual celebration of rural housing and the vital role it plays in helping to sustain thriving rural communities and services. — Read more.

  • Guidance published on reopening of village halls

    Posted 17th Jun 2020

    Trustees of Village halls/Community Buildings are beginning to plan for the re-opening of their halls. ACRE has been working with Village Hall Advisers to prepare an Information Sheet, which gives the guidance trustees need. — Read more.

  • Free online training - carbon monoxide and fire safety

    Posted 10th Jun 2020

    As part of the COVID-19 challenges, we are working with partners to produce training that can be accessed online for free, relevant for our rural communities. — Read more.

  • Rural Northumberland Employment Hubs – delivering in Lockdown

    Posted 11th May 2020

    During these difficult times, our rural employment hubs team are finding new ways to deliver our service, even though we are unable to meet with clients face to face — Read more.