nethertonIn Northumberland Community Action Northumberland (CAN) is one of ACRE’s 38 Rural Community Council members. It, among other roles, advises village halls throughout the county about a wealth of different issues – from governance to funding and everything inbetween.

Once on the CAN website, hover over  Empowering Organisations then click Village Halls & Community Buildings for more information. Louise Currie  is CAN’s  Community Initiatives Officer specialising in support for village halls.  Christine Nichols is the Community Development Officer covering the north of our area and who specialises in Warm Hubs and energy issues.

 Photograph: Netherton War Memorial Institute