An urgent appeal from Community Action Northumberland!

This refers to a request from David Francis of CAN, who asks if you would support the following petition to Government; you can do this directly at epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/73418 Dear Member, You may be aware of the proposal to cease Government funding for the national Rural Community Council network – of which Community Action Northumberland (CAN)  is a member. …

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The 2013 Spring General Meeting at Stocksfield Community Centre.

The Spring General Meeting of the Consortium was held on May 7th, 2013, at Stocksfield Community Centre. There were ten members present, and some of the items for discussion were as follows: David Francis, Director, Community Action Northumberland, gave a talk on the new charity status known as Charitable Incorporated Organisation which offers Trustees the limited …

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Portable Appliance Testing

The Consortium has now begun offering a new scheme for Portable Appliance Testing. For those interested, here are a few points describing this service; for full details see this description of the scheme, or contact the Secretary. Why might you need it? Appliance Testing is a health and safety measure. It is best practice and many …

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More advice available

ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) produces 40 information sheets on a wide range of topics about village and community halls. These well-written and very useful sheets can now be made available to all members, thanks to CAN. See the list of sheets available for more details. As some members have recently queried the risks to …

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