Portable Appliance Testing scheme now underway

Greenhead Village Hall is the first to receive the Consortium’s PAT Testing Service. 54 items have been tested at the Hall and certified safe for use. Mike Wood, the Volunteer Tester for Greenhead Village Hall, said that testing took about three hours due to the number of appliances at the Hall, which are more than most …

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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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The 2011 Spring Meeting at Wark Town Hall

We had two external speakers at the Spring Meeting on Tuesday May 17th; both were talking on subjects that are of significant interest. The Minutes of this meeting are now available here (as a PDF document), while the speakers reports are available below, and on the Information for Members page. David Francis, Director, Community Action Northumberland …

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Some features you may need to know

Restricted access Some information on this site is restricted to members only, and requires a password to view it. If you have used this, you may find that subsequent accesses don’t ask for the password again. This is the result of the system saving a ‘cookie’, to retain the user’s password for a limited period, …

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Welcome!

Welcome to the new website for the West Northumberland Community Buildings Consortium (referred to as the Consortium from now on)! We currently represent 58 village halls and community buildings across the West Northumberland area. All community buildings, village halls, Scout huts, and others are welcome to join, so long as they are operated for charitable purposes. The membership fee …

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The 2010 Second AGM

The second Annual General Meeting of the Consortium will be held on Wednesday 20th October, at Stocksfield Institute Community Association. The Agenda and Annual Report are available as PDF documents: The AGM Agenda and the Annual Report. Directions to the Stocksfield Institute Community Association (SICA) Address: Mount View Terrace, Stocksfield. NE43 7HL Location: Mount View Terrace leads off …

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