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1st Felton Scout Group

1st Felton Scout Group meets at Felton Village Hall on Wednesdays during school terms. We are a friendly Scout group based at Felton, in the Mid-Northumberland District. We have three sections: Beavers (age 6 - 8), Cubs (age 8 - 10) and Scouts (age 10 - 14). We have our own camp site at The Dean on Causey Park Farm. Outdoor meetings are often held here in the summer months. We are always pleased to welcome new members, both adults and children. Come Join the Adventure! Please see the County website for more information

1st Hirst Scout Group

The development of young people from 6 years old using training and adventure provided by volunteer leaders.

1st Wylam (St Oswin's) Scout Group

Wylam Scout, Cub & Beaver group

50+ Healthy Life (previously was called Young at Heart)

A range of activities for older people e.g. swimming, line dancing, badminton, curling, table tennis.

50's Plus Club

50's Plus Club - activities include dancing, raffle, bingo etc.

5th Berwick Scouts

The 5th Berwick scouts are part of the natural scouting organisation and is the only scout group in Berwick. It is open to boys and girls and also includes Cubs & Beavers. It is entirely run by volunteers and operates from the Scout Hall in palace green Berwick.


Abbeyfield Bamburgh Society

Armstrong House provides residential non-nursing care for Ladies and Gentlemen. Rooms are ensuite and are furnished by the resident. The Society being a charity is non profit making.

Abbeyfield Society, Ponteland Village

We provide Supported Sheltered Housing for residents over the age of 55yrs. We enable residents to remain living independently by offering support that other sheltered housing providers cannot match. Two home cooked meals are provided each day in our dining room often using locally sourced produce. Breakfast items are provided to enjoy at your leisure in your private en-suite room. Our house has friendly onsite experienced staff 7 days a week, and a link to 24hr emergency response should it been needed. We remove all the daily worries of running your own home only leaving the responsibility of paying your phone bill or Sky TV package. All other charges are met by your monthly rent which can be subsidised by housing benefit. We also offer respite in our fully furnished room and this can be booked for a maximum of 14 nights in any one period. If you require assistance with other daily tasks, you can arrange for a private carer/cleaner to visit you daily, or on an as and when basis. If you are not ready for a residential home but feel you require a little extra support, please contact us to arrange a visit and complementary meal.

Acomb WI

W.I meets the third wednesday of every month at the village hall. Speakers, bring and buys, coffee mornings.

Action on Hearing Loss

We are a charity working for a world where hearing loss doesn't limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing.

Active Northumberland

Active Northumberland is a charitable trust that manages leisure facilities and services throughout Northumberland on behalf of Northumberland County Council. Active Northumberland manage leisure centres and swimming pools throughout the county, as well as some more specialist sites such as the Beach Huts at Blyth, the Tyne Riverside Country Park building in Prudhoe and the Pegasus Riding Centre near Morpeth. Leisure facilities at several school sites in Blyth, Cramlington and Prudhoe are also managed for community use. Active Northumberland encourages and offers assistance to local communities in Northumberland to develop and manage their own activities and clubs, and also provides sports coaching and activities in areas where access to services is more difficult. Active Northumberland works in partnership with Northumberland County Council. It has a board of trustees made up of local representatives from across the county who are committed to ensuring that communities in Northumberland are given every opportunity to access facilities, activities and services that contribute towards healthy and active lifestyles.

Activities at Cresswell Community Hall

Activities at Cresswell Community Hall: include quiz, edable gifts, chocolate making, games evenings atc.

Activities for Over 60s

Bingo, raffle, refreshments, choir.

Activities Groups in Haltwhistle & Prudhoe

Adapt provides a number of Services: Community Services, Individual Transport, Green Light to Work, Odd Job Service. Activities can include card making, arts and crafts, puzzles and games. We might be able to arrange transport to get to and from the activities groups.

Adapt (North East)

Adapt (North East) is a registered charity and Company limited by guarantee. Working with and for people with disabilities, their families and carers in Northumberland.

Adoption Northumberland

We recruit, train and assess adoptive parents for Northumberland children. We are looking for families for Northumberland children now. Please go to our main web pages for further information.

Adult Learning - Berwick

Many and varied courses from health and social care, to business, languages, arts and crafts, academic and leisure. Office Opening hours 9.00am-7.30pm Monday-Thursday and Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm (term time only). Course Costs: these can vary depending on the type of course. Please ask for further information during enrolment.

Adult Learning - Cramlington

Provide a variety of courses - from academic to leisure, arts and crafts.

Adult Learning - Alnwick

Many and varied courses from health and social care, to business, languages, arts and crafts, academic and leisure. Also Skills for Life - brushing up on literacy and numeracy skills.

Adult Learning - Bedlington

Many and varied courses from health and social care, to business, languages, arts and crafts, academic and leisure. Also Skills for Life - brushing up on literacy and numeracy skills.

Adult Learning - Bellingham

Many and varied courses from health and social care, to business, languages, arts and crafts, academic and leisure. Also Skills for Life - brushing up on literacy and numeracy skills.

Adult Learning - Haltwhistle

Many and varied courses from health and social care, to business, languages, arts and crafts, academic and leisure. Also Skills for Life - brushing up on literacy and numeracy skills.

Adult Learning - Hexham

Many and varied courses from health and social care, to business, languages, arts and crafts, academic and leisure. Also Skills for Life - brushing up on literacy and numeracy skills.

Adult Learning - Morpeth

Many and varied courses from health and social care, to business, languages, arts and crafts, academic and leisure. Also Skills for Life - brushing up on literacy and numeracy skills.

Adult Learning - Ponteland

Many and varied courses from health and social care, to business, languages, arts and crafts, academic and leisure. Also Skills for Life - brushing up on literacy and numeracy skills.

Adult Learning - Prudhoe

Many and varied courses from health and social care, to business, languages, arts and crafts, academic and leisure. Also Skills for Life - brushing up on literacy and numeracy skills.

Adult Learning Dovecote Centre - Amble

Range of adult learning and leisure courses available.Many and varied courses from health and social care, to business, languages, arts and crafts, academic and leisure. Also Skills for Life - brushing up on literacy and numeracy skills.

Adventure Northumberland

We proveide a great choice of land and water based outdoor activities for all ages and abilities. These include mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking/ walking, navigation courses, kayaking and coasteering among many others. We also arrange tailor-made actiovity days / weekends for school groups, charity events and parties.

Age UK Northumberland

We provide services, activities, information and advice for people over the age of 50 throughout Northumberland. Please click on the About Us or Services tab at the top of the screen for more information on our services.

Age Uk Northumberland - Information & Advice Service

Information & Advice Service Mon—Thurs 10 – 1.00 08450 950150 or 01665 605707 Free, confidential, impartial and independent advice for over 50s, their families,carers and organizations in Northumberland.

Alan Shearer Activity Centre - Saint Cuthberts Care

The Alan Shearer Centre is the North East's premier interactive venue designed for disabled adults and children. We provide a wide range of leisure, challenge, relaxation and theraputic opportunities including a hysrotherapy suite, sensory rooms, a sensory garden and accessible woodland walk.

All Saints Church Rennington

Church of England Parish Church holding various events throughout the year.

Allen Valleys Scouts

Local scouts to provide activity,development and social entertainment for young people from the ages of 6-25 years.


A voluntary group run for Tyne Valley residents, young and old. The club meets at St Josephs Middle School fields in Highford Lane Hexham on Sunday afternoons and Thursday evenings. Newcomers and experienced archers welcome.

Allendale Forge Studios

Allendale Forge Studios opened in March 2011, run by Allendale Creative Artists CIC, an independant artist led social enterprise. Our aim is to encourage, facilitate and aid the establishment and development of creative practitioners though our active membership and network membership. We are self sustainable, securing minimal funding to run events. We support 25 independant creative micro-businessess and our income helps boost the local economy thereby benefiting our local community. We promote art, music, education, creative businesses and sensitive tourist development.

Allendale Golf Club

The provision, maintainance and running of a 9 hole (16 Tee) golf course, for the benefit of local members, and tourists. Subject to finance being available, the provision of free start up coaching for juniors. The provision of special rates for group bookings,including catering, to encourage tourists for the benefit of the community.

Allendale Library

A small branch library situated in a converted chapel. The library has books for adults, teenagers and children, public access computers and a local and family history section. The library also has the Allendale Local History Society archive.

Allenheads Trust

The trust manages a heritage centre, museum and cafe in the village for the benefit of residents and tourists. Other exhibits include a rebuilt blacksmiths shop and a water powered Armstrong Engine from the 19th Century. The exhibits are open all year round during daylight hours. Visitors are asked to pay a small donation. Car Parking is available in the village.

Alnwick Bowling Club

Welcome to Alnwick Bowling Club, formed in 1877 and the second oldest lawn green bowling club in Northumberland. The green is in Dispensary Street, on the left side as you come up from Morrisons and Wilko towards Pottergate Tower. We are keen to recruit new members. Bowls is a game for young and old and all those in between. It is a game that can be learned quickly and our members will give you any advice you need. It is relatively inexpensive compared to other sports. Prospective members are offered a one month free trial before joining and a years membership is a maximum of £50. Newcomers tend to begin in the Monday evening Jumbles and the Friday afternoon Triples. You will find details of these in the Club Competitions section of the Website. The bowls season runs from mid -April to mid-September each year. If you just want to watch our matches entrance is free. These are advertised on the bowling green gate. We have teams in the Northumberland and North Northumberland leagues. We also play over 20 friendly matches each year as well as internal club competitions. For further information please contact Alan Sample, our Club Secretary, whose details are below.

Alnwick Bridge Club

A bridge playing group for people of different levels of ability at the game.

Alnwick Civic Society

We offer advice and assistance to help conserve, protect and improve the built environment of Alnwick, and promote its interests as a residential and social community. We also seek to find a balance between commercial development and conservation of the character of the town.

Alnwick Community Centre

Local community centre offering activities for families and people of all ages. Now also have a community café on Mondays for young people, but planning to expand to open the café for everyone in the local area.

Alnwick Cricket Club

Alnwick Cricket club one of the oldest cricket clubs in Northumberland ( founded 1837) is a member of the Northumberland & Tyneside senior league. provides facilities for all age groups.

Alnwick District Arts Association

Organises Exhibitions of members work in Alnwick Playhouse. Help to co-ordinate artists in the region.Plans for lecturers and workshops in the future.

Alnwick District Playhouse Trust

A thriving centre, featuring the very best in professional music, drama,dance and film.

Alnwick Garden Club

A club for people interested in gardens and gardening. Demonstrations and guests speakers. We meet at the Alnwick Garden Pavilion at 7.30pm on the last Tuesday of every month September to May, excluding December. Annual membership £15.00. Visitors £3.00

Alnwick Golf Club

Golfing activities. Senior Golf section. Ladies section. Buggies can help people with mobility problems.

Alnwick International Music Festival

A Festival of Music, Song and Dance from around the world.

Alnwick Ladies Lifeboat Luncheon Club

A monthly social group which meets at the White Swan for a meal. Visitors and new members welcome.

Alnwick Library

Alnwick Library is located on Green Batt, just outside the town wall. The library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, a local and family history section and a microfilm reader.

Alnwick Minatures Club

A group for people interested in dolls' houses. Furniture etc. is 1/12th scale. Monthly sessions, plus 2 day sessions with tutors and an annual outing and a meal out at Christmas.

Alnwick Model Railway Club

We promote & encourage the model railway craft in all it's branches. We actively seek to encourage, involve & engage all sections of the community to provide a socially relaxed learning environment based around model railways. Current layout at Rock. Membership is open to all. We are currently building a new layout at Rock.

Alnwick Netball

Alnwick Netball includes Alnwick Juniors Back to Netball and Ladies Netball which is open to women and girls from the local community for participation in recreational and competitive sport. Alnwick Netball was established to create pathways for progression and targets women and girls aged 12+ by encouraging personal development.

Alnwick Parkinson's Disease Support Group

A social support group which meets monthly and normally has a speaker.

Alnwick Pipers Society

A group for people who are interested in pipe music. You do not have to be able to play the instrument.

Alnwick Playhouse

A varied programme of plays, films and productions.There are some matinee productions or earlier starts-so please check times. Also lots of other activities.

Alnwick Playhouse Community Choir

Community Choir

Alnwick Playhouse, Lifeboat Coffee Aims

Lifeboat Coffee Aims

Alnwick Playhouse, Matmakers


Alnwick Playhouse, Stitching Group

Stitching Group

Alnwick Playhouse, Writers Group

Writers Group

Alnwick Stroke Club

Social group for people who have had a stroke. Must be able to access toilet unaided.

Alnwick University of the Third Age ( U3A )

U3A offers all older people a variety of opportunities to use their knowledge, skills, experience, as well as obtaining new ones in an informal, friendly atmosphere.

Alnwick Willowburn Sports & Leisure Centre

Willowburn Sports & Leisure Centre has a 25 metre six lane main swimming pool with moveable floor and a 10 metre teaching pool. The spacious sports hall is available for many sports including badminton, football, basketball, and trampolining. Friendly and knowledgeable staff in the cool and spacious fitness gym to help you get the most out of your visit. Enjoy a class of Tai Chi, PumpFX, Salsacise, Pilates and more in our new fitness studio. The Willowburn Bouldering Wall offers active fun for children and adults of all ages (over five) and varying abilities.

Alnwick/Amble Outreach

Day Care and Outhreach Service for working age adults with Mental Health problems.

Alwinton Parish Council

Parish Council - please see our main website for more information.

Alzheimer's Society Berwick and District Office

Berwick Alzheimer's Society office offers information and support one to one to people with dementia and their carers. Information and support can also be given over the telephone and through our various publications.

Alzheimer's Society Hexham Office

Hexham office provides information and support to people with dementia, their families and carers in a one to one or group format. Support and information can also be offered over the telephone and through our various publications.

Alzheimers Society Northumberland Area Office

Provide support and information for people with all forms of dementia and their carers who live in Northumberland. Our services are free and confidential

Alzheimer's Society, North East Area Office

The Alzheimer's Society is the leading care and research charity for people with all forms of dementia, their families and carers. We are dependent on donations for our work. If you would like to find out more or make a donation, please ring 0845 306 0898, or visit the website.

Amble Action Group

We raise funds, provide events and activities in the local community and were set up under the wing of Amble Town Council. Previously we have organised Amble Jubilee event.

Amble and Coquet Children’s Centre

We offer a range of services for young children and their parents within the local community; working in partnership with other professionals to make services more accessible to all. Baby Massage and Yoga - Early Pregnancy and Parentcraft - Drop in and Play - Playgroup - Teenage Parents group - Dads Drop-In - Adult Courses - Family Learning - Events - Outings

Amble Bowling Club

We offer people of all ages the opportunity to participate in the outdoor flat green bowling from April to September. New members are given tuition to get them started, from then on the limit of what they can achieve is governed by their personal ambition.

Amble Development Trust

A charitable trust which aims to regenerate the former coal-mining town of Amble.

Amble Library

A small branch library, located in a quiet side street. The library has books for adults, teenagers and children, a local and family history section and public access computers. The library is also a Social Care and Health Information Point as well as a Council Information Point Available during library opening hours.

Amble Town Council

Amble Town Council aims to represent the interests of the residents of the town as a whole and to preserve the environment for the enjoyment of residents, visitors and future generations.

Ancroft parish council

parish council

Annan House Adult Placement Scheme

Adult placement scheme. Day care.


Antiphon is a small Hexham based chamber choir which specialises in early church music. Concerts and church services have been sung in some beautiful Northumbrian churches from Thorneyburn to Hexham Abbey. The choir meets on Tuesdays in St John Lee and welcomes enquiries from good singers who can sight read. We are a registered charity ( No 1142727).

Anytime Riding & Livery Centre

Riding lessons, basic to advanced, tots to adults, basic riding jumping dressage. Nervous, special needs. Schools, fetes etc. Events and shows. Showjumping events/gymkhana shows.

Art Class - Parish Hall, Corbridge

Art Class - Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am, Fridays 1pm. No contact number,if interested just turn up on the day.

Art Club (Allendale)

Weekly Arts sessions

Art Group

Painting and Drawing.

Art Group

Art Group

Art Studio - Hexham

Art Tour weekends, garden painting courses in watercolour and pastel, as well as 'mixed media and masks' themed workshops (2 and 3 day courses available), exhibitions.Information about the workshops is also on the web site.

Arthritis Research UK

Our charity is the only major charity in UK funding research in Universities, Hospitals and Medical Schools to investigate the cause and cure of arthritis and other rheumatic diseases.We currently fund grants worth almost £7 million across the North East, but do not receive any government funding. Our funds are raised in a variety of ways including community fundraising and we are always looking for committed volunteers to help us in our work. Please contact me for further information or visit our website

Arts Workshops, N.E. Arts

Workshops for groups of people doing visual arts, reminiscence etc. Can work with disabled people and people with learning disabilitties, and people with residential care establishments. The artist is prepared to travel to where the group is based. The artist is CRB checked and is aware of vulnerable adult policy.

Ashington & District Lioness Club

We are a part of Lions Clubs international and are a service organisation. We raise money for mostly local charities & good causes. In recent years we have raised £8,000 for the air ambulance equipped the relatives room at Wansbeck Hospital as well as numerous small donations to organisations & individuals in Northumberland.

Ashington and District U3A

A growing, dynamic group which offers a positive and creative approach to life after full time work. There are 21 groups on offer from art, crafts, musical appreciation, humour & ten pin bowling amongst many others. We offer fun, stimulation, fellowship & sixty members to share activities of your choosing. A warm welcome awaits.

Ashington and Newbiggin Local History Group

Ashington and Newbiggin Local History Group

Ashington Art Group

The Ashington Art Group is a self help group, although we do invite artists to give demonstrations. we visit art galleries, and put on exhibitions annually. Our members work in a variety of media, i.e. water colours, oils, acrylic and pastels. New members are welcome. Meet 6:00-8:00pm Thursday, 10-noon Saturday at North Seaton Colliety Community Centre. More details ring (01670) 856602

Ashington Children's Centre

The Children's Centre contributes to ensuring that every child gets the best start in life. It also works toward better opportunities for parents and a stronger and safer community. The Children's Centre has links to a range of local affordable good quality childcare providers.

Ashington Community Development Trust

We seek to promote, maintain, encourage and advance the prosperity and social welfare of the people of Ashington through developing social enterprise and projects. These include housing, retail and community events as well as employablity support (volunteering, training and employment).

Ashington Community Office

We organise community craft and food fairs, sports events, adult courses, community pantomines and shows. School premises are available for hire.

Ashington Co-op Camera Club

Camera Club

Ashington Jazz Club

Monthly Jazz Club

Ashington Leisure Centre

2 pools - movable hoist available (please worn in advance if this will be needed). Disabled toilet, changing & showering facilities. Lift to first floor gym where there is some equipment suitable for disabled people or people in wheelchairs. Disabled Bowls Club. Age well classes, including aerobics, badminton, table tennis, swimming, use of coffee bar. Aqua fit sessions. Some GP referral sessions. Sauna.

Ashington Library

One of the busiest libraries in Northumberland. Ashington Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, a local and family history section and public access computers.

Ashington Operatic Society

Ashington Operatic Society

Ashington Town Council

Ashington Town Council aims, together with other partners and agencies, to both continually improve and provide a variety of local services and to effectively represent the people of Ashington in all matters affecting the town

Ashmore House Day Care

Day service for adults under 65 with enduring mental health problems. Provides social and clinical care. Activities include: arts and crafts, pottery, woodwork, links with adult learning for creative writing, literacy etc. Also access to Aquafit classes and gym sessions.

Ashmore House Outreach

Out of hours extra support service for people with mental health problems. Must be referred through care co-ordinator.


We provide childcare for children aged 3 - 13 ( 7.45 - 9.15 am) and ( 3.30 - 6.30 pm) at Allendale PlayGroup, First School and Middle School. We are not for profit and aim to be affordable.

Azure Charitable Enterprises

Azure provides a wide range of services for people with disability throughout the North East. "Improving the lives of people who are disabled or disadvantaged" Azure will work with people who are disabled or disadvantaged to maximise their quality of life, life chances and personal development. Azure will provide an environment where staff development is nurtured and in which fulfilling careers may be pursued.


Bad Apples North East CIC

We are a community interest company based in Ashington, Northumberland who organise events and diversionary activities for young people on a not for profit basis. Events include DJ workshops, music workshops & employment events.

Badminton - Parish Hall, Corbridge

Badminton on Thursday at 7pm and Friday at 9am. No contact number,if interested just turn up on the day.

Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery

Founded to preserve the history, heritage and culture of Alnwick and the surrounding villages. We work with local schools, communities and individuals.


bait works in partnership to support more people in South East Northumberland to create and take part in inspiring and high quality arts experiences. bait is part of the national creative people and places network.

Ballroom Dancing Tuition - Alnwick

Dance classes for people of all ages. Please make contact before turning up as classes may be part way through a series of lessons. If a group of people get together the teachers would consider running a specific project for about 4-6 weeks.

Ballroom Dancing Tuition - Belford

Dance classes for people of all ages. Please make contact before turning up as classes may be part way through a series of lessons. If a group of people get together the teachers would consider running a specific project for about 4-6 weeks.

Bamburgh Christmas Lights

Bamburgh Christmas Lights Switch on is November 28th 2015 Meet at St Aidans Church 17 30hrs for Church Service followed by Lights Switch on at 18 30hrs. life size wood carvings of the nativity scene sculpted by Ross McNeil a wood carver from Cambois Northumberland Bamburgh fair is organised and run during the summer months by volunteers from the local community to raise funds for maintaining the Bamburgh Christmas lights, and the church of St Aidan Bamburgh. local community groups who are interested in fund raising for their own local groups are welcome if space allows. If you are interested in stalls and space at the fair you should contact Alex Nixon at

Bamburgh Olympic torch

We created this page to to create awareness and invitation to the day.

Barnabas Safe and Sound

Barnabas Safe & Sound are a Morpeth-based charity providing Supported Accommodation to vulnerable young people between the ages of 16-25. Barnabas aim to prevent youth homelessness by supporting young people at risk. Barnabas promotes youth development by offering positive activities, independent living skills, and participation opportunities to young people. Barnabas exists to encourage, enable, support, listen and accommodate.

Barnardos Housing Project

Offers a service to young people aged 16 to 21, living in Northumberland who may be homeless, or at risk of homelessness, but who do not wish, or are not eligible, to receive housing support from other agencies.

Barnardos Nursery @ Blyth West Children's Centre

Fantastic nursery facility within a childrens centre, providing excellent care for children from 3 months to 5 years old. Highly qualified staff, latest equipment, outdoor play area, and a range of other stimulating activities.

Baynes taxis

Family run business. Wheelchair accessible taxis. Long and short distances. Will do contract work.

Beachcomber Campsite & Stables

4 acre touring and camping park overlooking the stables. Facilities include washroom with showers, washing and laundry room, small shop and horse riding.

Bead & Craft Club

Trips out once a month, i.e. Metro Radio Arena etc. New members welcome.People need to be able to concentrate for the beading work. Have disabled accesss & facilities. Bring own materials, knitting wool etc.for the craftwork.Transport not provided.

Beadnell Community Volunteers

A volunteer fundraising group to generate funds for the benefit of Beadnell visitors and residents. See the events page for details of all the events in Beadnell. Or visit our website at the address below.

Bedlington Bowmen

Disabled Archery. On Sundays.

Bedlington Breastfeeding Support Group

We are a group of local Mums who have breastfed one or more children. We have all completed a Breastfeeding Peer Counsellor course. We meet every Thursday from 1-2.30pm at Sure Start Bedlington & District Children's Centre, Stead Lane, Bedlington. Why not come along and join in our friendly and relaxed group.

Bedlington Christian Fellowship

Art Group, Coffee Morning & Craft Group

Bedlington Coal Co.Homes for Retired Miners

Provides housing accommodation for retired miners.

Bedlington Colliery Methodist Church

Women's fellowship, Luncheon Club, Knit & Knatter, Coffee Morning

Bedlington Colliery Parent & Toddler Group

Session held every Thursday morning (Term Time) 09:00-11:00 for parents and their children (0-3 years). Children can play in a safe environment, giving parents an opportunity to have an informal chat with other adults over a cup of coffee.

Bedlington Community Centre

Different activities: Yoga, 50+ Club, Mat Makers

Bedlington Flower Club

Bedlington Flower Club

Bedlington Jobcentre Plus

Helping Unemployed people to find work, help employers to fill vacancies. Pay benefits to those people entitled to claim.

Bedlington Learning Centre

Short Courses - wide variety available locally, ranging from mixed crafts, basic computer skills to languages and yoga. Various times and start dates.

Bedlington Library

A medium-sized library, located behind the main street. Bedlington Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, a local and family history section and public access computers.

Bedlington Residents Association

Painting groups, coffee mornings, bingo, Broth Nights and Co-op Suppers. New members welcome.

Bedlington Station Library

Located in the centre of the local community. Bedlington Station Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, a local and family history section and 6 public access computers.

Bedlingtonshire Bowling Club

Outdoor Bowling Club daily from April onwards. New members welcome.

Befriending Service

Befriending service within clients own home.

Belford Community Group

The trust aims to assist in the social and economic regeneration of the small rural community of Belford. In the short term our goal is to secure funding to carry out the planned refurbishments to the old Barclays Bank building in the centre of the village. This will provide the community with a valuable business and social amenity.

Bell View (Belford)

Resource Centre & Day Care facilities in Bell View Building, Independent Charity supporting older people in North Northumberland. Office Accomodation for Bell View, Carers Northumberland and NCDN Police Surgery, C.A.B., Walking for Health, and Voices of Experience. Exercise, Art, Craft classes, Health Fairs, Therapy Sessions. Meeting,Training and conference facilities in a Fully Accessible Building.

Bellingham Community Trust

Bellingham Community Trust is now working as the North Tyne & Redesdale Community Partnership, we are a rural develpment trust, working to improve the quality of life for people living & working in the North Tyne & Rede Valley's. We offer help & advice to local organisations & carry out projects identified by the community.

Bellingham Library

A small branch library with entrance to the rear of the Town Hall. Bellingham Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, a local and family history section and 4 public access computers.

Bellingham Methodist United Reformed Church

Religious Services and activities, Funerals, Weddings, Baptisms,Dropin Coffee Mornings. Premises hired by various community groups.

Bellingham Tourist Information Centre

Have up to date information about activities in the area.

Bellingham Town Hall

Bellingham Town Hall is a registered charity who are currently raising funds for the refurbishment of the hall to restore it to its former glory. Our aim is to offer more events to the local community within and around Bellingham.

BEN - Motor & Allied Trades Benevolent Fund

BEN provides care and support for anyone who works or has worked in the automotive and related industries. One of BEN’s Care Homes, based in Norham, requires volunteers to help care for and enhance the quality of life of the residents. Volunteers can use their skills and hobbies to engage with the residents, or merely come along for a cup of tea and a chat.

Benefits Take-up for Older People

Take up of benefits by Older People living in Northumberland is lower than in other areas, especially the disability benefit "Attendance Allowance" - This benefit can be paid regardless of any other income or savings to disabled people aged 65 or over who meet the criteria. Northumberland County Council provices benefits advice as part of an adult care financial assessment, including assistance with claims. The Department for Work and Pensions administers benefits - please click the "contacts" tab above for the contact details.

Berwick & Eastern Borders MS Society

We are a branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain & Northern Ireland. Our branch covers the area from Berwick and Eyemouth on the east coast, to Coldstream, Duns and Kelso further west, and Wooler and Seahouses to the South. We have a present membership of about 70. Anyone who has an interest in MS, either as a sufferer, a carer or just someone who would like to get involved, is most cordially invited to join our branch. Our aim is to help and support any person with MS, their families and carers. To join our branch costs £5 per year and all members receive a copy of our Newsletter as well as the MS Society bi-monthly publication MS Matters. As with most charities we depend on volunteers and if you could spare a little bit of your time to help us you would be made most welcome.

Berwick Area Heart Support Group

This is a self help group supporting people who have a heart problem. Many people (with their partners)come for support when they know there is a problem. The group is intended for people living in North Northumberland and the Eastern Borders, but people from any area are welcome.

Berwick Borough Family Centre

We are an independent project set up to address the needs of, and issues affecting children, young people and their families living in the borough of Berwick upon Tweed. We promote health and education in the widest sense and also to improve family wellbeing.

Berwick Breastfeeding Support Group

Enthusiastic voluteer peer supporters provide one-to-one telephone and home support for mothers and their families both antenatally and postnatally. We run a weekly drop-in every Monday 10:00-11:30am at Spittal First School, for information, friendship and support. Fundraising and membership provide funds for training, a resource library and other events.

Berwick District Churches Together

Churches Together in Berwick upon Tweed and District looks to bring together churches in the district for mutual support, ministry and mission while taking opportunities to raise the profile and benefits of Christian life.

Berwick Governors Garden

Following the progress of the development of the Governor's Garden in Berwick

Berwick Gym Project

Berwick Gym Project

Berwick Library

Located in Walkergate, the building is shared with social services. Berwick Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, a local and family history section and 9 public access computers.

Berwick Museum & Art Gallery

A museum celebrating old Berwick and featuring a fine collection of paintings and ceramics given by Burrell

Berwick upon Tweed Art Group

The Berwick Art Group was started over forty years ago and always welcomes new members. The group meets during term time on Thursday evenings at 6.30pm in the Berwick Community Centre. There are no meetings in January or February. During the year we have demonstration evenings once a month when professional artists show us how to work in a variety of mediums, we also have life classes with a professional model. In July we have our Summer Exhibition where members can enter six paintings plus cards and prints. The art group also tries, when possible, to arrange other shows during the year. The membership fee is £25.00 payable in September.

Berwick upon Tweed Community Development Trust

We are a community development trust: a non-political, community based charity, working in partnership for the broadest possible development of Berwick. Activities are aimed at the social, educational, economic and environmental development of Berwick through our own projects and the influencing or supporting of other bodies.

Berwick upon Tweed Tourist Information Centre

Berwick-upon-Tweed is the most notherly town in England and just s stone's throw from the Scottish border. The town changed hands 13 times during the 300 years of Border Warfare, and has plenty of interesting places to visit.

Berwick Upon Tweed United Reformed Church

Sunday Worship; Spittal 11am Horncliffe 11.15am second Sunday of the month 9.45am fourth Sunday. Spittal Coffee Morning Thursday 10am. Various Spiritual and community activities throughout the week. Social Events. Hall available for hire. ALL WELCOME

Berwick Youth Project

Provides support service to young people in the Berwick area, from a town centre base. An 'Information Shop' offers practical and emotional support, we provide supported accommodation to eleven residents, and the Beehive youth club where a programme of youth work activities is on offer.

Berwickshire & North Northumberland Coast European Marine Site

We promote the careful management , enjoyment and use of the Berwickshire & North Northumberland Coast European Marine site.

Bingo - Prudhoe British Legion

Bingo on Wednesday at 2pm.

Bingo Club

Bingo Club monthly, 2nd Wednesday of the month, at 7.00pm-9.00pm.

Birtley Village Hall

Birtley Village Hall, is a community centre for Birtley Parish, It has catering facilities, disabled access and toilets. The hall is available for hire for functions & meetings.

Bliss Mediation Services

Assists family and community in dispute resolutions. Providing an independent and impartial free service to the community. Working with children with anger problems, providing A.D.H.D. coaching one to one, Giving support and assistance to parents with children with A.D.H.D.,S.E.N. statements. Using family mediation to improve family dynamics.

Blyth & Seaton Sluice Beach & Dunes

Blyth & Seaton Sluice beach and dunes are a designated local nature park with 5 km of golden sandy beach and parking nearby. Seaton Sluice has a small harbour and rocky bays. To the south Blyth has the Blyth Battery Museum which hosts events and activities - and there are nearby play areas.

Blyth Kayak Club

The club provides recreational canoeing facilities on rivers,lakes and the sea, in the challenging and environmentally friendly sport. We organise regular training and outings as well as entering local and national competitions. Many members have gained the BCU star awards and have gone on to work in the outdoor activity industry.

Blyth Library

Situated in the former Mechanics' Institute, Blyth Library houses the major collection of local studies material for Blyth, books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks and 13 public access computers.

Blyth Local History Society

History Society

Blyth Music and Theatre Company Singers

Blyth Music and Theatre Company Singers

Blyth Photographic Society

Please note that this site is no longer updated. For current details of the society please visit: Blyth Photographic Society's aim is to encourage and promote photography in all its forms. We meet at St Marys Church Hall, Wanley Street (Market Place), Blyth NE24 1DP Wheelchair access available. Our season runs from the beginning of September to mid April. To see a map of this location enter the postcode into Google. We meet every Thursday at 7.15pm during our season

Blyth Radio Club

Teach radio and exams days on air days on field.

Blyth Resource & Initiative Centre

BRIC is a busy community hub that offers all aspects of employment support and education to local people. Working in partnership with various organisations including, Sunderland College and Workers Education Association (WEA). We offer a variety of accredited, non acredited and vocational courses, as well as workshops, computer support and drop-in and much more.

Blyth Sports Centre - Blyth Valley Arts and Leisure

BLYTH SPORTS CENTRE FACILITIES - Swimming pools - Blyth Sports Centre has a learner pool ideal for children, as well as a 33m pool with a moveable floor, boom and diving facilities Spa, Sauna and Steam Room Little Squirrels Soft Play Lifestyle Gym Lifestyle fitness classes - We have a fantastic range of fitness classes, graded appropriately so that you can choose the one suitable for you Sports Hall - The centre's main hall has room for 8 badminton courts and is a great venue for 5-a-side, basketball, netball etc. You can even book the hall for events. 2x Squash Courts Cafe

Blyth Star Enterprises

1) Day Care/Workshop for people with physical or mental health problems or learning disabilities. 2) Stakeford nurseries for day care working with plants. 3) Kindling factory - preparing logs and kindling. For people who are preparing to go into paid employment.

Blyth Valley Children’s Centre

We support young families with children agend 0 -5. Our servicesinclude family support, child and family health services, early years provision, parental involvement and links with Job centre Plus and Families Information Service. For details of our What's On within our Blyth, Cramlington and Seaton Delaval Children's Centres, visit

Blyth Valley Disabled Forum

Blyth Valley Disabled Forum is a registered charity and Company Limited by Guarantee. Accredited awards, quality marks and prestigious logos include, Community Legal Services, DIAL U.K., I.I.P, Positive about Disabled People. Offering high quality advice, information, services and support, to empower those within the community to lead a full and independent life.

Blyth Valley Health Walks

Walks at various locations every day - Monday-Friday, free of charge.

Blyth Valley Samba School

Blyth Valley Samba School provides regular performances and workshops to give people the opportunity to sample team community drumming and to learn something of the different styles of ethnic percussion from around the world, to share, and enjoy and provide understanding of world musical culture.

Blyth Valley Woodturning and Woodcraft Association

Blyth Valley Woodturning and Woodcraft Association

Blyth Writers

Writing club. Waiting list at present.

Bolam Lake Country Park

Bolam Lake Country Park is situated in the heart of the beautiful Northumberland countryside surrounded by historic landscapes and dramatic views. It has lakeside, woodland and open grassed areas for you to enjoy. Bolam Lake has no regular bus service but there is a Summer Service that runs from Newcastle past the park on a Sunday. For timetable information check the Journey Planner website or call the Traveline.

Bomarsund Bowling Club

We are a friendly Bowling Club whose aim is to arrange competitions and social events to promote the game of flat green bowling for the mutual enjoyment of all interested members. We welcome any member of the community who wishes to play.

Bomersund Welfare Day Care

Day Care

Border Links

Community Enterprise working with around 40 people with learning disabilities helping them to develop confidence and daily life skills and teaching them about running a small business. They order, sort and deliver vegetable and fruit baskets for people living in the Berwick, Amble, Kelso and Cornhill areas. They also provide Personal Interest Groups giving people an opportunity to try something new such as photography and Moving On programmes which are aimed at enabling young adults to live more independently--including Health and Safety, money matters, relationships etc. In addition they now run a Drop-in Project in Berwick Parish Church Hall which is organised by members and a qualified tutor. Based in Berwick, but also work at Cornhill, Amble and Kelso. (Please contact Border Links for dates & times). Tuesday Drop-in Project A community project which provides a safe and welcoming place for vulnerable adults to meet on a regular basis to develop friendships and shared interests. This runs once a month at the Berwick Parish Church Hall. There is a small charge for refreshments and inter-active workshops.


Bowling - every day throughout the summer.


Houses a range of activities including Carpet Bowls.

Bradbury Centre (Dementia Care)

Day care for people of all ages suffering from dementia, for people from Newcastle and neighbouring areas such as Northumberland. Includes restaurant, coffee shop, gym, hairdressing, beauty & complimentory therapies and garden.

Brave Hearts of the North East

We seek to recognise children who have shown courage in battling to overcome illness, handicaps or other adversities by making a special award to them. These children must be between 5 - 16 and reside within the North East.

Briardale Community Centre

The centre offers a wide range of activities for the young and old of the local and wider community. We are a City Farm & Community Garden member with landscaped gardens and allotment for the public to explore. We have a lunch club on Friday afternoons, youth clubs and environmental wardens through out the week.

Bridge Club

Bridge Club on Mondays & Wednesdays at 6pm. Just turn up on the day.

Bridge Club

Bridge Club

Bridge For All

Bridge for All: we teach the game of bridge to beginners, improvers and more. We have classes of 10 - 16 students. The tutors are all members of EBUTA (English Bridge Union Teachers Association).

Bridleways & Riders Action Group (BRAG)

BRAG is a registered charity affiliated to the British Horse Society. Charity No. 1005463 BRAG works with landowners, local authorities and various countryside organisations to create, maintain and protect bridleways. Members benefits include: Quarterly Newsletters Subsidised Pleasure Rides Support and Assistance with any problems Membership Fees: £2.00 Adults £1.00 16 and Under £5.00 for 3 Years For more information please visit

Brightside Adult Services

Brightside Adult Services are a specialist provider of day services for adults aged 18-35 with moderate to severe additional needs. Our directors have backgrounds in education, communication, social work and psychological therapy and use this knowledge to plan high quality programmes of activities, whilst ensuring the highest levels of care and support.


The 'BRINGO' Community Travel Club (Project for vehicle with volunteer driver).The club provides a wheelchair accessible Fiat Doblo Car to help people live independently and to make essential and social journeys within the North Northumberland area.

Broomley Pre-School

Offers appropriate play facilities and training courses, together with the right of parents/carers to take responsibility for, and to become involved in the activities of the group. We use the foundation stage to guide children through the stepping stones, ensuring that every child reaches his or her full potential.

Brownies - 6th Morpeth ( St Aidans)

Brownie group for girls aged 7 to 10 years. Activities include ....crafts, singing, and badge work based on the Girlguiding UK Framework. Lots of fun and open to girls from all backgrounds and abilites.


BTCV is the UK's largest practical conservation charity, we work with people of all ages & backgrounds providing training & support on a range of programmes through practical environmental conservation tasks. This includes midweek community volunteer days and 'Natural Break' working holiday's.

Bu Bujin Karate Group


Bumble Bees Day Care Facility

Bumble Bees Daycare is a full day care facility, purpose built, providing up to 50 places for babies and children 0-3 years. Open 50 weeks of the year, (except over Xmas) during the hours of 7.30 a.m. and 6 p.m. A caring place where staff will inspire your child.


Caisley Cabs

4 and 6 seater vehicles. Wheelchair access. Long and short distance bookings welcome.

Calvert Trust Kielder

The Calvert Trust Kielder provides outdoor activities, care and relaxation for people with disabilities, their families and friends from our fully accessible centre and self catering lodges; all set in 40 acres woodland site. Our facilities include hydrotherapy swimming pool, en-suite bedrooms, large lounge with bar area, TV room, computer room and much more. please click on our main website link in the contacts area below for more information.

Cambo Pre School

Cambo pre-school offers children aged from 2.5 yrs - 5 yrs a safe and stimulating environment in which to learn, play and grow. We follow the "Foundation Stage" curriculum, delivering this in a safe and stimulating environment, tailored to each child's needs.

Cambo Village Hall

The village hall provides space for games, entertainment, events, fundraising and socialising.

Cambo W I

Cambo W I are a group of woman who meet on a monthly basis to listen to a wide variety of speakers or visit places of interest as well as participating in county WI events and competitions. We are a lively friendly group who give a warm welcome to new comers. Meetings are held on the third Monday each month at 19:30, usually in Cambo village hall.

Cambois Camera Club

We are a photographic society with our own clubhouse and facilities. We are a progressive group with an active programme of events. We meet Wednesday evenings, new members are always welcome.

CAMEO (come and meet each other)

Meeting for tea and biscuits singing and quizzes

Cameo Club

A craft club for ladies of all ages.

Capheaton Parish Council

Local Council serving the villages of Capheaton, Kirkheaton and the surrounding area.

Cardiac Rehabilitation in Northumberland

What is Cardiac Rehabilitation? Cardiac Rehabilitation is a programme of health advice, psychological support and exercise provided free of charge as part of your NHS care. Clinically proven to aid recovery following any cardiac event i.e. Heart attack or heart surgery, it has been shown to lower your risk factor and reduce the chances of suffering further events.

Care Visions at Home

Care Visions at Home provide high quality flexible and safe home care services to people of all ages. This includes those with complete care needs, and those with physical and learning disabilities. We provide practical and personal care assisting people with dementia and end of life support

Careline Homecare Enabling Service

Enabling service for elderly or disabled people and people with Learning Disabilities to take them out or to do activities with them within the home. Also supply a Home Care service and supported living for people with a 24hr support if necessary.

Carer Support

Are you providing help and support to a relative or friend who has a disability, a physical or mental illness, is frail, or has alcohol or drug related problems? Northumberland Family and Friends Carers’ Guide will help you to think about the impact caring has on your own life and help you find solutions. For example, if you provide regular care to someone you may have the right to ask for an assessment of your own needs; apply for Carers Allowance or request flexible working arrangements. For a free copy use the contact below. The Guide is also available from your care manager or from Carers Northumberland.

Carers Northumberland

WE are a charity dedicated to improving the lives of carers by responding to the needs of carers, informing them of thier rights and entitlements, supporting carers to access help for the person they care for and reducing social isolation.

Carleton Day Centre

Day Care. For more information contact Cumbria County Council.

Carlisle Park

Carlisle Park is a multi award winning park in the heart of Morpeth, Northumberland. Situated on the south bank of the River Wansbeck, it contains The William Turner Garden, formal gardens, an aviary, play areas, a paddling pool, ancient woodland, picnic areas, toilets, tennis courts, bowling greens, a skate park, and much more. Carlisle Park is owned by Northumberland County Council and managed by them in partnership with Morpeth Town Council and Leisure Connections.

Carpet Bowls

Carpet Bowls weekly, on Fridays at 10.00am-12.00pm

Carpet Bowls

Carpet Bowls

Castle Morpeth and Wansbeck Walkers

Walking -weekly walks of varying length and intensity in Morpeth. Meet/leave from Castle Square. Please call for availability and times/dates.

Castle Morpeth Disability Association

* Gardening - allotments with specially raised beds in Bedlington available 7 days a week, providing an opportunity for fresh air & exercise and to socialise. Facilitated sessions & support available for beginners. *Repaint Scheme People donate leftover paint which is given to others who need it or the Association's Handyman will use it to do small paint jobs for disabled or elderly people. ( also see entry on Handyman). * Computing drop in sessions and CV writing. Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.New members welcome. * Community Works – Free Handyman and Gardening service for people over 60, Single parents, Low income families or have a disability. Tel 01670 519575 for more information or to make an appointment. * Healthy Living Group – The Healthy Living for today is a group for people aged 55+, held on the 1st Tuesday of each month (March till November) starts 1pm-3pm at St James Centre, Wellway, Morpeth * MAPS – MAPS (Morpeth Area Partially Sighted) is a group held for partially sighted people, blind people, their family, friends, carers, and volunteers. The group is held on the 1st Saturday of the month, starts 2pm – 4pm at St James Centre, Wellway, Morpeth. * Free wheelchair loan scheme – Loan a wheelchair or walker free for up to a fortnight. Please ring our office for more information or to hire equipment. * Shop mobility – This is a scheme which allows members of the public to hire a mobility scooter for a few hrs or a full day to go around the local town. Please ring our office for more information or to hire equipment * We also have many more service on offer but all details can be found on our website or by ringing our main office. Contact Christie Thompson 01670 504488

Castle Morpeth Disability Association - Handyman Scheme

Castle Morpeth Disability Association have a free scheme for people with disabilities, single parents or pensioners-will do small tasks such as; assembling flat pack furniture, fitting curtain rails, fitting and checking smoke alarms, inflating wheelchair tyres. Handyman has enhanced CRB checks and over 30 years experience. Future plans are to have free gardening help for those who need it. Ring to make appointment. FREE SERVICE.

Castle Morpeth Disability Association - Morpeth Area Partially Sighted Group (MAPS)

We are a self help group for blind and partially sighted people who get together for meetings, outings, events, traning guidance, craft activities and to socialise. Our programme of activities is decided by the members. Meets 1st Saturday of every month 2 - 4 pm Contact Ann Purvis 01670 518191 or CMDA 01670 504488

Castle Morpeth Disability Equipment

Wheelchair loan scheme - free use of wheelchair for 2 weeks to cover visit from a disabled relative or unexpected sudden leg fracture etc. (refundable £20/deposit). Equipment in stock to buy at cost price or to order from disability catalogue at cost price. Try before you buy scheme.

Castle Morpeth District Scouts

Scouting offers challenge and adventure to 400,000 young people and 100,000 adults across the UK. We help our Members fulfill their potential by working in teams, learning by doing and thinking for themselves. We give people of every background a chance to stretch themselves, learn new skills and make life-long friends.

Castle Morpeth Enterprises

Castle Morpeth Enterprises

Castle View Residential Care Home Day Service

A package of day care services delivered within an existing Residential Care Home.

Cats Protection East Northumberland

We are a small group of dedicated volunteers working from our own homes to care for cats. The promotion of neutering is central to what we do. We foster cats until they can find their permanent homes.

Celebrations Card Club

An informal session to learn about card making amd make your own cards. Any new person wishing to join should ring in advance as the organiser will need to know numbers for the amount of materials she should bring.

Central Northumberland Health Walks

Weekly health walks for the local community based in Morpeth, Ashington, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea and Widdrington. Walks are free and led by trained volunteer walk leaders. Walks are designed to encourage people to improve their health and socialise with others.

Central Palz

Central Palz Provides a palliative care service to improve the quality of life for patients coping with a palliative illness, and their carers living in Wansbeck and Castle Morpeth. We provide this service Wednesday and Thursdays. Complementary Therapy, Physiotherapy, Counselling, Gym/Fitness programmes, social interaction and transport are all provided to anyone registered with a Gp in Ashington,Newbiggin,Bedlington,Guide Post,Widdrington,Morpeth and Lynemouth. Central Palz holds a Summer and Winter outing. Our main patients are those living with types of cancers,multiple sclerosis,motor neurone disease and other life limiting illnesses. Carers are treated as equals with regard to access to all services.

Chatton Pre-School Group

We are a Charity registered pre-school group providing a foundation education for 2-5 year old children with NEG funding available. Our sessions are currently Wednesday 8.50 a.m. - 11.20 a.m. for 2-5 yr olds and Friday 8.50 a.m. - 11.20 a.m for 3-5 yr olds. They are currently held within Chatton First School working closely with the Reception teacher providing an early progression into school.

Chatton Trout Fishery

No Rod licence required, disabled access available, fly fishing tuition available, stocking daily, tackle shop, toilet facilities. Stocked with high quality, fully finned fighting fish.

Chernobyl Continuity

We offer month long respite holidays in the North East to Belarussian teenagers (mainly from orphanage backgrounds)who still live with the after effects of the Chernobyl disaster. We organise a programme; educational, sporting and fun for the teenagers and like to work with local partners. We do not receive any statutory funding.

Chevington Community Centre

Chevington community centre has a range of facilities available to people in the local area. We have a number of rooms for hire including a lounge, committee room and main sports hall costing between £3.50 and £11 per hour. Chevington Community Centre also has a kitchen and entertainment license. Current users include a carpet bowls club, TaiChi class, women’s institute, boxing class, dinner club and Bingo, citizen’s advice and local community police officer.

Choppington Social Welfare Centre

Sequence Dancing, Keep Fit, Carpet Bowls, Salsa Dancing, Over 60's Club


Choysez was established in 1998 and works to improve the life chances of disaffected and marginalised children, young people and young adults by running structured programmes to improve their self esteem, confidence and life skills.

Christmas Crafts, Elderberries

Christmas crafts on in December, free, ring for details.

Church Lane Lunch Club

Two course meal and chance to socialise.

Church Services - Bedlington Salvation Army

Services of worship.

Church Services in Haydon Bridge

Christian worship.

Church Worship - Longframlington

Weekly worship every Sunday at 11.15am.

Churches Together in Blyth

Churches Together in Blyth seeks to bring together the churches in Blyth in mutual support, ministry and mission. Our website gives access to the work of member churches. Churches Together in Blyth oversees fundraising within the town for Christian aid.

CIC Group

CIC is a national, not for profit organisation, with over 20 years experience in providing excellent social care and health provision to individuals with a diverse range of needs and aspirations.Provide personalisation services fo individuals receiving direct payments or personal budgets.

Circle Dancing

Circle Dancing fortnightly, Fridays, 1.00pm-3.30pm

Circle Dancing

Circle Dancing on Monday, 1pm. No contact number,if interested just turn up on the day.

Circuit Class (Age Concern)

Exercise class

Citizens Advice Northumberland

The bureau provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on a range of subjects: debt, housing, welfare benefits and employment

Cleasewell Healthy Living Centre

Gentle exercise classs, carpet bowls, bingo, salsa.

Coastal Art Group - Seahouses First School

An informal group of people who are interested in drawing and painting. Bring own art materials.

Cobweb Orchestra

For people who play on instrument and who could manage their own care needs. (Please make arrangements through Social worker/Support Planner).

Coffee Mornings

Coffee and chat.

Coffee Mornings

Residents of Newsham and New Delaval are welcome.

Come and Meet Each Other Club (CAMEO)

Informal club for over 50's includes outdoor carpet bowls, table games and light refreshments.

Community Action Northumberland

Community Action Northumberland is a registered charity that exists to support communities in Northumberland. We are a Rural Community Council that provides a range of advice and support services for community and voluntary groups to enable people throughout Northumberland to overcome disadvantages and improve their quality of life. Please click on our main website address in the contact details section below for more information.

Community Creative Writing and Reading Group

This community reading group meets at Berwick Library on the 3rd Friday each month. It is one of the oldest in Northumberland and started in 1992. We enjoy all types of literature and also meeting others who love reading. All ages welcome.

Community Dementia Service

Age Concern Specialist Day Care for people with dementia.

Community Dementia Service

Age Concern Specialist Day Care for people with dementia.

Community Dementia Service

Age Concern Specialist Day Care for people with dementia.

Computer Courses

Northumberland College

Concordia Leisure Centre

Large leisure pool with disabled toilets, changing and hoists if necessary. Also wheelchair friendly gym on ground floor with hand bike and some other equipment which can be accessed by disabled people. Need induction first. Other activities include : 5 a side football, Climbing wall, judo. karate etc.


Bereavement awareness, mental health problems.

Contact Morpeth Mental Health Group

Support those in the community recovering from or experiencing mental health problems, supports carers. Offers information and advice on a wide range of issues related to mental health.

'Contact' Morpeth Mental Health Group

Drop-in centre/café - offering refreshments, social activities and friendship. Also much more on offer including: craft and writing courses, complimentary therapres, events, outings, support groups, men's group and women's group. Held various days and times, ring to check.

Contact the Elderly

We take small groups of 6 - 8 elerly guests, age 75 and over to tea in volunteer hosts family homes once a month, 12 months a year. We use volunteer drivers. This is a nationwide charity. We have one group in Tynedale and are working to set up new groups across the county. We would be delighted to hear from anyone who is interested in joining a local group as a volunteer or a guest.

Coqbeck Support Outreach

Support for people with learning disabilities, both at home and in the community, on holidays

Coquet Shorebase Trust

Coquet Shorebase Trust is a community based watersports centre, that provides watersports opportunities to all members of the community. Our current opportunities include Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailing, Windsurfing, Raft Building and Powerboating. These activities can be delivered as either one off taster sessions or full courses leading to National Governing Body Qualifications.

Coquet Windsurfing Club

The club provides recreational windsurfing and training opportunities for all members of the local community. We operate on two levels, one for adults (Coquet Camikazes), one for children (Coquet Crushers TIS). The club provides supervised windsurfing and equipment for the use of its membership at sensible prices, making the club unique in the region, allowing access for those in the community who don’t have their own equipment.

Coquetdale Cat Protection & Rescue

Takes in injured,unwanted,badley treated,lost cats and kittens. Nurses them back to health and re-homes them, to all sections of the community.Traps ferral,semi-ferral cats, neuters and spays them and re-releases them to prevent a buildup of nuisence colonies of cats. Provides help,advice and education.

Coquetdale Private Hire

Private hire company operating in the Coquet Valley area. Offer: short local runs & surrounding areas; Newcastle airport drop off & collection; travel to and from party functions; Alnwick, Morpeth and Newcastle runs.

Coquetdale Swimming & Fitness Centre

The little pool with the big view! A traditional style pool 13.5metres by 7.5 metres with fantastic views over Coquetdale. The pool is available for general swimming, swimming lessons and is a great party venue. The pool can be hired for exclusive use with qualified staff on hand. Changing rooms are communal village style on the ground floor and include family cubicles. The popular fitness gym houses over 20 pieces of Life Fitness equipment for a varied workout.

Corbridge & District Riding Club

details to follow

Corbridge Art Club

We meet monthly (Sept to June) in Corbridge First School and welcome beginners as well as more experienced artists. We work in a variety of different media with support and advice from our WEA tutor and also organise outdoor painting days, demonstrations by local artists, gallery visits and an annual exhibition.

Corbridge Library

A small branch library sharing premises with the Tourist Information Centre (TIC). Corbridge Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks and 2 public access computers.

Corbridge Preschool

Providing high quaility affordable childcare for children from the ages of 2 - 5. Ofsted registered, delivering the early years foundation curriculum. Strong links with the local community including Corbridge First School.

Corbridge Tourist Information Centre

Tourist information centre have up to date information about what is going on in the area.

Corbridge Village Trust

The village trust was formed in 1965 and it's aims are to preserve the best characteristics of Corbridge. Maintain a close watch on planning applications, sponsor projects,and generally help improve the quality of life for residents.

Cornhill Village Hall

The village hall, which is a community resource, provides a venue for various activities and events. The hall is available for private hire.

Cornhill-On-Tweed Parish Council

Cornhill Parish Council meets on the second Thursday each alternate month, beginning in May, at 7.00pm in the Village Hall. Meetings are open to the residents of the Parish, and any other interested party, and are attended by the County Councillor when possible.

Cowpen Library

Cowpen Library is a library run by the community. The library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, a local and family history section and 6 public access computers.

Craft and Chat

Craft club.

Craft Club

Meet weekly, on Thursdays at 9.30am-11.30am

Crafters Group

Multi crafts/keeping old skills alive.

Cragside House- National Trust

The National Trust is the largest conservation organisation in Britain and is a registered charity. Cragside was the home of Victorian inventor Lord Armstrong and his 1000 acre estate can be explored by visitors - tall trees, huge rocks, tumbling streams and forty miles of footpaths.

Cramlington Camera Club

We are an amateur photography club affiliated to the “Northern Counties Photographic Federation" We meet at 7:30pm Thursday evenings at the Doxford Methodist Church in Cramlington. Our season runs from September to end of April - first meeting is 2nd September. We run free tutorial sessions of those new to photography before the main meeting from approx 6 - 7pm New members are always welcome !

Cramlington Camera Club

An amateur photography club affiliated to the 'Nothern Counties Photographic Federation'.

Cramlington Community Association

Social, leisure and educational activities for residents of Cramlington. Available for Private Hire.

Cramlington Craft Club

We are a self help group of ladies who enjoy a variety of handicrafts and are willing to pass on their skills. Crafts include, embroidery, hardanger, and tapestry, Papercraft arts include, de-coupage, pergamano and stamping. Membership fees are £10.00 (annual), £2 per week which includes tea & buiscuits. We are currently accepting new members, please ring for futher details.

Cramlington Floral Art Club

We meet at 7.30 p.m. on the Third Thursday of each month (excepting August) in Cramlington Community Centre, East Farm Terrace, Cramlington NE23 9DT. The aim of the Club is to encourage flower arranging as a hobby, and members and visitors watch a flower arranging demonstration or take part in workshops, each with an Area Demonstrator. A small, friendly club to which anyone would be most welcome.

Cramlington Folk Club

To promote live performance of traditional and contemporary music & song. To bring national & international performers to the local area. Venue: The Hind, Dewley, Cramlington NE23 6DT Friday September 07, 2012 PRELUDE + PETE SCOTT Celebrating 40 years of live music Tickets now on sale Event starts at 20:00 and ends at 23:15. £10.00 charge. Saturday September 08, 2012 Jez Lowe 7 The Bad Pennies + Ribbon Road Celebrating 4o years of live music Event starts at 20:00. and ends at 23:15. £10.00 charge to attend. Forthcoming events for Cramlington Folk Club All night at The Hind Dewley Cramlington start time 8-00pm Other Tuesdays are Singers nights all welcome

Cramlington Library

Cramlington Library and Information Centre is situated next to Concordia Leisure Centre. The second largest library in the county, Cramlington Library have books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, DVDs, a local and family history section and 22 public access computers.

Cramlington Table Tennis Club

Registered Charity No: 1095616 Cramlington Table Tennis Club is about making table tennis accessible to as many people as possible. Our object is the promotion of community participation in a healthy activity by the provision of facilities for playing table tennis. Wherever you live, CTTC is the place to go and play table tennis. Please click on the main website link below for more information

Cramlington Town Council

We provide support for community organisations, residents, local governance, local service delivery and management.

Cramlington Village Women's Institute

Women's Institute.

Craster Day Hospital

Day hospital for Over 65's with mental health problems.


Credit Union South East N/Landindependent specialist support and information for the continued development of voluntary and community organisations in N/land non profit organisation to aid in stopping finacial exclusion


Dance Club - Parish Hall, Corbridge

Dance Club on Saturdays at 7.30pm. No contact number,if interested just turn up on the day.

Dance for Fun, Elderberries

Social activities for people over 50's.Dance for fun - creative group on Fridays, call to confirm the times.

Darby & Joan Club

Includes bingo, raffle, tea and biscuits but no transport. For Over 60's.

David Holliday Studio/Gallery

Gallery and workshops by popular local artist. There is also a Coffee shop at the venue.

Day Care at Avala Park (Southern Cross Care Homes)

Specifically appointed Day Care Co-ordinator who works with other staff to provide activities for residents and day care users. Specialising in work with people who have dementia. May also do overnights for day care user.

Day Care at Close House

A Day Care facility within Close House Nursing Home. Open 7 days per week and can take complex care needs. Aim to promote healthy living. Have activities organiser. Extensive gardens.

Day Care at Hartford Court

Day care for ill or disabled people. Disabled bathing, showering and toilets available. Facilities include cinema room, computer room with webcam to communicate with family and friends, on-line shopping etc. Emphasis on health - provide classes in cookery and fitness. Have own minibus to bring people to the centre and for use for outings e.g. to theatre, garden centre etc.

Day Care at Heatherdale

Day care for people over 65yrs. Provide personal care such as bathing. Also lunch and tea. Transport not provided.

Day Care at Howard Court Residential Home

Bathing and personal care needs addressed as necessary. Transport not normally provided, but could be negotiated. Programme of activities with dedicated worker. Visiting hairdresser. 2 course meal at lunchtime, plus refreshments through the day. Evening meal could be provided if needed.

Day Care at Sunningdale House

Day care within a Residential Home for older people. Cover Haltwhistle, Haydon Bridge, Bellingham, Walk areas etc.Day care services available 7 days per week. There is Activities co-ordinator. Special diets caterted for. Reminiscence room. Hairdresser on Mondays. Laundry facilities. Entertainment. Private chiropody starts at £8. Holistic therapy available.

Day Care at The Grange, Warkworth

Day care in a Residential Home. Cater for older disabled people and people with dementia. 2 Activities co-ordinators. Activities include: reminiscence, armchair exercises, knitting, cards, skittles, dominoes, arts and crafts, cookery, nail and footcare, trips out e.g. to Highley Gate to purchase plants which the people who attend later pot up. Can provide transport.

Day Care at Wellburn House

Day care for older/disabled people. Also the possibility of some dementia care.

De Baliol Nursing Home

Day Care.

Dementia Care Limited

Outreach or enabling service.

Depaul UK - Nightstop North East

Nightstop provides emergency accommodation to young homeless people aged 16-25 in the homes of volunteer hosts

Derwentoak Companion Dog Club

Responsible ownership is priority, our pet dogs should be a pleasure to live with and a nuisance to no-one. Companion dog owners learn how to train and manage their pets, and live in harmony with each other, without using confrontational or punitive methods. We do fun agility and Paws to music,these are routines carried out with background music, any pet dog is capable of doing this with a little training, however we are not a competition club in any way. All of our activities are directed towards the pet dog owner.

Disability Writes

A website based creative writing school where people can develop creative writing skills, with a possible aim of being published as writers and/or gaining a stronger voice in society. States: all the staff have CRB checks and follow Safeguarding Adults guidelines and the site is monitored to exclude unsuitable material. Staff are experienced in working with people with learning disabilities but welcome people with all disabilities or mental health problems. Cost: For people who need paid assistance to use the site they will allow groups of up to 8 people for the same basic subscription.

Dog Training Classes

Dog Training Classes.

Domino Night

Domino night at Armstrong Court. Prizes for highest score and lowest score.

Doxford Youth Project

Doxford Youth Project works with young people to assist with support to ensure they are safe, offer advice and discuss what provisions they would like as a 'wish list' for young people living in Cramlington. They have a detached youth work team, Connexions Personal Advisor and a church based youth worker.

Dr Barnados Voluntary Shop

Voluntary shop

Druridge Bay Country Park

Druridge Bay Country Park includes three miles of beautiful beach and sand dunes, plus a large lake surrounded by woods and meadows. The variety of surroundings means you are sure of an enjoyable visit whatever the time of year. The 518 bus service between Morpeth and Alnwick stops at Hadston. There is a 10 minute walk to Druridge Bay Country Park from Hadston Village.

Dudley Social Club

Social Club providing various activities for the local community. Bingo,live entertainment,darts,dominoes,pool etc. support of local football teams junior and senior level.


East Cramlington & Seaton Valley Conservation Volunteers

To Maintain and improve local reserves and sites. To protect them for future generations. To make the reserves and site easily accessible. To carry out Projects to improve sites for access, public use and wildlife to both conserve and promote.

Eastfield Estates Community Association

We provide activities and opportunities for young people in our local community. Our aim for the future is to provide a safe, exciting place of involvement for all.

Eco Cabs

Based in Hexham we prmote the ethos of cutting down carbon emissions whilst prviding a top quality professional Hexham taxi service. Catering for a wide range of journeys and trips. We offer our clients high specification vehicles that seat from 4 - 16 people and can accommodate customers with disabilities.

Eddie Billington Dancing

We are available for 1:1 private tuition in ballroom and latin-american dance. Subject to venue.


The project aims to reduce social isolation among the over 50s by providing stimulating fun activities in a non-traditional setting. The wide ranging programme includes foot-care, tea dances, salsacise, Tea and Tattle (drop-in coffee morning with guest speakers) and craft activities. The progect is also engaging in a programme of intergenerational activities including a stained glass project and reminiscence project.

Eldron Care

Adult placement scheme. Day care.

Elizabeth Finn Care

A national charity that gives direct financial support to individuals in need and through Turn2us helps millions more to gain access to the money available to them in welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help.

Ellington Flower Club

Flower Club

Ellington Library

A small branch library run by the community, situated in the centre of the village in the old schoolhouse building. Ellington Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, DVDs, a local and family history section and 2 public access computers.

Embroiders Guild - Ponteland Branch

A group of ladies who enjoy a wide range of embroidery skills and other related crafts. We invite speakers to our meetings and have regular demonstrations.

English Heritage

English Heritage is the Government's statutory adviser on the historic environment. Officially known as the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England, English Heritage is an Executive Non-departmental Public Body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). Our powers and responsibilities are set out in the National Heritage Act (1983) and today we report to Parliament through the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.

Equal Partnerships

A support provider for people with learning disabilities. Supported living and outreach support provided helping people to be in control of their own lives and supporting people to have fulfilling, interesting lives going to work, college, socialising or whatever else they choose.

Escape Family Support

ESCAPE is a registered charity (1063500) that has operated across Northumberland for 17 years and provides support, counselling and educational information for substance users, their families, carers, including kinship carers and where possible mediate between the family and user to alleviate the problems experienced and distress caused by substance use.

Escape Trading CIC Ltd

Carol AshworthTrading arm of charity escape family support.It operates a private, person-centred, interactive counselling and psychotherapy service to adults with a wide range of mental health concerns. Also offers complementary therapies. All therapists are qualified, insured and DBS checked.

Essendene Day Care

Specialist dementia care service. Transport provided. Bathing facilities. Activities geared to each individual-includes computing, hairdressing, pottery, jigsaws etc.

Exercise class - Amble

Gentle exercise class, suitable for over 55's.

Exercise Class - Alnwick

Gentle Exercise Class.

Exercise Class - Ashington, Age Concern

Exercise class. Also Men's Health Group on Wednesdays.

Experiments in Fashion, Elderberries

Young Northumbrian designers, inspired by Northumberland's market forms. Free exhibition.


Family Mediation North East

Family mediation helps people whose relationship has broken down and they need to sort out practical issues such as - arrangements for children - sharing finances upon separation. Mediation can help families sort out disputes even when resoulution seems impossible and thanks to Legal Aid it might be completely free for them. All of our practising mediators hold the FMCA qualification that evidences we are qualified to the highest standard. We have over 40 years of mediation experience between us and significant legal expertise and accreditation form the Family Mediation Council and the Legal Aid Agency.

Family Support & Placement Service

We are the Northumberland County Council team who recruit, train and assess foster carers, family support carers and adoptive parents for local children and young people. We are looking for carers and families now for local children and young people. Please see our main website for further details.

Family Support Care Team

We recruit, support and train family support carers to look after children in need of care throughout Northumberland. We are looking for family support carers (qualified to NVQ Level 3) to offer a range of day and overnight services for our children, young people and their families. Please visit our main webstie for further details.

Farm Crisis Network - Northumberland.

Farming help and support for all living and working in the farming community.FCN is a UK network of volunteers drawn from the farming community and rural churches available to walk with and support farming people and their families as they seek to resolve their problems during times of need. All contact is made in total confidence.We will respond quikly to calls for support. Asking for help is not easy, but we do fully understand this. National FCN Helpline is open 7 days a week 7am -11pm Tel 07002 326326.

Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group

FWAG is a farmer led charity that works with farmers to promote good environmental gains within an economical farming business. We provide practical advice to farmers, land owners and other interested parties on habitats, wildlife and government schemes. We have experts in all fields of conservation, wildlife, habitats, archiology and flora, and are experienced in creating and managing specific habitats.

Felton & Swarland Local History Society

The society aims to bring together those people who share an interest in local history to inform and entertain them with talks,films and discussions, to stimulate research by developing projects and to record what is found for the future.

Felton & Thirston Fair

This traditional fair encourages all village organisations to participate, allowing them to promote, recruit and fundraise. Many activities are held including many for youngsters with a sporting interest e.g. junior football, fun run, children's sports etc.

Felton Village Hall

The Hall is the venue for almost all the community groups in the village. It is run by the Management Committee which is made up of representatives of those groups. Click on 'regular users' for details of the user groups. THE BUILDING The Hall was built in 1926 with money raised by public subscription to commemorate those who served in the First World War. It is of red brick and pantile construction and is located in a prominent positon at the northern end of Main Street. In 1998 the Hall was extended and refurbished to bring its facilities up to modern day standards. The Hall is available for hire in full or in part for: Meetings and conferences Training Events Functions and celebrations Concerts Exhibitions Main Hall £16 per hour Coquet Room £16 per hour whole hall £27 per hour

First Move Care

Day Services for people with learning disabilities, based in North Tynedale and Northumberland.

Fitness Sessions with Fitness Works

Fitness Works and the Healthy Living Initiative presents Circuit Training and Legs, Bums and Tums classes at the Isabella Community Centre.

Fitness Suite - Haltwhistle

Fitness and exercise facilities

Flodden Edge FARM Riding and Driving Centre

Located on the mainland at historic flodden battlefield in superb countryside on a quiet lane. We provide a range of facilities for riders & carriage drivers for all ages and from absolute beginner to experienced ones. On site Self-catering & B&B accommodation & also holidays for horses.

Footcare, Elderberries

Social activities for people over 50's.Footcare.

Footprints on the moon

We run a childrens, young adults, & family activities outdoors. Using recycleable & sustainable materials. Footprints currentlocations are Northumberlandia, Blyth Links Beach, Pleassey Woods & Druridge bay.

Ford Pre-School And Ford Toddlers

Ford Pre-school is a voluntary committee run organisation. Awarded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in 2010 & 2015 we provide Pre-school sessions 5 days a week between 8.45am and 2.45 pm for children aged 2- 5 years.Funded places for eligible 2,3 & 4 year olds; 15hrs & 30hrs funded places available Ford Stay & Play Group meet every Thursday during term time from 9.00am-10.30am the group welcomes children aged 0-5 accompanied by a parent/carer and gives them the opportunity to play and socialise.

Fordley Judo Club

Children’s & adult classes teaching physical development to all using Judo as self defence. Judo is a martial art using wrestling, grappling, throwing and holding techniques. The group attends local and national events.

Forestry Commission England

For more information on your local woodlands, visit - For events in Kielder Forest contact Kielder Castle, 01434 250209. For volunteering opportunities contact Chief Recreation Ranger, 01434 220242.

Fostering Northumberland

We recruit, support and train foster carers to look after children in need of care throughout Northumberland County.

Fourth Action

Fourth Action promotes good practice in equality, diversity and community development, by establishing projects that meet needs of excluded groups, offering training and support to organisations that support diverse groups. Promoting gender and race equality through innovation and collaboration. Carrying out research, evaluation and feasability projects. Fourth action runs North Northumberland Women's Network (NNWN), which offers opportunities for women looking for support or new ideas.

Fram Club

Social club for Over 60's. Play dominies, whist, bingo etc.

Free Internet Access

Free Internet Access - every day there are 2 computers in the foyer for free Internet access.

Friends of Abbeyfields School (FoAS)

To raise funds for enhancing the educational provision of the children at the school, by funding services and resources not usually provided by the local education authority. FoAS also has a social function, and allows the parents and school staff to work closely together to promote good citizenship.

Friends of Archaeology in Northumberland

Archaeology in Northumberland is an annual magazine which showcases the varied and exciting archaeological work happening in Northumberland today. First published in 1991 it has increased dramatically in scope and popularity over the years. The “Friends of Archaeology in Northumberland” was formed in 2005 to support the publication of the magazine. For a small donation Friends have been able to help with the running costs of the magazine and ensure its survival. Membership of the Friends group entitles you to a copy of the magazine, access to a series of guided walks based around the articles published in Archaeology in Northumberland, and a discount on Conservation Team publications.

Friends of Bolam Lake

We are a volunteer group formed to help protect, promote and preserve Bolam Country Park.

Friends of Hirst Park

We are a community group, led by local residents, who aim to make Hirst Park a better place for anyone to come & enjoy the park’s facilities. We encourage community involvement and provide activities for people of all ages, backgrounds, cultures & disabilities.

Friends of Kirkley Hall

We are a local volunteer led registered charity. We fundraise via our regular programme of guest speakers, sale of plants raised by our Plant Propagation Group, visits and social activities. This helps us support Northumberland College at Kirkley Hall students by assisting with student bursaries, educational visits and providing additional materials for both college and students. We can also provide practical assistance to projects at Kirkley Hall campus. We are a friendly sociable group who meet at Kirkley Hall, a wonderful setting. Membership Benifits include... Meeting new friends, 20% off normal admission charges to our talks, free entry to gardens at Kirkley Hall, 10% discount on plants purchased from horticultural department, 50% discount on admission to Kirkley Hall Zoo. Social events. Raffles.

Friends of Libraries in Tynedale (FLIT)

Promote, and act as an advocate for libraries within Tynedale. As well as lobbying central and local government, we sponsor events in libraries, hold fund raising events and buy equipment to help make libraries more attractive for young and old.

Friends of Morpeth Museum

Promotes the need for a Museum in Morpeth to display the Town's Heritage & Antiquities. You can support this aim by playing the lottery at: You can also become a member and receive a regular newsletter.

Friends of Prudhoe Woods

Friends of Prudhoe Woods promote the preservation, understanding and conservation of the woodlands, wildlife and countryside in and around Prudhoe. Situated in the Central Tyne Valle, consisting several distinct woodlands surrounding the town of Prudhoe which serve as an important green space for wildlife and people.

Friends of Ridley Park

We are a voluntary group whose aims are to promote the use of Ridley Park and improve facilities, helping to make Ridley Park a great place to visit for all ages and disabilities. We hold monthly meetings on the 1st Wednesday of each month commencing at 6pm in Friends of Ridley Park pavilion to offer our ideas and suggestions for improvements. Everyone is welcome to attend. Our pavilion is available to hire for parties, school and community groups. 2014 Northumbria in Bloom Gold Winner 2015/16 Green Flag Award Contact Secretary for details.

Friendship Club

Friendship Club

Funding Information North East

FINE researches potential sources of funding for the voluntary and community sector in the North East of England and keeps organisations informed of funding opportunities via: North East Guide to Grants for Voluntary Organisations - 11th edition 2011/2012. North East Third Sector Funding Opportunities Database. North East Guide to Grants for Individuals - 5th edition 2008/2009 News You Can Use - Fortnightly email bulletin. Grants Bulletin - Six weekly paper bulletin. ConTracked - Monthly FREE E-Bulletin. First Steps for A New Funding Adviser - 3rd edition.


Gate Church Prudhoe

Formerly Prudhoe Community Church. A lively, friendly family church where we "Love God, Love People, Love Life"

Gateway into the Community

Access into the community for people who have learning disabilities through leisure and learning opportunities. Registered charity providing help for members to take part in activities and groups they are interested in eg recently won award at Film Featival for thier work with Haltwhistle Film Project "Animate It". Also have badminton group, nights out and weekends away. Have a new Den which is the base for individual support sessions and small group activities including cookery, Wii, play station, pool etc. Members are from teenagers to people in their 80's and beyond.

Gateway Wheelers

A Small North East cycling club, for disabled persons of all ages, that provides cycling facilities, events, time trials and competitions. Our members come from all over the north east, to events that take place in picturesque parts of Tyne and Wear valley and a rural area near yarm in Teeside.

Gentle Exercise Class - Rothbury

Gentle exercises for older people, many exercises seated.

Gentle Exercise Class -Bedlington

A gentle exercise group.

Gentle Exercise Group - Longhoughton

Gentle exercises to music followed by tea and biscuits.

George Cringle Trust Fund & Endowment Fund

The Trust Funds provide one-off grants of up to £500 pa to past/current students of Berwick High School who are under 25 and live in the Berwick District. The grants can be for specific study, training and coaching, extra curricular activities and to support elements of further/higher education.

Get Together Club

Club run by disabled people for disabled people. Disabled facilities available. Will welcome new members including people with mild mental health problems and learning disabilities. Activities include: bingo, raffle, speakers, quizzes, crafts, trips out. The Club is available for people from Ashington, Bedlington, Blyth, Cramlington areas.

Gift Fayre Committee NSPCC

Provides funding support for children in the North East - Newcastle & Northumberland in particular. We are a group which is part of the NSPCC. We create a fabulous Gift Fayre every year. We often need to recruit volunteers.

Gilsland Spa Hotel

Wheelchair access and adapting toilet for disabled people.Arrival 11am. Music and entertainment in the ballroom. pm lunch followed by Bingo.

Glanton & District Horticultural & Industrial Society

Village show, suitable for all ages. Marquie for exibits, Flowers, Fruit and Veg, crafts. Pony sports, dog show, sheep dog trials and Northumbrian Music.

Glanton Writers' Group

We are a new group for people interested in writing for publication. Everyone is welcome and no experience is required. It will be an informal group and there will be no lectures - just friendly advice. The group's focus will be on getting your work published.

Glendale Agricultural Society

The organisation supports rural life with a programme of events including The Gendale Show held each Bank Holiday Monday in August. The show includes livestock classes, main ring performances, 200 trade stands, Countryside, Food, Craft, Industrial & Horticultural Marquees.

Glendale Play Group

We are an OFSTED inspected, friendly playgroup run as a charity, by experienced caring staff. We are open every weekday and run both mixed and pre-school sessions. We work closely with school to ensure a happy transition to "Big School".

Glendale Voices

Glendale Voices and Glendale Choral Society meet on Tuesday evenings 7.30 - 9.30 at the Cheviot Centre, Wooler. We sing an eclectic range of music - modern, folk, spiritual, musical theatre. We regularly perform concerts - fund raising for charities. We are a happy bunch but we could do with MORE MEN! (you do not have to read music).

Go Fishing

Fishing lakes including disabled access at: Derwent, Fontburn, Grassholme, Hury, Kielder, Scaling Whittle Dene.

Golden Guide

Free Guide for over 50's packed full of information on range of local topics including money, health, care and your home.

Granary Leisure Complex

Food/lunches and swimming pool accessible to the community. Run over 50's sessions in pool and gym.Swimming for older and disabled people. Best to attend as a winter pastime and combine with walks/ outdoor activity in summer. Facilities open early each day.Disabled facilities for toilets, showering etc.Hoists for people who can not manage the steps into the pool.

Greenhead Parish Council

Greenhead Parish Council is the first level of local government for the residents of Greenhead. The Parish Council aims to resolve issues for the electorate and maintains a play area and a Millennium Green for the use of residents and visitors alike.

Groundwork North East

Scheme to involve the community in making their environment a nicer place, by doing gardening projects etc. This is for people of all ages and also includes people with mental health problems. They have a bus which has a ramp for wheelchairs. Volunteers could be taught how to do things like dry stone walling, gateway making etc. Also work in Ashington Community woods project which is just for people in the Ashington area.

Guide Post Library

A small branch library, Guide Post Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, DVDs, audiobooks, a local and family history section and 2 public access computers.

Guide Post Medical Group

Doctors Surgery and Associated Healthcare Provision.


Hadston House Library

A community run library housed in the Hadston House Youth and Community Centre. Hadston House Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, a local and family history section and 10 public access computers.

Hadston Youth and Community Building

Hadston Youth and Community Project povides a range of services for the community. There is a cafe open Mon-Sat 8am-1.30pm; Breakfast Club at 8am term time only. Youth Clubs for juniors and seniors every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Support & Advice for Young People drop in sessions are available and each Thursday National Careers Service sessions, either drop in or by appointment are available. Library facilities and public access computers are also available as are services to the elderly, including a meals on wheels and handyman service.

Haltwhistle Library

A small library located in the centre of Haltwhistle, Haltwhistle Library has books for adults, children and teenagers, audiobooks, a local and family history section and 7 public access computers.

Haltwhistle Tourist Information Centre

The centre provides up to date information about what is going on in the area.

Haltwhistle Working Men's Club

Daily activities: e.g. pool and snooker tables and Bingo on Thursday, Friday and Sunday evenings. Occasional live entertainment.

Hartburn Community Project

The Hartburn Community Project organises events to help raise funds so the church in Hartburn can be used by the whole community for events such as concerts, talks, lunch clubs, fairs and exhibitions as well as church events. If you would like to be added to our mailing list about future events please contact us at

Hastings Initiative

Provides out of school leisure activities for all 6 to 13 year olds, resident or at school in Seaton Valley. The HI provides youth clubs ('Nippers' for 6-8 yr olds, 'Kids' for 9-13 yr olds) in Seaton Delaval and Seaton Sluice, Drama Workshops, Dance studio, trips away to external venues holiday activities and camps. A mentor and buddy scheme is available for all young people.

Haydon Bridge Community Centre

We provide facilites for clubs and organisations to run their own events and to hold regular meetings. We also hire the premises for occasional use, for dances,concerts and shows.

Haydon Bridge Dance Club

Haydon Bridge Dance Club

Haydon Bridge Judo Club

Judo Club for children 8 years plus, and adults competing from local to international events.

Haydon Bridge Library

A small community-run library next to the railway station. Haydon Bridge Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, newspapers, puzzles, a local and family history section and 2 public access computers.

Haydon Bridge Nature Club

Haydon Bridge Nature Club is formed of people with an interest in nature, wildlife and the environment and a wish to learn more. Fortnightly lectures are held on Thursday evenings- October to March inclusive and Country walks organised for the rest of the year

Haydon Bridge Playgroup

We are a playgroup, taking children from 2yrs-3yrs based in the local community centre. We run on Monday & Friday mornings. We also offer a toddler group at the same location on Tuesday & Thursday mornings an opportunity for Parents, carers and their children to get together for friendship and fun.

Haydon Local Artists

11th.Annual Summer Exhibition 22nd.-28th.June 2014 10am - 6pm at Haydon Bridge Community Centre Local artists summer exhibition and also Junior artwork exhibition from Haydon Bridge First School.

Haydon View (Day Care)

Provide day care, personal care, meals, arts and crafts and light entertainment. Maximum number of places 4 (Monday-Friday). Transport not priovided.

Haydonian Social Club

Varied activities on weekday evenings and at weekends e.g. Free Pool every Tuesday & Thursday. Bingo, Karaoke, Live football on Plasma Screen TVs, Darts etc.

Headway Arts

Headway Arts specialise in participatory arts, across art forms, offering people the chance to take part in highly inclusive, world class arts projects. See our website for details of available workshops.

Headway North Northumberland

Social group for people with head injuries. No permanent place in Berwick at present so ring to check for venue. Offer holistic therapy, arts and crafts, cognitive stimulation, outings, refreshments.Monthly activity sessions at venues in the Berwick area.

Headway, Tynedale

Weekly drop-in centre for people with a head injury. Offer holistic therapy, arts and crafts, cognitive stimulation, social interaction, outings and refreshments.

Healthwatch Northumberland

Healthwatch Northumberland is the independent champion for people who use health and social care in Northumberland. We exist to ensure that people's views are heard and shared with those with the power to make change happen. We also help people find information they need about services in their area.

Healthy Life

Tuesdays meetings weekly, 9.30am-10.30am (needs referal via GP).

Heatherslaw Cornmill

Watermill on the Banks of the River Till which uses fully restored 19th C machinery to make stoneground flour from locally grown wheat. Open daily late March-end October. Learn about milling through the ages; see the giant waterwheel; visit the Victorian 'home' corner; activity sheets & backpacks for families and children. Tearoom and Gift Shop on site. School and other group bookings welcome.

Heddon Library

A small purpose-built community-run library in the centre of the village. Heddon Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, a local and family history section and 3 public access computers.

Heddon Stitchers

Stitchers is a weekly, self help needlework/craft group, open to all. Regular workshops are held to increase our knowledge. We aim to keep traditional skill alive and to pass them onto the younger generation. We contribute items in our annual village show.

Hedgeley Parish Council

Help & Support Area - Northumberland Life

Welcome to the support area for members of Northumberland Life. This section also provides information for local organisations that would like to use this free service. Our contact details are shown at the bottom of this page, please feel free to get in touch if you need help with your Northumberland Life website, or have any questions about this free service.

Henshaw Parish Council

Parish Council responsible for planning matter and general upkeep and development of the Parish of Henshaw.

Hepscott Parish Village Hall

Hepscott Parish Village Hall, serving Hepscott village and surrounding area. T'ai Chi Club Keep Fit Club "Bridge for all" Clubs Art Group Yoga session Hall available for hire. Further details of life in Hepscott can be viewed in the Hepscott Herald on the website of Hepscott Parish Council - link in Contacts page

Hexham & Tynedale NCT (National Childbirth Trust)

Run by local parents, we offer support, information and friendship to new parents and parents-to-be. We support parents in whatever choices they make regarding childbirth, feeding and parenting. Hexham & Tynedale NCT aims to make the transition into parenthood as easy as possible, by providing support, information and a chance to meet other local parents. We offer: •Antenatal Classes •Coffee Mornings •Nearly New Sales •Home Birth Assistance If you are new to the area and wish to find out more, or you feel there is something else we should be offering then please get in touch. If you are interested in finding out more on a regular basis and would like to receive our newsletter "The Canny Bairn" email us and we will add you to our mailing list.

Hexham Abbey Guild of Bellringers

Ensures that Hexham Abbey’s 10 bells are rung regularly for services. The guild maintains a band of approximately 20 ringers providing full training for ringers, organising weekly practices and regular social events.

Hexham And District Flower Club

Promotes enjoyment of flowers and plant material, and fosters knowledge of garden plants by demonstrations by qualified demonstrators, and visits to well known gardens.

Hexham Art Club

The friendly group whose members help each other learn to paint and draw. Activities include: - Meeting and socialising with other artists - Learning from each other - Talks and workshops by established artists - Sketching aftrnoons -Trips -Social events - Exhibitions of members' work

Hexham Bridge Club

We play friendly, competitive bridge on Thursday evenings at Wentworth Leisure Centre commencing at 7.00pm (players to be seated by 6.50pm) The club is affiliated to the English Bridge Union and the North East Bridge Association. Visitors are always welcome. Details of our 'Bridge for All' teaching programme can be found at:

Hexham Civic Society

The overall objectives of the society are to maintain the outstanding quality of Hexham, promote its interests as a commercial, social and residential community and find a balance between development and conservation. In pursuit of these objectives we engage with all levels of local government and with voluntary bodies. Please visit our website

Hexham Community Centre

For Over 60's The Luncheon Club - Wednesdays - 12 - 1.30pm - Term-time only- costs £2.50 (Lunch) + £1 (if transport required) £1 raffle, members all bring a raffle prize. The Lantern Club - Fridays 7 - 9pm - costs £2.00 + £1 raffle, members all bring a raffle prize Children OFSTED inspected Pre-school Playgroup Hexham Community Pre-school playgroup is run by a qualified team of staff - 5 mornings per week - Term-time only - for ages 2.5yrs until school nursery. Places are limited but are offered at a minimum cost. The Community Centre is a Not -for- profit, Charitable organisation and is used by a variety of groups, we basically provide the venue at a reduced cost to the Community as well as providing offices for Voluntary organisations, again at a reduced rate.

Hexham Community Centre Toddler Group

The group is run by volunteers and has 2 sessions per week; Tuedsay & Thursday mornings 9.30 - 11.15am, term time only. It caters fro children from birth to pre-school age in a welcoming, safe and stimulating enviroment through a range of play opportunities. Refreshments at 10.30am, songs from 11am. PLEASE NOTE: There is also a playgroup run by Mrs J Daglish from 9.15am to 12.15pm Mon - Fri.

Hexham Community Partnership

Hexham Community Partnership serves Hexham and the surrounding communities in the Tyne Valley, working with the community and our partners to make Hexham a more vibrant, enterprising and adaptable market town for local residents, businesses and visitors.

Hexham Day Club

Dementia day care.

Hexham East Out of School Club

We are good quality childcare organisation, which currently run a breakfast club from 07:30 and an after school club to 18:00. We offer the opportunity to play in a safe secure setting where we respect each child as an individual.

Hexham Elvaston Bowling Club

The club provides social and competitive lawn bowls in summer and carpet bowls in winter. In addition to three Club sessions each week we play in three local leagues. Members can use the green at any time. We also hold social events such as quiz nights or domino drives.

Hexham Library

Hexham Library houses the Brough Local Studies Collection, the second largest local history collection in the county, books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks and 11 public access computers.

Hexham Local History Society

Hexham Local History Society was founded in 1968 and is now the largest local history society in the county. Our members meet monthly for a programme of talks and, in the summer months, visits to locations of historic interest throughout the northeast. If you have any queries about the history of the Hexham area, or would like to know more about the Society, please do not leave messages on this site but visit our own website at

Hexham Local History Society

Meets monthly for a programme of talks and in the summer visits to locations of historic interest throughout the north east. New members always welcome.

Hexham Male Voice Choir

Choir practice suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak. Choir members meet at the West End Methodist Church, Hexham on Thursday Evenings ( 7.00 - 9.00 p.m.) to sing and rehearse. The Choir is non-profit making and exists with the aid of members subscriptions and voluntary donations. We are very keen to support a wide range of charitable causes throughout the North East, and are happy to help organisations to put on fund-raising concerts (we normally ask for a just a small fee as a percentage of profits). New members of all ages in particular young members are most welcome. Why not come and join us and enjoy singing with a friendly group. Our main website is

Hexham Old Gaol & Moothall

The Old Goal is the oldest purpose built jail in the county. It now houses exciting displays on crime and punishment in a lawless border land, and illustrates the dangerous lifetimes of the Border Reivers

Hexham Parks

Hexham Parks occupy a central location in the town and provide a valuable resource for the local community and visitors. The Parks are comprised of four different areas: Hexham House Grounds, the Sele, Cowgarth, and Abbey Grounds. The Parks contain informal green space, formal gardens, a bowling green, play areas, a bandstand, skate park, putting green, and toilets.

Hexham Red Cross Day Centre

Day Centre service.

Hexham Sugarcraft Guild

Our monthly meetings are social events welcoming members and visitors to share knowledge and further develop talents in the art of sugarcraft techniques for cake decoration. Demonstrators attend monthly meetings displaying their particular techniques. Opportunity to engage with other Guilds in the region and participate in exhibitions and competitions. Meets at Hexham Community Centre at 7.30pm on the second Monday of each month.

Hexham Tourist Information Centre

Tourist information centre have up to date information about what is going on in the area.

Hexham Trinity Methodist Church

A family church making disciples in Hexham

Hexham Wentworth Sports & Leisure Centre

A range of healthy living activities including appropriate exercise sessions, also offer GP referral scheme and health walk programme. Please see also the main entry - Wentworth Leisure Centre

Hextol Gardeners

The Hextol Foundation is a not for profit social enterprise which aims to improve the lives of people with disabilities by creating opportunities to work, providing education & training, and other support when needed. Hextol Gardeners is one four Hextol enterprises providing services around Hexham.

Highfield House (Day Care)

Provide day care, personal care and also can offer half day sessions. Max number of places 6. Transport can be arranged at a cost.

Hirst Library

Located on the Josephine Butler Campus at Ashington. Hirst Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, a local and family history section and 4 public access computers.

Hirst Park Trout Ticklers

We are a fishing club for young children and their parents. We run various activities throughout the year, with the aim of bringing families together through fishing.

Hirst Welfare Centre

The Hirst Welfare Centre is a multi-use community facility, comprising of training facilities, office space, community cafe, community hall, gym and dance studio. The Centre also has an external all weather floodlight synthetic football pitch with additional grass pitches. The football side of the centre has various different development coaching sessions for boys and girls of all age groups.

Holy Island Crossing Times - Lindisfarne

Welcome to Northumberland County Council's Holy Island Tide Tables, which provide the official safe crossing times to the beautiful island also known as Lindisfarne. Please do not attempt to cross the causeway at any other time as the tide comes in very rapidly and is very dangerous. These times are given in good faith but Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for decisions taken on the basis of any inaccuracies.

Holy Island Village Hall

Fund raising continues, our aim is to rebuild our much missed old hall that had to be demolished on health & safety grounds. The old building, a vital part of community activeties is much missed by Islanders and other users. We hope to begin rebuilding in the not to distant future.

Horsley Printmakers

A series of different courses including silkscreen, wood engraving textile techniques, photo-etching, linocuts etc.

Horsley Village Church

United reformed church. Everyone welcome.

Horticultural Skills Unit

For people with a learning disability.

Hospice Care North Northumberland

Provides specialist palliative care,Lymphodema, Bereavment,and Theraputic clinic's. Hospice at home for end of life care, all services are free of charge, to people and their families with life threatening or changing illnesses which could cause physical, emotional, social and psychological needs thus enhancing their quality of life and supporting their families and carers.

Humshaugh & District Pre-School

A Pre-School Playgroup, in Humshaugh, providing supervised structured play for children aged two and a half to five.

Humshaugh Parish Council

Responsible for all affairs relating to local interest in the parish of Humshaugh.

Humshaugh Village Hall

Provides facilities (Main Hall plus Committee Room) for organisations to run their own events e.g. Leisure, Indoor Sports, Recreation, Educational Classes, Leisure Classes etc.


In Good Hands - Deafblind Support Project

We provide training for volunteers who support people in Northumberland who have age related acquired deafblindness.

Independent Age

Independent Age is a unique charity providing lifelong support to older people on very low incomes. We provide information and advice, practical help and emergency financial aid through our network of staff and dedicated volunteers. Just as importantly we offer friendship and the chance to socialise to those who are lonely and isolated. Supported by Independent Age thousands of older people are able to maintain their independence, contribute to their communities and enjoy a good quality of life, secure in the knowledge that our help lasts for as long as they need it. We have been established since 1863. We are always seeking volunteers to help.

Inspired by Gardens, Art Workshops and Creative Breaks

Art classes and workshops based mainly at the Byre Studio in Hexham. The sessions are based on gardens and local festivals and events.

Interpreting Service via Merley Croft

If anyone in the county who is eligible to receive social care has need of an interpreter either they, or their support planner, or advocate could contact Merley Croft to be put in touch with a free interpreting service. In anyone needs interpreting for a housing/ education service then they should contact the relevant public body e.g. Northumberland County Council. Merley Croft on 01670 394 400 for people using social care (or for other types of services Northumberland County Council on 0845 600 6400)

Interpreting Translation Line

Translation services for over 100 languages from Arabic to Zulu, used by Sure Start and Families & Learning in Northumberland. Also provide Language Training and business skills. They also have a rapid interpretation service by telephone.

Isaac's Tea Trail Walk - North Pennines

Walk in the footsteps of the legendary tea seller Isaac Holden. Discover hidden valleys and cross wild moors with stunning views across Northumberland and Cumbria. For more information, please visit our website at *Order the trail guide from Allenheads Trust Ltd, "A guide to Isaac's Tea Trail Hidden Heritage in England's North Country"*

Isabella Community Association

Community Centre offering training provision,activities, community cafe, creche and IT Drop In.

Isabella Community Centre Library

8 shelves of books to borrow or browse, donated by service users. The library is open at the same times as the centre.

IT Classes - Acomb

IT Classes

IT/UK Online drop-in Centre

Designed to help people of all ages to learn about using a computer. All courses aimed at complete beginners. Simply click on one of the UK Online 30 minute courses and away you go. Also drop-in groups.


JB Skillcare Ltd

Assistance for disabled people aged 16+ and for people with Learning Disabilities. Provide help to return to work or education as well as personal care, gardening and decorating. Can provide 24 hour support at home and can take people out into the community.

Johnnie Johnson Housing

Johnnie Johnson Housing is a charitable status housing association operating throughout Northern England to provide comfortable, affordable homes for families, single people and retired persons.


KEAP Creative (Artists Studio)

KEAP Creative is a group of Newbigging artists whose individual work has been widely exhibited. Collectively they are commited to developing the arts within their community. For current & upcoming events and activities please ring or see the website.

Keenley Methodist Chapel

The Keenley Chapel was founded in 1750 and is the oldest Methodist Chapel in the world to hold regular services. Services are held every fortnight. There are over 20 Methodist chapels including Keenley on the Isaac's Tea Trail heritage walk. Services are at 6.30pm, every other Sunday

Kielder Badmington Club

We meet once a week on a Wednesday evening from 07:30 pm.

Kielder Library

Situated inside Kielder First School and Community Centre, Kielder Library has books for adults, teenagers and children and 2 public access computers.

Kielder Parish Council

Responsible for all affairs relating to local interest in the parish of Kielder.

Kielder Trail Reavers

We are a voluntary group of mountain bike enthusiasts. We build & maintain mountainbike trails & tracks in Kielder Forest. Working in partnership with Forestry Commission, and other local groups we aim to make the forest a year round cycling venue and mountain bike centre of excellence.

Kimmerston Riding Centre

One of the best known horse riding centres and stables in the North East of England, near the Cheviot Hills and the Holy Island in Northumberland.

Kirkharle Lake and Courtyard

Art galleries, boutigue style shops, coffee house and restaurant. Also featuring a new lake designed by 'Capability Brown' born at Kirkharle 250 years ago, and known as the Shakespeare of gardening. Capability Brown's lake has been brought to life and will be officially opened in 2011.

Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Visitors can meet the Keepers and learn about the animals & their habitats. With a rolling programme of kids' activities, play areas, forest trails, garden walks, picnic areas, the Orangery Tea Room & Gift Shop there really is something for all the family.

Kirknewton Village Hall Trust

Trustees of Village Hall for use of inhabitants of parish of Kirknewton and the surrounding area without distinction of political,religious or other opinions including use for meetings, lectures and classes and for other forms of recreation and leisure time occupation.

Knit and Natter

An opportunity for people to socialise and knit at the same time.

Knitting Club

Knitting club

Kyloe House Secure Children's Home

Kyloe House provides a safe, secure and caring environment for children and young people who need to have their liberty restricted. We aim to enable individual young people to develop the skills they need to successfully return to society. Please click on the link below (in the contact details box) to view our official website


Ladies' Fellowship

A meeting group open to all women.

Lady Isabella Craft Club

A fun and informal group of ladies who meet every Wednesday to indulge in all manner of crafting with charities often benefiting from their efforts.

Land of Oak & Iron

Bursting with acres of beautiful natural woodland, rich in wildlife, and lots of industrial and cultural heritage to celebrate, the Land of Oak & Iron has so many interesting historical places to discover. With countryside to explore by bike, foot or horse, you can follow the River Derwent from the Derwent Reservoir to the River Tyne. Come and rediscover, or find out for the first time, what makes the easily accessible Derwent Valley the perfect destination for a visit.

Lapwing Crafts Ltd

Lapwing Crafts offer a range of creative and fun workshops in a range of traditional and contemporary crafts including: hooky & proggy mat making; willow weaving; basketry; candle making; round and flat-form felt making. We work with a range of organisations such as: community groups; schools; private organisations and demonstrate our crafts at regional craft fairs and shows. We are currently working towards developing a range of workshops aimed at the health sector for those wishing to develop their Stress Management skills. If you work in the health sector and would like us to work with you on such a project, please contact us.

Lavander Tea Rooms

Menu includes Soup, Quiche, Toasties etc. The Lavander Tea Rooms at Etal offer a group of more than 20 people, a buffet lunch at £6.50 per head. This would include soup, sandwich, quiche, crisps, orange or aple juice, cakes, tea & coffee or £3.00 for a cream tea which is a scone with jam and clotted cream, tea or coffee. They also do 'Singing Hinny'. Garden at the front and also the rear of the Tea Rooms, wheelchair access is available.

Learning Disabilities Day Care

Day resource centre for people with learning disabilities. Fully wheelchair accessible.

Leonard Cheshire Disability

The Northumbria Supported Living Service provides specialist accommodation, care and housing related support to adults with disabilities.

Light House Spiritualist Group

Light House Spiritualist Group

Lindisfarne Castle - National Trust

Here at Lindisfarne, the staff and volunteers open and present a popular tourist attraction, as well as protecting and conserving an important historic house and the 16th century fort that forms its basis.

Line Dancing

Line Dancing

Line Dancing

Line Dancing

Little Acorns Pre School

Little Acorns offers high quality pre-school provision in a warm and friendly environment and seeks to promote and enhance all aspects of children’s development. We are committed to encouraging children’s independence and confidence by providing secure and stimulating learning experiences, incorporating both indoor and outdoor learning.

Little Flyers Childcare -Searchers and Seekers

Full day care for 0-4 years, 07:30am-06:00pm. Follows birth-3 matters framework and foundation stage curriculum. Sessional care and government funded places for 3-4 years old, also available. A fun caring and learning environment for your child. Ofsted approved with excellent reports.

Longframlington United Reform Womens' Guild

Meeting group for women. Talks, cookery demonstrations etc. Facilities for disabled people.

Longhorsley Village Day

Longhorsley Village Day is an annual fair held in July. There are side shows, stalls, music and the Longhorsley Show for adults and children to demonstrate their creative talents in arts, crafts and home produce. There are also many competitions.

Lunch Club - Blyth

Lunch Club on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 12.00pm.

Lunch Club - Cleasewell Hill School

Lunch club on Tuesday (term time only)

Lunch Club - Hexham

2 course lunch prepared by students at Dilston College + raffles and entertainment.

Lunch Club - Pegswood

A small, informal lunch group with only about 6 people who meet up for a meal and a chat.

Luncheon Club

Luncheon Club

Luncheon Club - Rennington

The luncheon club is run by the staff, and the ethos of the service is to take people from the community out for lunch into the local area to help increase socialisation (the service user would have to pay for their own meal). The transport cover Alnwick and the imediate environment, the distance over 5miles travelled with a service user would incur a 40p mileage charge.

Luncheon Club - Stocksfield

Luncheon Club on Thursday, 10-11.30am

Luncheon Club for over 60's

Lynemouth Children's Centre

The Children's Centre is an exciting new initiative for the next stage in the ongoing development of the Sure Start programme. It is based on the idea that providing integrated education with childcare, family support and health services are key factors to achieve good outcomes for children and parents.

Lynemouth Day Centre

Day centre open Tuesdays to Fridays. Mondays Outreach service and Enabling. Centre provides varied activities including, allotment, shopping trips etc.

Lynemouth Library

A small branch library located in the Lynemouth Resource Centre. Lynemouth Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, a local and family history section and 3 public access computers.

Lynemouth Parish Council

Lynemouth Parish Council works with other organisations and community groups to promote Lynemouth and to improve facilities and quality of life for residents.

Lynemouth Resource Centre

We provide training to help people achieve qualifications through IT, enabling them to find employment and improve their confidence. We hire rooms for meetings, leisure and health related activities. There is a cafe where you can enjoy affordable freshly made meals; we also deliver locally to housebound and takeaways. We also produce chocolates, fudge, etc (check out our website, jams and chutneys on our premises which are sold to the public or trade, please contact for further details.


Macmillan Cancer Support Northumberland

Macmillan works with the NHS and other health and social care partners in your area to improve the lives of people affected by cancer today. Thanks to the generosity of local people, those affected by cancer and their families are being helped by a range of services including Macmillan nurses and specialists, such as information and support managers and social workers, helping people in hospitals and in the community throughout Northumberland.

Madina Masjid & Community Centre

Offer different courses, lectures, workshops and leisure activities.

Magdalene Fields Golf Club

Operate a members Golf Club and Golf Course. Affiliated to the EGU. The club membership is open to new members and the golf course accepts vistitors daily. The club actively promotes junior golf and junior golf coaching.

Maltings Theatre & Cinema

The Maltings is the premiere venue for entertainment in North Northumberland, attracting over 10,000 visitors per year. We present nearly 200 live events each year, over 200 films and a wide selection of classes and activities - from dance and drama to languages, chess and more. For more information go to It is also the home for local amateur groups of performers and musicians, and runs drama and dance classes in the evenings and school holidays.

Marine Support & Training Service

We provide training in Seamanship, Small Craft Engineering and Shore-side Operational Support. This includes sea survival, RIB training and small boat handling, flood rescue, communications, etc.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on wheels have various days through out the week.

Mencap - Alnwick & District

We aim to help people with special needs and their families to enjoy themselves. Things we do - go bowling, have trips to pantomines, hold discos with a buffet, have a annual BBQ and go out for meals.

MENCAP Dilston College of F.E.

Residential College of Further Education for young adults with learning disabilities. We are also a registered care home and offer day places as well as residential.

Men's Breakfast

A chance of a good chat, an excellent breakfast and opportunity to hear about the lives of some ordinary and not-so-ordinary men. In addition to breakfast planned some extra social activities, such as local walks, film showings and days out.

Men's Club

Chat and meet with friends.

Mens' Fellowship

A monthly meeting group open to all men.

Mental Health Matters

Day Care

Mercy Trucks

Mercy Trucks aims to provide a platform enabling volunteers to undertake overseas missions work, including relief and development.

Mesmac North East

Gay & Bisexual mens project, who's primary aim is to reduce HIV, through a community approach. Provides free counselling, one-to-one support, telephone helpline. Free 1 Hour HIV testing, Groups and free condoms. All our services are completely confidential.

Message in a Bottle

Information about condition and medication in case of emergency.

Methodist Church

Sunday worship at Methodist Church in Haltwhistle area.

Mid Northumberland District Scouts

Northumberland Scouts allow children aged 6 - 25 the opportunity to take part in activiites they would normally not be able to do. We are run by uniformed and non- uniformed volunteers. Scouting is available to everyone.

Middleton & Todridge Village Hall

This traditional village hall provides our local community with an inviting facility to hold events and be entertained.

MIND Active

Supporting monthly community based wellbeing activity days, involving care and nursing home residents and people with dementia and their carers living in their own homes.

Mohr Language Support

We teach English as Additional language (EAL) to migrant children and young people in local schools in our region, allowing them to integrate more easily within their new school and the wider community, access all areas of the curriculum much quicker and settle into their new county more easily. In addition we provide information for parents about local services, support groups and the British education system. Many of our staff are bi-lingual and we offer a translation service to schools, parents and other organisations involved with the migrant community. We also provide EAL Teacher Training sessions to help school staff support new arrivals more effectively. Saturday Polish School runs each Saturday during term time providing Polish language tuition, Geography and History lessons to Polish children, enabling them to keep in touch with their own language and culture.We are based at Berwick Academy and hours are: 9:15am - 11:45am For more information on any of these services, please contact Dr Beata Kohlbek

Momentum Skills - Bear Ahead Group

The Changing Lives North of Tyne Service works with people in Northumberland who have suffered an acquired brain injury or neurological condition. We work to reduce social isolation by supporting our clients to access social interest groups and activities based on individual needs and aspirations.

Monday Club For Senior Citizens

Club for senior citizens.

Morpeth Antiquarian Society

Local History Society, providing an annual lecture programme & summer excursions. Museum, annual exhibition, occasional publications.

Morpeth Camera Club

A club for people who are interested in photography in all its elements. We meet most Tuesday evenings to discuss photography, hold competitions and entertain visiting speakers.

Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum

A fascinating museum celebrating part of Northumberland’s musical heritage – the Northumberland pipes. Also features an amazing collection of bagpipes from around the world.

Morpeth Chess Club

Regular weekly chess club. Meet in upstairs room at Morpeth Rugby Club.

Morpeth Library

Morpeth Library - ground floor has adult fiction including large print, children and teenage sections, graphic novels, CDs, DVDs and audiobooks to borrow. Morpeth Library - first floor has adult non fiction, local studies and family history collections, the Northern Poetry Library - the second largest collection of Poetry in the country and the Film Collection Library. A Reference collection and the Information Service are based on the first floor which is accessible by lift or a short flight of stairs. There are 9 computers that library members can use for up to 2 hours a day free of charge.

Morpeth Lions Club

We are a service organisation. We raise money for local, national and international charities. We provide practical help where requested. We organise fund raising events to facilitate fund raising for other charities where they may be too small to arrange their own e.g. raffles. We provide a party with entertainment for the local elderly and disabled, usually at the end of November. We fund and distribute food parcels and presents to the elderly and to disadvantaged families. We provide Christmas presents for disadvantaged children and Families in crisis. We also provide holidays for families in crisis or in need of respite . ALL funds raised for charity go to charity, we pay our own administration expenses.

Morpeth Markets

We run - Morpeth's weekly Wednesday market -Morpeth's monthly Farmers market ( 1st Saturday of each month) - Special markets e.g. Christmas Market Winner of National award - Most Improved Market in the National Market Traders Federation’s ‘How Green Is Your Market?’ awards 2012. We usually have space for new products. Ring Neil Brown on 077131 15204 for further information.

Morpeth Methodist Church Hall

Drop-in lunch, Woodhorn Matters-Hooky &Proggy mat-making, Women's fellowship Social & Lunch Club

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering Commitee

"Continuing Northumberland's traditions"through activities during the year including The Annual Morpeth Gathering, established 1968 as a weekend frestival of local traditonal music, crafts, dialect, dance and culture. All ages are included in 60 events held indoors and outdoors, including, concerts, exhibitions, join in workshops, competitions,comissions, sport, tours & walks.

Morpeth Ramblers Association

Morpeth Ramblers Association

Morpeth Rotary Club

A community service group - their aim is to serve the community in any way possible e.g. helped during the floods and run the Blind Newsletter for NCBA. Meetings consist of a meal and a speaker.

Morpeth Rugby Club

Rugby Union Football Club. Open to members of the public for social and sporting events. Highly rated rugby club in the North East. Male and Female Teams Juniors: 7 to 16 years of age Seniors: 17 years and over We have two function rooms with licensed bars available for private hire. Marquee space is available adjoining and connected to the main reception room if required. Catering facilities can be provided. These are available for weddings, christenings and social gatherings.

Morpeth Tourist Information Centre

Tourist information centres able to give up to date information about what is going on in the area.

Morpeth Town Council

Provides local services within Morpeth town. Play areas + paddling pool. Christmas lights Morpeth in Bloom Manages Community Centres + Morpeth Town Hall.


The organisation is a registered charity, providing and maintaining a building with meeting room facilities for use by the residents of Milfield and surrounding area. A billiards/snooker table is provided for use by the billiards and snooker club. Membership details obtainable from the secretary.

Multiple Sclerosis Research and Relief Fund (MSRRF)

We are a UK registered charity established in 1964 to support all people affected by multiple sclerosis. Based in Morpeth but with centres across the North East, we aim to provide free complementary therapies, access to grants and quality information to all who can attend any of our centres.

Murton Equestrian Centre

Riding centre. Can not manage people with physical disabilities, but can cope with people with learning disabilities.

Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Tynedale Branch

We support sufferers and their families and raise funds to further research into finding a cure for Muscular Dystrophy.


National Citizen Service (NCS)

National Citizen Service (NCS) is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity open to 15-17 year olds in Northumberland. NCS is a fun and unforgettable programme, that helps you build skills for life whilst taking on new challenges and meeting new people.

National Trust

The National Trust is a charity and is completely independent of Government. We rely for income on membership fees, donations and legacies, and revenue raised from our commercial operations. We now have 4 million members and 61,000 volunteers. More than 17.7 million people visit our pay for entry properties, while an estimated 50 million visit our open air properties. We protect and open to the public over 350 historic houses, gardens and ancient monuments. But it doesn’t stop there. We also look after forests, woods, fens, beaches, farmland, downs, moorland, islands, archaeological remains, castles, nature reserves, villages - for ever, for everyone.

Natural History Society of Northumbria

The Society aims to promote and encourage the study of natural history, protect the flora and fauna of North East England, and care for and extend our library and collections at the Great North Museum: Hancock. We manage Gosforth Park Reserve and organise field outings across Northumberland. The Natural history society of Northumbria (NHSN) is a registered charity (number 526770) with around 1,000 members.

NCL Health Walks

NCL Health Walks offer weekly walks in west and north Northumberland. The walks are led by trained leaders who provide support and encouragement to everyone. Walks are free of charge and take about an hour.

NCL Healthy Life

Healthy Life is a GP exercise on referral scheme. This is a partnership scheme between NCL and the Northumberland Care Trust to provide opportunities for those with various medical conditions to take part in physical activity in a supervised setting.

NCL North Northumberland Sports Development

NCL Sports Development aim to increase and sustain participation in sport and physical activity in the rural area. The most effective way is to enable local people to run local activities. The team ofers help and support to local people to take an active role in sport in their own community.

NE England Farmers Markets

Umbrella organisation for organisations running farmers' markets in North East England. Promotes and publicises farmers' markets and provides support and advice.

Netherton Folk Club now Cheviot Folk Club

We run a folk club which encourages old and young alike to be involved. We like to promote and encourage folk music in the area around the Coquet Valley and the Cheviots. Find us on Facebook Cheviot Folk Club Musicians include guitarists, harmonica, fiddle, accordion, bodhran and pipe players. Singers welcome. See our events list for guests and dates. After 10 years the club has established itself as a venue for total enjoyment, both for entertainers and audience alike. We are attracting some superb talent from near and far. A WARM WELCOME TO ALL OUR NEW MEMBERS AND VISITORS.

Netherton Womens Institute

Womens Institute.

Netherwitton Parish Council

Netherwitton Parish Council, works to promote the best interests of it's residents and to protect and enhance the local enviroment.

New Prospects Association

New Prospects provides support to adults with a learning disability in their own home or in their local communities. We work in partnership with people to help them have fulfilled lives where they are in control.

Newbiggin 50 + Club

We meet every Monday 2pm-4pm at Newbiggin Sports and Community Centre. We have dancing, raffles and bingo. Three times a year we have free lunches and a couple of social evenings and a Christmas Dinner (free for members)

Newbiggin Arts Forum Ltd

To support and develop artistic activities within the community

Newbiggin by the Sea Heritage Partnership

The Newbiggin by the Sea Heritage Partnership manages and runs the Newbiggin by the Sea Heritage Centre situated on the promenade at the north end of Newbiggin Bay. The Centre is open regularly during summer months. The Centre contains interesting artefacts and information relating from Newbiggin’s long and interesting history. The Partnership are currently developing a project to replace the existing building with a new Maritime Centre which will be a year round visitor, heritage and education centre based around the Mary Joicey lifeboat - Newbiggin by the Sea's last offshore lifeboat.

Newbiggin by the Sea Sailing Club

We are a dinghy Sailing Club based at Newbiggin by the Sea. The club meets for sailing on Saturdays and Thursday Evenings.

Newbiggin by the Sea Salvation Army

An active Christian church that provides various community activities. Activities include a youth club, a ladies fellowship, a drop in café and an over sixties club. Worship takes place every Sunday at 10.30am and 4.00pm. Please contact us for more information.

Newbiggin Children's Centre

The Children's Centre is an exciting new initiative for the next stage in the ongoing development of the Sure Start programme. It is based on the idea that providing integrated education with childcare, family support and health services are key factors to achieve good outcomes for children and parents.

Newbiggin Library

A small branch with books for adults, teenagers and children, DVDs, audiobooks, a local history section and 11 public access computers.

Newbiggin Maritime Centre

We are a visitor attraction which includes a museum, cafe and community space facility. We offer creative and engaging learning opportunities & events through our exhibition, education, events and outreach services.

Newbiggin Sports and Community Centre

Wheelchair accessible, disabled toilet, shower and changing room on ground floor. No lift upstairs. Small downstairs gym which has some equipment which can be used by disabled people and people in wheelchairs such as Top XT (arm trainer), weights machine. Activities also include:50+ Badminton, Aikido, disabled archery, sequence dancing. Leisure centre members can book activities up to 14 days in advance.Non-members booking available 7 days in advance.

Newbrough Cricket Club

Newbrough Cricket Club

Newbrough Town Hall

Newbrough is only 4 miles from Hexham in the South Tyne Valley. The Hall is located at the edge of the village on the Stanegate, the old Roman road between Corbridge and Carlisle. The size and layout of Newbrough Town Hall make it an ideal choice for Business Seminars and Private Functions. The hall was built in l876 and extensively modernised in 2000. A Voluntary Run Organisation, providing facilities for parties/conferences. Main hall maximum 110 people, full size Badminton Court, Stage, Lounge, seats 60 people. Parishroom, seats 15 people (computer Linkage), gallery for exhibition. Kitchen, youth computer & educational facilities, courtyard & disabled toilets. Regular Activities include: Tiny Tots Pre School Play Group, Carpet Bowls Club, Badminton, Computer Class, Sewing Group, Whist Drive, Women's Institute, Youth Club and the Village Society. The Hall is available for hire for: Meetings and Seminars; Corporate Events; Small Conferences; Stage Productions; Training; Rehearsals; Parties; Functions; Sports Classes; Fairs and Sales; Social Events. Our main website can be visited on:-

Newcastle & Tyneside Orienteers ( NATO)

NATO organise regular orienteering events and permanent courses throughout Northumberland and the NE encouraging individuals and groups to take healthy exercise at a level appropriate to their age and fitness level. Participants range from preschool to pensioners and courses from very easy to exceptionally long and hard. Events are open to anyone and guidance and coaching is available.

Newcastle College

Various courses, ring for more details. Some courses based in Hexham.

Newton and Bywell Community Hall Trust

Provides accommodation for community organisations, residents and other organisations to hold meetings and functions. Operates primarily for the community of the Parish of Bywell, but open to residents, community organisations and businesses from outside the Parish.

Newton and Bywell Social Group

Newton & Bywell Social Group organises a social programme for the residents of Newton & Bywell.

No 242 (Cramlington) Squadron Air Training Corps

The Air Training Corps (Air Cadets) is open to all young people between 13-18 years of age with an interest in aviation. Training is given in flying, gliding, adventure training, marksmanship training,Duke of Edinburgh's award and much more.

Norham and Islandshire PC association

10 rural parish councils to discuss issues and share knowledge

North Country Leisure (NCL)

NCL is a charitable leisure management organiation with the aim of providing excellent sports and leisure for all as a not for profit organsiation we work for the benefit of the community and as a registered charity. Any surplus income is reinvested into improving the facilities and services on offer.

North Country Roads

Promoting the virtues of living in Northumberland. The beautiful places and historical locations, especially the myriad of winding and virtually empty country roads that lead to these destinations.

North East England Alpine Garden Society Group

A group for people who are interested in alpine gardens. The members go out visiting gardens between May and September.

North East Equality & Diversity (NEED) Ltd

Formerly known as TINN we have expanded so tht we can use our expertise to specialise in more services for people with disabilities.

North East Froggers

Community group of people who are interested in frogs, foreign and domestic. We provide information and support for the husbandry of poison dart frogs. We hold regular meetings and a yearly event for the public.

North East Recorder Orchestra

The North East Recorder Orchestra (NERCO) was formed to give recorder players in the North East of England the opportunity to rehearse and give concerts of large scale pieces either especially written for the recorder orchestra or arrangements.

North Northumberland Woman's Network

NNWN offers networking events and activities to women living in North Northumberland, by offering mentoring and support to achieve new goals through the 'At the Crossroads' project. Offering creative projects that encourage women to consider careers in areas where women are under represented. Offering enterprise support.

North Pennines Outdoor Learning

We provide outdoor education and fun for children up to 11 years of age. Activities include arts & crafts in a woodland or outdoor setting.

North Sunderland & Seahouses Development Trust

The Trust aims to become an effective,independent organisation which can serve local needs and sustain its own operations. It will achieve this by establishing social enterprises that contribute to its sustainability and support its other grant funded programmes including a community resource centre, youth centre and news letters/website.

North Sunderland & Seahouses Sports & Community Centre

The sports and community centre provides recreational and meeting facilities for the local community. Currently we support Karate,Bowls,Tennis,Football and aerobics clubs, a Toddlers Group and a variety of other activities at the centre.

Northern Causeway

Northern Causeway is a service provide by metal health matters, for those suffering mental ill health in the borough of Berwick. We offer practical support in either our day centre or via outreach and floating support. Working closely with the community mental health team, we promote independence by building confidence and increasing skills through a service user led agreed support plan.

Northgate Hospital (Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust)

National Health Service.

Northumberland & Durham Caledonian Society

A friendly Society for Scottish County Dancing in Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham and Tyne & Wear. We welcome experienced and unexperienced dancers. We've a season of formal Dinner/Dance along with informal dances. New, or need to brush-up your technique, there is a dance class. There's Burn's night and various entertainment for non-dancers.

Northumberland & Durham Family History Society (Library & Research Centre)

The Northumberland & Durham Family History Society has a large library & research centre on the 7th floor of Percy House in central Newcastle open Monday to Friday from 10am-4pm. It also has local branches and produces a quarterly journal. Information on membership fees is available on application. Visitors are advised to book in advance of their visit by telephoning 0191 261 2159.

Northumberland & North Tyneside Victim Support

Our trained staff and volunteers offer free and confidential information , emotional support and practical help to people affected by crime - victims, witnesses and their family and friends, whether or not the crime has been reported, and regardless of when it happened.

Northumberland Advice Network

To provide a place where people can access a range of materials, information and where to go for advice to address their problems.

Northumberland and Durham Family History Socity

Family history society.

Northumberland Arable Society

The Northumberland Arable Society was founded in 1985 and it is made up of arable farmers and people with a vested interest in Arable Farming. We currently have 70 members.We hold 4-5 meetings per year, including farm walks and talks about new developments in Arable Farming. Subscription is £5 per year.

Northumberland Arts Development

Northumberland Arts Development (NAD) is the arts development service for the county led by Queens Hall Arts with the support of Northumberland County Council and Arts Council England.

Northumberland Better Health at Work Award

Businesses are required to provide evidence of: support for employees with carers responsibilities, equal opportunities for all staff, support for employees with long term/chronic health conditions, a process to prepare older workers for retirement.

Northumberland Bus Buddies - Children North East

Northumberland Bus Buddies are volunteer peer mentors aged 18-25 who support disabled young people living in South East Northumberland to try new leisure activities, learn new skills and become more confident & independent. We are always looking for young people who want to volunteer, please contact us for more information.

Northumberland Carers Forum

We are a community group, run by carers, which aims to provide a supportive place for carers of anyone affected by drugs, solvent or alcohol use. We also hope to influence policy setting organisations such as the NHS and local DAAT.

Northumberland Clubs for Young People

Providing our building based clubs with advice,support and financial help to deliver a wide-ranging programme of activities. Facilitating the provision of accredited training for young people and potential leaders. Promoting and delivering youth programmes with a variety of partners. providing a quality service for all other affiliated groups. Establishing a development programme for new clubs.

Northumberland Coast - Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

The area is best known for its sweeping sandy beaches, rolling dunes, high rocky cliffs, castle-topped crags and isolated islands. Amidst this striking landscape is the evidence of an area steeped in history. A host of conservation sites, including two National Nature Reserves, testify to the great variety of wildlife and habitats to be found here. Along the coast there is a string of picturesque villages and harbours to tempt you with Craster Kippers or Lindisfarne Mead. Rolling back through time, perched on the sea cliffs at Howick sits a reconstruction of a Mesolithic hut, on the site of the original, giving a glimpse of the earliest phases of human settlement in the country. Islands are also important features of this coastline. Historic Holy Island is only accessible across the sands when the tide falls. The Farnes, reached by boat trips out of Seahouses provide one of the wildlife spectacles of the world they are packed full of noisy nesting colonies of seabirds, including the charismatic puffin. To help explore this wonderful area a series of guides, on subjects like birdwatching, wildflowers and historic buildings have been published and are available from TICs and County Hall.

Northumberland College

Northumberland College Of Arts & Technologies.

Northumberland Community Development Network

NCDN promotes networking between people and projects in the community, and encourages good practice in the community development through information exchange, learning and support.

Northumberland Community Enterprise Ltd

We provide various services for the community. A handyman service for the over 60s, single parents, low-income families and those with disabilities. An employability project which helps those looking for work, updating cv's and advice on interview techniques. Also, through the Bedlington Community Allotment Project we offer fully equipped accessible allotment space with facilitated sessions and support for beginners.(Allotment contact is Lesley on 07790656484 ).

Northumberland Community Flooding Partnership

This innovative partnership brings together a wide range of interested parties with the aim of supporting a coordinated response to flooding, and using & promoting best practice in the county. The activities delivered by the partnership will support community resilience to flooding.

Northumberland Country Shows

These shows have been past from generation to generation and give visitors and resident a great taste of traditional Northumberland Life. Take part in the fiercely contested competitions - the best ewe, sheep dog trials, the best raspberry jam, the music and poetry.

Northumberland County Blind Association

Resource Centre and Low Vision Aid/Equipment demonstration. Support vision impaired people throughout Northumberland.

Northumberland County Carpet Bowls Association

The N.C.B.A. has 64 member clubs within Northumberland. Each club provides a venue for the sport of carpet bowling, where members meet on a regular basis for club nights, friendly matches, league games and local competitions. The age of carpet bowlers ranges from nine to ninety and the game is accessible to able bodied and disabled players. Anyone who is interested in playing should contact us to find out the name and contact details of the nearest club The Northumberland County Team play matches within the Northern Counties League, culminating in the National Inter-County Championships held each November. National events are also held by the English Carpet Bowls Association including a County Champion of Champions match in June and a Carpet Bowls Festival at Potters in May.

Northumberland Credit Union Ltd

Co-Operative encouraging saving and providing low cost loans to members. Membership open to anyone living or working on Common Bond area, which covers all of Northumberland.

Northumberland Domestic Abuse Services

At NDAS we want to stop domestic violence and abuse; not just treat the problem. • FREE confidential service for all women and men • Practical support • Information • Advice • Signposting • Emotional support • Group support • Advice on stalking • Advice on harassment • Support for ANYONE experiencing abuse irrespective of gender or sexuality

Northumberland Events

Event guide for any public events happening in Northumberland. If you would like your event added to this list, please email us at:

Northumberland Families Information Service

We can help you with your childcare choices. Northumberland Families Information Service provide information on : - Ofsted registered and non registered childcare - Childcare settings suitable for children with disabilities and special educational needs -Free entitlement to 15 hours of early years provision for 3 and 4 year olds.

Northumberland Federation Women's Institute

Wide-ranging programme of activities,regular events and courses.Morpeth and Bedlington regular meetings.

Northumberland Federation Women's Institute

Wide-ranging programme of activities,regular events and courses.Morpeth and Bedlington regular meetings.

Northumberland Fire & Rescue Service

Emergency Service

Northumberland Health Improvement Resources Service

Free healthy lifestyle and health inforamtion leaflets and posters for any organisations in Northumberland. Visits to the centre can be arranged by appointment only. Many leaflets targetted at older people. We also have stocks of large print leaflets for people with sight problems.

Northumberland Health Trainer Service

The Health Trainer service works with individuals on a 1:1 basis offering support and advice on making healthier lifestyle choices and to help improve their general health and wellbeing.

Northumberland Home Improvement Agency

We help older, disabled or vulnerable owner-occupiers or private tenants to remain living in their own home by giving practical advice and assistance to enable them to carry out property repairs, improvements and disabled adaptations.

Northumberland Musical Heritage Society

World Bagpipe Museum,Northumberland County History Library, Northumberland Bagpipe History Library.

Northumberland Special Olympics

Providing regular sports training and competition at local, regional and national level, to people of either sex, aged 8 - 80 with a learning disability.

Northumberland Sport

Northumberland Sport is responsible to coordinating Community Games events across Northumberland in 2013. While Community Games are organised by members of the community, Northumberland Sport will list all Community Games events on Northumberland Life.

Northumberland Toy Library and Chidrens Resource Centre

Supply high quality low cost toys and equipment hire. Provides sensory toys for children with special needs, creche service provided. bank staff available level 2 and level 3 childcare, volunteer opportunities available. Services: toy lending library, weekly play sessions, daily creche, sensory room, craft supplies, room hire, childrens parties.

Northumberland Wildlife Trust

A monthly meeting for people interested in wildlife. Normally have a speaker.

Northumberland Wildlife Trust - Garden House, St Nicholas Park

Guided walks, talks and events for wildlife enthusiasts. Venues at Rothbury, Amble, Alnwick, Ponteland, Berwick, Bamburgh.

Northumberland Wildlife Trust- Coquetdale Group

To develop an understanding and education of the wildlife and environment of Coquetdale and Northumberland. The Coquetdale group arranges monthly meetings with a broad range of visiting speakers. In the summer months, educational walks are arranged in the surrounding area.

Northumberland Youth Service

Northumbria ACF

The Army Cadet Force, is the Army Youth Organisation and as such is sponsoured by the MOD. The Army Cadet Force is for young people aged between 12 and 18 years. It offers its members the unique chance to take part in many activities, including rock climbing, camping, competition shooting and exbeditions to name but a few. Army Cadet Detachments are running twice a week in villages and towns. If you are adventurous and have the drive, ambition and enthusiasm to give things a go then the Army Cadet is for you.

Northumbria Daybreak

Day Care for adults with Learning Disabilities. Aim to empower adults with disabilities to lead independent, socially inclusive and healthy lives and enable them to feel valued within the community.

Northumbria Doulas

Doulas offer emotional and practical support to expectant and new mothers and their families. We provide Doula services throughout Northumberland. Our members are all experienced mothers themselves who have undergone recognised Doula training.

Northumbria Healthcare Oral Health Promotion Team

Improve the oral health knowledge and skills of older people, their carers and associated professionals. Provide information sessions for people and their carers as well as professionals training sessions e.g. residential and home care workers. Provide evidence based materials e.g. care guidelines for care settings including residential and day care.

Northumbria Healthcare Oral Health Promotion Team

Improve the oral health knowledge and skills of older people, their carers and associated professionals. Provide information sessions for people and their carers as well as professionals training sessions e.g. residential and home care workers. Provide evidence based materials e.g. care guidelines for care settings including residential and day care.

Northumbrian Dairy Goat Society

To circulate knowlege and general information, upon goats and to extend and encourage the keeping of goats to improve the various breeds and to safeguard against cruelty from whatever source. To organise monthly meetings and shows and to produce a year book.

Northumbrian Hedgehog Rescue Trust

Rescue, care and rehabilitation of hedgehogs.

Northumbrian Language Society

We promote, research, publish & enjoy the dialects of Northumberland through social events, lectures, competitions, books, CD's, broadcasts, including the annual Fred Reed neet supper and December Yule Meet, writing and reciting competitions at the Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering, and the annual Roland Bibby Memorial Lecture.

Northumbrian Windsurfing Club

NORTH EAST LOCATION GUIDE Welcome to the world of Northumbrian Windsurfing Club. We are a very active club, sailing all year round at home and abroad. We embrace windsurfers of all abilities. New members are very welcome, If your new to the area or just visiting, come & join us for a sail.

Northumbrian Woodturners Association

Northumbrian Woodturners Association

Nothern Opera

Theatrical Presentation Company

Nothern Seams CIC

A community interest company who work with people who love to make textile arts and crafts and who need support during the day, such as people with learning disabilities or the elderly. Work in local community venues in the North East and organise exhibitions and workshops for general public.

November Club

November club is an arts council England national portfolio organisation. It works with local communities and professional artists and performers to produce site specific art and theatre in unusual places. It is an arts award supporter organisation.

NTW Arts Project

NTW Arts Project


Old Bakehouse Millennium Green Trust

The Millennium Green is Morpeth's secret garden. Created in 2000 from wasteland, it provides a peaceful haven for the community close to the busy town centre. The planting scheme is designed to attract wildlife and the garden is maintained by the Trust to provide opportunities for education as well as recreation.

Old Movies

Old movies, contact Hexham Forum for film titles.

Older Person's Forums (North Northumberland)

'Voices of Experience' - Belford, Holy Island, Seahouses, Bamburgh & Beadnell.'Voice of our Age' - Alnwick.

Older Person's Forums (North Northumberland)

'Voices of Experience' - Belford, Holy Island, Seahouses, Bamburgh & Beadnell.'Voice of our Age' - Alnwick.

Older Person's Forums (West Northumberland)

Older Person's Forums (West Northumberland)

Old-time Dancing

Old-time dancing - open to all.

Once Brewed Tourist Information Centre

The National Park Centre, a world heritage site is situated on Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland National Park. Visitors may enjoy a ride along Hadrian's Cycleway past many picturesque villages and Roman Forts.

Opportunities for Older People Group

A Northumberland Countywide Group 'Opportunities for Older People' meets quarterly. Membership is open to statutory and voluntary and community sector, and private organisations. Functions include information sharing. Meet quarterly.

OPUS Employment Project

Employment scheme for people with complex mental health needs which places clients directly into open employment. TANS is a vegetarian restaurant with service user involvement. There is a user run cafe on the St George's Park site. There is an environmental project for service users in supported employment and a supported workshop producing high quality garden furniture and equipment. Referral can be made through the Specialist Mental Health Service (Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust)

Otterburn Toddler Group

Toddler Group that runs twice a week for all pre-school children and their carers. We have a large selection of new toys and hold one ‘freeplay’ session a week, and one session of craft each week. Special events are also held throughout the year.

Otterburn Tourist Information Centre

The centre has the most up to date information about the actievities in the area. Located close to the Otterburn Mill - a working water mill with clothing outlet and café. Makes a very pleasant ride out.

Our Lady & St Wilfrid & St Cuthbert Roman Catholic Church (Blyth)

The two Roman Catholic Churches in Blyth.

Outdoors Northumberland

Outdoors Northumberland is a network of businesses and public sector partners interested in recreational outdoor activities. Members include cycling, walking, wildlife, horse-riding, watersports, multi-activity, photography and holiday guides and providers, as well as tourism specialists and representatives from Northumberland Tourism, the AONBs and Northumberland National Park. Outdoors Northumberland was established in 2007 to build stronger relationships between public agencies and private business with the aim of enhancing Northumberland’s tourism offer. Since then the network has contributed to current tourism plans, brokered discussion and stimulated new initiatives such as the new Outdoors Activity Directory, published in conjunction with Northumberland Tourism.

Over 55's Club

Over 55's Club - activities include dancing, quiz, bingo and luncheon club.

Over The Garden Wall, Elderberries

Social activities for people over 50's.Social group with coffee.

Ovingham Youth Initiative

OYI was set up to help support and develop activities for young people in and around Ovingham. We work in partnership with Prudhoe Youth Association who staff and manage the activities.

Ovington Over 60's Group

We meet every other Tuesday evening from 06:30 to 08:30 at Ovington Club for a cup of tea and a game of bingo. We organise bus trip's out throughout the year. This year we have been to Whitby, Carlisle, South Shields, Heighley Gate and Seahouses. We organise fund raising events, coffee mornings and a Christmas Fayre in Ovington Club. New members would be made very welcome. Meetings begin on Tuesday, 7th February, 2006 when we will plan our agenda for 2006. New members would be made very welcome.


Parish Church of St John's Sleekburn & St Andrew's Cambois

On the first Sunday in the month there is a United Service at St John's at 9am.Weekday times are: Thursday 10am. St Andrew's Cambois has a service on Sundays at 10:30am for the rest of the month

Parish of Morpeth

The Church of England Parish of Morpeth meets the spiritual needs of the town of Morpeth. It comprises three churches, St James' situated centrally near Manchester Street, St Mary's at High Church to the south-west and St Aiden's situated in the south-eastern suburb of Stobhill. In addition a Parish Hall is situated in the southern suburb of Stobhill Grange which both houses the parish office and offers meeting space for local groups.

Parkhead Day Centre

Part of St Cuthbert's Care. Centre for adults with learning disabilities. Specially designed bungalow with disabled facilities throughout-including adapted kitchen. Emphasis on giving people independence skills and encouraging them to make choices. Activities include: computing, community access, literacy and numeracy, arts and crafts, cookery, local history.

Parkinson’s Disease Society

In Northumberland the Parkinson’s Disease Society offers support and information to people with Parkinson’s, Carers, and anyone with an interest. We run support groups at: Alnwick (1st Tuesday of month 2pm at Alnwick Rugby Club) Berwick (3rd Thursday of month 3pm at Berwick Infirmary) Blyth (Every Tuesday morning at Eric Tolhurst Centre) Hexham (Thursday of month at West End Methodist Church at 2pm)

Pegasus Riding School

Riding scool

Pegswood Community Hub

We provide a place of support, inspiration, creativity and encouragement for disadvantaged members of the community and their families. We target resources and progrmmes to tackle health, unemployment, poverty, social exclusion and isolation. The emphasis is to provide a safe, stimulating environment to build self-worth, confidence, accomplishment and social cohesion. We have provision and activities for everyone!

Pegswood Parish Council

Provide opportunities for residents to influence decisions and take heed of their needs and aspirations. Serve and make decisions for the Community, with a commitment to improve the quality of life in the Parish, within the parameters laid down for local councils by central government.

Pegswood Welfare Centre

Pegswood Welfare Centre provides social, welfare & recreational activities for the local community. Services we currently deliver include a Friendship Group, Dance Club, Zumba, Bingo, Snooker, Carpet Bowls and Children’s Dance Class. We also have very good facilities to hire which include two large halls and a meeting room. Please check out our pages for further details.

Pele Tower Project Ltd

Pele Tower is an intensively supported therapeutic housing service based in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. We are part of Richmond Fellowship, one of the biggest voluntary sector providers of mental health services in the United Kingdom. We provide support to people with boderline personality disorderand associated mental health problems. Our structured therapeutic support can help stabilise live without intensive use of medical and psychiatric services.

Penshaw Hill Riding School

Riding school-able bodied or people with learning disabilities. Do not have facilities for people with physical disabilities.

Pensioners' Association

Pensioners' Association

Percy Hedley Day Care ABLE2

Day care service for adults with cerebral palsy and learning diabilities.

Perrymans Day Excursions

Experience some of Scotland and the North England's most spectacular scenery with a Perryman's Day Trip. Recent trips: The Lakes, Lock Tay, Aberfeldy. Chrismas shopping trips, trips to Pantomimes. Fifty seater coach with toilet. Not wheelchair accessible, if clients can manage steps wheelchairs can be transported in boot.

Phil Russel Art Group

An informal group open to all wishing to paint or draw in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Please bring your own art materials. There is no membership or subscription. We meet weekly on Thursdays 10.00am - 12.00pm at WI Hall, Meadow Lane, Beadnell Fee of £4.00 per session covers coffe and tea, rent, demonstrations and social events.

Philatelic Society

Collecting of stamps and related post items.

Pin Point Recruitment Junior Football League

The League has been providing 11 a side football for young players in the region since 1945. Today 10,000 players between 11 and 18 years of age represent their clubs. This is the first league in the area to be awarded Charter Standard Status and is one of the largest leagues of its type in the country. Member clubs are from all parts of Northumberland. Our website in This site now includes the NMSL Mini Soccer teams from under 7 - under 10 yr olds

Plessey Woods Country Park

Plessey Woods Country Park is set in 100 acres of woodland, meadows and riverside. With plenty of parking and good public transport links, it is an ideal place for a family day out. Plessey Woods Country Park is on bus routes from nearby towns including Blyth, Cramlington, Bedlington, Morpeth, Ashington and Newcastle. Bus stops are at Hartford Bridge, Hartford Hall, and Hartford Bridge Village.

Plover Hill Riding School and Trekking Centre

Small riding establishment with Austrian Haflinger ponies catering for children and light adults. There is one instructor who gives basic instruction in riding and jumping, catering for novice to intermediate riders. Tuition is given in all weather outdoor arena and lessons in horse care and stable management are also available. Groups for up to 5 riders can enjoy horse riding through the surrounding countryside,across moorland and through nearby woods. Length of the ride ranges from 1hr to a full day.

Ponteland Leisure Centre

Healthy life sessions Various activities appropriate to people with a range of disabilities. Other activities include swimming, tai chi, aquafit, pilates, body step, badminton, squash, gym, gymnastics, line dancing, archery, tennis, football, bar, rugby, sauna and steam room.

Ponteland Library

A large, purpose-built branch library with books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, a local and family history section, Ponteland Local History Society Archives and 8 public access computers.

Ponteland Village Bridge Club

We have a group of about 10 tables and meet at Merton Hall Friday evenings at 7pm for friendly duplicate bridge. We are looking for new members. All welcome.

Pop In Group

Pop In Group. No need to book.

Princes Trust

The Princes Trust Enterprise Programme works with young people between the ages of 18 and 30 years old to help with self employment and business start-up. We can offer support to plan, set-up and run a business as well as offering financial and business mentor support If you are interested or have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on 07508 800 7096

Princess Louise Adult Learning Centre

A wide variety of courses from arts & crafts to academic.

Prudhoe & District U3A

Prudhoe & District U3A extends a warm welcome to you all.Prudhoe & District U3A was formed in 2007. We now have over 100 members and would love more people to join us.We are a friendly organisation with lots of activities and interests.The U3A is not about study and qualifications. It is about members improving the quality of their lives by getting together to share interests and join in activities.

Prudhoe Community Allotment

Prudhoe Gardening Association enlisted the help of Prudhoe Partnership to create a new allotment which can be used by anyone who feels they would like to grow some flowers or vegetables. The allotment has been designed to be especially suitable for the elderly and disabled gardeners, with some raised beds and easy access. Honourary President - Mr John Thompson (Snr) Vice-Presidents Mr Walter Dinning Guy Oppermann MP Mr Eddie Wardrobe WINNER OF THE NORTHUMBRIA IN BLOOM BEST VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION 2006 WINNER OF THE PRIDE IN TYNEDALE AWARD 2006 WINNER OF THE QUEEN'S AWARD FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE 2009

Prudhoe Community Choir

The choir benefits the local community by providing an organisation which encourages participation and interest in music across all sections of that community.

Prudhoe Community Partnership

Prudhoe Community Partnership, is a partnership of members of the public, voluntary groups, local authorities, buisnesses, education and local churches. The partnership is a joint venture which aims to increase opportunities in the town. its remit covers all aspects including health & wellbeing. The enviroment, economic & community development within the town itself and it's neighbouring parishes/commities.

Prudhoe Football & Community Sports Centre

Based at Prudhoe High School we offer out of hours use of the school sports hall. There are a range of activities for children on offer all year round and special programmes specifically for the school summer and half term holidays including football coaching, netball and badminton. For adults there is a squash court, pay as you train fitness area and a number of outdoor artificial turf pitches which are popular with local clubs.

Prudhoe Health Walks

A series of graded free walks for everyone including those with health problems. Walks are led by trained walk leaders who provide support and encouragement. There are walks also in Allendale, Bellingham, Corbridge, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Stocksfield and Wark.

Prudhoe Library

Prudhoe Library has moved to its new site in the Spetchells Centre. The library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks and a local and family history section.

Prudhoe Over 50's Forum

Everyone over 50 who lives in Prudhoe and the surrounding area is welcome to come and join us at our friendly, informative and easy going meetings. We meet every 3rd Monday in the month at St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Front Street Prudhoe. 9.45 for refreshments (50p) 10.00 - 11.30 Meeting

Prudhoe Parish Church

The Church of England Parish Church of Prudhoe - a place of regular Sunday and weekly worship: baptisms, weddings and funerals by arrangement; and prayer. Parish Hall used by many organisations, activites and private functions.

Prudhoe Parish Hall

Have different activities: Tea Dance, Coffee Morning, History Society (contact Mr Howard Haywood via Prudhoe Information Point), Line Dancing, Exercise Class. Tea Dance - Monday, 2-4pm; Coffee Morning - Tuesday, 10.30am-12.00pm; History Society - Wednesday, 7pm; Line Dancing - Thursday, 1.30pm; Exercise Class - Friday, 10-11.30am.

Prudhoe Town Council

Prudhoe Town Council exists to work for the benefit of the local community at local level. It has since June 2002 had its office at Prudhoe Community Partnership (Prudhoe Info-Point).

Prudhoe Town Twinning Association

Prudhoe has been twinned with the French town of Mitry-Mory since 1982. Our Association encourages and promotes friendship and co-operation between our two communities: between our Town Councils, between like-minded Associations and Voluntary Groups, and between individuals and families.

Prudhoe Waterworld

Waterworld has suberb sports and leisure activities on offer. The large pool has a 40m aquaslide and water cannons, inflatable fun sessions and lessons for children and adults. The gym houses an extensive variety of equipment, most with integrated entertainment provision. For a structured approach to fitness try one of over 50 classes held each week. Space Jack's soft play is a haven for under 8s, while the indoor bouldering wall is great for all ages. Outdoors is a modern playground, plus nature trail and bowling green. Cafe@Leisure offers a great choice of drinks and snacks.

Prudhoe Working Men's Club

Saturday night entertainment and bingo. Disabled facilities available.

Purvis J P & VAM

Riding Centre


Radio Northumberland

A community radio group promoting local organisations, charity groups and schools. We also provide media training.

Rainbow Trust Children's Charity

We provide an individually tailored high quality service to families when their child has a life threatening or terminal illness. Established in 1986 we now support around 1,000 families every year offering emotional and practical help to the whole family through our Family Support Worker Teams.

Real Food Works!

Our aim is to develop and support healthy eating and cooking events and projects across the region, to enable all it's residents to enjoy the benefits of a healthy, fulfilled and enjoyable life.

Red Cross Lunch Club

Lunch club, transport provided.

Redesdale Woodchips

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Redress Ltd

Workers co-operative established in 1997. Support for adults with disabilities and mental ill health to achieve their personal goals, a bridge to employment and further education opportunities. Specialised range ot training initiatives based on creative recycling of textiles. Taster days available.

Rehab UK

Rehab UK Provides day services to survivors of traumatic brain injury, also an Out Reach Service to allow service users to access their local community. Provide help and advice to sufferers of T.B.I., their families, carers and friends.

Reivers Mountain Bike Club Northumberland

Reivers a mountain bike group that ride off-road all year round in Northumberland,north east England, Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire Moors, Lake District, Borders and beyond. " more than just a mountain bike club "

Relate Northumberland & Tyneside

Relate Northumberland and Tyneside offers relationship counselling, counselling for families and young people, sex therapy and workshops at various locations across Northumberland and Tyneside. Relate Northumberland and Tyneside will help you whether you are married of not and whatever your age, race, personal beliefs, sexual orientation or social background. We work with couples, individuals and family groups. To make an appointment contact our Consultants on: 0191 232 9109. 97.5% of our clients said they would recommend Relate.

Relative Experience Project

We support kinship carers (friends and family members who have taken on full time care of family members children). We recruit and train older volunteers to become volunteer befrienders to offer a supportive listening service on a 1-2-1 basis. The project also helps to set up support groups for kinship carers and to campaign for change.

Revive Furniture

We collect donated items of furniture and provide them to people on low incomes at low cost. We can help. Free Collections - Please Click for information Furniture Donation Hotline: 01670 368665 On a low income? Need help to furnish your home. We have a furniture showroom full of low cost furniture. Please Click for information Proof of benefits will be required. Please call for details. 01670 368665

Richmond Fellowship

Floating support service working with adults who have severe and enduring mental health needs, and who are living in the Alnwick, Morpeth and Wansbeck area of Northumberland

Riverside Leisure Centre

Swimming for adults Mon and Wed evenings and weekdays around lunchtime, Over 50's and Aqua disc 6.30pm Weds. Aqua fit on Mon and Thur evenings around 6.30pm. Health and fitness groups, gym, badminton, tai chi, aerobics, pilates, young at heart, etc Disabled toilets, changing rooms, hoist for pool and some disabled gym facilities. Contact centre for up to date timetable.

RNID Outreach information

Outreach information service to deaf and hard of hearing people in Northumberland and rural Durham.

Roseworth Taxis

One minibus which can take people in wheelchairs. Will do long and short journeys.

Rotary Club Of Amble & Warkworth

Amble & Warkworth Rotary Club, assists charities in our area, Warkworth, Amble, Broomhil, Acklington, Felton, Hadston, Red Row,and Widdrington. Also charities overseas, and when disasters occur.

Rothbury & Coquetdale History Society

We meet on the the third Friday of each month from September to April in each season in the Jubilee Hall Rothbury. The current programme is posted in the the Jubilee Hall noticeboard.

Rothbury Bowling Club

Rothbury Bowling Club, part of Rothbury Recreation Club, is located in the heart of beautiful Northumberland. We offer flat-green bowls and players of all abilities are guaranteed a friendly welcome. Rothbury Bowling Club has excellent modern facilities with full disabled access. Free trial membership is available. Club Bowling is held each Tuesday afternoon from 2pm to 4pm and each Thursday and Saturday evening from 6pm to 8pm (6.30pm in June & July)

Rothbury Community Cinema

Selection of different films shown twice a month usually on Fridays, but contact the website to check.

Rothbury Coquetdale Swimming & Fitness Centre

Please see the main entry - Coquetdale Swimming & Fitness Centre

Rothbury Jubilee Institute

The Jubilee Institute is a community centre for the people of Rothbury, the wider community of Upper Coquetdale and visitors to the area. It has a number of rooms and halls and is equipped with film projection and computer facilities. It is a charitable organisation. The Institute is regularly used by young people's groups, adult classes, drama groups, etc., and for events such as parties, conferences and concerts. A community cinema is also located here (see

Rothbury Library

A small branch library with books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, a local and family history section and 2 public access computers.

Rothbury Parish Council

Parish Council Duties.

Rothbury Tourist Information Centre

Rothbury is picturesque small town in the Coquet Valley and very close to Cragside House and Grounds.

Rothbury Traditional Music Festival

A small traditional music festival held over a weekend. The festival includes competitions, dances and outdoor entertainment.

Royal Air Force Association

Registered respite care for serving and ex service personnel, primarily Royal Air Force but we care for ex service personnel from the kindred services also.

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

We run classes for adult beginners and those with experience, also children. Class at Chantry Middle School, Mitford Road, Morpeth Thursday 7.30 - 9.30 pm. Contact Sheila Trafford 01670 512568. Dalton Village Hall Tuesday 7.15 - 9.45pm Contact Mike Barlow 01670 854312 Hexham - Lockhart Room, Moothall, Market Place, Hexham Wednesday 7.30 - 9.30 Contact Carol Sanderson 01434 602431 Corbridge Parish Hall, St Helen's Street, Corbridge Saturday 7.30 - 10.15 pm Contact Ros Blaylock 01434 604639 or Trevor Horsfall 01434 344019 CHILDREN'S CLASS Hexham Monastic Workshop ( Hexham Abbey) Tuesday 5.15 - 7.30pm Contact Carol Sanderson 01434 602431 The Newcastle & District Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society run classes throughout the area for adults and children of all abilities, we also have a demonstration team who are available to dance at functions - please contact us. We run regular dances, a festival and a concert. We have a demonstration team who will dance for other organisations and their functions. Join us to have fun, get good exercise and make new friends.

Royal Voluntary Service

The Royal Voluntary Service is a charitable organisation which provides many services throughout Northumberland to support the elderly within the community.



A gentle salsacise class.

Salsacise, Elderberries

Social activities for people over 50's. Salsacise dance.

Salvation Army - Bedlington

Please click on our 'Main Website Address' link below for more details.

Saturday Polish School

We teach migrant children from Poland, Polish language, geography and history each week, enabling them to remain in contact with their culture. In addition we teach English to migrant children of any nationality, supporting mainstream schools in Northumberland, allowing quicker integration into their new communities. We open each Saturday during term-time, from 9:15am - 11:45am, and are based at Berwick Academy. We are an experienced and dedicated team who work hard to provide a fun and stimulating environment in which the children can learn - and make new friends! If you want to find out out more, please contact Dr Beata Kohlbek.

Scouts - 1st Tynedale (Corbridge) Scout Troup

Scouting ( Beavers, Cubs and Scouts) for children aged 6 to 15 yrs

Seahouses & District Probus Club

A meeting group for retired professional businessmen. Normally has a speaker or an outing e.g. to places such as Bamburgh Castle.

Seahouses Ambulance First Responders

Volunteers trained by N.E Ambulance, to respond to life threatening emergencies, with medical/trauma, life support equipment and skills, prior to an ambulance reaching the patient.

Seahouses Festival

The Seahouses Festival is a village based, community event that has evolved into one of the most significant cultural celebrations in Northumberland. All events are normally free. This year we have a packed programme of music, art, film, and drama, alongside activities and entertainment for all ages.

Seahouses Tourist Information Centre

A picturesque fishing village which has boat trips to see the breeding birds and seal colony on the Farne Islands. Convenient for visiting Holy island by boat or road and centrally situated for several castles nearby. The centre can also provide up to date information about the events in the area.

Seahouses Village Voices

Village choir, meeting on Thursday evenings for 1 and a half hours throughout the year, to learn and rehearse a variety of modest choral works. We perform - In support of churches and charities in our area ( Spittal to Beldford to Alnwick) At community local events such as switch-on of Christmas lights Group singing by invitation at old folks homes.

Seaton Deleval & Holywell Community Association

Our Community Centre hosts several affiliated organisations. Activities include Pre-School Play Group, Amateur Dramatics, Music, Dance Lessons, Young Peoples Disco, Extend Exercixe class, Art Group, Tea Dance, Craft Club and much much more.

Seaton Sluice Art Club

We are a non-profit making group of amateur/hobby artists of mixed ages and abilities and welcome anyone from complete beginners to experienced artists, space allowing. At the moment we are fully subscribed (as of March 2011) with 22 members, but have a waiting list to which we would be happy to add your name to if you are interested in joining us. Anyone is welcome to come to give us a "try before you buy" for one morning free of charge, unless we are running a workshop. Contact our Chairperson, Dorothy Croydon, email: telephone: 0191 2371651 if you wish to be added to the waiting list, or to come along to give us a try. We meet every Wednesday morning from 10.00am to 12 noon in Seaton Sluice Community Centre. However, if we are running a workshop with one of our regular tutors/professional artists then these usually run from 10.00am to 2.00pm. The club is open all year round except for two weeks holiday at Easter, a six week break in Summer, and two weeks holiday at Christmas each year. We hold an annual Art Exhibition which gives members a chance to exhibit and sell their paintings, a small percentage of takings goes to Art Club funds. We also exhibit from time to time at the Bottleworks Project exhibitions at St Paul's Church, Seaton Sluice.

Seaton Sluice Library

A small branch library located within Seaton Sluice Community Centre. The library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks and 5 public access computers.

Seaton Sluice Local History Society

Seaton Sluice Local History Society

Seaton Valley Library

Located within Astley High School at Seaton Delaval. The library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks and 5 public access computers.

Seghill Comrades Accordion & Fiddle Club

Seghill Accordion & Fiddle Club meets every Tuesday. We have a number of guest artists nights throughout the year and the band plays at local charity and childrens events. Guests and new members are always welcome.

Self guided walks in Northumberland - Rothbury

A short linear walk along the River Coquet to an ancient mill, and a 5 mile circular walk to the heather moors high above Rothbury.

Self Unlimited

Self Unlimited is a national charity supporting adults with a learning disability between the ages of 18 to 65.

Sensory Support Team

Advice/support/assistive equipment for those who have a hearing loss or dual sensory loss (deafblind)

Seton Hall Day Care

Day care on 7 days per week. Activities include: Arts and crafts, proggy mats, quizzes, bowling, bingo, bean bags, jigsaws, entertainers.

Seven Stars

The Seven Stars are Northumberland's Learning Disabled Theatre Company. Supported by Headway Arts, the Seven Stars operate 4 days per week - Monday to Thursday from 10am to 3pm. Open to all, no auditions, no waiting lists Free taster days available. Please contact the Office as detailed below.

Shaftoe Charities (The)

Shaftoe Charities has two 'aims'. 1) Educational Foundation - Promoting the education of persons resident or who have a parent or parents resident in the Parish of Haydon. 2) Almshouse Charity of John Shaftoe (a) Provision of housing for persons of need resident in Parish of Haydon who are over sixty. (b) Persons resident elswhere in Northumberland (c) In exceptional cases outside Northumberland.

Shelter North East

Shelter provide free confidential and independent advice to anyone living in Northumberland who has a housing or debt issue or problems with welfare or benefits. We run outreach sessions at Blyth Citizens Advice Bureau on Friday mornings and Wansbeck Citizens Advice Bureau on Friday afternoons. Appointments are made through the Shelter office.

Sherburn House Charity

A major part of Sherburn House Charities function is to relieve need, hardship and distress in the north east of England. This is achieved through the giving of grants in separate schemes to individuals, (Relief in Need) and organisations. Grants are made to organisations whose work involves them with groups of disadvantaged people. Relief is given to individuals.

Shoppers Bus

Run by Upper Coquetdale Community Transport. Mini bus picks people up from Thropton & Rothbury area and takes them into Rothbury Village to do their shopping. This is for people who would not be able to carry their shopping back home.

Ski Allenheads

Snow Skiing and boarding in Northumberland, at Allenheads, 17 miles south of Hexham. Rope tows operate daily when there is sufficient snow. Telephone 01661 860689 for snow conditions (Answerphone message). Access strictly members only, but it is possible to join at the slope, which is above Allenheads on the Stanhope Road.

Sleekburn Horticultural Unit (Earth Balance )

Offer training and experience in horticulture for people with learning disabilities or mental health problems. Sell organic vegetables and plants to the public from 3 sites at Sleekburn, Bardon Mill and Hepscott Park. Also at Sleekburn care for a horse and several chickens. Raised beds and disabled toilet available. Need a packed lunch. 18 day places at Sleekburn.

Soldiers,Sailors,Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) Forces Help

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) Forces Help is a national charity with 96 branches throughout the country set up in 1885 to help serving and ex servicemen and women and the families of both at a time in their lives when they have need of help. Confidential telephone line 0800 731 4880 for support, assistance or just a listening ear. Our website is Northumberland has a totally volunteer branch inculding 40 casework volunteers who are based in Berwick upon Tweed, Alnwick, Morpeth, Ashington, Blyth and Hexham areas. Email or Telephone 01665 576756 If you live in any of the above areas and need some assistance DON'T DELAY - CALL US

South Beach Library

A small branch library situated within the South Beach Community Centre. The library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, a local and history section and 4 public access computers.

South Tyne Sustainability

Promote ways of sustainable living in Haltwhistle and local parishes. To find out more - visit our website, our facebook page or twitter page

Spiral Skills Advocacy Project

Spiral Skills is part of a registered charity called Learning First, our services reflect many years experience in the independent advocacy sector. Spiral Skills is an independent provider of advocacy services  to people in a range of health and social care settings in Northumberland, Durham and the North East. Our current service delivery includes: learning disability services, mental health services, Assessment and treatment services, Adult and older person long term mental health, Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) Services, Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) Services, Self-advocacy and service user groups.

Spiritualist Healing & Church

Spiritualism - a religion and a philosophical science.

Spittal Improvement Trust

A wholly voluntary community group serving Spittal and Berwick upon Tweed. We aim to carry out project works and to hold community events.

St Aidans Hall (Berwick)Trust

To supply and run a community hall for the USE of local inhabitants as in the constitution documents. We are also a registered charity No. 1045999. The hall is let for use on an hourly basis with some long term users in the winter months.

St Aidans RC Church Ashington

This parish includes Ashington,Newbiggin-by the sea, Lynemouth, Ellington, Cresswell and North Seaton. Also North Seaton Colliery, Bothal, Woodhorn, Linton and Widdrington, (south of the railway line). Services at St Aidans Ashington Mon 10.00 am Service of the Word & Communion Tue - Fr 10.00 am Morning Mass Sat 4.30 - 5.00pm Sacrement of Confession during exposition of the Blessed Sacrement Sat 5.30 pm Vigil Mass Sun 10.30 am Sunday Mass Services at St Marys, Front Street, Newbiggin by the Sea Sun 9.00am Sunday Mass

St Cuthberts Care

Our charity cares for children, disabled adults and elderly people as well as providing care in the community across the region. We currently have over 30 projects across the region.

St Georges Church Hall

Offer a wide range of activities: Extend exercise class (provided by Age Concern)- seated and standing exercises; Badminton; Kitchen Coffee Club; Carpet Bowls; Tea-time Talks - guest speakers and cream tea.

St Georges United Reformed Church - Morpeth

A United Reformed Church serving the community providing a venue for badminton, bowls, yoga, pilates, concerts, wmf, fairs, Sunday and midweek services. We are also a venue to Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and occasionally Morpeth Camera Club.

St James Centre

Activities include: Singing - no previous experience necessary, Flower club - annual fee £26, first 'taster' session £5. Also Local History Group - Morpeth & surrounding area, £1.

St James Centre (United Reformed Church)

Church services on Sundays. Various activities in the centre include dominoes, Men & Ladies Indoor Bowls. Rooms also available to hire for groups/training/conferences etc.

St John Ambulance (Leisure Buddies)

Leisure Buddies aims to help people who for example may have lost confidence due to illness or disability in their life. We aim to enable people who may need a buddy, maybe just to go for a coffee once a week, visit a garden centre, go bowling or perhaps a visit to the cinima etc. The project is being run by St. John Ambulance, in Berwick and is funded by the Northern Rock Foundation. People registered with us who need a Leisure Buddy Volunteer, may be adults of any age. They could be physically disabled, recovering from an illness, or perhaps socially isolated for whatever reason. All Leisure Buddies undergo first aid training and CRB checks. If you would like more information about the possibility on becoming a Leisure Buddy, please contact Claire Pengelly on 01239 330688

St Johns Ambulance Day Care -Berwick

Day care with transport, includes breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Activities include glass painting, mosaics, rug making, card making,computer studies, digital camera studies, woodwork, art, bridge and chess. Also occasional trips out eg to Heighley gate or Metro Centre.

St John's Church, Chevington

The parish church at Chevington, serving the villages of Red Row, Hadston and North and South Broomhill. To find out more, click on the website address at the foot of the page.

St John's Day Centre

Day Centre with many and varied activities including: yoga, computing, fly fishing, allotment, hairdresser, cookery, healthy living workshops and speakers, DVD's , talking books,craftwork, entertainment, shopping trips and outings to theatre.

St Jonn's Ambulance Day Centre--Ashington

Caters for people over 65 with physical or mental illness/disability. Various activities including, fortnightly shopping scheme, theatre trips, massage therapist, library with talking books/newspapers. Also do training in Yoga and sugarcraft and Aqua classes as well as computer training. In good weather there are trips to allotment and fly fishing.

St Mary's Church Hall

Offers a whole range of activities including Ponteland Local History Society.

St Mary's Church Stannington

A very warm welcome to our website. Services Each Sunday 10.00am Parish Communion and Sin Busters Second Sunday 6.00pm Evening Worship Each Friday 10.00am Holy Communion or Morning Worship 2nd Thursday 2.30pm Mothers Union

St Mary's Nursery/Childcare

A non profit one stop childcare/early education site, registered for 49 per day children aged 0-14 years, fully qualified staff team. Excellent Ofsted reports. Healthy parenting award July 2005. Monday - Friday 08:00am - 06:00pm (07:30 available subject to charge). Saturdays 08:30am-05:30pm. - subject to a minimum of 5 bookings.

St Matthews Church Ponteland

Place of Worship ~ Lots of activities in the Parish Hall ~ Outreach activities to help people in Ponteland.

St Oswald's Hospice

St Oswald's provides specialist hospice care for local adults, young people and children. We are situated in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne and our purpose-built facilities offer a range of flexible services to North East families. Within our adult service, we offer a day hospice, lymphoedema service, an inpatient unit, complementary therapy service, consultant outpatient clinic and an outreach service. Adults with life limiting conditions are referred to us for pain and symptom management and end of life care. We care for patients with cancer, as well as those with end stage neurological, cardiac and respiratory conditions. Within our Children's Service, we offer specialist short breaks to children and young people with life limiting conditions and their families. Children from 0 - 18 can benefit from our care at St Oswald's. We have also developed a service for young adults, aged 18-25, to enable us to continue to support children in our care who are reaching adulthood. Our multi-disciplinary team at St Oswald's includes doctors, nurses, physios, occupational therapists, social workers, chaplain support and complementary therapists. We are a registered charity. Our annual running costs exceed £10 million – of which over £6.5 million must be raised through voluntary giving. We make no charge for any of our services, ensuring hospice care is available to everyone.

St Paul's Court Lunch Club

Lunch Club on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. please ring for more details.

St Philip and St James Church Rock

We are in the same parish as Rennington and are part of Embleton benefice.

St. John's Catholic Church

Worships in Haydon Bridge and Haltwhistle.

Stained Glass and Mosaic Courses

Introductory courses and courses for improvers. All basic equipment provided and materials can be purchased at the class. Regular weekly classes are available at Alnwick, Longframlington & Rothbury. Occasional Two Day workshops are also available at Alnwick, Whittingham, Longframlington, Rothbury & Elsdon.

Stakeford & Bomarsund Welfare

Craft Group, Line Dancing, Bingo, Keep-Fit, Outdoor Bowling.

Stamfordham Parish Council

Stamfordham Parish is in rural Northumberland, about 12 mile west of Newcastle upon Tyne. The area covered consists of the village of Stamfordham and the hamlets of Dalton, Eachwick, Harlow Hill and Heugh, and also Albmemarle Camp, together with numerous farm settlements. -- Please visit our main website shown in the contacts section below for more info --

Stamfordham Village Hall

Stamfordham village hall is a well appointed venue catering for local activity groups. It is also available for hire for meetings, private parties, dances, self-catering wedding receptions and small conferences. For hire please contact the booking secretary, Mr W Telfer on 01661 886265

Stampers Pre School

Stampers is a morning day care facility for 24 children from 2.5 to 5 years. Our aim is to enhance the development and education of our children in a safe and secure and stimulating environment. We have high children to staff ratios and excellent links with Stamfordham First School.

Stocksfield Community Centre

Activities include: Hatha Yoga for all ages, Badminton, Karate, Keep Fit Aerobics, Carpet Bowls, Whist Club.

Stone Close Sheltered Housing Club

Activities include: Bingo, Raffle, Tea, Coffe and Biscuits. An optional weigh-in for anyone wanting to watch their weight. Outings may vary in destination: Dine out at Easter, A Fish and Chip Tea in September and our Christmas Lunch are usually the norm, but we have bus trips throught the summer for shopping and a must is the November trip for our Christmas goodies etc. At the moment there are 6 places available.

Storey Park Community Centre

Exercise Calss, Bridge Club, Social Club - card games, bingo, tea/coffee.

Strawberry Cars

Has taxi badge etc and 2 vehicles which can take 2-3 wheelchairs. Most customers have wheelchairs, mobility problems. Family run business - self, son, daughter, wife. Mostly works in Northumberland - Ashington, Blyth, Cramlington. Where to take e.g. Metro Centre, Car Boot sales, Edinburgh Zoo, Newcastle Arena - disability show etc. Does a bit for the blind school in Newcastle. Church run on Sundays to St. Bartholomew's in Forest Hall. Says as part of taxi licence has CRB check (also had CRB check for football club work, was football coach for 35 years).

Stroke Association

The Stroke Association is a national charity supporting everyone affected by stroke, providing information, advice and support via our website, helpline and factsheets. We currently have a long term peer support service covering Northumberland, as well as affiliated stroke clubs and a stroke awareness service.

Sugar Craft Demonstration

Sugar craft demonstration.

Sunday Worship

Sunday worship.

Sure Start Childrens Centres Central

Sure start Childrens Centre is the government programme to deliver the best start in life for every child.

Sure Start Hexham Children’s Centre

We provide a range of services for families with children under 5, we work closely with Health Visitors, Midwives, Nursery Nurses, Childminders, Schools, Day Nurseries, Speech and Language Therapists, and many others to provide services to meet the needs of families, The Centre also provides advice and guidance and drop in services with different activities for children and carers.

Swarland Pre School Group

The group provides pre-school sessional care for 2.0 to 4.5 year olds. Although it is an independent group managed by a parent led committee, it is situated within school grounds and provides excellent early years provision. It aims to provide smooth transition into mainstream school.

Swimming and Leisure Centre (Haltwhistle)

Outdoor pool, open only in the summer - often have adults evenings.


Tea coffee biscuits and chat

Meetings every second Monday at 2pm-4pm come and meet friends, make new ones - west room. We have outings twice a year, have a meal and party at Christmas.

Tea Dance

Cup of tea, biscuit and dancing.

Teardrop Support Group

(Main website can be found at The group is affiliated to Sands (the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) and is for parents/families who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or death shortly after birth. Meetings are monthly at Ashington High School and the aim is to bring together people who have had similar losses to hopefully help them through the grief process. Meetings tend to be small and informal. New members are always made welcome and we feel the hardest part about coming to the Group is stepping inside for the first time.


Emergency telephone contact and support service. Services range from basic telephone--to fall alerts, bed sensors, door sensors, reminders to take medication, gas and flood detection etc. Phone lines open 24 Hours a day.

Terravice Park (Day Care)

Provide day care, personal care, meals, arts and crafts and light entertainment. Maximum number of places 6 daily (including Saturday and Sunday). Transport not provided.

Territorial Army - Alnwick (TA)

The Territorial Army forms one quarter of the British Army and trains people from all walks of life to be soldiers in their free time.There are over 100 trades in the TA

Territorial Army - Ashington (TA)

The Territorial Army forms one quarter of the British Army and trains people from all walks of life to be soldiers in their free time.There are over 100 trades in the TA

Territorial Army - Berwick upon Tweed (TA)

The Territorial Army forms one quarter of the British Army and trains people from all walks of life to be soldiers in their free time.There are over 100 trades in the TA

Territorial Army - Blyth (TA)

The Territorial Army forms one quarter of the British Army and trains people from all walks of life to be soldiers in their free time.There are over 100 trades in the TA

Territorial Army - Cramlington (TA)

The Territorial Army forms one quarter of the British Army and trains people from all walks of life to be soldiers in their free time.There are over 100 trades in the TA

Territorial Army - Hexham (TA)

The Territorial Army forms one quarter of the British Army and trains people from all walks of life to be soldiers in their free time.There are over 100 trades in the TA

Territorial Army - NE Reserve Forces & Cadets Association - Durham (TA)

The Territorial Army forms one quarter of the British Army and trains people from all walks of life to be soldiers in their free time.There are over 100 trades in the TA

Territorial Army - NE Reserve Forces & Cadets Association - Morpeth (TA)

The Territorial Army forms one quarter of the British Army and trains people from all walks of life to be soldiers in their free time.There are over 100 trades in the TA

Territorial Army (T.A.)

The Territorial Army forms one quarter of the British Army and trains people from all walks of life to be soldiers in their free time.There are over 100 trades in the TA

Textiles Through Time

Workshops, events, demonstrations. Historical and modern.

The 1 o'Clock Mens Group

Social group for men over 50, organised via Age Concern. An opportunity to chat, play table games, make new friends.

The Aln Valley Railway Trust

We are looking for volunteers of all ages and abilities to help restore the railway, it's rolling stock, machinery, buildings, gardens and visitor facilities. We're developing the railway corridor as a sustainable transport link as well as a recreational and educational resource for the local community and visitors to Northumberland

The Aln Valley Railway Trust

We are looking for volunteers of all ages and abilities to help restore the railway, it's rolling stock, machinery, buildings, gardens and visitor facilities. We're developing the railway corridor as a sustainable transport link as well as a recreational and educational resource for the local community and visitors to Northumberland.

The Ambler

Amble's community newspaper - people get involved as volunteer journalists.

The Bailiffegate Singers

A performing group. Participants should be able to sing in tunes. Come along and see if you will fit in. There is a shortage of men at present.

The Barndale Service

Learning Disability Service

The Blue Door Project Ltd

For people with learning disabilities.

The Border Woodturners

A group of enthusiastic wood turners from all around the area, of varying experience, who appreciate the beaty of wood. They meet at regular intervals and invite professional and amateur woodturners to demonstrate their skills and techniques. They also visit exhibitions and shows.

The Bridge Card Scheme for help with transport

Scheme supported by Nexus, Arriva, Stagecoach, Go NorthEast and Tyne and Wear Local Authorities. Card which person can produce to show to driver that they need a bit of extra support eg if likely to forget where to get off, need extra time to find a seat, need help with counting the money for the fare, need special ramps etc Cards can be obtained at Nexus travel shops, or local authorities and libraries.

The Charlotte Straker Project

The Charlotte Straker Project is a dual registered care home (Residential & Nursing ). Our philosophy is care of the elderly according to need. It is important that residents have a sense of freedom and control over their own lives. The home sits in well maintained grounds having easy access to local services.

The Christmas Lantern Parade, Elderberries

The Christmas Lantern Parade.

The Disabled Club

An informal group within a sheltered housing complex, for anyone with a disability of any type. Activities include bingo, raffles, entertainment, and twice a year a trip out e.g. to Scarborough. Transport available if needed.

The Friends of Ashington Woods

We Help manage the Ashington Community Woods.We have a regular volunteer programme and promote the woods by running regular events, walking, nordic walking, forest fun days, junior ranger events etc.

The Grange (Rennington)

Day care, transport provided. Open 7 days per week. Can be flexible with start and finish times and provide breakfast as well as lunch if needed.

The Grange Day Centre, Throckley

Charity set up by The Grange Welfare Association. Day centre is for older people, but there is also a bar and pop-in facility open to anyone. Disabled access and facilities. Activities at the day centre include bathing, chiropody, optician, massage, archery, bingo, carpet bowls, keep fit, reminiscence, yoga, tai chi, music, computers, quizzes, abseiling, boat trips, shopping service, sessions with artists. The centre is decorated with beautiful stained glass panels, pottery, silk painting and woodcarving done by the people who attend.

The Hearth Centre Horsley Ltd

Eleven professional artists have their studios at the Hearth and they are open to visitors. Call in to visit textile artists, painters, jewellery makers, a ceramic studio and Horsley Printmakers. There are regular classes, courses and art workshops. Evening activities include gigs and talks. Café open 9am – 4pm. Closed Wednesdays. Please check the website for further information, email Telephone 01661 852 545 (office) and 01661 853 563 (café) The Hearth Centre is a Registered Charity.

The Heritage Centre at Bellingham

The Heritage Centre Bellingham is the Museum for Redesdale and North Tynedale. It is based in Station Yard Bellingham. The collections include: The Border Reivers, The Border Counties Railway, The Photography of W.B. Collier, A History of Mining in the area, The Stannersburn smithy and farming memorabilia together with a family names database, a database of local historic photographs and oral history recordings.

The Isabella Café

An opportunity to eat and meet others at the same time.

The Isabella Crop Circle, Card & Crafting Club

Making cards and crafts.

The Lantern Club

Social Club for Over 60's. Sandwiches,biscuits,entertainment,music,choir,folk & old time dancing.

The Manors Milecastle Supported Housing Scheme

Extra care housing scheme which also provides daily activities for people from the local community at very low cost to the users. Activities co-ordinator and restaurant on site. Activities include; bingo, U3A, poetry, singers, alternative therapy and massage, craft workshops, seated exercise, bowls,quizzes and reminiscence sessions. Also fortnightly trips out.

The Massage Therapy Clinic

Private Clinic. Therapist with 18 years experience. Works with people with arthritis, Parkinsons disease, stroke, head injuries etc.

The Newbiggin Photography Group

Independent group of members with a broad range of age and abilities. Varied programme of meetings, workshops and projects. Main aim to ensure that everyone should enjoy photography whatever their level of involvement or expertise. Also an opportunity to display work with several exhibitions throughout the year.

The Northstar Centre

Day care for Adults

The Oaklea Trust

The Oaklea Trust offers information, advice and guidance to individuals with an assessed social care need on: - care & support options - transport & mobility - specialist equipment - welfare benefits - personal training & jobs - lifestyle, leisure & holidays - medical & health resources

The Panto Company

A scenery and props workshops, entertainment productions, wardrobe department.

The Pottergate Centre

Learning Disability day service. The centre has a sensory room and a cookery room which can be hired out to other groups of people at £11/hour. The centre has 3 outreach centres including the Potting Shed and The Pottergate Pantry. The students make good wholesome meals which can be purchased by members of the public. Activities available to the students include: sensory cooking, reminiscence, arts and crafts, trompolining, bowling, curling, cricket, line dancing, rambling, safety awareness, photography, computing.

The Robson Patterson Ancrum Endowment Fund

We make small annual grants to former pupils of Glendale Middle School, Wooler who are continuing into further education.

The Roundabout Club

A Morning and afternoon school club for Goosehill children in term time. A holiday club for any children aged 4-13 years in all holidays ( except between Christmans and New Year )

The Royal British Legion, Cramlington Branch Secretary

The Cramlington Branch of the Country's Leading Charity safeguarding the Welfare, Interests and Memory of those who have served in the Armed Forces

The Sanctuary Wildlife Care Centre

The Sanctuary Wildlife Care Centre is probably the largest wildlife rescue centre in the North East,home to over 100 animals. The Sanctuary is currently ONLY OPEN FOR PRE BOOKED VISITS - please visit Sanctuary website for full details The Sanctuary is a great day out for all the family and funds raised are for care of the animals. VISITORS children's play area, log cabin for refreshments and snacks, animal feeding, wildlife watching from a purpose built hide. ADMISSION; Adults £4.00 Child/concessions£3.00,under 2's free. WILD TIMES at The Sanctuary are fantastic children's party's that run all year round. Themes include,Farm,Jungle, Pony and Wild PRICES FROM £11 per child. WILD THINGS ROAD SHOW. Visit your school or event with our animals including: Barn Owl, Snake and Hedgehog (available all year) HANDS ON WILDLIFE TOURS;a 2hour tour feeding wildlife must be booked in advance(available all year) ACCOMMODATION;we can now offer high quality accommodation in two barn conversions, each sleeping up to 8 people. We advise that you ring before planning your visit to check all these details are up to date. Further information please contact The Sanctuary on 01670791778 e mail; or visit our website at

The Swan Leisure Centre

Swimming, new gym with some disabled equipment. Café, bowls hallm sports hall, health suite, health and fitness programmes, pool has ramp and wheelchairs for water. Disabled toilets and changing. Aqua Fit and Aqua Health groups.

The Tynedale Centre

Tynedale Centre is a day centre for adults with learning disabilities providing a range of health and fitness,educational and therapeutic activities. CORE specialises in recycling furniture and electical goods, selling from our showroom providing essential work experience to volunteers with learning disabilities.

The Wakefield Group

Digital Youth Enterprise('not for profit enterprise') is about providing training to 16-24 year olds within the communityfrom all backgrounds so they can use their digital skills to find work, stat an apprenticeship or start thier own business within digital marketing and social media.

Thropton Memorial Hall

Provision and maintainance of a village hall for use for meetings, classes, dances and all other forms of recreation and leisure time occupations.

Thropton Womens Institute

Womens Institute.Meet on 1st Wednesday of every month at 7.00pm.Annual subscription charge of £29.50. A visitor can attend up to 3 meetings free.

Tilery Equestrian Centre

Newely refurbished centre has a 20mx40m indoor school and a 20mx70m sand paddock. Offer a great choice of options, lessons for all ages including jumping, expert tuition and quality horses.

Togston Parish Council

The Parish Council is made up of a group of councillors who meet on a 7 monthly basis to deal with any issues relating to residents of Togston Village and the surrounding area.

Tomorrow's People Amble Works!

A ten week programme that helps unemployed young people aged 16 -24 years in isolated rural areas find new opportunities and work. Provides help in contacting employers and colleges so that you can get a job, voluntary work or go back to study.Once you start work or study we will help with fares and stick with you to help you make a success of it.

Tourist Information Centre (Alnwick)

Tourist information centre is able to give up to date information about what is going on in the area.

Tourist Information Centre (Amble)

Tourist information centre is able to give up to date information about what is going on in the area.

Tourist Information Centre (Craster)

Tourist information centre is able to give up to date information about what is going on in the area.

Transport - wheelchair accessible taxi for Alnwick and surrounding area

Transport -wheelchair accessible taxi for Alnwick and surrounding area. The driver is flexible and is happy to facilitate bespoke packages or get a number of people together to transport to venues of their choice.

Transport to Rothbury Community Hospital

The scheme is run by Upper Coquetdale Churches together. Transport for visiting Rothbury Community Hospital.

Travelsure Day Excursions and Holidays

Travelsure Day Excursions and Holidays. Leaflets available with excursions dates and times.

Trinity Youth Association

Youth Clubs 16+ age group. Out of school childcare (breakfast and out of school clubs age 4-13 yrs). Summer activity programmes. NVQ assessment centre for playwork levels 2 & 3. Out of school clubs based in the following schools: Westend and Whitley memorial (Bedlington), Choppington First School, Welbeck First School (Ashington), Morpeth Road (Blyth), Holywell, New Hartley, Tynedale.

Turret Villa Day Care

Day care

Twonfoot Stables


Tyne & Wear Autistic Society

Tyne & Wear Autistic Society

Tyne Green Country Park

Tyne Green Country Park is well used and loved green space along the banks of the Tyne in Hexham. The site was donated to Hexham Board of Health in 1871 in commemoration of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee to be managed as a 'public pleasure grounds' and has been used as a recreation area for the public ever since. The Friends of Tyne Green formed in 2011 to promote the site and its considerate use by the public.

Tyne Riverside Country Park

Tyne Riverside Country Park offers 200 acres of quiet open space along the banks of the River Tyne. The park is a very popular place for walking, cycling, horse riding or just having a lazy day by the river. Tyne Riverside Country Park is two minutes walk from both Wylam and Prudhoe train stations and is well connected by bus to Newcastle and the Tyne Valley. Unless otherwise stated the meeting point for all the events is the Tyne Riverside Park Centre, Station Rd, Low Prudhoe

Tyne Valley Canoe Club

The Tyne Valley Canoe Club offers a range of paddlesport activities for all interests and abilities. The club was established in the 1980's and it has a number of active coaches and interest groups that support a variety of activities, including sea kayaking,river kayaking, open canoeing, freestyle and slalom. Through the Tyne Valley Canoe Club you will have a fantastic opportunity to participate in a wide variety of challenges, whether on the river, on a lake or loch, or on the sea. Kayaking is a really enjoyable sport. It will challenge you, motivate you and contribute to keeping you fit. And, in the midst of all that, it is guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

Tyne Valley N.T. Association

Our Association provides a forum for National Trust members, (including Scottish), Volunteers etc. to learn more about The National Trust in the N.E. In the winter months (Sept.-May) we hold regular meetings with a variety of speakers on topics of interest. In the summer months we arrange 2-3 'day trips' to places of local interest and a '4-5 night holiday' to areas further afield. All surpluses from these events are given to NT properties in the NE.

Tynedale Orchestra

The Tynedale Orchestra (formerly Tynedale Symphony Orchestra) was formed to enable orchestra musicians in the Hexham area to rehearse together and give concerts. Currently we give 2 concerts per year in the Autumn and Spring terms. Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings at 7.30 p.m. in Corbridge Middle School, Cow Lane, Corbridge, NE45 5HX.

Tynedale Accordion and Fiddle Club

Tynedale Accordion and Fiddle Club meets on the third Thursday Mar - November at Hexham's Ex-Servicemens Club. We have been running for 30 years. We welcome anyone who can play an accordion, fiddle or similar instrument to come alone. All age groups welcome.

Tynedale Agriculture Society

Promotion of agriculture for the public benefit in Northumberland and the surrounding areas. Education of the public concerning agriculture, in particular by organising the annual Northumberland County Show.

Tynedale Horticultural Service

Training and work experience in horticulture for adults with learning disabilities or mental health problems. Places for 10 people per day. Also social events like having own football team, and going on trips out to horticulturally related venues.

Tynedale Hospice At Home

Provides clinical care to terminally ill service users in their home. Offer free transport service to Northumberland residents from home to hospital.

Tynedale House Day Care

Dementia Day Care. Transport provided. Activities like reminiscence, painting and crafts, hairdresser plus visits from chiropodist. Bathing facilities.

Tynedale Music Festival

The Tynedale Music Festival is a competitive festival for all age groups and all aspects of music. The festival is held in Hexham at the Queen’s Hall and the Trinity Methodist Church. It has a wide audience and attracts performers from all over the North East.

Tynedale Sports Council

Assess sporting needs of the area of Tynedale Council, and advise and help with catering for it's needs. Co-Operate with statuary and other bodies to foster and promote sports at all levels, by all people throughout the district.

Tynedale Stroke Club

A monthly group for people who have had a stroke. Normally have a speaker on health related topics or on interesting hobbies such as beekeeping, candle making etc. Also have chair based exercises and floor and board games as well as occasional trips out eg to Sunderland Glass Centre.

Tynedale Talking Newspaper

We provide a free weekly recording of the best of the Hexham Courant and The Northumbrian magazine for people with a visual impairment. USB memory sticks are posted with no postal charge to return them. We have players to loan free of charge and we can have them delivered.


Ulgham Village Association

Ulgham Village residents organisation. Organises 2 main village events each year - feast in July and fireworks display in November. Alternate years holds a Garden Sculpture competition. Liaises with other groups in the village and produces a monthly newsletter, delivered to every house in the village.

United Irish League Working Mens Club

CIV, working mens club, mens & ladies darts, pool team, football team, disco karaoke, sunday night Sky TV, in every room, premiership plus events, low bar prices, premium branded lagers & beers.

University of the Third Age - Morpeth

Morpeth group encouraging lifelong learning through a wide range of leisure and recreational activities. Various activities and courses including: walking groups, art, languages,crafts, photography, family history, jazz, literature, music for pleasure, local history, philpsophy, quiz, scrabble, singing, table tennis, travel.

University of the Third Age ( U3A ) - Tynedale

The objectives of the U3A are to advance the education of the public and in particular the education of middle aged and older people in Tynedale and its surrounding area who are not in full time gainful employment.

Upper Coquetdale Community Transport

Community minibus which seats 16 people plus driver, has a wheelchair lift,can supply a driver if necessary (Not available on Fridays).


Vale Mill Trust

Restored working water mill has become a resource for service users and students with learning and behaviour problems. we are of course a Heritage Site with C1730 water mill and grounds. Working with demonstration renewable energy.

Voices Northumberland

We support third sector organisations and groups to achieving positive outcomes for all children and young people in Northumberland by providing a voice for the sector, sharing information and knowledge and strengthening and building capacity. We support voluntary and community organisations, groups, charities, social enterprises and cooperatives.

This website aims to help promote skills development and career progression in the voluntary and community sector (VCS) of the North of England by offering free information and advice on training opportunities. The site contains a searchable database of training courses and training providers as well as up-to-date news and events, case studies, job profiles and resource downloads relevant to skills and training. is managed by PNE Development, a division of PNE Group, a social enterprise based in Newcastle upon Tyne. You can follow the service on Facebook ( and Twitter (

Volunteer Centre Northumberland

The Volunteer Centre acts as a brokerage service, helping those interested in volunteering, find opportunities suited to their interests, skills and motivations. We also work with organisations to develop opportunities and good practice in dealing with volunteers.

Volunteering Northumberland

Volunteering opportunities for all ages in awide variety of settings available in the Bedlington and Morpeth area.


Wallington House

Consisting of an impressive family home, a hidden walled garden and an extensive estate and featuring a wildlife hide, woodland adventure playground, grassy courtyard, gift shop and café.

Wansbeck Art Group

Group meets at St Aidan's Parish Centre, (corner of Station Road and Park Road) Ashington We meet on Fridays from 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm (except Good Friday and a short break at Christmas & New Year) Occasional outings and demonstrations by visiting artists. New members welcome.

Wansbeck Care Centre

A residential home which welcomes members of the local community to join with its social events. An events list is sent out on request at the beginning of each month outlining dates and times of planned activities such as Pie & Peas for £2.00, Coffee Mornings £1.50, Big Breakfast £2.00, cheese and wine etc.

Wansbeck Country Club

We have live country artists on every second Friday in the month as well as play modern line dancing CD's. This is at Bomarsund Welfare Centre, West Gordon Terrace, Stakeford, Northumberland, NE62 5UB

Wansbeck CVS - Community Enabling Project

Community enabling project, recruits and trains volunteers to act as one to one enablers and to help elderly people attend the assisted shopping project. Relies on funding from charitable trsust etc.

Wansbeck Disability Forum

We provide inforamtion and support to people with disabilites in the Wansbeck area.

Wansbeck Forum for Older People

This forum has been in existence for approximately 8 years and brings together Older people from the district.The group send representation to regional and national organisations and events related to the health and wellbeing of older people.

Wansbeck Gymnastics Club

Wansbeck Gymnastics Club has been established for over 30 years at Ashington Leisure Centre. It is affiliated to British Gymnastics (BG) and North of England Gymnastics Association (NEGA). In 2013 management of the club was taken over by Liz Naylor, Senior Club Coach in Women's Artistic Gymnastics. Classes Currently Available Inspired by BBC Tumble? SUMMER HOLIDAYS ALL RECREATIONAL CLASSES ARE OPEN TO ALL AS TASTER SESSIONS CONTACT US FOR FURTHER DETAILS ** WE ARE ALSO RUNNING TASTER SESSIONS FOR PRESCHOOL, BOYS AND ADULTS. Contact us for further details ** Day Type of Class Time Age Group Tuesday Recreational Competition Squad* 4.30-5.30pm 5.30-8.30pm 4 ½ - 11yrs 6yrs+ Wednesday Recreational My Club 4.30-5.30pm 5.30-6.30pm 4 ½ - 11yrs 12yrs+ Thursday Recreational 4.30-5.30pm 4 ½ - 11yrs Saturday Recreational Recreational Recreational Improvers* Competition Squad* 10.30-11.30am 11.30-12.30pm 12.30-1.30pm 1.30-2.30pm 2.00-5.00pm 4 ½ - 6yrs 7- 8yrs 9yrs + All Ages 6yrs + *By Trial only For further details about Competitive Gymnastics at Wansbeck GC please contact the Head Coach – Liz Naylor at Wansbeck Gymnastics Club Ashington Leisure Centre Institute Road Ashington Northumberland NE63 8HP

Wansbeck Male Voice Choir

New members warmly welcomed.

Wansbeck Singers

Wansbeck Singers

Wansbeck Writers Group

Meets once a week in the mornings during term - time. Has been running for 20 years. Many of the writers have been published in various forms. Caters for all abilities, newcomers welcome. The writers resently collaborated with Wansbeck Art Group to provide a 50 page publication where artwork complements prose. Entitled : A Picture Paints a Thousand Words.

Wark Recreational Charity

Provides football, cricket and basketball training for 5 to 25 year olds. Organizes sporting competitions and social events. Hosts live music sessions and community focused activities.

Warkworth and District Probus Club

Lunch and noon talks.

Warkworth Bridge Club

Warkworth Bridge Club

Warkworth Choir

Open to everyone, meet for rehearsals and concerts.

Warkworth Golf Club

9 Hole Links Golf Course

Warkworth in Bloom

We raise funds for plants,compost,fertiliser and all things to do with "Bloom". We plant and maintain floral displays and permanent planting and baskets. The Village has won Northumberland in Bloom for the last three years and equal with five large villages in Britain in Bloom.

Welbeck Mother & Toddler Group

A voluntary run group for the purpose of bringing together parents and young ones, in a safe and welcoming environment. Where the development of social skills can be achieved, friendships made, and the initiation into the school system will be a happy and productive one.

Wellington House

Day Care and outreach services for adults of working age with severe mental health problems.

Wentworth Leisure Centre

Conveniently located in the town centre, Wentworth has a multi million pound swimming pool and fitness gym. Wentworth Bowl, the eight lane bowling centres offers fun for people of all ages and abilities. Outdoors the international standard athletics field, home to Tynedale Harriers has floodlighting and a covered viewing area. Two cafes mean you can take a break with a refreshing drink or snack. Jungle Jack's adventure soft play is a must for under 8s; guaranteed to keep your little ones entertained.

Wesleyan Reform Church Guidepost

Provides a religious meeting place in the village for a group of christians.Also provides a base for local Groups to use.Currently the base for the local W.I. A room is available for hire to small community groups. Part of the Union of Wesleyan Reform Churches based in Sheffield. Services are held every Sunday at 5.30 p.m.

West End Productions

West End Productions aims to provide low cost/high quality stage lighting and advice to a variety of groups in the community. We provide a professional service to organisations who otherwise cannot afford such help with their productions/performances.

West Northumberland Sports Development

NCL Sports Development aims to increase and sustain participation in sport and physical activity in rural areas. The most effective way is to enable local people to run local activities. The team offers help and support to local people to take an active role in sport in their own community.

West Wylam Methodist Church

Choir, Sewing Group, Bird Watching

West Wylam Residents Association

Residents Association. Coordinate Neighbourhood Watch. Currently working with Tynedale Council & Milecastle Housing Ltd. Working with local community to improve the area and its facilities.

Whalton Village Hall

Youth Club, Dance Classes, Bowls Club and Village Show all use our village hall. Village Show with Sheep Racing

Wheelchair Sports & Leisure Club

Caters for all wheelchair persons whishing to improve their lives through sports. Some members attend the Disability Sport England National Snooker Championships. Activities include Snooker, Pool, Bowls, Basket Ball, Boccia, Kurling, Darts, Rifle Shooting, Table Tennis, Discus, Shot etc. Refreshments available. Welcome new members - you don't have to be good at a sport to join, you may just wish to socialise. Activities are free of charge.

Whist Drive

Whist Drive card game.

Whiteburnshank Trust

Provides bunkhouse accommodation in a remote area Kidland Forest, six miles from Alwinton in a secluded location to enable adults and young people to access the outdoors. Perfect location for scouts, guides, D of E and school groups. The centre has electricity provided by solar power and a wind turbine with backup of a fully automated diesel generator. There is gas for cooking and hot water and a fire/stove to provide central heating. The kitchen is fitted with an oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine. The centre can hold up to 19 persons in three bedrooms. It has two toilets , a shower with hot/cold water. Areas are also maintained for camping.

Whittington Parish Council

Local Authority

Widdrington Library

A small branch library located next to Widdrington Community Centre. The library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks and 6 public access computers.

Winter Warmers

Walking project for older residents in and around the Croft and Cowpen Quay wards. Tha walkers meet at a set venue and are led on a route of around 2 miles, meeting back at the start for a nutritious hot lunch.

Witness service for North Tyneside, Berwick and Bedlington magistrates

The Witness Service is part of Victim Support Northumbria. We help people cope with the impact of coming to court by providing emotional and practical support. Help is available for victims and witnesses, their family and friends. Our services are confidential.

Women's Health Advice Centre WHAC

WHAC is a registered charity supporting women, men and young people (14+) in Northumberland with free quality counselling, personal development, courses and workshops, advice and information on issues contributing to mental health and well-being. WHAC also offers drop in relaxation, volunteering opportunities and domestic and sexual violence support services.

Woodhorn Matters

A group now meeting in Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Terr dedicated to keeping traditional matmaking alive in this area.

Woodhorn Museum

Museum colliery heritage site and art gallery.

Wooler Drop-In Centre

Provide a warm and safe environment for young people aged 13+ to meet and have a chat and a coffee. Our staff can deal with all problems or refer the young people on in the right direction.

Wooler Library & Tourist Information Centre

Situated in the Cheviot Centre. The library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, a local and family history section and 5 public access computers.

Wooler Tourist Information Centre

The centre has up to date information about activities in the area.

WRVS Meals on Wheels

Meals on wheels in Stocksfield area

WRVS Speech After Stroke

We meet at St Pauls Court, Alnwick on Tuesdays 10:00am-02:00pm membership is from across Northumberland. Started in 1979 our club provides tea/coffee, chat, quiz, puzzles or speakers. A sandwich lunch followed by dominoes, cards or jigsaw. Good fun for members and a respite for carers.

Wylam Community Playing Field Association

Provides and maintains village playing field and equipment.

Wylam Library

A small branch library situated within the Falcon Community Centre. Wylam Library has books for adults, teenagers and children, audiobooks, a local and family history section and 5 public access computers.

Wylam Parish Council

This council serves a community of some 2000 people. In additionto the usual functions of a Parish Council, Wylam owns and administers a local nature reserve at Wylam Haughs amd a Railway Museum at the Falcon Centre, reflecting the village's links with railway heritage, including the birthplace of George Stephenson.


Yoga and Aromatherapy

Experienced yoga teacher who does weekly class for disabled people outside the county, but would be prepared to consider running a group in Hexham, Haydon Bridge area.

Yoga Class - Parish Hall, Corbridge

Yoga Class on Mondays at 10am. Just turn up on the day.

Young Enterprise North East

Delivers, enterprise education to students 4-25 years of age in schools throughout the North East, from Berwick to Tees Valley. We deliver our range of programmes with the help and support of business volunteers from the local business community.