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A to Z of Northumberland Life Members

A to Z of Northumberland Life Members

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 • 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
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.
 • Allen-a-Dale-Archers
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 the first year is half price. 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 Russ Dale, 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, Stitching Group
Stitching 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/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
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 www.arthritisresearchuk.org
 • 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 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.
 • AVOOSCC
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.
 
 

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