Entries by Claire Jackson

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Be Alert to Coronavirus Scams

Here are just some of the coronavirus scams we are aware of, but please note that criminals come in all shapes and sizes and can contact you at the door, by phone, post or online People offering miracle cures or vaccines for coronavirus – there is no specific treatment for coronavirus (COVID-19). Treatment aims to […]

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Coronavirus Information

Northumberland County Council is launching a new initiative – Northumberland Communities Together-  to support the phenomenal volunteering networks that have been rallying support across the county in response to COVID-19. Find out more about Northumberland Communities Together   The three Food Bank sites in West Northumberland sites are closed to the general public due to […]

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Customer Notice 20 March 2020

UPDATE Monday 23 March As the government has asked for all cafes, pubs and restaurants to close, we cannot go ahead with our plans to open Cafe @ Burn Lane. Our office is open for shorter hours with most staff working from home. Please get in touch if you need to – we will get […]

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SpeakUp2020 in the Healthwatch Northumberland Survey

Healthwatch Northumberland has a survey each year, asking about your health and social care experiences in the previous 12 months. It might be a new year but your experiences from 2019 still matter. You can feed back as a patient or carer. By sharing what went well for you, what might be improved and what […]

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Community Information Morning February 2020

Call in to our next Community Information Morning where you can pick up advice and information about health, wellbeing, transport, money and things going on in your area. This time we have Tynedale Hospice at Home, Northumberland Cancer Support Group, Alzheimers Society, Action on Hearing Loss, Healthwatch Northumberland and Macular Society coming along, plus help […]

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Creating Space Craft Sessions 2020

Creating Space is a new craft group for wellbeing taking place here at Adapt (NE) in Hexham. Run by local people, the group is looking for more members to make it viable in the longer term. This is a friendly and supportive space for those who might find getting crafty helps with low mood and […]

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Energy Advice Drop-in Session

Citizens Advice Northumberland is holding an Energy Advice Drop-in Session here at Adapt (NE) on Monday 20 January, between 10.00am and 1.00pm, as part of the Big Energy Saving Week. Call in to Cafe @ Burn Lane/the Resource Room to speak to a specialist energy adviser about the energy costs within your home and see […]

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Christmas and New Year Hours

Christmas and New Year: Our offices here at Adapt (NE) will close at 5.00pm on Monday 23 December and re-open on Thursday 2 January. Cafe @ Burn Lane will close at 4.00pm on Monday 23 December, re-opening in the new year on Monday 6 January. Thank you for all of your support and custom this […]

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Job Vacancies: Community Link Workers

Job Title: Community Link Worker (Social Prescriber) Responsible to: Adapt (NE) and West Northumberland PCN Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm. Full-time – open to Job Share Location: GP surgeries across West Northumberland Primary Care Network Salary: £23,761 per annum Benefits: 25 days holiday per year, plus statutory holidays pro […]

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Read our latest Annual Report

We held our Annual General Meeting on 14 November where we reflected on the previous year’s work and finances. Led by Director Liz Prudhoe, incoming Chair Lorraine Hershon and Treasurer Darren Spencer, there was a review of our transport and advocacy services, Cafe @ Burn Lane and Healthwatch Northumberland, as well as our our other […]