The Haltwhistle Partnership is delighted to be supporting South Tyne Sustainability (STS) and the Haltwhistle Swimming and Leisure Centre (HSLC) in facilitating HSLC to secure funding from the Government's new Rural Communities Energy Fund (RCEF) for a feasibility study into extracting heat from the mineworkings that lie under Haltwhistle. A grant of £40,000 ihas been awarded for the first phase of the feasibility and the project is underway with an energy audit of HSLC and research into the mines underneath and adjacent to the centre and our Partnership Officer, Andy Dean, is managing the project.

 

Having completed the refurbishment of the 5th and final flat at Hardware House on the town’s Main Street, the Haltwhistle Partnership has now set its priorities for the next phase of community development work. As well as continuing with their core functions and very successful Older People’s and Zig Zag projects, the Trustees want to more actively support the economic development of the area. A key element of the plan is to promote cohesive working with the many other organisations, groups, businesses and individuals working for the benefit of Haltwhistle and the surrounding area. Several exciting ideas are in the pipeline and feasibility studies, business plans and funding streams are being explored.

The Partnership welcomes applications from individuals who are committed to working with like-minded trustees. For an intial chat please contact our Chairman, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you are interested please apply for consideration with a brief CV and an outline of how you would like to contribute to the Partnership's work in writing to: Westbourne House, Main Street, Haltwhistle, NE49 0AZ or by email to our Administrator.

 

 

The Partnership has recently completed the redesign and refurbishment of the 5th and final flat in Hardware House on the Main Street in Haltwhistle. We look forward to welcoming the new tenant very shortly. Here is an article published in Community Action Northumberland's Newsletter.

The Haltwhistle Great War Project aims to record and preserve First World War memories, documents and photographs from the former Haltwhistle Rural District.

Led by Northern Cultural Projects and funded by the Heritage Lattery Fund, a book has been produced along with a short film created by the Haltwhistle Film Project.

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