Who is based at Spetchells Centre?

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Serving the community

The idea of Spetchells Centre is to bring under one roof all the services local people need.

They include the library, police, council, food bank and much more.

Spetchells Centre is home to council services, local charities and local businesses, all providing help to people in Prudhoe. 

Spetchells Centre was purpose built in 2012 with funding from Northumberland County Council and Social Investment Business.

The Centre was developed and is managed by Prudhoe Community Partnership.

Occasionally office space becomes available Speak to Gail or Julie if you’re interested in being kept informed of any vacancies.

Who has an office presence at Spetchells Centre?

Community Action Northumberland

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Description: Prudhoe Employment Hub – Delivering the Bridge Project

We offer support to anyone looking to enter employment including:

  • Access to online job search
  • Careers advice
  • Guidance to develop an individual action plan to gain employment
  • Help with writing CVs, interview preparation and core work skills such as communication and numeracy
  • IT mentoring for those with no computer experience
  • Support finding further training, volunteering opportunities and work experience
  • A simple free lunch (choose before 11am on the day)
  • Help with travel expenses
  • A chance to meet new people
  • Training sessions focused on searching for jobs, health and wellbeing

All delivered by friendly staff in a supportive atmosphere.

Address: Spetchells Centre, 58 Front Street, Prudhoe, Northumberland NE42 5AA

Tel: 01670 517178

Run by Community Action Northumberland

For more details contact: Julia Plinston: juliaplinston@ca-north.org.uk

Opening Hours: Every Friday 10am – 3pm Pop in any time.

Employment Hub Bridge Project

Digital Bookkeeping

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Description: Bookkeeping, Payroll and Management Accounting Service for small businesses.

Address: Spetchells Centre, 58 Front Street, Prudhoe, Northumberland NE42 5AA

Tel: 01661 839483

Opening Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday – Thursday / 9am – 1pm Friday

Karbon Homes

Karbon Homes

Description: A housing association.

Address: Spetchells Centre, 58 Front Street, Prudhoe, Northumberland NE42 5AA

Tel: 0800 164 0111

Website: www.karbonhomes.co.uk

Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 9.30am – 3pm (Closed Saturday and Sunday)

Mortal Fools

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Description: A theatre, drama and creative learning charity.

Address: Spetchells Centre, 58 Front Street, Prudhoe, Northumberland NE42 5AA

Tel: 0800 164 0111

Website: https://www.mortalfools.org.uk

Opening Hours: Our office times vary. To speak to a member of the team or make an appointment, please call or enquire online

Northumberland Library

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Description: Library Services for the local community

Address: Spetchells Centre, 58 Front Street, Prudhoe, Northumberland, NE42 5AA

Tel: 01661 832540

Email: anne.blackburnnorthumberland.gov.uk

Website: www.mylibrary.co.uk

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Opening Hours: 

Mon: 9am – 5pm

Tue: 9am – 5pm

Wed: 9am – 5pm

Thu: 9am – 6pm

Fri: 9am – 5pm

Sat: 9.30am – 1pm

Sun: Closed

Northumbria Police

Northumbria Police

Description: Local police services desk

Address: Spetchells Centre, 58 Front Street, Prudhoe, Northumberland, NE42 5AA

Tel: Emergency 999 / Non Emergency 101

Website: Northumbria Police

Opening Hours: 

Mon: 9am – 5pm

Tue: 9am – 5pm

Wed: 9am – 5pm

Thu: 9am – 6pm

Fri: 9am – 5pm

Sat: 9.30am – 1pm

Sun: Closed

 

Northumberland County Council Benefits Service

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Address: Spetchells Centre, 58 Front Street, Prudhoe, Northumberland, NE42 5AA

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Prudhoe Town Council

Prudhoe Town Council

Description: Local Council for Prudhoe, (full details of our activities and services can be found on our website and Facebook pages).

Address: Prudhoe Town Council, Spetchells Centre, 58 Front Street, Prudhoe, Northumberland NE42 5AA

Tel: (01661) 835487

Website: www.prudhoetowncouncil.gov.uk

Facebook: Prudhoe Town Council

Opening Hours: 10am-4pm (Monday to Friday)

Tyne and Country

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Description: Tyne and Country, Sales and Lettings

Address: Spetchells Centre, 58 Front Street, Prudhoe, Northumberland NE42 5AA

Tel: 01207 26070701661 839482

Website: https://www.tyneandcountry.com

Email: sales@tyneandcountry.com

Opening Hours: 

Monday to Friday  9am To 5pm

Saturday                    9am to 1pm

Sunday                       Closed

Who meets at Spetchells Centre?

Prudhoe Patchers

A friendly self help group for Patching and Quilting

The Prudhoe Patchers meet every Wednesday at Spetchells Centre from 1.30pm-4.00pm.  It is a friendly self-help group welcoming all abilities.  The weekly charge of £3.50 includes coffee/tea/biscuits, use of modern machines and equipment, together with the experience of the group.

Prudhoe & District U3A

An organisation which adds to the quality of life for the semi-retired and retired members of the community. Main meetings – last Monday of the month at 10am in the Parish Hall. Committee meetings and regular Social meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at Spetchells Centre.

 

Community Action Northumberland

Prudhoe Employment Hub – Delivering the Bridge Project

Every Friday 10am – 3pm

Pop in any time.

Working together to make Prudhoe a great place to live and work.