Diamond anniversary

A CHARITY has celebrated 60 years of helping the community.

Community Action Northumberland was set up in the autumn of 1951 as a voluntary and community sector body to support and develop community groups, charities and voluntary bodies throughout the county.

At the group’s annual general meeting in November the milestone was marked with an exhibition of then and now comparisons and a Northumberland quiz.

A cake was also cut by president the Duke of Northumberland and Sue Shaw, chairman of the national rural communities’ charity ACRE.