More than 175 businesses, community groups and academic representatives met in-person and virtually at The Alnwick Garden to problem solve issues facing rural areas at the first Rural Catalyst Conference.
Simonside founder Sarah Alcock has tapped into various support programmes available to businesses in the North East as well as plugging the digital skills gap in her own company to enable her business to grow even more.
It is estimated that over 350 households in Northumberland are not connected to the electricity grid. The majority of these households rely on oil generators to meet their basic electricity needs. Help us to bust some myths about living offgrid.