Neighbourhood Network Newsletter

217 - 25th January 2019

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Neighbourhood Network News & Advice

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Neighbourhood Network member recognition

Neighbourhood Network member recognition

This week we were delighted to have been invited to have afternoon tea with the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress to celebrate the wonderful community work undertaken by some of our Neighbourhood Network member groups in the Riverside area. The work that members undertake when setting up groups and the support they provide to their community is an invaluable resource …

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Scholars Gate residents meeting

Scholars Gate residents meeting

Do you live on the Scholars Gate estate, West Hull? If so, why not pop along to a residents meeting which has been organised by Hull City Council to bring agencies and residents together. Raise your concerns and have your say.

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National Neighbourhood Watch Network Terrorism Toolkits

National Neighbourhood Watch Network Terrorism Toolkits

To help you raise awareness among your community about terrorism and how to spot the signs and stay safe in the event of a terrorist attack, the National Neighbourhood Watch Network has compiled a range of free campaign materials that you can use to inform and educate people in your neighbourhood. They would like your opinion on the toolkit to …

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Hull: Smoke Alarms In Cold Weather

Hull: Smoke Alarms In Cold Weather

Humberside Fire authrorities are taking numerous calls to their reception and Public Safety Centre regarding domestic smoke alarms sounding randomly during this cold spell.Unless there is an actual fire in the home, an alarm activation is nothing to worry about unduly and may in fact be due to the cold weather. Alarms may simply need resetting, as batteries do not …

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Hull: Help protect yourself against scams

Hull: Help protect yourself against scams

Advice from Humberside Police:- Have you ever read an email or received a letter that you were suspicious about?Have you ever felt someone is trying to con you out of your hard earned cash over the internet? Has anyone tried to get you to give up your personal information when you don’t want to? Well, the fourth edition of the ‘Little Book …

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Police Appeals, Arrests & News

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Beverley: Man arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs

Beverley: Man arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs

At 9.30am on the morning of 24th January, police officers identified a suspicious vehicle travelling in our area, they followed the vehicle, a BMW, for a time and then brought the car to a safe stop in a Beverley car park off Morton Lane. A quantity of drugs and drugs paraphernalia was found in the car and a 25 year-old …

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Knife Angel destined for Hull

Knife Angel destined for Hull

The iconic Knife Angel sculpture will be loaded onto a trailer in Liverpool where it’s currently on display, to be transported and go on show in our great city. The impressive sculpture was made at the British Ironworks Centre in Shropshire, by sculptor Alfie Bradley, from over 100,000 knives donated to the Ironworks, collected through police force surrender campaigns across the …

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Hull: 32 year-old man charged following incident in Hessle

Hull: 32 year-old man charged following incident in Hessle

32 year-old Vasile Dumitru of Wellesley Avenue in Hull appeared at Hull Magistrates Court on the morning of 24th January having been charged with rape and assault following an incident in Hessle on 14 January 2019.

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Hull: Man sentenced after indecent images of children were found on his computer

Hull: Man sentenced after indecent images of children were found on his computer

A 57-year-old man from Hull whose computer devices had over 800 indecent images and videos, many containing children, has this week been sentenced to 25 months in prison. Michael Brewer of Newland Court, pleaded guilty on Monday 17 December to numerous offences after an investigation by our Internet Sex Offenders Team.  The offences were: - making an indecent photograph of …

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Teenagers arrested for more than 20 different offences in north Hull

Teenagers arrested for more than 20 different offences in north Hull

Message from Humberside Police:- Over the past two weeks we have arrested five teenage boys in connection with a number of offences on the Orchard Park estate in Hull. Following reports in the media about incidents of antisocial behaviour involving groups of youths, we told you earlier this month about the work that our neighbourhood policing teams are doing, and will …

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Scam HMRC Letter Received By Victims In Humberside

Scam HMRC Letter Received By Victims In Humberside

Be Aware !! Humberside Police Economic Crime Unit have received a number of reports from victims of a scam HMRC letter. This is a variation of the HMRC scam phone calls and emails that have already been seen in great number. People should always remember that fraudsters will try to make these letters look as official as possible, but close …

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Temporary role for Humberside Chief Constable

Temporary role for Humberside Chief Constable

Following the resignation of the Chief Constable of Cleveland Police, Humberside Police Chief Constable Lee Freeman has agreed to step in as Temporary Chief Constable for three months. Lee Freeman said: “The sudden departure of a Chief Constable can have a significant impact for the staff at any police force.  It is my aim to lessen this impact as much as …

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Altercation on Hull Street

Altercation on Hull Street

Police were called to reports of a public order incident on James Reckitt Avenue in Hull on 21/01/19. A number of people watched and filmed the altercation which occurred around 3.20pm. Authorities would like to reassure the public that this was isolated and involved two girls and one boy. The 15 year-old boy has been spoken to about causing anti-social behaviour and …

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Events & Activities

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Hull: Eating Disorders Self Help & Awareness Raising Workshop

Hull: Eating Disorders Self Help & Awareness Raising Workshop

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm For Sufferers, Carers and Healthcare Professionals Educational Professional and Voluntary Organisations This two hour workshop will cover: What is AnorexiaWhat is Bulimia and Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS)Medical risk in eating disordersThe purpose of SEED The aims of the workshop are to: Recognise the signs and symptoms of anorexia nervosa and bulimia …

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Hull: Emmaus Meet and Greet event

Hull: Emmaus Meet and Greet event

Emmaus Hull would like to invite you to their first meet and greet event of 2019 on 26th of February and would encourage you to not only attend, but share this information with colleagues, and bring potential new companions along with you. There will be a presentation detailing who Emmaus are and what they are hoping to achieve in 2019 …

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Hull: Differently Abled event

Hull: Differently Abled event

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Differently Abled is an event aimed at ensuring people with learning disabilities, their families and carers in Hull and the East Riding are recognised and supported. The event will feature a huge range of information stands covering the help and support that is available for people from birth through to end of …

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Special Educational Needs and Disability Activities Workshop

Special Educational Needs and Disability Activities Workshop

January 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm The Disability Short Breaks Service are looking to increase leisure activities available to people aged 0 – 25 years with special educational needs and / or disabilities in Hull. Do you currently provide services for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities? Have you thought about providing activities for …

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Hull: YMCA Humber Sleep Easy

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - February 2 @ 6:00 pm YMCA Humber’s Sleep Easy event will see participants make their own shelters to sleep out in for one night, with the intention of raising awareness of homelessness issues and funds to help YMCA Humber and Hull – based charities to continue to support residents and young people. YMCA Humber …

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Health Check (Hull) 2019

Health Check (Hull) 2019

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Emma Hardy MP is holding a Health Check 2019 event, an opportunity to get free health checks, health advice and support and sample relaxation/beauty therapies. There will be dance and choir demonstrations as well as stalls to walk around and an area to sit and have refreshments. To book on this free event …

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Get Involved

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Hull: Accelerating Inclusive Growth through Community Business

Hull: Accelerating Inclusive Growth through Community Business

Invitation to workshop 1.00pm – 3.30pm, 7th February 2019 Venue:- Thornton Village Hall, (opp. The Octagon), Walker Street, Hull, HU3 2RA The Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) is conducting research on the role community and social businesses can play in supporting more inclusive economic growth in deprived places. We want to explore why community businesses grow/thrive in some deprived …

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Hull and District Diabetes Support Group

Hull and District Diabetes Support Group

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 1st Tuesday of the month 7:00 pm-9:00pm Venue:- Britannia Royal Hotel, 170 Ferensway (The Interchange) Hull, HU1 3UF. NO Joining Fees and NO Subscription Fees Guest Speakers: Consultants, Diabetes Nurses, Chiropodists, Pharmacists,  Opticians,  Dieticians and many more Health Care Professionals For more information please Telephone Pauline 805854;  Ron 376544; or  Lionel  844933. Supported …

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Hull: BreatheEasy support group

Hull: BreatheEasy support group

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm A British Lung Foundation Support Group Do you suffer with a lung condition? If the answer is yes then this group is for you. Come and join this informal friendly get together, meet new friends, share experiences and learn from healthcare professionals. 1st Friday of the month (buses 11,152,153,154 from the Interchange …

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Hull: Have Your Say On A Small Increase In The Fire Service Council Tax Precept

Hull: Have Your Say On A Small Increase In The Fire Service Council Tax Precept

Members of the public are being invited to have their say on what the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) council tax precept should be for 2019-20.  Residents in North and North East Lincolnshire, the East Riding of Yorkshire and Kingston Upon Hull are being asked if they are prepared to pay 20p per month extra on a Band D …

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Hull City Council - Public Consultation on Public Space Protection Order

Hull City Council - Public Consultation on Public Space Protection Order

Hull City Council request your support in promoting the below survey concerning a review of the current Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) for street drinking related Anti Social Behaviour. The review is required under the current legislation to determine whether or not the Order remains relevant.  To support this an on-line survey is being launched by HCC seeking residents views …

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Police Funding Survey 2019/20

Police Funding Survey 2019/20

Deadline 31st January The Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Keith Hunter, is asking residents to give their views about police funding in an online survey. Last month the Home Office announced the provisional funding settlement for police forces for 2019/20 together with details of the referendum principles in respect of increases in Council Tax. As part of the announcement …

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Hull: BackCare - walk back to health

Hull: BackCare - walk back to health

For nearly 50 years BackCare has been dedicated to educating the public throughout the UK and wider afield in ways of preventing and alleviating back pain. The charity aims to significantly reduce the burden of back and neck pain by providing information and advice to all people and organisations affected by serious back pain. Walk Back to Health In association …

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Grow Wild Flower Project- Free Kits

Grow Wild Flower Project- Free Kits

Grow Wild connects people to nature and each other by funding creative and innovative ideas, focused on UK native wildflowers, plants and fungi. They support community groups and organisations to bring imaginative, and engaging projects to life. They help to improve the environment and people’s wellbeing by encouraging them to be active, take notice of what’s around them, learn new things, and give back …

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Employment & Training

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Withernsea Development Officer for Hull & East Yorkshire Credit Union

Withernsea Development Officer for Hull & East Yorkshire Credit Union

Deadline 31st January Part time £10,520 per year (actual) Hours:   20 per week (worked as agreed) Location:  Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire Fixed Term Contract 3 years (may be extended if successful) HEYCU are looking for a reliable, pro-active and enthusiastic person to develop their branch in Withernsea, working successfully with the Big Local Partnership and other key partners to …

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Hull: Admin Officer with Humber Community Advice Services (H-CAS)

Hull: Admin Officer with Humber Community Advice Services (H-CAS)

Deadline 30th January (Part–time, Fixed Term contract until September 2020) Main Purpose Performing administrative duties for the smooth running of H-CAS. Key Functions: Administration Office administration, filing, letter writing, form filling, etc.Assisting in the creation & distribution of publicity materials to increase awareness, provide information and widen participation. Monitoring and Evaluation To compile and maintain auditable records, both paper and …

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Hull: Sight Support Volunteer Co-ordinator Vacancy

Hull: Sight Support Volunteer Co-ordinator Vacancy

Deadline 12th February Sight Support Hull and East Yorkshire is a well-established charity based in Hull supporting people with visual impairment. Their belief is that no-one in Hull & East Yorkshire should have to face sight loss alone and every visually impaired person can enjoy the same opportunities and quality of life as those who are fully sighted. An opportunity …

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Hull: Direct Payments Admin Assistant

Hull: Direct Payments Admin Assistant

Deadline 7th February Choices and Rights Disability Coalition to recruit an Admin Assistant to work within our Independent Living Scheme. This post is for 21 hours per week, Wednesday to Friday. Salary – £16088.80 pro rata, actual pay for 21 hours is £9653.28 + 7% contributory pension Applications are particularly welcome from disabled people or those with a long term …

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Hull: Chief Executive with HEY Mind

Hull: Chief Executive with HEY Mind

Deadline 28th January Based in Kingston Upon Hull Full time post circa £55,000 per annum HEY Mind are looking for an innovative, dynamic and inspirational leader with exceptional business acumen. Hull and East Yorkshire Mind is a vibrant, forward looking organisation, covering the areas of Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire and North East Lincolnshire. It is a leading, local charity …

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Project Support Co-ordinator, Inclusion North

Project Support Co-ordinator, Inclusion North

Deadline 30th January Salary: Actual £19,776.  FTE £32,960. Hours: 22.5 hours per week. Closing Date: 30th January 2019. 12pm noon. Inclusion North exists to make inclusion a reality for all people with a learning disability or autism and their families. Are you passionate about inclusion and diversity? Do you want to work with similar minded people who work hard to …

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Funding News

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Funding for Communities to Create Pocket Parks

Funding for Communities to Create Pocket Parks

A new fund for community groups in England working with local authorities to establish a new pocket park or refurbish an existing one. The Government has launched the Pocket Parks Plus fund to support local community groups to develop their own small plots of land which provide an oasis from urban life and that help improve the physical and mental …

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First 2019 Round of Greggs Foundation’s Local Community Projects Fund is Open

First 2019 Round of Greggs Foundation’s Local Community Projects Fund is Open

Grants of up to £2,000 are available for not-for-profit organisations in Great Britain to deliver projects or provide equipment to people in need at the heart of their local communities. Provided by Greggs Foundation and administered by seven charity committees throughout Great Britain, the Fund is available for sustainable and new or innovative approaches to supporting and improving the resilience …

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Funding

Ping in the Community

Deadline 4th February Table Tennis England is inviting independent groups to embed social table tennis into their communities completely free-of-charge. There are twenty Ping in the Community fully-funded packages available which include one full size indoor table, 10 bats, 72 balls and a range of printed resources designed to help advertise and activate the table. These fully-funded packages are aimed at local …

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Hull Crime Reduction Fund

Hull Crime Reduction Fund

Next deadline 28th February The Hull Community Grant Fund Scheme has been established by the Hull Community Safety Partnership, thanks to over £100,000 of funding provided by the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner. The scheme, which is being managed by the Hull Community Safety Partnership, will allow voluntary and community groups to submit applications for funding of up to £10,000 …

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East Riding Crime Reduction Fund

East Riding Crime Reduction Fund

Deadline 4th February 2019 The East Riding Crime Reduction Fund has been established by the East Riding Community Safety Partnership, with funding provided by the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner and aims to provide grants for projects that will provide sustainable solutions to help reduce crime and anti-social behaviour in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Grants are available of up …

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Percy Bilton Charity

Percy Bilton Charity

Assistance is given to organisations and individuals in need throughout the U.K. Charities assisting disadvantaged youth, people with disabilities, people with mental health problems and older people may apply for grants towards furnishings and equipment (excluding office items), building or refurbishment projects. Social Workers, Community Psychiatric Nurses and Occupational Therapists within Local Authorities or NHS Trusts may apply on behalf …

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Greening Grey Britain with communities in 2019

Greening Grey Britain with communities in 2019

Deadline 28th February Is there a neglected space in your community that you’d love to transform into a green oasis for people and the planet? Do you have a community garden idea that could bridge the generation gap? The RHS is offering a number of community groups expert hands-on support, plus up to £500 worth of plants and materials. Imagine …

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The Brelms Trust CIO

The Brelms Trust CIO

This is a small Charitable Incorporated Organisation, originally set up as a Charitable Trust in 2007, offering grants to a wide variety of charities and community projects. Funding is given exclusively to charities based in Yorkshire and directly benefitting only Yorkshire communities. Priority in grant giving is given to charities working at the heart of communities to tackle disadvantage and …

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Bettys Trees for Life Fund Launches to Improve Yorkshire’s Green Spaces

The next deadline for applications to be received is 25 February 2019. Grants are available for charitable and community groups and schools in Yorkshire that are working to improve local green spaces and wildlife habitats. The Bettys Trees for Life Fund aims to improve green spaces and wildlife habitats in communities in Yorkshire through supporting small charities and local community …

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Scott Bader Commonwealth Global Charity Fund

Scott Bader Commonwealth Global Charity Fund

Deadline 8th February Large Project funding to the value of £25,000 Each year Scott Bader support two – four large, community based environmental or educational projects that benefit young or disadvantaged people to the value of £25,000 each. These can be located anywhere in the world. All applications for 2018 must be received by Friday 8th February 2019 For full …

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Woodland Trust – Free trees for schools and communities

Woodland Trust – Free trees for schools and communities

The window for November 2019 is now open Woodland Trust are giving away hundreds of thousands of trees to schools and communities. They want to make sure that everybody in the UK has the chance to plant a tree. They have two delivery periods per year, November and March, when the trees are dormant and perfect for planting. You can choose …

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