Neighbourhood Network Newsletter

219 - 8th February 2019

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Neighbourhood Network News & Advice

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Hull: FREE NHS Health Checks at the Bespoke Centre

Hull: FREE NHS Health Checks at the Bespoke Centre

Neighbourhood Network will be hosting a FREE NHS health check on behalf of Hull City Council within our base here at The Bespoke Centre, Bransholme. The session will be held on Wednesday 27th February between 10am - 2pm at the Bespoke Centre, Zeals Garth, Wawne Road, Hull. If you would like to book an appointment, either for yourself or a …

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Hull 2020 Champions awards

Hull 2020 Champions awards

This week the NN team have had a great time attending and networking at the Hull 2020 Champions awards event. It was wonderful to see so many groups come together and all nominees were so deserving of their nomination - well done to all winners and everyone involved in this celebration event.

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Police Appeals, Arrests & News

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Performance of the Humberside Police Call Handling Service

Performance of the Humberside Police Call Handling Service

Message from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. (NB: Numbers have been rounded and any change is when compared with 2017) In an average day Humberside Police deal with around 1500 calls of which around 400 are 999 calls. During 2018 the volume of 999 calls to Humberside Police rose by 1% compared to around 14% rise nationally. …

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Hull: Extension granted to question man

Hull: Extension granted to question man

Detective Superintendent Matt Hutchinson said this morning: “I can confirm that the court has granted a further 36 hours from 9:11am this morning to question a man on suspicion of abduction in connection with the Libby Squire investigation. "A 12 hour superintendent’s extension was granted last night from 9pm to 9am this morning." Officers are continuing the search for Libby today.

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Hull: Man charged with arson

Hull: Man charged with arson

27-year old Liam Lawson of Beverley Road, Hull has been charged with arson following an incident on Beverley Road. He appeared at Hull Magistrates Court on the morning of 5th February. On Sunday 3rd February it was reported that a crate was set alight inside a building causing damage. 

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Hull: Man charged with ABH following incident in January

Hull: Man charged with ABH following incident in January

A man has been charged with assault causing actual bodily harm in connection with an incident in east Hull last month. 31-year-old Shane Dalton of Buckingham Street, Hull was charged on Sunday, he has been bailed to appear at Hull Magistrates Court in April. 

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Help from service station staff leads to four arrests

Help from service station staff leads to four arrests

Four men have been arrested on suspicion of numerous offences thanks to help from staff at a service station in East Yorkshire. A man was seen acting in antisocial manner and making suspicious comments by staff members at the business in South Cave yesterday Thursday 31 January around 6am. They were concerned for his safety and alerted police to his behaviour.  Officers were …

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Events & Activities

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Community Asset Transfer Opportunity (Hull) Open Day

Community Asset Transfer Opportunity (Hull) Open Day

February 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Clarion Housing Group is offering an exciting opportunity for a community organisation to manage a community building in the Marfleet area of Hull The Marfleet Community Centre is a large community building with a separate garage and an outdoor area as well as an off-road car park.  The premises offer an organisation the …

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Hull: Countryside Health Walk

Hull: Countryside Health Walk

1st March Sancton to Newbald (8 Miles) Pick up point for all walks is Hull Truck Theatre To purchase a ticket to secure your place on a walk please go to: Age UK – Porter Street, Hull Telephone number – 01482 324644 NO TICKET NO WALK –  COST £6 Unfortunately the Walks are not accessible for wheelchairs or mobility scooter due to …

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New nationwide cricket scheme 'Wicketz' funded by The Lords Taverners comes to Hull.

New nationwide cricket scheme 'Wicketz' funded by The Lords Taverners comes to Hull.

The sessions will be for children aged between 8 – 16 and we welcome all abilities. The free weekly fun cricket sessions will be run by a qualified coach and will include food (light bites) to re-energise before an action packed session. The session will also include guest visits from local organisations and partners to deliver short and exciting activities/ …

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Hull: Sight Support hold new Arts & Crafts project

Hull: Sight Support hold new Arts & Crafts project

Creative Connections is Sight Support’s new, free programme of regular creative art and craft activities in a welcoming and friendly social group.  It will run every Wednesday from 6th March from 1pm – 3pm at Sight Support HEY’s offices No experience is necessary just a willingness to take part. Bring your ideas and things you would like to try and …

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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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Get Involved

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Hull: Free swimming sessions for Adults

Hull: Free swimming sessions for Adults

The Hull Big Swim started on Monday 4th February and appears to have been a great success so far. Why not go along to your local participating pool and enjoy a session of confidence boosting swimming for free.

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Guide Dogs ’My Guide’ Challenge!

Guide Dogs ’My Guide’ Challenge!

March 1 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm Do you like a challenge? On 1st March from 10.30 – 14.30 the Guide Dogs team will be in Trinity Market challenging people to take the ‘My Guide’ challenge! The challenges that visually impaired people face are a daily occurrence, from street furniture to inaccessible shops, if you would like to know …

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Hull: Patient Involvement Workshop

Hull: Patient Involvement Workshop

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Stroke, Neurology and Complex Rehabilitation Local NHS organisations in the Humber area are working together to review hospital services with a view to making improvements to services across a range of specialties. To support this work, they are holding a patient involvement workshop and would like to involve as many current and …

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Please help EMS secure votes for a Yorkshire Choice Award!

Please help EMS secure votes for a Yorkshire Choice Award!

One of our member groups, Environmental Management Solutions have been nominated for a Yorkshire Choice Award in the Charitable Business Category. The final shortlist is for the public to decide so can you please vote for this worthy charity using the following link: https://www.yorkshirechoiceawards.co.uk/votehere Environmental & Management Solutions Limited – Hull Please share to spread the word.

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Get involved with 'Playing Out' in Hull!

Get involved with 'Playing Out' in Hull!

'Playing Out' is a great scheme that enables children to do just that! Community groups and partner agencies work together to create temporary road closures enabling and encouraging safe play! Why not pop along to the coffee morning to find out more details of you can achieve this?

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Hull: Volunteering Opportunities with H-CAS

Hull: Volunteering Opportunities with H-CAS

Humber Community Advice Services (H-CAS) is a charity which provides advice & guidance to minority ethnic communities in Hull. H-CAS wishes to recruit volunteers who can support its clients with either advice; interpretation of different languages; basic IT skills; or admin skills. Full training will be provided; and volunteer travel expenses reimbursed. If you feel that this is for you, …

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Hull Tenants Forum

Hull Tenants Forum

Monday 18th February 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm held at Guildhall, Hull, HU1 2AA Help to shape the future of Hull’s Housing Service Guest Speaker: Chief Superintendent for Hull & East Riding If you think that services could be improved or you have suggestions on how to combat problems in your area, why not come along to the meeting.

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Hull: The Carer’s Information and Support Service Sing and Support Group

Hull: The Carer’s Information and Support Service Sing and Support Group

The Carers’ Information and Support Service (CISS) based at Calvert Health Centre, on Calvert Lane, are inviting carers, their families and friends to join them in their new ‘Sing & Support’ group, inclusive of all ages and singing abilities. Guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face. The sessions will start on Starts 28th Feb 2019 and will …

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Employment & Training

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Hull: Love Your Street Environmental Improvement Officer vacancy!

Hull: Love Your Street Environmental Improvement Officer vacancy!

The Love Your Street team are keen to receive applicants from those in the community who are passionate about the environment , those who are able to speak other languages and have the confidence and skills to engage and empower Hull residents. 1 post – Fixed Term until 2020 Environmental Improvement/Standards Officer – Waste Management: Are you passionate about the …

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Hull University - Jobs available as at 6th February 2019

Hull University - Jobs available as at 6th February 2019

The University of Hull currently have the following vacancies for 2x part time cleaners, an administrator for the Faculty Events Team and a placements officer along with a variety of others.  Click on the link below to view all available opportunities. https://jobs.hull.ac.uk/vacancies.aspx?cat=-1

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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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Funding News

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Hull Crime Reduction Fund

Hull Crime Reduction Fund

Hull Crime Reduction Fund The latest round of the Hull Crime Reduction Fund – administered by the Hull Community Safety Partnership (CSP) with funding from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) – is due to close to applicants on 28 February and not for profit groups/organisations across Hull are being encouraged to apply for grants of up …

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WHSmith Community Grants

WHSmith Community Grants

The funding is generated following the introduction of compulsory single-use carrier bag levies by the Welsh, Scottish, Northern Irish and English governments. WHSmith donates proceeds from the compulsory carrier bag levies to charitable causes. Some of the funds donated to the Woodland Trust to support its tree-planting programme for schools. Other funding is donated to the WHSmith Group Charitable Trust …

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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Trusthouse gives grants for running costs or one-off capital costs to charities and not-for-profit organisations in accordance with criteria that are regularly reviewed and decided by the Trustees. Within these overarching themes, they are interested in two areas: Community Support: For example: work with young people; community centres; support for carers; older people’s projects; help for refugees; family support; community transport; …

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Funding

Tesco Bags of Help

Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised by the carrier bag charge in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects across the UK. The projects must meet the criteria of bringing benefits to the community. Bags of Help is administered by Groundwork How does Bags of Help work? Bags of Help is always open …

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Charles and Elsie Sykes Trust

Charles and Elsie Sykes Trust

Next deadline 26th April Grants are available to registered charities for projects that benefit Yorkshire through the relief of need, particularly those related to youth, old age, welfare and medicine. Most grants range from £3,000 to £5,000. Applications are considered at quarterly meetings which take place in March, June, September and December. The deadline for each meeting is the last …

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Hull and East Riding Charitable Trust

Hull and East Riding Charitable Trust

Next deadline 20th April Grants are available to registered charities and charitable organisations for any charitable purposes the Trustees think fit within the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area. Although no minimum or maximum level of grant is specified, grants of between £100 and £10,000 have been awarded in the past. The Trustees are unlikely to support the total …

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WREN: FCC Community Action Fund

WREN: FCC Community Action Fund

Deadline 13th March  The FCC Community Action Fund offers funding of between £2,000 and £100,000 to projects which fall within WREN policy and the Landfill Communities Fund. WREN will accept applications for the provision, maintenance or improvement of the following types of public amenity:  Village Halls and Community CentresPublic Play AreasPublicly available Multi use games areas, skate parks and BMX …

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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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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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