Neighbourhood Network Newsletter

153 - 11th October 2017

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Neighbourhood Network News

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Would you like to showcase your services at our Awards Event?

Would you like to showcase your services at our Awards Event?

It's that time again to celebrate the achievements of our many groups across the city at our annual Neighbourhood Network Awards event this coming October. We would like to invite groups/organisations who would like to come along and showcase their services and events by having a stall at the event. Our Neighbourhood Network Awards will be taking place on Tuesday …

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D Lock

Did you know the Neighbourhood Network now has an online shop?

The charity has recently collated some basic crime prevention items to sell online and from the office at The Bespoke Centre. Neighbourhood Network members are also entitled to a discount too! Currently there is £5.00 off the Cycle lock by entering and £10% off all other products by entering into the coupon code! Click on the link to view https://www.nnetwork.org.uk/shop/ Happy …

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Another cycle lock posted out today!

Another cycle lock posted out today!

The cycle theft and target hardening initiaitive is still in full swing with another Hull victim of cycle crime investing in a new lock. The team at the Neighbourhood Network are working with Humberside police to target harden cycle in Hull and the wider area of Humberside. The initiative is part of a two pronged process where the Neighbourhood Network …

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We need you!

We need you!

The Neighbourhood Network is looking to recruit new trustees onto it's board. We are seeking dynamic and influential individuals who can contribute to the ongoing development of a forward thinking charity, help to raise the profile and grow the charity to support a wider reach of communities. We are looking for individuals that have an interest in community safety and …

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Shortlist announced for Neighbourhood Network's 2017 Awards

Shortlist announced for Neighbourhood Network's 2017 Awards

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for an annual Neighbourhood Network's awards. The NN Team and trustees are honoured that so many of you value the annual awards and embrace taking part. We would love to award each and every member group for the amazing work they do, but unfortunately that cannot be the case, so below are …

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Police Appeals, Arrests & News

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Hate Crime

Announcement of new national online Hate Crime Hub

  Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced a new national hub to tackle the emerging threat of online hate crime. It will ensure better support for victims and help drive up the number of prosecutions. The hub, run by police officers for the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC), will work to ensure online cases are managed effectively and efficiently. It …

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Can you help find missing teenager Adrian Staizak?

Can you help find missing teenager Adrian Staizak?

Can you help Humberside Police in finding 16 year old, Adrian Staizak who has been reported missing? Adrian was last seen at 3pm on Monday 9 October at the Hull Fair. Adrian is described as white, of medium build and 5’ 9” tall. He has mid length brown hair and was last seen wearing a grey tracksuit and black trainers. …

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Witness appeal and crime prevention advice on Bogus Caller in Thorngumbald

Humberside Police are investigating a burglary at a house on Martin’s Road in Thorngumbald.  The 70 year-old owner of the house opened the door to two men who claimed that the roof needed repairing.  The owner let the men into the house to discuss the work involved. Once the pair had left the house the owner realised that a large …

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Humberside Police

Bikes Stolen in robbery

Appeal for information and to find stolen bikes At 6.30pm on 21 September two bikes were stolen from outside of MacDonald’s on Kingswood Retail Park in Hull. A 13 year-old boy was standing outside MacDonald’s with his own and his two friend’s bikes.  Two men approached the boy and pushed him over.  They then stole two bikes and rode off.  One …

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Simon Bantges - Police appeal

Simon Bantges - Police appeal

Humberside Police are seeking the whereabouts of 41 year old Simon Trevor Bantges in connection with thefts in Hull. If you see him, or know of his whereabouts please call 101 quoting crime ref: 16/12382/17 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 

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Youths on the Humber Bridge

Hessle: Three youths escorted off the bridge Three youths have been escorted off the Humber Bridge this morning (Tuesday 10th October) following reports that they were attempting to climb onto the cables on the Southbank side on the West footpath. They were escorted off by the Humber Bridge staff.  No one was injured in the incident.

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Suspected break-in, assault, and robbery

Suspected break-in, assault, and robbery

We would like to trace a man in connection with an alleged break-in, assault and robbery in Hull. The incidents occurred at the White Horse public house (now The New Star) on Carr Lane on 5 September 2017. A pub tenant returned home around 7.00am after a night out to find the suspect had broken in to the building. The …

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Events & Activities

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Hull and District Diabetes Support Group  

Hull and District Diabetes Support Group  

  Help and support for all diabetics, carers, family and friends, existing & newly diagnosed The support group meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month 7:00 pm-9:00pm 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 …

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Rhythm & Spice Charity Event

Rhythm & Spice Charity Event

HERIB is delighted to have been chosen as one of the recipient charities for the Dharma Foundation’s forthcoming charity Fundraiser: “Rhythm and Spice”. The event is a cultural evening showcasing the very best of traditional Indian dance, cuisine, art and crafts. Glimpses of a variety of Indian dance forms will be performed by nationally recognised dance groups coupled with mouth-watering …

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Emmaus Open Mic nights  

Emmaus Open Mic nights  

  The Emmaus superstore is currently opening late until 8pm on a Thursday evening to try and increase the opportunity for people to come and have a look at their selection of furniture, bric a brac and electrical items. They will also be hosting on the last Thursday of every month an Open Mic night and would like to invite …

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Dove House Hospice Open Day

Dove House Hospice Open Day

Dove House will be opening its doors so you can come and find out more about your local hospice on 17th October 2017. Do you know that they may be providing a service that you could be benefitting from? Have you supported the hospice in the past and want to find out how your donation has helped your local community? …

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Could you be a Hull 2020 Health Champion or know someone that might be interested?

Could you be a Hull 2020 Health Champion or know someone that might be interested?

Anyone can be a champion if they want to make Hull a healthier and happier place. Here is your opportunity to find out more about the Hull 2020 Champions programme, meet the team, ask questions and sign up if you want to. They are holding a 2020 Champions drop in on Tuesday 17th October from 9.30am – 12.30pm at the …

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Humberside Fire and Rescue Service Consultation

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service would be grateful if you would consider providing feedback on these plans. All feedback is important as it contributes to shaping plans in the future. Keeping communities and firefighters safe, and contributing to the firefighting and rescue capability of the UK is their main priority. This three year plan outlines what they want to achieve, how they will do it …

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Growing St Andrews Launch Event in Hull

Growing St Andrews Launch Event in Hull

Groundwork’s launch event for their Growing St Andrews project will be held at the Western Library Community Garden on 26th October 2017 from 11am until 6pm. The launch will have a selection of activities, including freshly made pizzas cooked in a wood fired cob oven, a wildflower seed bomb making workshop, refreshments, and the opportunity to sign up to Hull …

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Employment & Training

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Co-ordinator Vacancy at Probe (Hull)

Co-ordinator Vacancy at Probe (Hull)

Hours:            24 Location:        Greatfield Salary:            Pro rata £25k pa Purpose: The post holder will play a critical role in supporting the Partnership in the delivery of the Greatfield Plan. Main  Responsibilities: Providing research and development support to the partnership and its sub committees. Working with the partnership to help convert priorities into actions. Developing processes to increase community consultation. Identifying …

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Vacancies at Child Dynamix

Vacancies at Child Dynamix

Child Dynamix are looking to recruit a highly motivated and skilled professional to join their Family Support team. Senior Family Support  worker, 22 hours per week Salary SCP 24 – 28, £11.94 – £13.58 per hour, Competitive holiday entitlement They are looking for someone who: Has a relevant level 4 qualification working with families, children or young people. Has a minimum …

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Find the latest University of Hull job opportunities

Find the latest University of Hull job opportunities

The University of Hull currently has vacancies for Business Administration Apprenticeships (3 posts), Marketing Assistant and other positions along with many more opportunities. Click the link to view all: https://jobs.hull.ac.uk/Vacancies.aspx

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Families Together Social Work Manager vacancy at HCHFH

Families Together Social Work Manager vacancy at HCHFH

Hull Churches Home from Hospital Service (HCHFH) Families Together Social Work Manager 21 Hours per week  Fixed Term Contract: Until 31 March 2019 (Review of possible extension to contract)  NJC Scale: SO2.33 - £29,323 (pro- rata)   We are looking to appoint a qualified Social Worker with current, hands-on experience of working with children and families.  We require a person …

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Young Person’s Participation and Engagement Coordinator

Young Person’s Participation and Engagement Coordinator

Closing date: 20th October 30 hours per week (This is a National Lottery Funded post for 3 years) Salary: £23,908 FTE KIDS is a national charity dedicated to creating an inclusive world for disabled children, young people and their families. Their work improves thousands of lives every year. They are looking to appoint a Young Person’s Participation and Engagement Coordinator …

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Administrator for Sleep and Parent Training

Administrator for Sleep and Parent Training

Closing date: 16th October 16 hours per week, Hull Salary £15,551 FTE KIDS is a national charity dedicated to creating an inclusive world for disabled children, young people and their families. Their work improves thousands of lives every year. They are looking to appoint an Administrator to provide administrative support to the Hull Sleep Service and Headstart Parent Training Programme. This …

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Ready, Set, Grow! – Green Port Hull is hosting FREE Employment & Skills events throughout October

Ready, Set, Grow! – Green Port Hull is hosting FREE Employment & Skills events throughout October

If your company is based in the Humber region and operates in manufacturing, engineering or the renewable energy supply chain, you could be eligible for funding towards staff training and subsidies for recruiting apprentices and individuals from disadvantaged groups. Green Port Hull is hosting FREE Employment & Skills events throughout October at The Green Port Hub, Central Library, Hull. A buffet lunch …

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Are you aged 14-24 and up for a challenge?

Are you aged 14-24 and up for a challenge?

What’s it all about?  Doing a Duke of Edinburgh programme is a real adventure from beginning to end.  You just need to be aged between 14 and 24 and want to do something different, adventurous – and fun!  You can do programmes at three levels which, when you’ve successfully completed them, lead to Bronze, Silver or Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s …

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Get Involved

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Butterflies charity in Hull requires Volunteers

Butterflies charity in Hull requires Volunteers

Butterflies is a local charity that holds a number of drop-in sessions supporting people with dementia and memory problems and their families. They provide various activities, for example: quizzes, crafts, music and trips out to pubs, museums, cafes etc. Butterflies need people who can help provide these activities at their weekly Men’s Luncheon club held at the Clubhouse in Garden Village and at …

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Struggling to make ends meet? Or just want more money in your pocket?

Struggling to make ends meet? Or just want more money in your pocket?

Quids In is a friendly, free & confidential Citizens Advice service for people who live in Hull and are renting their home.  We want to help make your money go further and we have a team of experts on hand to help you save money.  We can help with: Benefits health checks and applications DLA and PIP appeals Specialist debt …

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Funding News

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WHSmith Community Grants 

WHSmith Community Grants 

Next round is 1st April to 30th September 2018 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 are donated to the Woodland Trust to support its tree-planting programme for schools. …

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Fields in Trust – Active Spaces Funding

Fields in Trust 

Active Spaces Funding

Active Spaces is a new national programme which will create activity programmes to inspire the most inactive communities to get active and use their local outdoor spaces. The programme will secure 50 new Fields in Trust protected sites across the UK and help increase participation in many different physical activities on local parks, playing fields and green spaces which will …

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Transpennine Express Transform Grants

Transpennine Express Transform Grants

Funding for local community projects Apply now and make a difference in your local area TPExpress are working with the Forestry Commission to award £50,000 worth of funding to help initiatives working to make a difference in their local area. It’s all part of their vision to support the communities they  serve and they plan to fund a total of …

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Comic Relief

Comic Relief

Thanks to last year's new grantmaking strategy, it's worth checking Comic Relief's open funding pots regularly - they change every couple of months. Funding is currently available for: Projects delivering mental health support for young men Rugby-related projects that deliver social change Women-led projects in Ghana, Kenya or South Africa All Comic Relief funding pots have different opening and closing dates, …

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