Neighbourhood Network Newsletter

163 - 21st December 2017

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Neighbourhood Network News

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Are you looking on purchasing a new bike for Christmas?

Are you looking on purchasing a new bike for Christmas?

If the answer is yes, have you thought of security for your new bike? Theft of bikes is a real issue, with thousands being stolen across the Humberside area every year. This is one area where crime prevention can have a massive impact and a small personal investment can drastically reduce your chance of becoming a victim. The Neighbourhood Network …

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Trustees wanted for the Neighbourhood Network charity in Hull

Trustees wanted for the Neighbourhood Network charity in Hull

Would you like to be part of a growing, dynamic team helping to build the communities across Hull safer and stronger? The Neighbourhood Network are looking for dynamic and inspiring people that can bring a fresh new approach, contribute new ideas and help develop this growing charity. If you have a keen interest in community safety and think you could …

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Police Appeals, Arrests & News

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HMRC phone scam warning following reports of bogus calls in Hull and the East Riding

Police are warning people of a phone scam where a fraudster pretends to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) before attempting to trick vulnerable victims into paying bogus debts and taxes. The fraudsters claim that there is a warrant for the arrest of the victim and that they will be arrested if they do not pay. The warning comes …

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Hull Wanted - Brandon Carl MacKay

Hull Wanted - Brandon Carl MacKay

Police are appealing for help in finding Hull man Brandon Carl MacKay who is wanted by the police. He is wanted in connection with two offences – an attempted car theft and an attempted armed robbery. If you see him please do not approach him directly but call 101, or 999 in an emergency, quoting log 519 on 20/12/17 with …

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Hull: Do you know David Smelt? - Next of kin appeal

Humberside Police are appealing to find the next of kin of 61-year-old David Smelt who was found dead at his home on Reynoldson Street, Hull on 18 December 2017. David’s death is not being treated as suspicious, however enquiries to trace a next of kin have so far proved unsuccessful and police are asking your help. If you know David …

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Police warning about Lead thefts in Brickness Ward of Hull

Over the last few weeks Police have received several reports from residents on the Bricknell ward reporting the theft of lead from their properties. Overnight on 13/12/2017 – 14/12/2017 there were four incidents on Loveridge Avenue and Murrayfield Avenue where lead was stolen. Unknown offenders have approached the front porches of several houses and removed the lead flashing. Residents are …

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South Cave: Burglar distracted elderly man

At 4pm on 8th December on West End in South Cave a 94 year-old man opened his door to a man saying he was from the Gas Board. The intruder then pushed passed the elderly man and went into the house, looking into all the rooms. Although nothing is believed to have been stolen it has shaken the victim. Police …

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Humberside Police update: Wanted People

Over the past fortnight officers and staff have been taking part in a high profile and directed initiative to find and arrest individuals they want in connection with numerous crimes from across the Force area. Humberside Police have given those people the opportunity to make contact and give themselves up first before they are found. Police have been engaging with …

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Hull: David Ogden is missing can you help us find him

Hull: David Ogden is missing can you help us find him

Police are extremely concerned for the safety of David Ogden of Hull. David was last seen Sunday 17th December at 12 noon. David is described as 5ft 8” tall of slim build with short fair hair. He was last seen wearing a black cap, black jacket and grey jogging bottoms. David has contacts in Manchester, Scarborough and Sheffield and may …

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Alleged indecent exposure on James Reckitt Avenue, Hull.

Alleged indecent exposure on James Reckitt Avenue, Hull.

Humberside Police are wanting to trace a man in connection with an alleged indecent exposure in Hull on 7 December 2017. A female cyclist was travelling along a cycle path near the Punch Bowl pub on James Reckitt Avenue around 9.30am when the man allegedly exposed himself to her.  An E-fit has been released of the suspect. He's described as …

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Hull: Appeal for information - Attempted car theft

Police in Hull want to trace a man in connection with the attempted theft of a car. The incident happened near to the golf course on Orchard Park Road around 5.30am on 20 December 2017. A woman was driving along the road when a male walked out of bushes and into the road. He signalled for her to stop and …

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Online Safety

Forcewide: Please read police advice on Identity theft

Police forces nationwide are renewing their advice and warnings about identity crime and software fraud, and are urging people to be extra vigilant when it comes to giving out personal details and keeping their own identity safe. The theft of someone’s identity can be used to carry out criminal activity. This involves unauthorised use of names and personal details to …

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Events & Activities

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HEY100 Launch Event - Friday 26th January

HEY100 Launch Event - Friday 26th January

In 2018, a range of FREE leadership and management training is coming to the voluntary, cultural and social enterprise sectors in Hull & East Yorkshire. Join us for the official launch of HEY 100 where we'll be announcing details of how you can register for a host of free leadership and management programmes, events and masterclasses taking place in 2018. …

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Mental Health Tea Time Talks and Tasters at the Lonsdale Centre, Hull

Mental Health Tea Time Talks and Tasters at the Lonsdale Centre, Hull

In the the new year the Lonsdale Community Centre have planned some free events on the theme of mental health. They are all free and no need to book if you are interested - just turn up! For more information – click www.lonsdalecc.org.uk or email office@ lonsdalecc.org.uk

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Emmaus Open Mic nights

Emmaus Open Mic nights

December 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 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 and would …

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Hull City Council's Tenants Forum

The next Hull City Council Tenants forum will be taking place on Monday 15th January 2018, from 1.30pm until 3.30pm.

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Employment & Training

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Message to all Voluntary & Community groups in Hull

Message to all Voluntary & Community groups in Hull

Do you support children, young people and vulnerable adults who are parents? Do you want to find out more about local safeguarding issues and work being carried out locally and nationally? Do you want to be able to influence safeguarding policy and practice in Hull? If the answer to these questions is YES, then YOU are invited to the next Hull Voluntary …

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Hull: Free HENRY Parenting courses

Hull: Free HENRY Parenting courses

HENRY parenting courses are happening across the city in 2018 for those with under 5s. Courses are 8 weeks long, free of charge, with limited crèche provision for those needing childcare. Courses are being held at: The Acorns Children’s Centre on Tuesdays from 9thJanuary between 12:45 and 2:45pm; Ring 01482 708953 for more information and to book a place Lemon …

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Project Manager, Hidden Histories of the Humber Bridge vacancy

Project Manager, Hidden Histories of the Humber Bridge vacancy

The Humber Bridge has been an iconic landmark since 1981 and it is now a Grade 1 listed structure. The Bridge is also approaching its 40th anniversary in 2021 and we are starting an ambitious programme of heritage development activity. The idea is to tell the story of the Bridge with and for the community. The Humber Bridge Board, which …

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Get Involved

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Hull 2017: 365 days - one unforgettable year.

Hull 2017: 365 days - one unforgettable year.

The Hull 2017 team are asking you to take a look back at 365 days of moments, memories and stories - from the opening season Made In Hull, through Roots & Routes, Freedom and Tell The World. The film is available to view by clicking below - enjoy!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gx_1Ev0ICoA

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Connect Well Hull is offering support over the Christmas period

Connect Well Hull is offering support over the Christmas period

As the weather cools, and Christmas approaches, it is a time that some people may feel more isolated, vulnerable, or lonely. Connect Well Hull offers support all year round to clients who would like to be more involved in community or social activities, get fit or be more active, or want help with low confidence, anxiety or low mood. They …

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NBF Network event, AGM, and Healthwatch Hull re-launch

NBF Network event, AGM, and Healthwatch Hull re-launch

You are invited to attend the AGM, which will be presented as part of a network event that will also see the re-launch of Healthwatch Hull. When? - On Thursday 25th January 2018 from 10.30am till 3pm with a free buffet lunch and refreshments Where? -At the Freedom Centre, 97 Preston Rd, Hull, HU9 3QB There will be more detail …

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Funding News

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Big Lottery: Changes to the Reaching Communities funding programme

Big Lottery: Changes to the Reaching Communities funding programme

The Big Lottery are changing the application process for Reaching Communities, to make it easier for groups and communities to apply for National Lottery funding. In order to do this, there will be a temporary pause on the submission of Reaching Communities applications between Monday 15 January and Monday 2 April. All applications received before 15 January will be processed …

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Asda Foundation

Asda Foundation

The Asda Foundation have a number of grants that may be of interest to some of our members: For the public -Green Token Giving For charities - Significant local community projects and Top-up funding grants For Asda Colleagues - Colleague hardship fund For the public -Local Impact Grants If your application fits the Asda Foundation guidelines, applying could not be …

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GLL Community Foundation

GLL Community Foundation

The Foundation is looking to support sports and activity projects. Examples of projects favoured include organising a sports tournament or improving a community library to creating a new sports league or revamping a children’s playground. Grants of up to £5,000 are available. Apply any time. Go to the website for more information: http://www.gll.org/b2b/pages/community-foundation

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Persimmon Community Champions

Persimmon Community Champions

Persimmon Community Champions helps local community groups, good causes and charities. All Persimmon’s businesses have £2,000 to donate every month – 28 regional businesses, plus Persimmon’s Space4 and PLC head office. Apply any time. Go to the website for more information: https://www.persimmonhomes.com/charity

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Swire Charitable Trust

 

The Trust has three themes for grant giving: · Community & social welfare: supporting long-term positive change in the lives of disadvantaged people and their communities, focussing on care leavers, pPreview (opens in a new window)eople with disabilities, homeless people, ex-services people and victims of slavery and human trafficking · Education & training: enabling children and adults to fulfil their …

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Funding

Do you require funding for a community garden project?

Grow Wild Community Project Funding 2018 has now opened with a deadline date of 15th January. Grow Wild is awarding funding of £2,000 or £4,000 to groups and projects that: Stand out from the crowd – think something creative, or even better something that hasn’t been done before! Focus on UK native wildflowers, plants and/or fungi, highlighting the importance of these …

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Hull Community Safety Partnership Crime Reduction Fund Launched

Hull Community Safety Partnership Crime Reduction Fund Launched

Voluntary and community groups in Hull are being invited to apply for grants from a new fund that has been launched to tackle crime, anti-social behaviour and other community issues. 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 …

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