Neighbourhood Network Newsletter

171 - 23rd February 2018

---

Find the Crime Statistics for your area

Click here and enter your postcode in the 'Find your Neighbourhood' box.

Find your local policing team

Click here and click on your ward area to find the details of your local policing team.

The contents on these links are managed by Humberside Police and the Home Office.  The Neighbourhood Network has no control over the contents.

---

Neighbourhood Network News

---
Busy week for the NN Team

Busy week for the NN Team

Hopefully over the next few weeks we will be moving all our member groups to the new style newsletter. We really would appreciate your feedback on this and likewise if you have any good news stories or events you would like to be included. This week has seen us received five enquiries from new groups across the city, wanting to …

Read more.

---
News 1

Do you live in the Boulevard area of Hull?

The Boulevard Neighbourhood Watch group are looking for new members to join their friendly and active group.  They meet on a regular basis and along with holding regular meetings and litter picking events, they are also planning a summer event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the reinstated water fountain. The next events planned are as follows: Saturday 3rd March …

Read more.

---

Police Appeals, Arrests & News

---

Online Vigilante Groups

As a police force, Humberside Police have already stated that while they share the concerns of online vigilante groups and individuals who want to expose potential child sex offenders - or so-called ‘paedophile hunters’ - they need to make it clear again that their actions can be extremely problematic and can create more problems than they solve.  It remains that they do …

Read more.

---
Hull: Can you ID this man?

Hull: Can you ID this man?

Humberside Police want to speak to this man in connection with an alleged assault of a 12 year-old boy on 29 January at 7.40am at the bus stop outside Asda on Main Road, Bilton. The boy reported that a man assaulted him as he was waiting for a bus causing minor injuries to him. If you can identify the man …

Read more.

---
Shop Theft - Do you know this man?

Shop Theft - Do you know this man?

Police would like to identify him in connection with a theft at a shop in South Cave on Saturday 2 December. If you recognise him please call 101 quoting crime reference 16/65379/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Read more.

---

Hull: Appeal for witnesses and to recover stolen bike as 11 year old assaulted

On Saturday 17 February shortly after 5.30pm an 11 year-old boy was assaulted and his bike was stolen as he was on the St George Playing Field off Massey Street, Hull. The boy reported that three youths between 12-16 years old, two of which were on bikes and one on foot, assaulted him by punching him in the face and …

Read more.

---

Hull: Police are looking for three men for alleged assault and robbery

A man has allegedly been threatened, assaulted and robbed during an incident on Beverley Road in Hull on 16 February 2018. The victim was walking near to the Haworth Arms pub around 9.30am when he was approached by three men. They asked him for money, and when he refused he was dragged to the ground and assaulted. One of the men threatened …

Read more.

---
Have you seen Kevin Charles Kirk?

Have you seen Kevin Charles Kirk?

Humberside Police are appealing for help to locate Hull man Kevin Charles KIRK wanted  on prison recall after breaching the terms of his licence.   Enquiries to locate 51-year-old KIRK have proved unsuccessful and he is being urged to hand himself into police.  He is of no fixed address but has connections to the Hull area and was last seen in in …

Read more.

---

Did you witness parked vehicles getting damaged on Boothferry Road?

Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses after a white BMW collided with several parked vehicles on Boothferry Road, Hessle around 2:35pm on Monday 19 February. The driver of the BMW, a 19 year old man was arrested on suspicion of driving offences and is now released pending further investigation  The Police are continuing their enquiries and are keen to hear …

Read more.

---

Robbery at Cash Machine on Silver Street, Hull

A woman has been threatened and robbed at a cash machine on Silver Street in Hull. The incident happened outside the RBS bank on 19 February 2018 around 7pm. The victim had just withdrawn a number of notes when she was approached by a man who threatened her. He stole the money and ran off towards Andrew Marvell House. The woman …

Read more.

---
If you work in a school or academy, this is a must read!

If you work in a school or academy, this is a must read!

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has seen an increase in recent weeks in the volume of CEO Fraud reports whereby schools are the targeted victim. This has resulted in substantial financial losses for several schools that have fallen victim to this type of fraud.  A school is targeted by a fraudster who purports to be the Head Teacher / …

Read more.

---
National Knife Amnesty Op Sceptre: Knife bins will be placed in police stations

National Knife Amnesty Op Sceptre: Knife bins will be placed in police stations

  Humberside Police are asking people to hand in knives as part of Operation Sceptre, a national knife amnesty, starting on Monday 12 February 2018. Between Monday 12 February and Sunday 18 February 2018 sealed knife bins will be located at the following police stations: Beverley, Bridlington, Goole, Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Hessle Road and Osbourne Street stations in Hull.  This means that you …

Read more.

---

Events & Activities

---
Hull and District Diabetes Support Group Meetings - All Welcome!

Hull and District Diabetes Support Group Meetings - All Welcome!

Do you have Diabetes, are you newly diagnosed with Diabetes, diagnosed as pre-Diabetes, at High Risk of developing Diabetes? Are you over 19 years of age? Hull and District Diabetes Support Group would like to invite you to come along to our support group meet our members and be in contact with our guest presenters from the NHS and other …

Read more.

---
Yorkshire Cancer Research Film Night at Hull University

Yorkshire Cancer Research Film Night at Hull University

‘The Enemy Within’ documentary tells the incredible story of the fight against cancer over the last 50 years. Yorkshire Cancer Research is hosting a free screening followed by a question and answer session with leading cancer clinicians and researchers at the University of Hull. The event will take place on March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, held at the …

Read more.

---
Butterflies Memory Loss Support Group sessions in Hull

Butterflies Memory Loss Support Group sessions in Hull

Butterflies Memory Loss Support Group is a group for people with memory problems, their carers and families.  They organise a number of regular support groups across Hull, please see below for details and locations. Activities include informative speakers, quizzes, music, drama, gardening, history and much more.  There is something for everyone as all members have a say in what activities …

Read more.

---

Employment & Training

---
Quit Smoking Training

Quit Smoking Training

Delivered by the SmokeFree Hull service, this one hour workshop is suitable for anyone who would like to learn more about behaviour change techniques for smoking: The content of the training is as follows: Assess current and past smoking behaviour Provide information on consequences of smoking and smoking cessation Provide options for later/additional support Advise on stop smoking medications Booking is essential …

Read more.

---
Latest vacancies at the University of Hull

Latest vacancies at the University of Hull

Current vacancies at the University of Hull include Evaluation & Monitoring Officer, Management Accountant and Faculty Business Manager along with many more. For more details and information on how to apply click here:  https://jobs.hull.ac.uk/vacancies.aspx?cat=-1

Read more.

---
Raising the Issue – HENRY Workshop in Hull

Raising the Issue – HENRY Workshop in Hull

Hull City Council Healthy Lifestyles Team are delivering their second HENRY ‘Raising the Issue’ workshop on March 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. The workshop will explore childhood obesity, how to raise the topic with families who have young children and increase understanding of how to refer in to your local HENRY programme to give children the best start in …

Read more.

---

Get Involved

---
Interested in volunteering - How about with Macmillan Specialist Care at Home team?

Interested in volunteering - How about with Macmillan Specialist Care at Home team?

Macmillan Specialist Care at Home team are recruiting volunteers and there are a variety of opportunities available to suit all interests …. Arts and crafts , gardening , home visits , social media etc.. The roles on offer are:- • Befrienders – home visits, chatting , light housework and much more • Dementia Support – making memory boxes , befriending …

Read more.

---
Hull's Tenants Forum meeting

Hull's Tenants Forum meeting

Have your say and help to shape the future of Hull's Housing Services at the next Tenants Forum.  The next meeting will be taking place on Monday 26th March 2018, held at the Guildhall at 6.30pm. For more information, contact the Tenant Participation Team on Tel: 300300.

Read more.

---
George Cooke Singers & Music Group

George Cooke Singers & Music Group

Why not join the George Cooke Singers & Music group which takes place on Elm Avenue.  The next get together will be on March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. Activities include informative speakers, quizzes, music, drama, gardening, history and much more.  There is something for everyone as all members have a say in what activities you would like. …

Read more.

---
Fairtrade Fortnight - show your support!

Fairtrade Fortnight - show your support!

Fairtrade Fortnight which runs from Monday 26 February to Sunday 11 March, is a chance for you or your organisation to show that Hull supports Fairtrade. You can do this by doing something as simple as making sure your tea and coffee is Fairtrade (have a Mega Brew) even if it is just for the fortnight, or by giving your …

Read more.

---
Wanted – Communities interested in “Playing Out” sessions in Hull

Wanted – Communities interested in “Playing Out” sessions in Hull

Hull City Council are working on developing a “Playing Out” programme, which will allow children to play safely on the street close to their doorstep like they did in past generations. The scheme will also help in building a sense of community and belonging, which in turn makes streets feel safer and friendlier places to live. Similar schemes have been …

Read more.

---

Funding News

---
Hull Crime Reduction Fund - next deadline 28th February

Hull Crime Reduction Fund - next deadline 28th February

The Hull Crime Reduction Fund – administered by the Hull Community Safety Partnership (CSP) with funding from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner – is currently open for bids from community and voluntary sector groups. Groups can apply for grants of up to £10,000 and the closing date for the next round of bids is the 28/02/18, with …

Read more.

---