Neighbourhood Network Newsletter

181 - 4th May 2018

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Neighbourhood Network News & Advice

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Do you live on the Great Thornton Street estate?

Do you live on the Great Thornton Street estate?

If the answer is yes, why not get involved in bringing your community together and making a difference! In partnership with Humberside Police, Hull City Council, Humberside Fire & Rescue and Connectwell Hull, the Neighbourhood Network have been out and about talking to residents and empowering them to report issues and come together as a community to solve problems which …

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Calling all Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators!

Calling all Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators!

The following information below is from the chief executive officer of the national Neighbourhood Watch Network.  They are looking to create toolkits and would like your input.  For more information, please read on.    New, practical Crime & Vulnerability Toolkits and NW Development Seminars In consultation with our principle funder the Home Office we have secured funding to develop a …

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Thank you to the Tribune Trust

We wanted to send our special thanks to the Tribune Trust who have awarded the Neighbourhood Network funding to purchase new Neighbourhood Watch street signs and sticks along with new Business Watch street signs and stickers.  This is great news for all Neighbourhood Watch and Business Watch groups across Hull, it means that the Neighbourhood Network can continue to offer …

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Get your discounted bike lock now!

Get your discounted bike lock now!

Now that the sun is out, more of you are travelling by bike to your destinations. Don’t become a victim of cycle crime by having an insufficient lock to secure your bike. Here at the Neighbourhood Network, we are offering Hull residents the chance to purchase a Gold Sold Secure Bike lock at just £11.50 each. To take advantage of …

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Police Appeals, Arrests & News

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Man sought in connection with burglary on Laxthorpe, Hull.

Man sought in connection with burglary on Laxthorpe, Hull.

Humberside Police want to find a man on suspicion of assault and burglary at an 82-year-old woman’s house in Hull. A tall, white man in a black hooded top and a scarf over his face broke into the property on Laxthorpe, Hull around 1am on 4 May 2018. He allegedly pushed the victim and stole money from her before leaving …

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Hull: Don’t fall victim to rogue traders that are active in our area.

Hull: Don’t fall victim to rogue traders that are active in our area.

Another vulnerable person in Hull has become a victim rogue traders and had a significant amount of money taken from them. Please be aware that rogue traders and scammers are active in the area.  If you have any information that would help the Police prevent further victims then please call 101. What is a rogue trader? Rogue traders are any …

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Bishop Burton: Driver wanted in connection with car incident

Bishop Burton: Driver wanted in connection with car incident

Humberside Police are wanting to speak to a driver who allegedly drove his car at another man in Bishop Burton. It happened around 6.15am on 22 April 2018. The suspect had been driving erratically in front of the victim’s car on Cherry Burton Road. Both vehicles stopped and the victim got out of his car to speak with him. It’s …

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Watch out for a phone scam which has been reported in our area

Watch out for a phone scam which has been reported in our area

Humberside Police are urging people to warn friends and family about a scam where a fraudster pretends to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) before tricking vulnerable victims into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards. The warning comes following numerous reports in North Lincolnshire of elderly people being told over the phone that they owe a large …

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Did you witness a teenage boy being assaulted on Sutton Play Park/Church Street, Hull?

The incident happened in the car park between Sutton Play Park and Church Street between 9.30pm and 10.30pm. It was reported that a 17-year-old boy was walking when he was approached by a group of 6 men aged around 19. The group allegedly asked the boy a question before assaulting him and making racist remarks towards him. The victim suffered …

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SCAM ALERT: Automated Action Fraud Tech Support

SCAM ALERT: Automated Action Fraud Tech Support

Message Sent By Ivan Simms (Police,DS,ECU) via Action Fraud: We are aware of fraudsters claiming to be from Action Fraud contacting victims using automated phone calls in order to gain remote access to their computers and drain bank accounts. Victims are receiving cold-calls from fraudsters purporting to represent Action Fraud. When the calls are answered, an automated voice asks the responder to …

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Five Hull men convicted of firearms and drugs charges

Five Hull men convicted of firearms and drugs charges

Five men are facing what are expected to be significant jail sentences for drugs and firearms offences following a large scale covert operation by the Serious and Organised Crime Unit, Humberside Police. On Friday at Hull Crown Court, Liam Windas, 27, of Rosedale Grove, Hull, was found guilty of conspiracy to supply cannabis and conspiracy to supply heroin. At an …

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Events & Activities

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Hull Tenants' Forum

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 next tenants' meeting? Working in Partnership: Help to shape the future of Hull’s Housing Service Speaker Performance Information Workshop The next meeting will take place on 21st May, starting at 10am until 12pm and …

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Playing Out Workshops

Playing Out Workshops

Playing out sessions use temporary road closures to allow children to play freely and safely in their own street.  Hull City Council are looking at encouraging more communities to get involved in this play scheme and have organised workshops to inform residents and community workers on the process of the scheme. Playing Out – workshop for community workers Date: 18th …

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This-Ability Information Event

This-Ability Information Event

HLC are working closely with the Big Lottery Fund to develop a potential new project focused on young people aged 18 – 29 with a disability/learning disability or difficulty and/or a long term health condition, who require support in accessing and gaining employment and may need support within the workplace to ensure sustainability. The aim of the project will be …

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SEND Sleep Workshop

SEND Sleep Workshop

This Sleep Workshop is aimed at parents/carers of children with special education needs and disabilities that are having sleep difficulties. Children should not attend the workshops. The workshop will be taking place on 14th May @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm and held at Fenchurch Street Centre, Fenchurch Street, Hull. KIDS Sleep services provide trained sleep practitioners who are able to …

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Butterflies Memory Loss Support Groups

Butterflies Memory Loss Support Groups

Butterflies Memory Loss Support Group is a group for people with memory problems, their carers and families. They currently hold group sessions in West and East Hull.  the next group sessions will be taking place on the following dates: Hull West - 9th May @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, held at the Derringham Bank Methodist Church, Willerby Road, Hull. Hull North …

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The next event for Back Care Hull & East Riding

The next event for Back Care Hull & East Riding

On May 8th, between 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm, Rosie Dunn will give a talk on Caregivers Pro and Care available in the community. The meeting will be held at Centre 88, Saner Street, (off Anlaby Rd near the flyover) Admission is free and everyone is welcome. The doors will open at 1.30 pm for refreshments, with a prompt start at 2.00 …

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Employment & Training

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Are you a cook or chef looking for a voluntary role?

Are you a cook or chef looking for a voluntary role?

The Butterflies Memory Loss Support Group is a local charity who work with people with dementia and their carers.  They are currently looking for a person who is able to cook a two course dinner for around 30 people.  The food is simple meat and veg with a simple pudding.  Butterflies use Fairshare for their supplies so often have to …

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Chef/Cook vacancy for the Freedom Food Project

Chef/Cook vacancy for the Freedom Food Project

Deadline 31st May  Location:  The Freedom Centre, Preston Road Village Centre, Hull  Chef/Cook Job Duties:  Employs food safety best practices to ensure agreed hygiene standards are maintained at all times Acts with appropriate caution in a dangerous environment where there are knives and high-temperature surfaces Works with EMS Ltd on a range of menus to ensure that meals cooked are …

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Men in Sheds Co-ordinator vacancy

Men in Sheds Co-ordinator vacancy

Deadline 25th May 18.5 hours per week £25,350 per annum pro rata Men in Sheds (Hull) is a registered charity established in 2014 with the aim of reducing social isolation and loneliness for an increasing population of elderly males, primarily over 55 years old in the Hull area. They have continued to grow and develop and are now looking to …

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Hessle Road Network are looking for Youth & Community Workers

Hessle Road Network are looking for Youth & Community Workers

Deadline 18th May Various posts between 3 and 15 hours per week  (please specify your preferred number of hours on your application form) Salary £8.53 per hour Opportunities have become available to work with young people aged 9-21 in the purpose built youth centre. The Network delivers a range of open access evening sessions and offers young people the opportunity …

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Hull Food Partnership Co-ordinator vacancy at Rooted in Hull

Hull Food Partnership Co-ordinator vacancy at Rooted in Hull

Deadline 9th May Hours: 17.5 hours per week (0.5 FTE) Salary: £22,250 pro rata Reports to: Hull Food Partnership Co-ordinator Contract: 12 months. Funding has been awarded to the Hull Food Partnership by Food Power to employ a Food Equality Co-ordinator to support the development of the Hull Food Inequality Alliance which aims to create a joined up approach to …

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Latest vacancies at the University of Hull

Latest vacancies at the University of Hull

The University of Hull currently has vacancies for a Temporary Administrator, Facilities and Security Technician along with many more opportunities. Click on the link below to view them. https://jobs.hull.ac.uk/vacancies.aspx?cat=-1

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News

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Are you a trustee? If so, check out this useful guide

Are you a trustee? If so, check out this useful guide

A new welcome pack is available for charity trustees which focuses on the main duties of the role. It provides essential information to help you understand governance basics, financial filing requirements and how the Charity Commission can offer support. It also suggests practical steps that can be taken to carry out trustee duties effectively. This guide is emailed to new trustees to …

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Re-brand for HERIB

Re-brand for HERIB

Great to see the new re-brand of the local charity HERIB, who support people with sight loss across Hull and East Yorkshire.  They will now be know as Sight Support Hull & East Yorkshire, with a fresh new logo too!  Their services and location will still stay the same.  To read their latest Spring edition of Insight magazine click on …

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Funding News

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Do you know of a Scouts or Guides club that requires funding?

Do you know of a Scouts or Guides club that requires funding?

The Leslie Sell Charitable Trust provides financial assistance to the Scouting and Guiding movement. The Trust makes available small grants to Groups to help with the cost of making repairs, or purchasing sundry items of equipment. It also assists groups and individuals making trips in the UK or overseas. Apply any time. For more information go to the Trust website

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Do you work with young people under the age of 25?

Do you work with young people under the age of 25?

Philip Bates Trust provides grants for individuals and voluntary and community organisations undertaking projects that encourage and develop artistic interests in young people under the age of 25. Grants to individuals are usually in the range of £100 to £300. Grants are usually up to £500. Deadlines: June and December. For more information go to the Trust website

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Skipton Building Society launches their 2018 Grassroots giving fund

Skipton Building Society launches their 2018 Grassroots giving fund

Skipton Building Society have recently launched their award-winning community funding scheme - Grassroots Giving for 2018. This year they have a total fund of £82,500 to help small groups and organisations to make a difference in their communities. Now in its sixth year, Grassroots Giving has already helped more than 800 community groups across the UK which might normally struggle to attract any …

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Hull Social Prescribing Grants Round 2: Support for Carers

Hull Social Prescribing Grants Round 2: Support for Carers

The deadline for the second round is 5pm on the 29th of May 2018. Carers are people who support other people, often a family member, and often in their own home, who need support and assistance due to illness, disability, advancing age or life-limiting conditions. Carers themselves need support, ranging from information and advice on their rights, to practical help …

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The Hull Crime Reduction Fund - Next deadline 31st May

The Hull Crime Reduction Fund - Next deadline 31st May

Administered by the Hull Community Safety Partnership (CSP), with funding from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner , this fund is currently open for bids from community and voluntary sector groups. Groups can apply for grants of up to £10,000 The funding panel are looking for bids that focus on CSP priorities and/or the Police and Crime plan …

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