Neighbourhood Network Newsletter

187 - 15th June 2018

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Neighbourhood Network News & Advice

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Calling all Neighbourhood Watch Coordinators

Calling all Neighbourhood Watch Coordinators

As you may have seen over the last few weeks the Neighbourhood Network has been promoting a development seminar being brought to the region by the National Neighbourhood Network. Neighbourhood Watch Development Seminar Wednesday 27th June 2018 9.30am - 4.00pm Mercure Royal, Hull, There are still places available if you would like to attend the seminar, please email me sian.dawson@ourwatch.org.uk or …

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New crime prevention equipment listed on the Neighbourhood Network website

New crime prevention equipment listed on the Neighbourhood Network website

We are now pleased to showcase two new crime prevention products which we are now selling on our website. Energy Saving PIR Halogen Floodlight is an ideal product to warn intruders that they have been noticed and to alert the owner to any visitors.  At just £14.00 this is a great deterrent at a great low price! Signal blocking bag's …

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Humber Watch Association's Inaugural Regional Conference 2018

Humber Watch Association's Inaugural Regional Conference 2018

On Wednesday 13th June the Humber Watch Association held their inaugural regional conference at the Country Park Inn, Hessle. The event was attended by approximately 70 Neighbourhood Watch coordinators from all across the Humberside Police region along with all four regional support teams, Humberside Police personnel and staff from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. The aims of …

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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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Have you seen Jay Hodgson of Withernsea?

Have you seen Jay Hodgson of Withernsea?

Humberside Police are looking for 18-year-old Jay Hodgson from Withernsea who is wanted for breaching a Criminal Behaviour Order on 7 June 2018.  If you see him, or know of his whereabouts please contact them by calling 101.  Quote 154 of 07/06/18. 

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Attempted robbery and assault on James Reckitt Avenue, Hull

Attempted robbery and assault on James Reckitt Avenue, Hull

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault and attempted robbery on the Trans-Pennine Way near to the cut through onto James Reckitt Avenue in Hull. On 4th June at around 9am a man who was walking along the track was stopped by a stranger who asked for a light.  Once the man’s hands were in his pockets to reach for …

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Hull: E-fit of suspect

Hull: E-fit of suspect

A man has allegedly been assaulted and robbed by two men in Hull in the early hours of 24 May 2018. The victim had withdrawn an amount of cash from an ATM on Beverley Road around 5.30am before turning down Stepney Lane. There, he reported he was grabbed from behind by a man who held a piece of glass to …

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Appeal for witnesses as man is robbed and assaulted

Appeal for witnesses as man is robbed and assaulted

Police are investigating the assault and robbery of a 35 year-old man on John Street in Hull on 10 June at around 5.20pm. The 35 year-old was walking home when he was approached by another man who assaulted him and stole some cash and a bag containing cans of beer. The man suffered serious bruising to his face in the …

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Burglaries in Hull- Advice to protect your home

Burglaries in Hull- Advice to protect your home

Police are issuing advice after two separate reports of burglary in the Newland Avenue area of Hull on Friday 8 June.  The first was on Reynoldson Street, Hull at around 1.45am. It is not believed that anything was stolen in this incident, however a few items of property were moved. Log 71 of 08/06/18. The second was on Goddard Avenue, Hull …

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Hull: Victim pushed over and handbag stolen

Hull: Victim pushed over and handbag stolen

Police want to trace a man riding a distinctive green children’s bicycle in connection with an alleged robbery in Hull on 8 June 2018. A 55-year-old woman was walking along a public footpath outside properties on Walworth Close around 4.30pm, when the suspect rode up to her. The man, who was wearing a black tracksuit, pushed the woman before allegedly grabbing her …

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Phone, money and keys stolen in robbery on Newland Avenue, Hull

Phone, money and keys stolen in robbery on Newland Avenue, Hull

A man’s phone, keys, bank cards and money were reportedly stolen in a robbery on Newland Avenue in Hull, shortly before 1.30am on Saturday 19 May. The man was walking home when he was allegedly approached by three men who assaulted him before taking the items. The victim suffered what are believed to be minor injuries.  Anyone that witnessed the incident …

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Events & Activities

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Gardening with Kids at Western Library Community Garden, Hull

Gardening with Kids at Western Library Community Garden, Hull

Come along! Free course for adults living or working in the St Andrews Ward. Starts Monday 18th June  from 10am until 12pm. Learn everything you need to know to teach children how to grow vegetables & herbs in the Western Library Community Garden, Boulevard, Hull. Week 1 – 4: Gardening for complete beginners Week 5 – 8: Create your own …

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Hull: Living With Dementia Family Fun Day

Hull: Living With Dementia Family Fun Day

As you are aware The Hull Dementia Action Alliance and the Dementia Collaborative have for the past 3 years organised an event in a local shopping centre with stalls and demonstrations of the amazing opportunities there are in Hull for families who are living with dementia to be supported with both their physical and mental health. This year they are hoping to …

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Hull: Refugee Week international cuisine

Hull: Refugee Week international cuisine

As part of Refugee Week in June, the Refugee Council and The Hull Community Church have organised an amazing event with food and entertainment to raise awareness. If you are interested then please book your tickets here: Refugee Week event: International Cuisine Tickets, Sun, 24 Jun 2018 at 16:00 | Eventbrite or visit http://refugeeweek.org.uk/events

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Get Involved

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Hull: Free Office Recycling Bins Available to VCS organisations

Hull City Council is currently streamlining its office recycling system to make recycling easier for its staff. As a result of this there will be a number of 120 litre wheeled office recycling bins available. The bins will be available in the next few weeks and the Council wishes to offer these, free, to VCS organisation in the City who would …

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Get Involved with Freegle

Get Involved with Freegle

One of our lovely Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators John has asked if we could share details of one of his projects, Freegle: The main aim of Freegle is to keep things out of landfill. John is a group owner for Freegle & moderator on eight groups from Whitby to mid Linc’s, Sheffield, across to South Cumbria. There are 430 groups nationally …

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Hull: Tai Chi & Qigong Taster Session and Fundraiser

Hull: Tai Chi & Qigong Taster Session and Fundraiser

July 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am Tai Chi (Taijiquan) & Qigong are both ancient forms of exercise which originate from China. The taster session is to give people an insight into the practice of Tai Chi & Qigong incorporating mindfulness, breathing, and movement Although the Tai Chi session is Free, participants are kindly requested to make a donation …

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Hull Tenants’ Forum

Hull Tenants’ Forum

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Working in Partnership: Help to shape the future of Hull’s Housing Service Guest Speaker: Director of integrated Commissioning & Associate Director of Communications and Engagement, Hull CCG 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? Venue …

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Hull: SEND Sleep Workshop

Hull: SEND Sleep Workshop

June 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm 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 KIDS Sleep services provide trained sleep practitioners who are able to support and advise families on their children’s sleep problems and support them to put effective …

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Employment & Training

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Vacancies within University of Hull as at 13th June 2018

Vacancies within University of Hull as at 13th June 2018

The University of Hull currently have vacancies for a Finance Assistant (Payroll), Business Improvement and Assurance Officer and a Research assistant, along with a variety of others.  There are also opportunities for temporary staff. For more information contact Temporary Staffing Services, e-mail: TSS@hull.ac.uk, tel: 01482 466477 Click on the link below to view all available opportunities. https://jobs.hull.ac.uk/vacancies.aspx?cat=-1

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Hull: Progression Worker vacancy with Emmaus Hull

Hull: Progression Worker vacancy with Emmaus Hull

Deadline 22nd June Location: 33 Lockwood Street – The Orchard Hours: 37.5 hrs a week, flexible working – will include some weekend working The main duties include: Supporting a companion’s Emmaus journey from entry through to independence. Assessing the Companion’s independence skills (e.g. budgeting, banking, cooking, shopping, ability to access support etc.) and arranging any training/help as needed. Helping Companions …

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Hull: Tenancy Support Worker vacancy

Hull: Tenancy Support Worker vacancy

Giroscope Housing Organisation is looking for a motivated individual committed to supporting vulnerable people in the City of Hull.  You will be primarily based in West Hull and will ensure that the tenancies provided by Giroscope are allocated correctly and sustained. You will have the support of colleagues who share your skill, enthusiasm and motivation.  Your work may be challenging, …

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Hull: SparkFund vacancies

Hull: SparkFund vacancies

Deadlines 24th & 26th June SparkFund are recruiting additional members of the team to help deliver this established programme. The existing team includes a Programme Manager, three Innovation Managers, two Finance and Audit Officers and an administrator. They are seeking to recruit two additional Innovation Managers and a Procurement Support Officer. These posts will be based with the current team …

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Funding News

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Hull: Barchester Healthcare Foundation

Hull: Barchester Healthcare Foundation

Barchester’s Charitable Foundation is a registered charity that helps older people and other adults with disabilities across England, Scotland and Wales. They give grants to help reduce isolation and loneliness, promote group activities and generally improve people’s independence, mobility and quality of life. They aim to give grants that will help people lead more fulfilled lives and reach their full potential.the …

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Hull: Magic Little Grants

Hull: Magic Little Grants

Localgiving has teamed up with the Postcode Community Trust to provide over 400 grants of £500 to small charities and community groups. Thanks to support from the players of People's Postcode Lottery, the Magic Little Grants Fund provides small charities and community groups the opportunity to access funding to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation. …

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Hull: Peter Cruddas Foundation. Deadline 1st September

Hull: Peter Cruddas Foundation. Deadline 1st September

The Foundation gives priority to programmes designed to help disadvantaged and disengaged young people in the age range of 14 to 30, to pursue pathways to Education, Training and Employment with the ultimate aim of helping them to become financially independent. Preference will be given to the support of projects undertaken by UK registered charitable organisations (currently not CIC's or …

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Hull: Bright Ideas Fund

Hull: Bright Ideas Fund

Reopens on 26 June 2018 at 10AM and close on 31 July at midnight The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund aims to give community groups in England the support to start setting up their community business. Groups accepted onto the programme will receive one to one business development support and be invited to apply for a small grant to fund …

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Henry Smith Charity – Holiday Grants for Children

Henry Smith Charity – Holiday Grants for Children

The Henry Smith Charity’s Holiday Grants for Children programme aims to provide children with access to recreational holidays or outings they would not otherwise have the opportunity to access. The funding is intended to support the provision of holidays and outings for children aged 13 or under that are: From areas of high deprivation. Disadvantaged. Disabled. Applications can be made …

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Hull: The Hull Crime Reduction Fund.

Hull: The Hull Crime Reduction Fund.

Next deadline 31st August 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 …

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Two Ridings Community Foundation – #iwill Fund

Two Ridings Community Foundation – #iwill Fund

Deadline 17th September Grants are available for community groups working in York, North Yorkshire, Hull and East Yorkshire for projects which engage young people in ongoing regular volunteering or demonstrate how another youth-led method will be as effective at engaging young people in social action. For further information or to apply please click the link below https://www.trcf.org.uk/grants-youth-social-action-fund

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Funding to Support the Development of Small Charities and Social Enterprises

Funding to Support the Development of Small Charities and Social Enterprises

The Fore Trust is the only open-access funder in the UK offering development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises. They are proud to be a funder without lengthy forms or restrictive criteria. The Fore recognise you, the applicants, as the experts in your own fields so the process simply asks you to say who you are, …

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