Neighbourhood Network Newsletter

197 - 24th August 2018

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Neighbourhood Network News & Advice

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Neighbourhood Network Awards 2018 – Open for applications!

Neighbourhood Network Awards 2018 – Open for applications!

The Neighbourhood Network are pleased to announce that their annual Awards are now open for nominations! If you know of a community group or individual who has made a significant contribution to a community or a community project, why not nominate them for their achievements and give them recognition for their hard work. This year's Award categories are as follows: Community …

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Nominations are open for the Neighbourhood Watch's 'Neighbour of the Year' 2018 Awards

Nominations are open for the Neighbourhood Watch's 'Neighbour of the Year' 2018 Awards

Neighbourhood Watch and their sponsor Co-op Insurance are working together on this exciting award and you can nominate your neighbours today! We would love people to nominate the most deserving individuals across the country and there is also an opportunity to put forward your ‘Hero Next Door’ for a true act of heroism. We’re talking about the local heroes in your …

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Police Appeals, Arrests & News

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Hull: Wanted - Ben Povey

Hull: Wanted - Ben Povey

Have you seen Ben Povey? He is wanted in connection with an assault. If you know where he is please call 101 quoting investigation number 16/87894/18. Alternatively you can report information anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 

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Latest on investigation into bogus Post Officer worker scam

Latest on investigation into bogus Post Officer worker scam

Man arrested on suspicion of fraud A man has been arrested by detectives investigating reports a bogus Post Office worker conned elderly East Yorkshire residents into handing over their bank cards before stealing them. The 39-year-old man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of theft and fraud by misrepresentation in connection with the incident. He has since been released pending further …

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Hull: Have you signed up to My Community Alert yet?

Hull: Have you signed up to My Community Alert yet?

Receive real time alerts and know whats going on in your local area. Have you ever seen a police car or fire engine pass by only to discover the road ahead is closed? Or heard a rumour about a run of crime in your street and wished you had known about it sooner? My Community Alert is a, free messaging …

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Events & Activities

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Hull: Countryside Health Walk

Hull: Countryside Health Walk

September 7th Beverley Clump and Diamond Cottage (5 miles) Pick up point for all walks is Hull Truck Theatre To purchase a ticket to secure your place on a walk please go to: Age UK – Porter Street, Hull Telephone number – 01482 324644 NO TICKET NO WALK –  COST £6 Unfortunately the Walks are not accessible for wheelchairs or mobility …

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Family Fun Event

Family Fun Event

6 – 9 September 2018 Barbara Robson Playing Fields, Sutton Market stalls available Sunday 9 Sept Contact Marlene at e-mail:    marl1@marl1.karoo.co.uk or tel: 709423

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Hull: Celebration of Older People Hull 2018

Hull: Celebration of Older People Hull 2018

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm As part of National Older People’s week (1st October 2018), Older People’s Partnership Hull and East Riding (OPPHER), for the 6th year running are hosting the Celebration of Older People event at the Britannia Royal Hotel in Hull. City residents are invited to attend the Celebration of Older People in Hull and ER event, on Monday 1st October …

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Hull: Friends of Hull General Cemetery activity day

Hull: Friends of Hull General Cemetery activity day

Friends of Hull General Cemetery are holding an activity day: Cemetery Trees in Autumn  What happens at an Activity Day ? At least two members of the Friends will be present. The activity days are themed and the aim is to have an expert present to guide you through the cemetery as you monitor the area and do a spot of …

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Hull: Society for Church Archaeology Conference 2018: The Commemoration of Conflict

Hull: Society for Church Archaeology Conference 2018: The Commemoration of Conflict

September 14 @ 8:00 am - September 16 @ 5:00 pm The 2018 Conference will be held at The Guildhall in Hull, the 2017 UK City of Culture, on 14-16 September, 2018. The conference will address the themes of war and commemoration in churches and churchyards, not only taking into account the centenary of the end of the Great War, …

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Hull: George Cooke Singers & Music Group

Hull: George Cooke Singers & Music Group

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Butterflies Memory Loss support group are hosting this wonderful afternoon of activities and entertainment- come along and support them.  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. Our workshops aim to …

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Hull: Disability Arts Network

Hull: Disability Arts Network

September 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Come along if you’re interested in matters relating to art, culture and disability. It is open to individuals and organisations, artists and audiences, disabled and non-disabled people. If possible, please book your place through Eventbrite here so ArtLink know to expect you, but there will be places if you turn up on …

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Hull: Mental Health Taster – Greencare

Hull: Mental Health Taster – Greencare

August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Permaculture and Mental Health – a talk by Lausanne Tranter Permaculture is the development of sustainable ecosystems, and promotes eco-therapy. Studies have found that there are mental health benefits to gardening or ‘green gyms’. Regular gardening can contribute to reducing mental health problems like depression and anxiety, reduce stress, combat high blood …

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Get Involved

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Citizens Advice Hull & East Riding project - Help Through Crisis

Citizens Advice Hull & East Riding project - Help Through Crisis

Clients who are eligible for the project need to follow this criteria:      They are in a financial crisis: eg no safe place to sleep or have no food, gas or electric – if they engage with the service we can help them with food parcels, gas and electric etc from our crisis fund Need advice such as benefits …

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Hull and ER Got Talent 55+ Competition

Hull and ER Got Talent 55+ Competition

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm As part of the Celebration Older People Event, on Tuesday 2nd October from 6:30pm there will be a ‘Hull and ER Got Talent 55+ Competition which will see some of the city’s exceptional older people dazzle the audience with an array of skills from Ukulele playing, singing and dancing plus much more. The Talent competition …

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Hull City Council Logo 4

Hull Tenants’ Forum AGM

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 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 and voice your opinion? Working in Partnership: Help to shape the future of Hull’s Housing Service Annual General Meeting Venue:- Guildhall, Hull, HU1 2AA.  

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Hull: Carer’s Picnic In The Parks

Hull: Carer’s Picnic In The Parks

September 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Organised by the Carer’s Information and Support Service, Hull, this event will be held in both East & West Parks. Bring a picnic and enjoy lots of free activities – garden games, seated keep fit, music, wellbeing, crafts and much more. Carers, friends and families all welcome. If your organisation would like …

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Hull: BreatheEasy support Group

Hull: BreatheEasy support Group

September 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm A British Lung Foundation Support Group Do you suffer with a lung condition? If the answer is yes then this group is for you Come and join this informal friendly get together, meet new friends, share experiences and learn from healthcare professionals. 1st Friday of the month (buses 11,152,153,154 from the Interchange …

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Hull: Lung health campaign workshop

Hull: Lung health campaign workshop

The Hull York Medical School are looking for people from Hull who are over 18 years old to take part in a workshop. They are trying to find out what makes people visit their doctor, or prevents them from going, when they notice a change or a new symptom related to their breathing or their chest. They are interested in …

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Hull and District Diabetes Support Group

Hull and District Diabetes Support Group

September 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 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  844933. Supported by Hull & East Yorkshire NHS and the City Health Care …

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Employment & Training

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Vacancies within the University of Hull as at 22nd August

Vacancies within the University of Hull as at 22nd August

The University of Hull currently have vacancies for a central hub administrator, a site services assistant and a HR administrator, 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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Volunteer News 1

Hull: Volunteering opportunity with H-CAS

Humber Community Advice Services (H-CAS), a charity based in Hull which provides advice & guidance to minority ethnic communities in Hull wishes to recruit volunteers who can support its clients with either advice; interpretation of different languages; basic IT skills; or admin skills. Full training will be provided and volunteer travel expenses reimbursed. If you feel that this is for you, …

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Hull: Chief Executive, The Humberside Group of Local Medical Committees Ltd

Hull: Chief Executive, The Humberside Group of Local Medical Committees Ltd

£55,000 – £65,000 (dependent on experience) + pension Full-time Permanent This is one of a unique group of organisations that exist across the country to represent and support GPs.  Their aspiration is to see informed, supported and empowered GPs working in thriving local practices.  This is an exciting opportunity to lead and shape the LMC through its next stage of …

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Hull & East Riding: Support Worker with Barnardo’s

Hull & East Riding: Support Worker with Barnardo’s

Casual Support Workers Wanted In Hull & East Riding Of Yorkshire Do you have? An interest in working with children & young people Patience, positivity & enthusiasm Good communication skills Strong timekeeping skills & reliability Experience of working with disabled children, young people or adults A flexible approach to working is essential – The service is open 7 days a week Barnardo’s …

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New HENRY (Health, Exercise, Nutrition for the really Young) courses in Hull

New HENRY (Health, Exercise, Nutrition for the really Young) courses in Hull

Do you have a child under 5? Would you like to: feel more confident as a parent? reduce mealtime stress? enjoy being active as a family more often? encourage your child away from the screens and TV? see your child eat more fruit and vegetables? Come along to one of these HENRY (Health, Exercise, Nutrition for the really Young) parenting …

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Free Volunteer Management Training Course!

Free Volunteer Management Training Course!

If you currently manage/support volunteers within your organisation then this course offered by Hull CVS is for you. Certa Level 3 Mondays 17th, 24th September & 1st October 2018 10:00-15:00 Cost: Free   This three day course is aimed at Volunteer Managers / Co-ordinators and organisations and voluntary and community groups which involve volunteers within their organisation. Volunteers will have different …

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Hull: Business Support Officer, The Humberside Group of Local Medical Committees Ltd

Hull: Business Support Officer, The Humberside Group of Local Medical Committees Ltd

£30,000 + pension Full or part-time (30 to 37.5 hours per week) Permanent This is one of a unique group of organisations that exist across the country to represent and support GPs.  Their aspiration is to see informed, supported and empowered GPs working in thriving local practices.  You will play a pivotal role within the organisation, providing a high quality, …

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Funding News

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Hull: Yorkshire Focus on Funding Event

Hull: Yorkshire Focus on Funding Event

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Focus on Funding event will return this year in Hull. Prior years’ events have been held in Selby and Wakefield. This event is supported by the Yorkshire and Humber Funders Forum, and organised by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) Ltd in collaboration with a steering group made up of local …

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Hull: HEY Smile Foundation – Free Funding Surgery for the East Riding

Hull: HEY Smile Foundation – Free Funding Surgery for the East Riding

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Funding Support and Guidance for Community Groups, Sports Clubs and Charities Your opportunity to discuss funding ideas and look at applying Book an individual meeting appointment with Claire Thomas, Funding Advisor 01482 806226, 07720 396770, cth@heysmilefoundation.org Venue:- Newbald Village Hall, Townside Road, North Newbald, YO43 4SL        

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The Foyle Foundation

The Foyle Foundation

The Foyle Foundation is an independent grantmaking trust that distributes grants to UK charities. The Foundation does not support applications from individuals. They welcome applications from across the country and encourage applications from all areas outside London and the South East. The Foundation supports charities in three main areas: Main Grants Scheme, supporting charities whose core work covers Arts and Learning The Foyle School …

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Funding

Litter Innovation Fund

Deadline 5th October WRAP is happy to announce Round 2 of the Litter Innovation Fund (LIF).  A £450,000 programme, funded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). Scope and aim of the Litter Innovation Fund The overall aim of the programme is to find new ways of …

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Youth strand of the Building Connections Fund

Youth strand of the Building Connections Fund

Deadline 26th September Eligible charities and community organisations from across England can apply from 15th  August 2018 for up to £80,000 from the Building Connections Fund Youth strand, to expand or enhance their work tackling youth loneliness. Funding, delivered by the Co-op Foundation, is available for projects that support any groups of young people within the most deprived 30% areas of England. …

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Hull: Connect Well Social Prescribing Grant: Support for Housebound People

Hull: Connect Well Social Prescribing Grant: Support for Housebound People

Deadline for applications is 9am Monday 17th September 2018 applications received after that time will not be accepted. Many people may be unable to leave their homes at all, or without substantial assistance from others, leaving them isolated and excluded and vulnerable to loneliness. People may be entirely housebound due to illness; disability; frailty due to advancing age; or mental …

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Hull Community Development Programme Activity Grant

Hull Community Development Programme Activity Grant

Deadline 31st August The Rank Foundation Community Development Programme has a vital role in developing communities and inspiring leadership. Together with the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, they invite community organisations (with at least two signatories on the bank account) to make an application for funding to increase community capital. These include: hosting an event or activity purchasing new equipment or materials …

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#iwill Fund (Hull and East Yorkshire)

#iwill Fund (Hull and East Yorkshire)

Deadline 17th September 2018 for decisions made in October 2018. The #iwill fund has huge potential to create enjoyable opportunities and skills development for young people, benefitting local people and places. The programme aim is to increase youth social action by 50% by 2020 taking the percentage of young people that volunteer from 40% to 60%. Social action involves activities such as …

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The Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation

The Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation

The Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation provides direct support to young people, and projects helping those young people, across the region. To date the Foundation has raised in excess of £1.2m. The Foundation's activities also include holding the annual Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards which mark the achievements of young people in the region. The Foundation’s foremost objective is to support the …

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