Neighbourhood Network Newsletter

205 - 19th October 2018

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Neighbourhood Network News & Advice

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Hull: Can you spare a tin of food?

Hull: Can you spare a tin of food?

Environmental & Management Solutions (EMS) are starting their annual Winter Food Drive and we are supporting them by asking any attendees to our Neighbourhood Network Awards Event if they can help by bringing donations with them on 24th October.  Details are below, but if you aren't able bring anything on the night, any items can delivered to Unit C, Preston …

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Hull: Bransholme Trust crime prevention initiative

Hull: Bransholme Trust crime prevention initiative

Earlier this month Neighbourhood Network visited Craven Lea with a donation of cycle locks for use with their bike project which re-cycles unwanted bikes to children who are based in the Preston Road area. The completion of this crime prevention initiative now means that there are more shed alarms, door chime alarms and card defenders being used to prevent crime …

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Neighbourhood Watch E-Newsletter

Neighbourhood Watch E-Newsletter

  Read the National Neighbourhood Watch's latest e-newsletter - it's a jam-packed, bumper edition! Meet the Neighbour of the Year and all the latest news and offers from their sponsors ERA and Co-op Insurance. Grab a cuppa and click!  https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/read-our-latest-newsletter-today/  

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Hull: Are you thinking of purchasing a new bike this Christmas?

Hull: Are you thinking of purchasing a new bike this 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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Hull: Keyless car theft - how to protect your vehicle

Hull: Keyless car theft - how to protect your vehicle

BE AWARE OF KEYLESS CAR CRIME AND KNOW HOW TO HELP PREVENT IT HAPPENING TO YOU. A relatively new development in car technology is 'keyless entry and ignition'. This allows a vehicle to be opened and started without having to operate the key or key fob in the traditional way. Instead it emits a radio signal which will unlock the …

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Police Appeals, Arrests & News

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Hull: Fail to stop road traffic collision

Hull: Fail to stop road traffic collision

A woman riding her bike has suffered leg injuries following a road traffic collision with a vehicle in Hull. It happened on Monday 15 October around 7.45am on Barnes Way at the junction of Connaught Road in Kingswood. The cyclist sustained leg injuries and needed ambulance treatment. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop. There is no description of …

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Hull: CCTV image of robbery suspect

Hull: CCTV image of robbery suspect

Can you help police identify this man in connection with a robbery in the Newland Avenue area of Hull? A male victim was talking on his mobile phone on De Grey Street when a man allegedly rode up behind him on a bicycle and wrestled his phone away from him. While doing so, the victim sustained cuts and grazes to …

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Hull: Men wanted for alleged distraction burglary

Hull: Men wanted for alleged distraction burglary

A couple in their 60s have had £1000 stolen off them during an alleged distraction burglary in Hull. Two men had come to their house on Hinderwell Street to give a quote for building work. They returned on Sunday 15 September to collect payment. While doing so one of the men spoke with the female victim while the other went …

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Hull: Man threatened during burglary

Hull: Man threatened during burglary

A 22-year-old man has had hundreds of pounds worth of property stolen during an alleged burglary in Hull. It happened at a property on Cranbrook Avenue on the Friday 5 October around 4:30pm.  A man allegedly broken into the premises, threatened the victim and then stole their possessions before making off.  The items stolen included a blue HP Pavillion laptop, …

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Hull: Pair sustain serious injuries after alleged assault

Hull: Pair sustain serious injuries after alleged assault

  Two men who had been living in a tent in Hull have been seriously injured following two alleged assaults in the same night. The men had been in their tent on a grassed area between Fountain Road and Stepney Lane when the incidents were said to have occurred in the early hours of Tuesday 9 October.  It was reported …

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Nationwide: A total of a decade in prison for handbag and purse thefts

Nationwide: A total of a decade in prison for handbag and purse thefts

  Two men and a woman have been jailed for a total of ten years today for a series of handbag and purse thefts that took place across the UK.   It follows a lengthy nationwide investigation involving ten police forces which was led by officers from Humberside Police.    The sentences were as follows: Piotr Molda, 45, from Westbourne …

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Hull: Driver dies in car Hull

Hull: Driver dies in car Hull

  Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses after a man sadly died in his car in Hull.  He was driving a black Renault Trafic minibus on Wingfield Road around 10pm on Monday 15 October when his vehicle collided with a parked car. The 55-year-old was taken to hospital where he was sadly pronounced dead. It’s thought he had suffered a …

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Hull: Appeal for witnesses following collision on A63

Hull: Appeal for witnesses following collision on A63

  A Hull man is in hospital with serious, life-threatening, injuries following a collision at around 9.30pm on Tuesday 9 October. He was found with serious injuries at the side of the A63 Castle Street following a collision with an HGV. Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed a man walking on the carriageway around this time or who witnessed …

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Chief Constable response after officer assaults

Chief Constable response after officer assaults

Message from Humberside Police:- Following assaults on 11 police officers and staff over the weekend whilst carrying out their duties, Humberside Police Chief Constable Lee Freeman, has spoken out on how it is unacceptable and has to stop.  CC Freeman said: “Although assaults on officers is by no means a new issue for us, as for other forces across the …

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Hull: Suspicious circumstances on Gordon Street

Hull: Suspicious circumstances on Gordon Street

An investigation is ongoing following a report that a woman grabbed at a two-year old girl as she walked behind her mother along Gordon Street in Hull at around 9am on Wednesday 10 October. When the mother challenged her she ran off towards Boulevard.  The child was not harmed in the incident and the intention of the woman is not …

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Hull: Charged with robberies

Hull: Charged with robberies

A man has been charged with two robberies following attacks on women in Hull earlier this year. The first incident happened on Monday, June 25, in West Carr Lane, Sutton Fields, when a woman had her handbag stolen. The second was on Thursday, July 5, in the area of May Tree Avenue and James Reckitt Avenue, when another woman had …

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Events & Activities

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Hull: Sight Support Xmas events

Hull: Sight Support Xmas events

Sight Support Christmas Fayre November 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm The perfect place to buy your Christmas gifts! More than 30 craft and gift stalls with a stunning array of fabulous gift ideas for everyone on your present list! Everything from food, crafts, clothing, toys and much more! Plus tombola & refreshments. Fun for all the family! Admission …

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Hull: Tai Chi & Qigong Weekend Seminar 2018

Hull: Tai Chi & Qigong Weekend Seminar 2018

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 3rd-4th November This years seminar is an opportunity for enthusiasts of all levels to come and learn and practice the arts Taijiquan and Qigong This years seminar will be taught by Master Tary Yip of Deyin Taijiquan GB who we welcome for the first time Master Tary Yip is Chief Instructor of …

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Lunch clubs in East and North Hull

Lunch clubs in East and North Hull

Would you like to meet new people? Ings Plus host a number of lunch clubs in the East and North areas of Hull.     It’s a great opportunity for you to meet new people along with having a 2 course meal at just £6 pp.  Some of the lunch clubs also include bingo and quizzes.  For more information, please contact Debbie …

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Get Involved

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Volunteer News 2

Hull: Street Angels looking for volunteers

Could you spare some time help and support Hull Street Angels? 

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Hull: Disability Arts Network

Hull: Disability Arts Network

October 23 @ 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: Children’s centre family feedback survey

Hull City Council is interested in hearing your opinion about the children’s centre service that you may have used. They want to know what you think about the centre, services you have accessed and the impact that attending has had on you and your family. This survey is a requirement of Hull City Council. The information will be used to …

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Hull: Telephone befriending service

Hull: Telephone befriending service

The Age UK (Hull) Telephone Befriending service aims to reduce loneliness for people aged 50 or over. Their befrienders provide a regular, friendly phone call to help reduce feelings of isolation and rebuild confidence. For more information about the service or becoming a befriending volunteer, contact Lydia or Badar on 01482 324644 or mailbox@ageukhull.org.uk

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Get involved with Active Citizens

Get involved with Active Citizens

Active Citizens is a social leadership training programme that promotes intercultural dialogue and community-led social development. The programme brings together people with different beliefs and perspectives to learn from and share with each other.  Active Citizens connects thousands of like-minded people around the world who collectively want to make a fairer and more inclusive society.  If you want to makes …

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Employment & Training

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University of Hull vacancies - as of 17th October 2018

University of Hull vacancies - as of 17th October 2018

The University of Hull currently have the following vacancies for a head barista, an administrator and a catering 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: Healthwatch North Yorkshire is recruiting

Hull: Healthwatch North Yorkshire is recruiting

Deadline 26th October Community Outreach Co-ordinator £20,541 (37 hrs per week) Applications are invited for a Community Outreach Co-ordinator with Healthwatch North Yorkshire. This is an exciting opportunity to use your communications and community skills to plan and deliver a programme of outreach and engagement activities across the county especially in relation to easily overlooked groups. For many people these …

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Funding News

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Funding to Increase Diversity in Leadership Roles in Sport

Funding to Increase Diversity in Leadership Roles in Sport

Deadline 26th October Up to £400,000 is being invested by Sport England to increase diversity in sports leadership roles by 2021. New training, networking, mentoring, deployment support and online activities will be provided to potential candidates, with expressions of interest now being invited from formally constituted organisations to the fund that hopes to provide a list of at least 50 …

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Hull Community Development Programme Activity Grant

Hull Community Development Programme Activity Grant

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 setting up a …

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Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation

Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation

The Foundation’s foremost objective is to support the mental, educational, spiritual, cultural, moral and physical development, health and improvement of young people under 35 who were born, are connected to, work or live within Yorkshire so that they can develop their full capacities and become members of society with improved conditions of life and health. The maximum grant to any …

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B&Q operates a community re-use scheme through all stores

B&Q operates a community re-use scheme through all stores

The scheme is in place to donate unsellable products and materials for re-use by local schools, other educational institutions and community groups, for the benefit of the local community and the environment. These items are donated on the understanding that they will be re-used or disposed of responsibly if they aren’t used. Eligible groups include: Schools and colleges Child minders, …

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The George A Moore Foundation

The George A Moore Foundation

Deadline 31st October The George A. Moore Foundation was founded in 1970 by Mr. Moore, initially as a welfare fund for the hundreds of people employed in his factories. This grant making charity continues to operate from the monies which were privately invested by the Moore family. Over the years the charity has provided much needed support to thousands of …

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Grow Wild Community Projects 2019

Grow Wild Community Projects 2019

Deadline 10th December 2018 Grow Wild connects people to nature and each other by funding creative and innovative ideas, focused on UK native wildflowers, plants and fungi. They support community groups and organisations to bring imaginative, and engaging projects to life. They help to improve the environment and people’s wellbeing by encouraging them to be active, take notice of what’s around them, …

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Music for All – Music in the Community

Music for All – Music in the Community

Deadline 1st November The Music in the Community grants programme is administered by Music for All, which is the charity of the UK musical instrument industry, and is also supported by the NAMM Foundation in the US and endorsed by a number of musical celebrities. The grants programme is intended to act as a helping hand to projects and initiatives …

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Yorkshire Housing Community Grants

Yorkshire Housing Community Grants

Yorkshire Housing offers community grants up to £500 to support projects that are recurring activities and have a positive impact on Yorkshire Housing customers. Specifically, we offer grants to projects that: Help to volunteer and promote community involvement of local people Provide support to customers who are seeking work and training opportunities Reduce social exclusion and promote community well-being Projects …

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Hertiage Lottery Small Grants Programmes

Hertiage Lottery Small Grants Programmes

Deadline 18th January The Heritage Lottery Fund are encouraging groups across Yorkshire and the Humber to delve into their heritage to discover the knowledge, fun, skills, and benefits their funding can unlock. HLF are offering grants of £3,000 to £10,000 to encourage everyone to take advantage of all that heritage has to offer. These small grants programmes are open for …

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Children in Need: Small Grants

Children in Need: Small Grants

Next Deadline 2nd December The Small Grants programme is open to charities and not-for-profit organisations applying for any amount up to and including £10,000 per year for up to 3 years. Check the information below to see if your project should apply and that you meet our minimum standards for grantmaking. Children in Need give grants for: Projects working with children …

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Arts Council – Developing your Creative Practice Fund

Arts Council – Developing your Creative Practice Fund

Next deadline 14th November Developing your Creative Practice is a new development fund designed to support independent creative practitioners to ensure excellence is thriving in the arts and culture sector. This fund will create more pathways for individuals, from a range of creative practices and backgrounds. Funding activity: Research and development opportunities, building new networks, creating new work Grant range: …

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