Neighbourhood Network Newsletter

210 - 23rd November 2018

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Neighbourhood Network News & Advice

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FREE 2.5 hours First Aid Awareness Training for Neighbourhood Network Members

FREE 2.5 hours First Aid Awareness Training for Neighbourhood Network Members

The NN has been made aware of a FREE 2.5 hours First Aid Awareness course which we can offer to our members across Hull.  Numbers could range from 12 to 20 in any group and here are the details: The course covers – How to recognise a Suspected Heart Attack How, when and why to perform Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Demonstration …

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New crime prevention equipment at Neighbourhood Network

New crime prevention equipment at Neighbourhood Network

We are really pleased to inform you that we are now stocking some new crime prevention equipment here at the Neighbourhood Network shop. Take a look at the fantastic new items that have recently been added to help make your property more secure. You can order these items and more online here https://www.nnetwork.org.uk/shop/ Lightswitch Timer - £30.00 Installs in 1 minute …

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Exciting times ahead for our Volunteer Kirsty

Exciting times ahead for our Volunteer Kirsty

Our lovely volunteer, Kirsty, who has volunteered every Thursday morning for the past two years is now leaving us! It has been a pleasure to work and support Kirsty, building her confidence and helping her gain employment, by offering her hands-on experience within an admin role and supporting her with her CV and signposting her to job opportunities. We are …

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Discount for Neighbourhood Network members

Discount for Neighbourhood Network members

One of the great benefits of becoming a Neighbourhood Network member is that you are entitled to a discount on our Crime Reduction products from our advertised website prices. Discounts vary slightly but we have listed below the discounted prices for each of the items we sell for our members, if you would like to take advantage of purchasing any …

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Grab yourself a Sold Secure Rated cycle lock - don't lose your bike this Christmas

Grab yourself a Sold Secure Rated cycle lock - don't lose your bike this Christmas

In the run up Christmas, bicycles are even more vulnerable to theft. Protect your bike with one of our Sold Secure locks available to purchase from our online shop here  https://www.nnetwork.org.uk/shop/ , alternatively you can pop into Ennerdale Leisure Centre or Woodford Leisure Centre and grab yourself a reliable lock.       

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Police Appeals, Arrests & News

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Hull: Three charged with burglary and theft

Two men and a woman have been charged in connection with a burglary at a shop on Pinfold, South Cave on Tuesday (20 November) and other offences across Hull and East Yorkshire. 33-year-old Gary Cawthorn of no fixed abode has been charged with two counts of robbery and two counts of burglary. 27-year-old Lauren Allison of Homethorpe, Hull has been …

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Cottingham: Seven years behind bars for Cottingham knife attack

Cottingham: Seven years behind bars for Cottingham knife attack

A 51-year-old man has been jailed for seven-years after he slashed a man with a knife in an unprovoked attack in March this year. Andrew Stamford of Ramsden Place, Cottingham, entered a guilty plea at Hull Crown Court to Section 18 GBH (Grievous Bodily Harm) following his arrest on Thursday 8 March 2018.  At around 6pm that day, Stamford shouted …

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Hull: Attempted robbery on van at Craven Park

Officers are currently looking for two men in connection with an attempted robbery on a van this morning which was parked near to the KCOM Craven Park stadium in Hull. A black VW Transporter van drove up next to the white Mercedes Sprinter around 9.30am in the car park near to the ground’s North Stand.  A suspect in a hoodie …

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Hull: Increase In Burglaries Bransholme East

Stay alert and be aware that there has been a rise in burglaries in East Bransholme.  There has been a rise in burglaries on Bransholme particularly the area around Noddle Hill Way. This is a reminder to make sure your property is secure at all times and there is nothing valuable left out on show. Please remain vigilant and if …

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Hull: Man given lengthy sentence for attack on partner

Hull: Man given lengthy sentence for attack on partner

A man has been jailed for 4 and a half years today following a vicious attack on his former girlfriend. Sean Simmons, 28, of no fixed abode but formerly of Great Thornton Street in Hull was sentenced at Hull Crown Court this morning. The court had heard that Sean Simmons had tied his former partner to a bath in July 2016, put a …

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Hull: New court order to tackle aggressive beggar

Hull: New court order to tackle aggressive beggar

New court sanctions have been imposed on one of Hull’s most aggressive beggars as part of ongoing work to tackle antisocial behaviour in the city. PC Scott Greenwood applied for additional conditions to be imposed on 42-year-old Matthew McNamara, which ban him from begging anywhere in the Humberside force area and from entering Princes Avenue. The order also states he …

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Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire - Tens of thousands of pounds seized in warrants

More than £30,000 and a significant amount of steroids has been seized today in five separate warrants executed in East Yorkshire and Hull.    Officers attended the addresses on Williamson Street, Holderness Road, and Newland Avenue in Hull, Victoria Road in Beverley and Eastfield Road in Keyingham.  The warrants were executed under the Misuse of Drugs Act following information gathered …

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Humberside Police Christmas Card Competition Forcewide

Humberside Police Christmas Card Competition Forcewide

  Humberside Police are looking for your help to design this year’s official Christmas card!  They're asking children across our force area to design a card that’s both festive and shows Humberside Police and your community working together to make your area safer. The card will be sent out to our partners, agencies and all those who support us throughout …

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Events & Activities

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Hull: Upcoming BackCare events

Hull: Upcoming BackCare events

Why not get involved with these great events and support a local organisation.    

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World Aids Day Candle Lit Vigil

World Aids Day Candle Lit Vigil

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm For more information: about this vigil please contact Cornerhouse on 01482 327044 or Email: to@wearecornerhouse.org Venue:- Samaritans, 75 Springbank, Hull, HU3 1AG

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Hull City Council Logo 4

Transforming Care Market Engagement Event (Hull City Council)

November 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Supported Living & 16-25 Years Leaving Care & Vulnerable Young People Accommodation & Support Presenting Hull’s housing and care and support approach to people with mental health, learning disability, and autism, in collaboration with the Humber Transforming Care Partnership. This event will provide a networking opportunity to care and support providers and Registered …

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Hull: Carers Christmas Carols

Hull: Carers Christmas Carols

December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Feel free to drop in - All welcome! With the Beverley Garland Morris Dancers, mince pies and hot drinks For more information ring 01482 222220 or text Carers to 61825 Venue: Hull Minster, Market Place, Hull, HU1 1RR.  Carers Information and Support Service

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Hull: Yorkshire MESMAC Annual Human Red Ribbon event

Hull: Yorkshire MESMAC Annual Human Red Ribbon event

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Amazingly, this year marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day. MESMAC will be creating a giant human red ribbon and the 1st 100 people to attend will get a free red scarf to wear and keep!  Join them to help raise awareness of HIV and World AIDS Day. For more information …

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Hull: You’re Only Here for the Culture

Hull: You’re Only Here for the Culture

You are invited to join Art Link for the preview of their upcoming exhibition by photographer, Kevin Crooks on Friday, 30 November from 6-8 PM. The exhibition will run from 1st December to 1st March 2019 Through photography, film, and audio, artist Kevin Crooks has been documenting a number of individuals and community groups situated in the port cities 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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Winter Health Update - Please Share this message

Winter Health Update - Please Share this message

On behalf of the local NHS we are sending a quick update to ask for your help in keeping our neighbourhoods, friends and relatives healthy this winter. It’s important for us to get vital information to as many people in Hull as possible. Please can you share the information below with your groups.               …

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Hull: Downright Special are looking for volunteers and Trustees

Hull: Downright Special are looking for volunteers and Trustees

Downright Special supports children with Down syndrome, their families and the professionals who work with them. They are currently seeking volunteers for the roles below EBay Shop volunteer and Collection tin Coordinator  To apply for volunteer positions then please contact them on 01482 420160 or email gillian@downrightspecial.co.uk and they can arrange to have an informal chat in the first instance. Trustee For more …

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Hull: Pharmacy and Medicines Management survey

Hull: Pharmacy and Medicines Management survey

Healthwatch Hull is the independent consumer champion created to gather and represent the views of the public to ensure that the voices of those who use health and social care services are listened to by those who plan and provide them. There has been an increased coverage nationally of prescribing levels, both in the amount and type of medication prescribed …

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Get Involved: Hull White Ribbon Women Champions Scheme

Get Involved: Hull White Ribbon Women Champions Scheme

This year as part of the White Ribbon activities in the city and to commemorate 25th November  International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women a challenge has been set! White Ribbon UK have developed a ‘Champions’ programme which aims to recruit women to join the campaign to raise awareness and challenge male violence towards women and girls.   “White …

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Hull: Trustees wanted for Men in Sheds

Hull: Trustees wanted for Men in Sheds

Are you interested in supporting a crucial local charity to grow and prosper? Men in Sheds Hull was established in 2014 to support socially isolated individuals, predominately men to get together and undertake practical activities.  The majority of the members are retired and over the age of 65. The Shed provides the tools and resources the men need to work …

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Hull: BreatheEasy - British Lung Foundation Support Group

Hull: BreatheEasy - British Lung Foundation Support Group

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 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 or free onsite parking available) For …

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Hull and District Diabetes Support Group

Hull and District Diabetes Support Group

December 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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Hull: ATI Programme Co-ordinator x2

Hull: ATI Programme Co-ordinator x2

Deadline 11th December Salary: £19,570 – £21,630 Working as part of a small team you will be responsible for coordinating a caseload of partner organisations on the Your Consortium Action Towards Inclusion programme which is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.  You will play an important role supporting the programme with a range of co-ordination …

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Hull: Downright Special Charity Co-ordinator

Hull: Downright Special Charity Co-ordinator

Closing date: 30th November Salary: £3933 p.a. (£8.40 p.h) + travel expenses Hours of work: 12 hours per week, term time only. Can be worked flexibly but must include Fridays. Downright Special is a charity, established in 2007, which provides support to children with Down syndrome across Hull and East Yorkshire. They now have a vacancy for a Charity Co-ordinator …

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Hull: Alzheimer’s Society Side by Side Co-ordinator

Hull: Alzheimer’s Society Side by Side Co-ordinator

Interview date: Thursday 20 December 2018. Permanent full time role. Salary: £22132 per annum Are you passionate about enabling people with dementia to retain or re-engage in hobbies and interests and have the opportunity to take up new activities?   As Side by Side Co-ordinator you will be responsible for recruiting and supporting a team of volunteers and lead volunteers …

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Hull: Back Onside!

Hull: Back Onside!

The Teaming up for Health partnership is working with Rugby League Cares and Sport England to bring a new exciting project called Back Onside into Hull. Back Onside provides the opportunity for men to train with past and current players to build strength, stamina and fitness with other like-minded men. The sessions are delivered in series of 10 weeks. Jason …

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University of Hull vacancies as of 21st November 2018

University of Hull vacancies as of 21st November 2018

The University of Hull currently have vacancies for an Administrator, Community Support Worker & Membership & Retention Co-ordinator 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: Love Your Street 2x vacancies

Hull: Love Your Street 2x vacancies

If your looking for a new challenge and feel like you could really make a difference to the local environment then take a look the 2 new vacancies within the Love Your Street team. For more details or to apply for this position please click here: https://www.hullcc.gov.uk/jobs/waste-management-strategic-commissioning-delivery-environmental-improvement-officer-two-posts/21981.job

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Funding News

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Hull Crime Reduction Fund ending 30/11/18

Hull Crime Reduction Fund ending 30/11/18

Hull Crime Reduction Fund The latest round of the Hull Crime Reduction Fund – administered by the Hull Community Safety Partnership (CSP) with funding from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) – is due to close to applicants on Friday 30 November and not for profit groups/organisations across Hull are being encouraged to apply for grants of …

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Cornerstone grants for places of worship

Cornerstone grants for places of worship

Deadline 4th March 2019 The Cornerstone Grant Programme offers grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 towards the cost of urgent structural repair projects costed at more than £100,000 including VAT. The Trust will also consider projects that introduce kitchens and accessible toilets to enable increased community use, costed at more than £30,000 including VAT. Grants will never exceed 50% of …

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Government supports charities to go digital

Government supports charities to go digital

Deadline 7th December Government announces £1 million funding to support programmes helping charities to improve their digital skills £1 million to expand training programmes for charities to improve digital skills Fund follows a commitment in the Civil Society Strategy to support charities to build their digital confidence Training to enable charities to develop an understanding of how technology can make …

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Hull’s Community Led Local Development (CLLD) round 2 grant opens in January 2019

Hull’s Community Led Local Development (CLLD) round 2 grant opens in January 2019

The second competitive Hull CLLD grant round opens on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. CLLD funding will help unemployed and economically inactive people in Hull access and create local economic opportunities through 5 priority activities: Targeted training in key work-related skills Making it easier to find and access work Growing integrated community hubs Supporting local and community businesses Joining up support …

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