Neighbourhood Network Newsletter

211 - 30th 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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Hull: Free NHS Health Check

Hull: Free NHS Health Check

ICE Creates are delivering FREE NHS Health Checks in Hull on behalf of Hull City Council.  ICE are delivering these FREE 'mid-life health MOT's' throughout Hull in outreach settings such as; community venues, libraries, shopping and leisure centres, schools and workplaces - conveniently bringing the service to people that may not access support from their GP's. What is an NHS …

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More FREE training available to Neighbourhood Network members

More FREE training available to Neighbourhood Network members

This week three of the Neighbourhood Network team attended a free 'Cancer Champion' training session delivered by Care Plus Group and would like to offer our member groups the same opportunity. The training is based on the fact that early detection of cancer saves lives and its content is based on highlighting these potential early signs. The idea is that …

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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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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: Man charged following crash on A63

Hull: Man charged following crash on A63

  A man has been charged following a collision on the A63 at 2.45pm on Wednesday 28 November. The driver of a black VW Golf was stopped by officers for the nature of their driving when the driver sped off.  The offending vehicle was then in collision with a red Mercedes on the A63 near St Andrews Quay.  The driver of …

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Three men arrested for drugs offences in Hull

Three men arrested for drugs offences in Hull

Two warrants were executed on 26th November 2018 under the Misuse of Drugs Act which has resulted in approximately a hundred cannabis plants being seized and three men arrested. The warrants were executed on Mersey Street and Lee Street. Humberside Police officers were supporting other officers from Kent Police as part of their investigation. All three of the men have …

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Hull: Two arrested in connection with assault on Eton Street

Hull: Two arrested in connection with assault on Eton Street

A 42 year-old man and a 31 year-old woman have been arrested in connection with a serious assault on Eton Street, off Hessle Road in Hull, which happened on Sunday 25 November at around 10pm. A woman sustained a serious injury to her leg in the incident and was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary for treatment. The two people arrested …

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Hull: Man charged following assault

A 23-year-old man from Hull has been charged with wounding with intent to do GBH, threats to kill, criminal damage and possession of drugs. Ryan Lee Annis of Hopewell Road, Hull was charged on Saturday 24 November. He is due to appear at court this morning. On Friday 23 November it was reported that a 71–year-old man was threatened and …

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Hull: Man charged with three offences

Hull: Man charged with three offences

A man has been charged this weekend with three offences.  45-year-old Chris Sirrs of Tanfield Grove, Hull has been charged with production of cannabis, theft and harassment. He is due to appear at court this morning.  

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Events & Activities

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Hull: BackCare Christmas event

Hull: BackCare Christmas event

Come along and join in with the BackCare Christmas event!   

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Hull: Countryside Health Walk

Hull: Countryside Health Walk

Friday December 7th Christmas walk Walkington to Skidby 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 scooter …

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Hull: Believe In Hull City Advent Calendar

Hull: Believe In Hull City Advent Calendar

Hull is to benefit from a large-scale advent calendar of images as the church cultural partnership, Believe in Hull, celebrates the month of December. The “25…Because It’s Christmas” campaign will comprise a series of simple, black and white prints made by Yorkshire-based illustrator Simon Smith, inspired by the Christmas story. They will be accompanied by words from poet Ian Adams. …

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Hull: Urban Legends: Northern Lights – Projections. Sound. Imagination.

Hull: Urban Legends: Northern Lights – Projections. Sound. Imagination.

Absolutely Cultured invites you to take to the streets of Hull and enter a world of stories. Thursday 29 Nov until Sunday 2 Dec 5pm until 10pm daily in Hull city centre Individual pieces are approximately 10-15 minutes long. You can visit and revisit installations in whichever order you like. The biggest event for 2018 will see captivating projections and atmospheric …

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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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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: BreatheEasy Support Group

Hull: BreatheEasy Support Group

December 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 and District Diabetes Support Group

Hull and District Diabetes Support Group

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm If you or someone you care for are affected by Diabetes and would like to learn more then pop along to the Hull and District Diabetes Support group - all are welcome. 1st Tuesday of the month 7:00 pm-9:00pm NO Joining Fees and NO Subscription Fees Guest Speakers: Consultants, Diabetes Nurses, Chiropodists, …

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Artlink Hull is recruiting a new Chair of Trustees

Artlink Hull is recruiting a new Chair of Trustees

Deadline 20th December Artlink supports the creation and exploration of art with, in and about communities. In particular they work with individuals and communities experiencing disadvantage to increase the diversity of voices in the arts. They do this through a range of ways including art projects, exhibitions, events, commissions, learning programmes and forums, working with a range of communities. They …

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Hull: Sight Support are looking for volunteers

Hull: Sight Support are looking for volunteers

Could you spare some time to help make a difference to someones life? Sight Support are now recruiting to one of their premier placements. Join the volunteer telephone befriending team on a Tuesday or Wednesday morning. Making a call to someone who is lonely and visually impaired makes a huge difference. For more information about the service go to the …

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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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Employment & Training

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Together Women - Independent Domestic Violence Advocate [IDVA]

Together Women - Independent Domestic Violence Advocate [IDVA]

Deadline 4th January Team/Area     Hull Centre and to cover the East Riding Grade £24,892 Hours 37 Leave 25 days (plus public holidays)  per annum Together Women provides holistic services to women and girls with multiple and complex issues across Yorkshire, Humberside and the North West of England. They offer safe, women-only spaces from which key workers and sessional staff provide …

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Together Women - Trainee Key Worker

Together Women - Trainee Key Worker

Deadline 2nd January 2019 Together Women provides holistic services to women and girls with multiple and complex issues across Yorkshire, Humberside and the North West of England. This role is to work on the Purple Futures contract which supports women offenders to change their lives away from offending. It covers the organisation’s sites in Hull and East Riding. The successful …

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Community Programme Co-ordinator based at Hull and District Live at Home

Community Programme Co-ordinator based at Hull and District Live at Home

Deadline 9th December Full Time – 37 hours per week – this is a fixed term role for 2 years for funding reasons subject to meeting targets.  Salary: £17,960 per annum The Live at Home Community Programme Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and running a programme of activities, the scope of which will vary depending upon local need. All activities will …

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University of Hull vacancies as of 28th November 2018

University of Hull vacancies as of 28th November 2018

The University of Hull currently have the following vacancies for a Community Support Worker, a Research Study Administrator and a PR & Media Manager, 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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Funding News

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Bettys Trees for Life Fund Launches to Improve Yorkshire’s Green Spaces

Bettys Trees for Life Fund Launches to Improve Yorkshire’s Green Spaces

Grants are available for charitable and community groups and schools in Yorkshire that are working to improve local green spaces and wildlife habitats. The Bettys Trees for Life Fund aims to improve green spaces and wildlife habitats in communities in Yorkshire through supporting small charities and local community groups with projects such as tree planting, environmental management and woodland-access improvements. …

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Tampon Tax Fund 2019/20 is Open for Applications

Tampon Tax Fund 2019/20 is Open for Applications

Large grants are available to charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations for one-to-two-year projects that will benefit disadvantaged women and girls in the UK. The £15 million Tampon Tax Fund, managed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and provided annually from the funds generated from the VAT on the sale of sanitary products, aims to support the …

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Help The Homeless

Help The Homeless

Deadline 15th December Help The Homeless’s main funding remit is the regular allocation of grants (generally up to £5,000) to small and medium-sized registered charities only (those with a turnover of under £1m per annum and with ‘unrestricted reserves’ of under six months annual running costs based on their latest published annual accounts). Typically, such organisations may operate small or …

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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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