Neighbourhood Network Newsletter

212 - 7th December 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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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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Spice, crack cocaine, heroin, cannabis and cash seized in Hull

Spice, crack cocaine, heroin, cannabis and cash seized in Hull

A 30-year-old man has been arrested after police received a report that he was dealing drugs in Hull. A member of the public called authorities to say that a group of around 14 people had gathered around the back of a business premises on Beverley Road. Humberside Police arrived on the scene and witnessed what appeared to be a drugs …

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Successful drugs warrants executed in Anlaby and Hessle

Successful drugs warrants executed in Anlaby and Hessle

A man has been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug after two warrants were executed today in East Yorkshire. Humberside officers proactive unit went to an address on Hull Road in Anlaby this morning where a quantity of cocaine, approximately £2,500 in cash and drugs paraphernalia were seized. Information gained at this property led …

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Forcewide: PC dismissed following Special Case Hearing

Message from Humberside Police:- A Humberside police officer has been dismissed with immediate effect after a Special Case Misconduct Hearing was held today (Tuesday, 4 December) and the chair of the panel found his actions, which resulted in his conviction at court, amounted to gross misconduct. PC 2321 Tyler-Jones pleaded guilty at Grimsby Magistrates' Court on Thursday, 13 September, to …

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Nearly £650,000 seized this year in suspected criminal cash

Nearly £650,000 seized this year in suspected criminal cash

Humberside Forcewide News Our asset recovery investigation unit has made their one hundredth cash seizure of the year bringing the overall total to £645,443 for 2018. The largest of the hauls was £102,500 as part of a drugs investigation. We have a regional disruption team which can seize cash going through ports. Eleven seizures have been made amounting to £88,937. …

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Hull: Teenager charged in connection with burglaries

Hull: Teenager charged in connection with burglaries

A 17-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with theft following a burglary at a business on George Street, Hull on Tuesday 27 November. He has also been charged with fraud and handling stolen goods in connection with a burglary on Kendall Way, Hull on Tuesday 16 October.    He appeared at Hull Youth Court …

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Hull: Three adults and four children found in field near Preston

Officers were called out last night around 9pm to a report of a concern for safety after a member of the public had seen a number of adults and children in a field in East Yorkshire. Following a search, the adults and the children were found off Staithes Road near to Preston. It’s believed they are a family from Iraq. …

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Events & Activities

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Hull: Festive Pantomime

Hull: Festive Pantomime

Why not get into the festive spirit and book the Aladdin pantomime at North Bransholme Community Centre.  Tickets are £3.00 with a free ice cream!

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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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Willerby: Help improve NHS services and have your say

Willerby: Help improve NHS services and have your say

Do you have a suggestion that could enhance NHS services? Come along and have your say on future work by the NHS Foundation Trust.  

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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: Temporary accommodation request

Hull: Temporary accommodation request

Hull Unitarians hope to commence a 12 week renovation of their building in Park St in January 2019. The temporary accommodation that they hoped to use is now not available and they would like to locate a space to sustain their activities while the builders take over the current space. If you know of a church or other hall or …

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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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University of Hull - Jobs available as of 5th December 2018

University of Hull - Jobs available as of 5th December 2018

The University of Hull currently have vacancies for a Research Study Administrator, a PR & Media manager and an Administrator (Maternity Cover) along with a variety of others.  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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Funding for Communities to Create Pocket Parks

Funding for Communities to Create Pocket Parks

A new fund for community groups in England working with local authorities to establish a new pocket park or refurbish an existing one. The Government has launched the Pocket Parks Plus fund to support local community groups to develop their own small plots of land which provide an oasis from urban life and that help improve the physical and mental …

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First 2019 Round of Greggs Foundation’s Local Community Projects Fund is Open

First 2019 Round of Greggs Foundation’s Local Community Projects Fund is Open

Grants of up to £2,000 are available for not-for-profit organisations in Great Britain to deliver projects or provide equipment to people in need at the heart of their local communities. Provided by Greggs Foundation and administered by seven charity committees throughout Great Britain, the Fund is available for sustainable and new or innovative approaches to supporting and improving the resilience …

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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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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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