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Community Safety Prevention

Useful materials for group Coordinators to request for distribution across their group membership

For a long while, we (VANEL) have been able to supply Neighbourhood Watch Coordinators with Neighbourhood Watch window stickers on request. We still can do this, but we’re now building up some more materials that we can distribute on request to groups. Some of these materials are very specific to Neighbourhood Watch Groups, but much […]

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Community Safety Prevention Scams

No Cold Caller Window Stickers now available for Cleethorpes groups

The North East Lincolnshire Neighbourhood Networking programme is working across Cleethorpes wards with Big Local North Cleethorpes (BLNC). And Big Local is keen to support local residents with community safety issues – especially older or more vulnerable people, so they have kindly sponsored the production of some “No Cold Caller” window stickers. We now have […]

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Community Safety

It’s Gas Safety Week. A good excuse to think about your gas appliances.

Do you have gas appliances in your home? Boiler? Oven? Fire? Hob? Are they safe? Are they checked regularly? Do you make sure you’re using qualified tradespeople to do work on your gas appliances? As Autumn and Winter approach, now’s the time to make sure your gas appliances are safe. Here are some important tips […]

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Community Safety Funding

West Marsh Wallet funding pot open for applications for projects improving community safety in central area of West Marsh

The West Marsh Wallet is a pot of grant funding available to run projects in a very specific part of West Marsh. The funding is administered through VANEL and the closing date is 23rd September 2021. A panel will then select projects to be funded. The funding is very specific and must tackle issues related […]

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Community Safety Training

Victim Support offering free, online Criminal Justice Champions training

Victim Support in North East Lincolnshire schedule Criminal Justice Champions training regularly and their latest session will be run over Zoom on Wednesday 15th September 2021 from 10am-12noon. You might after this training be able to signpost to Victim Support more effectively, but it is useful training for anyone who might come across someone who […]

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Community Safety

Advice on preventing burlargies

  Some important advice from Humberside Police. (First published on Humberside Police news here.) As everything is starting to go back to normal this summer, with restrictions being lifted and people taking a well-earned break after a tough year, we’d like to remind people of the importance of making sure your home is secure whether […]

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Network News

Change of Contact for North East Lincolnshire Neighbourhood Watch

As of July 2021, there are changes to contact information for anyone involved with Neighbourhood Watch Groups across North East Lincolnshire seeking support. Most existing Neighbourhood Watch Groups in the borough will know that Glyn Atkinson has been their point of contact for the last couple of years for all things related to Neighbourhood Watch, […]

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Community Safety

Advice for staying safe in hot weather

Having just shared advice on preparing for flooding, here’s advice on preparing for hot weather! Particularly this is for older people, but of course a heatwave can affect anyone. If you’ve got vulnerable or older people in your street, or friends, or relatives, then perhaps you can share this advice with them. It’s all part […]

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Community Safety

My Community Alert. The easy way to find out about community safety issues in your area

Over the last few weeks there have been a number of crimes reported in the North Cleethorpes area (burglaries and dog related). If you are a local resident and are subscribing to the free, My Community Alert system from Humberside Police, then you will have already learned about these incidents via the alert system and […]

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Community Safety

It’s the summer. So whilst you’re dry let’s think about dealing with flooding!

With the flooding in Germany and recent flash flooding in the UK, the fact that it’s the summer doesn’t mean we can’t be thinking about flooding. Public Health England and the Environment Agency have prepared a simple guide for everyone which explains how to prepare in advance of a flood; what to do during a […]

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OurWatch

July Ourwatch newsletter is out

The July 2021 edition of the OurWatch newsletter is out. Read about it here and head direct to the .pdf here. If you’re involved with a Neighbourhood Watch Group then hopefully you are already receiving the monthly e-newsletters direct from OurWatch. If you’re not, then simply head here to add yourself to the mailing list. […]

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Scams

Our Fraud Bulletin for 2nd July 2021

Local Stay Safe Guides A locally produced printed guide – “Stay Safe” – has just had another print run for the residents of Cleethorpes. It’s been produced using Crime Reduction Fund money and also local support from Big Local North Cleethorpes and it is aimed at older people. It’s stuffed full of simple advice about […]

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Funding

Next round of Crime Reduction Funding has opened up

The next closing date for applications to the Crime Reduction Fund is 27th August 2021. After the panel meets, grants awardees will be announced on 17th September 2021. There is a smaller pot of funding available in this round, so the maximum grant that can be applied for or will be awarded is £5000. The […]

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PCC Policing

Your input and thoughts are required to help with development of the new Police and Crime Plan 2021-24

The first major task for incoming Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside is to prepare the Police and Crime Plan to focus priorities for 2021-24. The plan is in production but views, thoughts and opinions are being sought from everyone living in Humberside and ultimately affected by the plan. Everyone is encourage to complete an […]

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Local News PCC

Funding secured to help cut crime in Grimsby neighbourhood

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside (OPCC) in partnership with North East Lincolnshire Council have succeeded in a £432,000 bid to the Home Office Safer Streets Fund to improve the lives of residents living in the West Marsh area of Grimsby. This was just announced on the website for the Police and […]