Community Covid-19 Local News Scams


We are rising locally in the national ratings for declared Covid positive tests. There is also a rise in hearing about different types of scams that arise from the crisis. Karl will be updating the scams section every Friday as normal, but please, beware of anyone wanting to engage you in paying for tests, or […]

Community Covid-19 Crime Information General Local News Prevention Safer and Stronger Scams


Another new set of meeting and gathering rules have emerged – are you keeping up with the latest changes, and more to the point, do you understand how they are working? I do not regard myself as stupid, but am finding that the constant changing rounds of “do this”, now “don’t do this !” within […]

Community Covid-19 General Local News Miscellaneous

School gates – severe lack of social distancing

With a rise in school related Covid cases, I have looked more closely as i have been passing any school gates at arrival or leaving times over the last week, and I am amazed at the total lack of social distancing where the children and parents are gathering together. No names, but I passed one […]

Community Covid-19 General Local News Meetings

New week – New rules!

So…… another set of rules in regards to gatherings both inside and outside of the home ! Thus far, we have been very lucky and fortunate that reasonable observation of previous rules have left this area very low in Covid 19 cases and deaths. However, several public house, club and restaurant areas have become the […]

General Local News

Who you gonna call?

When you, a friend, family member, neighbour or local resident needs help or support, do you know who you should be calling? You’ll know 999, 101 and 111, but what about other local services and support organisations? Why not get a list of numbers together and keep them by your phone, in your diary or […]

Local News Prevention

Cycle theft has increased but you can do plenty to protect your own

Cycling is having a boom at the moment and new bikes are in short supply. Unfortunately this has also resulted in an increase in cycle thefts locally. In July there were 72 bikes stolen across North East Lincolnshire with thefts taking place across all areas. This is 27 more than in June and a worrying […]

Local News

Financial and Wellbeing support booklet published to ensure people know where to get support

A local guide has been published explaining exactly who to contact to get advice and support around a range of issues related to finance and wellbeing. Please share this around your own networks and community so that it’s as easy as possible for people experiencing hardship to find out who to talk to. Download the […]

Local News Network News Tech

The NEL Watch Discussion Site is now even easier to register to use

We’ve made it even easier to use our new, online discussion space. You can now visit the Network at and simply click on the sign in/register button at the top and ask to register as a new user. Once you’ve followed the steps it asks you to, we’ll get your application to register and […]

Local News National News OurWatch

Several important surveys seek your response

Our National Neighbourhood Watch Network (OurWatch) is carrying out their first ever national survey and we’ve been asked to get as many people as possible involved! Whether or not you are connected to a Neighbourhood Watch Group (but we hope you are) you can complete this quick survey to help OurWatch to understand the national […]

Community General Local News Miscellaneous

Local consultation document

Have Your Say on Crime Prevention and Community Safety   North East Lincolnshire Community Safety Partnership wants to hear your views on crime prevention and community safety The NEL Community Safety Partnership is asking people who live and work in the borough to help set its priorities for the next three years by sharing their […]

General Local News Network News OurWatch Safer and Stronger

Your help requested to help get our local database of groups up to date

Have you missed me? Over the last week, I have still been working, in the National “Our Watch” site registrations, checking for all self registrations, adding new groups that were not known about before, sending out confirmation e mails from the national website, and going through Co-ordinator details, so our local protected database is more […]

Community Crime Information Local News Safer and Stronger

More police updates.

Weekend Results In Another 24 Arrests Crime Update Following a busy weekend for the Op Galaxy team 24 more people have had the experience of our custody suites, bringing the total to 369 arrested since the start of the intensive five week period of action on Tuesday, 26 May. Arrests have been made for offences […]

Community Crime Information Local News Safer and Stronger


Cannabis Operation Seizes Over 1 Million Pounds Worth Shutting one cannabis factory down after another with over £1,000,000 worth of seizures Over 2,500 cannabis plants with an approximate street value of £1,141,650 have been seized and destroyed in the last few weeks, as action against the cultivation of cannabis in North East Lincs continues with […]

Community Crime Information Local News


Over 400 Cannabis Plants Seized Today In Op Galaxy Warrants Over 400 cannabis plants seized today in Op Galaxy warrants As we come to the end of another week, our Operation Galaxy teams are gearing up for another weekend of intensified action to tackle crime and protect vulnerable people. It’s been another busy seven days […]

Community Crime Information Local News Network News Safer and Stronger


On behalf of Humberside Police I would like to pass my sincere thanks to all NHW co-ordinators across the Force area for their valuable contribution to Op Galaxy which as you will have seen in the media continues with a robust programme of enforcement, visibility and engagement activity, taking a tough stance on criminality and […]