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Community Safety Policing Prevention

Look after your cycle. Don’t let the bike thieves look after it for you

Theft of bikes is a real issue, with thousands being stolen across the Humberside Policing area every year. This is one area where crime prevention can have a massive impact and a small personal investment can drastically reduce your chance of becoming a victim. Top Tips Never leave your bike outside your house or in […]

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Community Safety

Protect your shed, garage or outbuildings from thieves

The local Policing teams are encouraging all residents to think carefully about ways they can protect and secure their property against theft. There have been a number of shed burglaries recently, so now’s the time to think about protecting your own. Humberside Police are conducting more regular patrols, but encourage everyone to do their best […]

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Community Safety Policing

Meet your local Policing team this week

This week you’ll find your local Policing Teams out and about at locations around your area. There are a lot of drop-ins and online sessions. Check out the Humberside Police area pages for your ward to check out where and when you’ll find the team out and about. This is a great opportunity to chat […]

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National News OurWatch

OurWatch launches national Crime and Community Survey

Once again, the national network – OurWatch – has launched their Crime and Community Survey.  This is being shared across the whole Neighbourhood Watch Network and not only does it gather interesting feedback, it also helps OurWatch and their partners plan their campaigns and support for the year ahead. Read about the survey here and […]

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Community Safety OurWatch

National Neighbourhood Watch launches campaign to ‘SAY NO to ASB’ as incidents on the rise as country recovers from Covid

The National Neighbourhood Watch Network (OurWatch) has just launched a new campaign running over the next few weeks.  This campaign – focusing on Anti-Social Behaviour – is something to be shared around our networks and groups.  Have a read of their press-release below and follow the links through to the various useful resources. Antisocial behaviour […]

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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 […]