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Community Safety Prevention

Cooking Safely

This months safety reminder from Humberside Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS). Download the poster as .pdf here. Share with your neighbours and networks. More useful advice on the website for HFRS www.humbersidefire.gov.uk

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Community National News

Welcome to Neighbourhood Watch Week

This week (30th May – 5th June 2022) is once again Neighbourhood Watch Week. If you’re already a Neighbourhood Watch group then it’s a week to celebrate or do something positive to make the most of the week. As it also happens to be Jubilee Weekend maybe your group has got a Street Party organised? […]

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Policing

What to Look out for – How to Spot a Cannabis Farm. Advice from Humberside Police

Humberside Police have been writing to local residents as part of increasing the amount of positive legal action taken against people who possess illegal drugs, sell drugs or grow their own at home. In order to help you make your community safer and drug free, they need your help in reporting such matters. Illegal drugs […]

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Community

BBC Radio Humberside Make a Difference Awards are open

Do you know someone in your community who does amazing work and should be recognised for it?  The BBC Make A Difference Awards might be the place to nominate them. Read on and get your nominations in before the 29th April. This year BBC Radio Humberside wants to celebrate and say thank you to people […]

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Network News Surveys

Tell us about your Neighbourhood group. We have a survey about NEL groups. Please take a few minutes.

Every year or two, we ask questions of our local Neighbourhood Watch Groups (or similar types of community group) to find out how things are going. Once again I’ve put a simple survey together (here) and I’d be very grateful if you could complete the survey. It doesn’t have to be completed by the coordinator […]

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Community

Planning a Jubilee Street Party? Make sure you apply to close your street before 15th April

As part of the Jubilee celebrations in June, communities are being encouraged to come together to celebrate. One way is to hold some form of community event such as a picnic, lunch or street party. There’s been plenty of advice online about how to organise this, including in the latest issues of the Ourwatch e-newsletter […]

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Community Safety Prevention Safer and Stronger

How safe do you feel in your neighbourhood?

The North East Lincolnshire Community Safety Partnership has a duty to consult with local residents on their perception of crime in their neighbourhoods. The results of this survey, combined with local crime data, inform the CSP’s planning process and determine the focus of its projects and priorities. This simple, eight-question short survey is open online from […]

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Community Safety

StreetSafe online tool. Use it to report times you feel unsafe on the street

In September, the Government launched the trial of a new digital tool to allow members of the public to flag areas of concern anonymously on a map. This is just one step in a national approach to tackling violence against women and girls and the initial pilot has now been extended until at least April […]

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Funding OurWatch

Spring 2022 Community Grants funding from OurWatch opens 1st – 31st March, with a focus on NW 40th Anniversary activities.

This small grant pot from OurWatch (National Neighbourhood Watch Network) is now open for applications from Neighbourhood Watch Groups (via their coordinators). Read all about it here. Between £100 and £250 is available. The funding will be confirmed April 2022 and must be on a project to tackle something related to the 40th Anniversary Year […]

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Community Safety Local News

We’ve got our first Allotment Watch in North East Lincolnshire

The West Marsh Allotment Association based at Littlecoates Allotments in the West Marsh now have their brand new signs up showing that they are an Allotment Watch. After getting setup as a Neighbourhood Watch Group, it seemed more appropriate over time to re-brand as an Allotment Watch due to the more specific nature of their […]

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Local News

Storm warnings for North East Lincolnshire (16 Feb 22).

Two storms, named Dudley and Eunice, are due to hit North East Lincolnshire and the rest of the Humber area in the next few days, starting today.  Please share the useful advice in this warning with friends, family and neighbours. Storm Dudley The Met Office has issued both an amber and a yellow warning for […]

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Community Safety

Shoppers urged to #ShopKind when they visit high streets and shopping centres as part of national campaign

A National Day of Action to Protect Retail Staff from Violence in association with #ShopKind Lauched in Birmingham Bullring, Friday 11th February 2022, but campaign running nationwide Strike up a conversation with your family, friends and neighbours.  to discuss #shopkind. It can never be right to abuse shop workers so learn more about this important […]

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General Network News OurWatch

Insurance for Neighbourhood Watch Groups

I’ve had a couple of conversations with NWG coordinators about insurance. So I thought I’d explain things here… Why insurance? Any group – Neighbourhood Watch, social groups etc – should really have Public Liability insurance in place as a minimum – just in case. If you’re renting a room for a meeting and someone trips […]

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Community Safety Policing Prevention

Protect your home from burglary

Today we and Humberside Police are reminding everyone about the importance of taking steps to help protect your home and your possessions against burglary. Humberside Police have a useful page of information about protecting your home here. Messages from the Police: Help us make it tougher for thieves: lock all of your doors and windows […]

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Scams

Learn to steer clear of scams in 2022

We have a Scams information page here. But it’s easy to forget it’s there, so here it is repeated in full. Hopefully this is a simple set of reminders about how to watch out for, avoid and report scams. Stay safe. Let’s beat scams together We all need to be on the lookout for Scams at […]