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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 […]