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101 - the number to remember

 Humberside – 101: The easy to remember police number

The Home Office has launched a UK-wide campaign to highlight 101 – the number to call to contact local police in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland when it’s not an emergency.

You may have concerns you want to report to the police but it’s not always appropriate to call 999, and that’s why the Home Office is reminding the public they should dial 101 when they want to get through to the police.

For more information click on the following link and see what it is all about: http://www.police.uk/news/101-easy-remember-police-number/


Humberside Police launch Christmas advent calender

Don’t have a nightmare before Christmas – Launch of Operation Yuletide

The countdown to Christmas is underway and we at Humberside Police want to make sure it’s a memorable one for all the right reasons.

Humberside Police’s gift to you this Christmas is a raft of useful hints, tip and information designed to help keep you, your homes and your property safe.

Today, the start of the advent period, our virtual advent calendar is being launched. To access the Yuletide calendar click here www.billysadventcalendar.co.uk

Behind each window of the calendar you will find useful messages, images and videos that are aimed at helping to keep you safe and sound throughout the holiday season.

Working with our partners in the four local authorities around the force area as well as Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, the NHS, Victim Support, Crimestoppers and a number of other organisations we hope that the messages we send out help everyone living in the communities we serve to enjoy Christmas.

Alongside the calendar, a range of policing initiatives and activity will be taking place across the force area tackling crimes including burglary, shop theft, domestic violence, responsible drinking, vehicle crime, drink driving and more.

Humberside Police will be talking about our campaigns and operations on Twitter and Facebook so follow them @Humberbeat and look out for the hashtag #xmascrime, like Humberside Police page www.facebook.com/humberbeat


Gary in for a national award

Awards in Storr for YMCA's Gary

YMCA Humber's Gary Storr has been nominated for a national Youth Matters Awards

A YOUNG worker from YMCA Humber has been short-listed for a national award and he needs YOUR help to get him to the lavish final awards ceremony, which will be held in London on Tuesday 2nd December.

Gary Storr, Community Support Coordinator for YMCA Humber,has been nominated for Young Worker of the Year at the charity's national Youth Matters Awards for his work at the Foyer and Community Housing projects in Grimsby.

The 28-year-old has worked at YMCA Humber for seven years and is a popular and talented member of the charity's housing team. Gary was nominated for the award by his colleague Charlie Kurz, who also works at the Foyer. She said: "Not only has he helped the vast majority of Foyer clients apply for university and student finance, he has also arranged transport for them to get there and often worked late to take them himself. On one occasion he worked a double shift to take a client to university in Edinburgh.

"Gary goes out of his way to help clients and support them into independent living and yet, he also does the less glamorous, essential jobs such as cleaning the toilets, emptying the recycling, cleaning the store room, monitoring supplies, sorting the staff office and maintaining the Foyer garden.

"Gary always goes above and beyond the call of duty; from personally raising money to buy new computers, van and gym passes for clients, through to helping clients and staff save money when buying things they need. Gary is a well liked, funny and a respected team member." Representatives on the Youth Matters Awards panel praised

Gary for 'helping clients and fellow staff members achieve their very best'. YMCA Humber are hoping for success in the awards for the of the Year award at last year's ceremony in Westminster.


School Starting Advise for Parents

Starting School for the First Time September 2015

All children who were born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011 will be eligible to start school in September 2015. The process for applying for a school place for September 2015 has already started and information packs on how to apply have been issued to all nurseries and early years providers in North East Lincolnshire. The closing date for applications is 15th January 2015.

Application forms and associated information are also available to download from North East Lincolnshire Council’s website at https://nelincs.gov.uk. On line applications can be made using the link on the home page of the website. Parents/carers who prefer to complete a hard copy paper application form will need to return it to the parent/carer’s preferred school or to the local authority’s School Admissions Team.

Parents/carers need to be aware that attending a nursery attached to a school or on the same site of a school does not give a child an ‘automatic’ place at the school.
Places will be allocated on 16th April 2015 for all applications which are received by the closing date.

The local authority’s School Admission Team is available to offer impartial advice to parent/carers on telephone (01472) 326291 (option 4) or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Have you heard of Healthwatch?

If you have not heard about the role of Healthwatch locally please see attached their latest newsletter

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