For the past year, VANEL and local volunteers have been researching the history of community policing in Cleethorpes as part of our “Celebrating Cleethorpes Community Cops” project which was funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Our research and project has now formally come to an end, and it’s time to share what we’ve learned more widely. Read on to find out more about this project and next steps.
News from VANEL, from Members and Friends and of local interest to everyone in the voluntary or community sector across North East Lincolnshire.
Big Local North Cleethorpes now has a new base on Grimsby Road and there has just been a launch event. VANEL has been pleased to have been a supporting partner to this process so we’re sharing the story of the launch here. Read on.
Hammond House Publishing has successfully drawn down some funding from the Big Lottery Communities Fund to support and setup local creative writing groups and VANEL is supporting the process. Read on to find out more about the programme and to get involved.
Marcus left VANEL a few months ago after many years in various roles and it was sad to see him go. But he has an interesting story to tell about his journey that brought him to VANEL in the first place. Read on for an interesting read and to get to know Marcus better.
Glyn Atkinson is the area’s new Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator. Read on to find out about Glyn, his roles and what Neighbourhood Watch is up to.
Police time is critical. It is something that shouldn’t ever be wasted or taken for granted. But frustratingly, this is the case. Too much of the police time is taken up and wasted by the public, whether it be deliberately or not, it’s happening; and you need to be aware. Read this week’s article by our Young Reporter Rachel.
FIVE families, who are currently being supported by Andy’s – the region’s only children’s hospice – will be enjoying a trip to Center Parcs, thanks to a donation from a North East Lincolnshire holiday fund. Read on for the whole story.