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East Riding of Yorkshire Council County Hall Beverley East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 9BA Telephone 01482 887700 www.eastriding.gov.uk 1 Community Cohesion.

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1 East Riding of Yorkshire Council County Hall Beverley East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 9BA Telephone Community Cohesion in Goole

2 East Riding of Yorkshire Council County Hall Beverley East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 9BA Telephone Goole – Context Population - was18,000 in 2001 and now an estimated 3,000 / 5,000 economic migrants live in the town Migrants - mainly Eastern European; Polish, Russian, Latvian, Lithuanian. Also Portuguese, Brazilian Mix of single men and extended families Majority live in HMOs - homelessness is an increasing issue Increasing numbers homeless and workless

3 East Riding of Yorkshire Council County Hall Beverley East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 9BA Telephone National /Local Context Impact of the recession in Goole - NEETs Increasing feelings of disengagement Resentment about EU employment/residential policy A pressured housing market

4 East Riding of Yorkshire Council County Hall Beverley East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 9BA Telephone Place Survey Results

5 East Riding of Yorkshire Council County Hall Beverley East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 9BA Telephone Place Survey Results

6 East Riding of Yorkshire Council County Hall Beverley East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 9BA Telephone Place Survey Results

7 East Riding of Yorkshire Council County Hall Beverley East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 9BA Telephone Challenges of delivery community cohesion related activity Translation and language barriers Cultural differences in the way services are delivered/general social and cultural barriers Lack of integration between host community and migrants Targeting funding to deliver the right level of service Difficulties engaging with migrants

8 East Riding of Yorkshire Council County Hall Beverley East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 9BA Telephone What we have done LSP Community Cohesion Strategy LSP Community Cohesion Forum Goole Task Group - operational Migrant Impact Fund Community Engagement - various Licensing of HMOs Spire Centre Homelessness Project


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