Blue Lights Brigade is a programme delivered from Voluntary Action North East Lincolnshire (VANEL) in Grimsby.

The people you will need to get in touch with are:

Steve Jones – who leads the programme
Lucy Talbot – volunteer coordinator for the programme

or if you wish to get involved you can register your interest by filling in this short online form.

L-R: Stephen Jones, Steven Lynn – the BLB Team

Both Steves retired from the Police fairly recently so they bring their huge personal experience and expertise to our programme.

Steve Jones can be contacted via or Steve Jones via Or phone them via 01472 245510 – there is an answer service for when we’re not available. A more general email is

Other VANEL staff members are also involved with the programme delivery so you can also contact:

Karl Elliott, Development Manager at VANEL who is providing technical support to the programme and you can contact Karl about our websites amongst other things.

Paula Grant, Chief Officer at VANEL who has overall responsibility for the Blue Lights Programme and all its delivery.

Contacting VANEL

VANEL can be contacted via:
01472 245510 – reception

23 Bargate
North East Lincolnshire
DN34 4SS