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Find out the latest news about what is happening to make Brighton & Hove a safer and better place to live.

Working together to prevent extremism and terrorism

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 11:32am -- Anonymous (not verified)


Working together to prevent extremism and terrorism

We must all work together to challenge terrorism and extremism of all kinds and stop the damage it can cause to individuals, families, and communities. 

To mark Counter Terrorism Awareness Week (28th November to 4th December), we are highlighting the ‘Prevent’ work being delivered in the city – and how you can play your part.

A Restorative City

Fri, 04/11/2016 - 12:19pm -- Anonymous (not verified)


Brighton & Hove celebrates International Restorative Justice Week 2016 at an afternoon event on Wednesday 23rd November, at 12.30pm in the Council Chamber, Brighton Town Hall.

This year's theme is 'Inspiring Innovation' and the event looks to showcase examples of national developments in restorative justice and practices together with more local practices in Brighton & Hove and wider Sussex.

Vigil for Orlando

Mon, 13/06/2016 - 4:27pm -- Anonymous (not verified)


Cllr Warren Morgan, leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, said: “Brighton and Hove stands in solidarity with the people of Orlando. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with those who have been affected by this abhorrent attack.

“Our LGBT community is vital to the fabric of this city and we will always stand together with pride against such hatred and violence. I know there will be vigils across the world today including in Brighton and Hove and I hope we can all take a moment to remember and celebrate the diversity that makes our city special.

Trust and Confidence Survey 2016

Tue, 07/06/2016 - 4:58pm -- Anonymous (not verified)



The LGBT Community Safety Forum is conducting a survey about your trust in Sussex Police and Brighton & Hove City Council services including the Brighton & Hove City Council Community Safety Team and your confidence in reporting issues around abuse, discrimination and your safety within Brighton & Hove. This includes educational establishments, care services, private business, housing services (council or private) or home.


Safe in the City Champions

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 3:02pm -- Anonymous (not verified)

We're introducing a network of ‘Safe in the City Champions’ to bring together practitioners from a range of specialist agencies. The champions will act as a point of contact and be 'in-house' specialists within their service.

The champions network will be supported by the Partnership Community Safety Team.

We're piloting Safe in the City Champions with two areas of work

Restorative Practice
Domestic and sexual violence and violence against women and girls (VAWG)

Web Guardians

Mon, 04/01/2016 - 3:46pm -- Anonymous (not verified)


A new training programme is available for Muslim Mothers and Women whose children may have accepted Islam, designed to provide them with IT skills, knowledge of the internet and guidance on keeping children safe online.

What is the programme:

New hate crime reporting app launched

Wed, 02/12/2015 - 4:03pm -- Anonymous (not verified)


The Partnership Community Safety Team attended the launch of the new free ‘self evident’ app for reporting hate incidents and anti-social behaviour yesterday in Brighton. The launch was covered by local and national media with Latest TV Brighton, BBC South East and ITV Meridian in attendance. The PCST has worked closely with the Sussex PCC to bring this new bespoke app to city residents.

One Voice discussion

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 5:06pm -- Anonymous (not verified)


Faith communities across Brighton & Hove stand together as One Voice

Members of the city’s One Voice partnership, that brings together communities including faiths groups and minorities to tackle racism and intolerance, met last night following the recent terrorist attacks.

Our Restorative City

Tue, 20/10/2015 - 10:24am -- Anonymous (not verified)

What is it?

Brighton & Hove City Council, Sussex Police and the local Police and Crime Commissioner are asking individuals and communities to join us in becoming part of a restorative city. A restorative city is a city where residents are offered, and have access to, opportunities to address crime and conflict through safe, secure and effective restorative practice.

Anti Hate Crime Vigil: 17th October 2015

Fri, 16/10/2015 - 11:13am -- Anonymous (not verified)


Brighton & Hove Anti Hate Crime Vigil - Saturday 17 October


The Brighton & Hove Anti-Hate Crime Vigil, organised by the Brighton & Hove Community Safety Forum will be held on Saturday October 17th 2015 near the Old Steine fountain at 7pm sharp.

Live performance from Christoffer James Baker

Guest Speaker Suchi Chatterjee

Refreshments provided by Lunch Positive


National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2015 – #HCAW15


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