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

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 11:46am -- Safe in the city


17 May at 6pm - Old Steine Fountain

Brighton is marking International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on Friday 17 May, 2013. The event is at the Old Steine, in central Brighton opposite Revenge nightclub. 17 May commemorates the day in 1990 the World Health Organisation removed homosexuality from its list of mental diseases.

Silent Voices Conference 2013

Wed, 01/05/2013 - 4:44pm -- Safe in the city

A conference for families and friends of drug and alcohol users

Thursday 25 July 2013,  9.15am - 4.30pm (provisional times)

Brighthelm Centre, Brighton

This year the conference theme will be CARE: Children and Adults Recovering Everyday.

The use of resilience for the whole family can be life changing. Come along and find out more from Professor Angela Hart, a well known speaker who has been recognised for her excellent work on 'Resilience' . 

Ten year anniversary of PCSOs in Sussex

Thu, 28/03/2013 - 11:39am -- Safe in the city

Providing a visible and reassuring presence for the public and strengthening strong working relationships within the community - that's what Sussex Police promised 10 years ago when the first Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) took to the streets of Sussex!

March 2012 is the tenth anniversary of PCSOs in Sussex and their role has gone from strength to strength; the Force now employs 362 officers across the whole of Sussex, many in specialist roles including wildlife officers and school liaison.

International Women's Day (IWD)

Mon, 04/03/2013 - 9:41am -- Safe in the city
Brighton and Hove International Women's Day

International Women's Day has been observed since the early 1900's. Annually on 8th March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. A global web of rich and diverse local activity connect women from all around the world ranging from political rallies, business conferences, government activities and networking events through to local women's craft markets, theatrical performances, fashion parades and more.

Sussex Police at Hove Town Hall

Tue, 05/02/2013 - 10:55am -- Safe in the city

On 14 February the Hove Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) will move into Hove Town Hall to work even more closely with colleagues from Brighton & Hove City Council. Hove's front counter service will also be located at the Town Hall where members of the public can report incidents and stolen property and get crime prevention advice. This move will relocate all the services that are currently based in Hove Police Station in Holland Road.

The launch of LGBT History Month

Wed, 23/01/2013 - 4:02pm --

All are welcome at ‘The launch of LGBT History Month’ in Brighton Town Hall on Friday 1 February from 3pm. 

 The Council's LGBT Worker's Forum, Make Them Eat Cake & Lunch Positive along with sponsors Barefoot wine will be offering free refreshments and the chance to Adopt-A-Pansy for £5 and raise money for the Sussex Beacon. 

 On Display in the Town Hall atrium will be the Hankie Quilt, an HIV memorial quilt to those we lost and those living with HIV

 The event will be officially opened by The Mayor of Brighton & Hove, Cllr Bill Randall


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