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

LGBT Community Safety Forum survey

Sun, 09/12/2012 - 9:16am -- Safe in the city

The Lesbian Gay Bi-sexual and Transgendered Community Safety Forum survey is now live, and you can access it here:

The LGBT Community Safety Forum is an independent group of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgendered (LGBT) people in Brighton & Hove. The aim of the group is to ensure effective accountability between the LGBT communities of Brighton & Hove and the statutory authorities, including Sussex Police and Brighton & Hove City Council (BHCC).

Support for children and families living with substance misuse

Thu, 06/12/2012 - 5:03pm -- Safe in the city

 A new support group for children and adults affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use is offering free sessions for Brighton & Hove residents.

The Children and Adults Talking Together (CATT) programme is run by the Brighton Oasis Project. While children take part in their own group activities, their adult carers attend sessions where they can discuss their situation and get support to cope better with someone else’s substance misuse.

Brighton & Hove 16 Days

Fri, 30/11/2012 - 11:24am -- Safe in the city

Brighton & Hove 16 Days aims to raise awareness of the global issue of violence against women. Our local arts and sports events are part of an international campaign highlighting the connections between violence against women ad human rights

Big Difference Award from the Chief Executive

Tue, 27/11/2012 - 1:58am -- Safe in the city


The Community Safety Casework team were recognised for their innovative work with supported housing providers, their residents and their neighbours to reduce anti-social behaviour in and around the supported housing premises. 

They worked with a group of young women to improve anti-social behaviour and this has now become best practise within the housing strategy team in tackling ASB.

Neighbourhood Policing in Brighton & Hove

Mon, 26/11/2012 - 12:00am -- Safe in the city

Neighbourhood Policing has been a fundamental part of how we police in Sussex for some time. It has been hugely successful, making a real difference to the communities we serve and is very popular with the public.

We understand that communities have different needs and that a one-size-fits-all model for Neighbourhood Policing will not work.  A review we conducted of Neighbourhood Policing highlighted some of the areas where we need to change, including a need to reinstate what activity lies at the core of Neighbourhood Policing.

NPTs will:


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