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Community Hate Crime Vigil at the Rainbow Hub

Gscene Editorial Team November 1, 2019

The city’s Community Hate Crime Vigil took place outside the Rainbow Hub on St James’ Street, Brighton on Wednesday, October 16.

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Community News

Community Safety Guardian Initiative calls out for volunteers

James Ledward April 17, 2019

The newly formed Community Safety Guardians Initiative is now up and running with regular patrols on St James Street between 10pm and 4am by SIA registered professionals.

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Community News

‘Community Safety Guardians’ to patrol St James Street late into the night

James Ledward April 15, 2019

Following a spate of vicious late night attacks in and around St James Street targeting members of the LGBT+ communities – the Brighton & Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum cancelled their scheduled AGM to have an emergency public meeting to allow people to ask questions of the police.

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In The South

PICTURE DIARY: LGBT people remembered at War Memorial ceremony

Graham Robson November 9, 2015

Billie Lewis, the elected chair of the Brighton and Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum laid a wreath at the annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the Old Steine yesterday, November 8 to mark the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people tortured and murdered during the Second World War.

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In The South

LGBT Safety Forum AGM tonight

Gary Hart October 28, 2015

The Brighton and Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum are holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) tonight at the Queens Hotel on Brighton Seafront. Go along and hear about the important work the forum has been delivering over the last 12 months, see their work program for the coming 12 months and listen to the recommendations drawn from the 2013-14 Police Trust and Confidence Survey.

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LGBTQ+ News

Local poet captivates audience at Brighton and Hove IDAHOBiT

James Ledward May 17, 2015

Brighton and Hove marked IDAHOBiT day this evening with an event in New Steine Gardens attended by more than 150 people. THE format from previous years IDAHOBiT events in Brighton and Hove of speeches from politicians and local LGBT organisations was replaced this year with performances from The Rainbow Chorus who were on top form, singer guitarists Son Son and A.J.Paterson and poet, Alice Denny who captivated the audience with her poems. Billie Lewis the chair of the Brighton and Hove LGBT Community in his opening remarks told those present to lobby their local politicians and councillors to make sure that they keep LGBT issues at the top of the local agenda.

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LGBTQ+ News

LGBT Trust & Confidence Survey is now live

James Ledward January 28, 2015

A community survey to test and establish the levels of trust and confidence in the Police and Council is now live. The LGBT Community Safety Forum is an elected, independent group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people in Brighton and Hove. The group aims to ensure effective accountability between the LGBT communities of Brighton and Hove and the statutory authorities, including Sussex Police and Brighton and Hove City Council.

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