Archive | Community Safety


Help Neighbourhood Watch understand cybercrime

18th Aug

Neighbourhood Watch are undertaking a survey to improve the understanding of the impact of cybercrime on communities.  Cybercrime is defined as any illegal online behaviour which has a negative impact on someone. This could be the theft of money or personal information such as email logins, or identity information like passport details or a home Read more

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More police for Sussex

20th Jun

Increased funding from the Police and Crime Commissioner, means Sussex Police have launched a recruitment drive. They are looking for people to join them on the front-line as a Police Officer. Being a Police Officer is a diverse role –  tackling crime, taking knives off the streets, engaging, educating young people and being the person Read more

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Brentwood Road Crossing – ePetition

29th Mar

Local parents are petitioning the council for a pedestrian crossing at Brentwood Road opposite Hollingdean Children’s Centre. It is a dangerous blind bend and we would like a safe crossing there to help all the children at Hertford Junior School, the Cedar Centre, Hollingdean Children’s Centre, the Pupil Referral Unit, and for everyone visiting the Read more

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Bedroom tax scam email/Facebook messages

18th Feb

Fraudsters are sending out scam emails and Facebook messages that claim the “bedroom tax” has been abolished, Trading Standards is warning. The spare room subsidy “Bedroom tax”, was introduced by the government in April 2013 to allow people to only claim Housing Benefit for the number of bedrooms their household needs. The emails and Facebook Read more

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Meet your local PCSO

5th May

Come and meet your local  police community support officer, PCSO Lou Creasey She is holding a drop in surgery at Dudeney Lodge, community room Wednesday 21 May 10.30 – 11.30am. There’ll be plenty of crime prevention information and leaflets to give out, please come along and say hello. Remember, you can also visit the Police website at where Read more

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Stop Loan Sharks – Brighton & Hove

1st Jul

COMMUNITY ADVOCATE* TRAINING INVITE * For residents actively involved in their local community perhaps through resident groups, panels or action teams A loan shark is someone who lends money in the course of trade or business without a Consumer Credit Licence. Loan sharks rarely give any paperwork and if repayments are missed they might use Read more

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Loan shark survey

15th May

Help stop illegal money lending and all the problems that it causes.  Please take a couple of minutes to complete this survey… The closing date is 1st June and if you enter your email at the end of the survey, you could win a £20 voucher.

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Joint LAT and Tenants’ meeting – May

13th May

The next joint Local Action Team (LAT) and Tenants’ meeting is on Wednesday 22nd May 2013, 7.00pm at Hollingdean Community Centre. The meeting is an opportunity to raise any issues of concern; it can be about anti-social behaviour, the environment, fly tipping, or housing. Local councillors, council Housing Officers and the local PCSO all attend.  Read more

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