Could you be a community mediator?

Brighton and Hove Independent mediation Service are looking for volunteers to train as community mediators. No experience necessary, just a desire to help local communities resolve conflict, the ability to listen, be non judgemental and understanding? A six day course, run weekly on Saturday in March and April next year has been organised. Introductory sessions […]

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Sussex Mediation Alliance Conference – Press Release

A major conference is being held in Brighton next Monday 10th October looking at how best to empower local people to deal with neighbourhood conflict.  Organised by the Sussex Mediation Alliance to mark UK Mediation Awareness Week 2016, speakers include Katy Bourne, Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner and Rachel Chasseaud, Head of Tenancy Services, Brighton and […]

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Sussex Mediation Alliance Conference

The first conference for the Sussex Mediation Alliance (Brighton & Hove Independent Mediation Service – BHIMS, Mediation Plus, Hastings and Rother Mediation and West Sussex Mediation) will be held on the 10th October in Brighton at the BMECP.    Thanks in advance to all the great speakers who are giving up their time to support […]

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More rowing neighbours seeking mediation in Brighton and Hove

24/07/2015 More rowing neighbours are turning to mediation in Brighton and Hove than ever before now police have started referring disputes to a specialist team. The Brighton and Hove Independent Mediation Service (BHIMS), which is also used by the city council and housing associations, has received 50 referrals this year, up from 29 in January […]

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Mediation Recruitment Boost

Eighteen newly qualified community mediators have joined the team at Brighton and Hove Independent Mediation Service (BHIMS). Alongside the existing team of 30-plus active volunteer mediators they will provide support to local communities needing help with resolving neighbourhood conflict and disputes. The Sussex Community Foundation provided the funding for the training course which took place […]

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Training for New Mediators

We were successful in our bid to run a mediation training programme and were awarded £3800 from Sussex Community Foundation. The first session of the mediation training took place on Saturday 10th January 2015. We are pleased to announce that all 18 people turned up for the training bringing with them goodies and homemade cakes!! […]

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