Uckfield animal rights protester banned from area of Hove near Coral Greyhound Stadium

A woman has been banned from an area of Hove near Coral Greyhound Stadium after breaching the conditions of a Community Protection Notice.

Monday, 26th July 2021, 5:07 pm
Sarah Whitehead from Uckfield. Photo: Sussex Police

Sarah Whitehead, 64, of Westmoreland Court, Uckfield, was handed a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) by Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 20 July, police said.

It comes after she attended an animal rights protest outside the stadium in December 2019 where she was issued with a Community Protection Warning.

She breached this and was then given a Community Protection Notice, which she also breached a week later resulting in her arrest, police said.

The conditions of the CBO ban her from entering at any time an area including:

- Court Farm Road east into Nevill Road.

- Nevill Road junction with Court Farm Road to the junction with Old Shoreham Road into Sackville Road the junction with Poynter Road

- North from traffic light in Woodland Drive to the roundabout with Goldstone Crescent.

- East to the junction with Old Shoreham Road.

- West along A270 Old Shoreham Road, right into Holmes Avenue, then north up to Court Farm Road.

The CBO came into place on Tuesday 20 July, 2021 and lasts for five years, police said.