How do I report general incidents of Anti-Social Behaviour?
Nuisance Neighbours have a big impact on the community around them. Just one or two families can ruin other people’s lives because of their intimidation, harassment and criminal damage.
Rowdiness, excessive noise and animal-related problems are all examples of anti-social behaviour caused by nuisance neighbours. Stopping nuisance neighbours -
There are a range of powers that can be used to tackle nuisance neighbours.
What you can do
- neighbours who make too much noise can be fined up to £5000 or have noisy equipment removed if warnings are ignored.
- local authorities, the police and social landlords can now apply for anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs) and injunctions to curb an individual’s anti-social behaviour.
- social landlords can apply to the courts for a demoted tenancy or even evict tenants in severe cases
- properties in which class A drugs are supplied and used can be closed by the police
Speak to your local anti-social behaviour coordinator (telephone 01253 477477), about what's happening in your area. They can provide support and advice, and help you tackle the problem. Report anti-social behaviour
It's really important to report anti-social behaviour whenever it occurs. You can use our on-line form to report anti social behaviour
. If you wish to report any general incidents of anti-social behaviour which are not crime related, please contact Customer First on 01253 477477.
You can help any organisation / agency involved in tackling anti-social behaviour by keeping a log of events/incidents which you consider to be anti-social. You can download our "Incident Diary Sheet
" if you do not already have one. Please do not use this Incident Diary Sheet to report incidents of persistent noise. Instead, please phone Environmental Services on 01253 478456 who will advise how best to deal with the problem