What is anti social behaviour?
Anti-social behaviour means acting in a way that causes or is likely to cause alarm or distress to one or more people in another household. For the beahviour to be classed as anti social, it must be persistent.
Examples of anti-social behaviour:
- Harassment: intimidating behaviour, violence or the threat of violence to another person, abusive language.
- Nuisance behaviour: loud music, untidy gardens, constant dog barking.
- Yobbish behaviour: graffiti/vandalism, verbal abuse, physical abuse, riding motorbikes on public footpaths.
- Vehicle nuisance: excessive noise, excessive vehicle repairs and maintenance carried out in gardens.
- Environmental anti social behaviour: fly-tipping, storing rubbish in gardens, dog fouling.
How do I report anti-social behaviour?
- You can report anti-social behaviour to the Council by following this link
- Report the anti-social behaviour to the Police by calling 101
- Call Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111
For more information, visit our 'Report anti social behaviour' page