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Anti-social behaviour

What is anti-social behaviour?

✔ behaviour that has caused, or is likely to cause, harassment, alarm or distress to any person

✔ aggressive, intimidating or destructive activity that damages or destroys another person's quality of life

✔ a range of crime, nuisance and disorder which affects people's lives on a daily basis

Examples 

  • rowdy, noisy behaviour in an otherwise quiet neighbourhood
  • night time noise from houses or gardens, especially between 11pm and 7am
  • threatening, drunken or intimidating behaviour 
  • vandalism, graffiti or fly-posting
  • litter and fly-posting 
  • aggressive begging
  • drinking in the street
  • setting off fireworks late at night
  • abandoning cars

When is it not anti-social behaviour 

children playing in the street or communal areas - unless they are causing damage to property

young people gathering socially - unless they are rowdy, inconsiderate and being intimidating to individuals

being unable to park outside your own home

DIY and off-road car repairs - unless these are taking place late at night or early in the morning.