Anti-social behaviour

What is anti-social behaviour?

Anti-social behaviour, or ASB for short, is defined as behaving in a manner that ‘caused or is likely to cause harassment, alarm and distress to one or more persons not of the same household’. Forms of ASB can include:

  • Nuisance neighbours. Noise nuisance can be reported to Environmental Health.
  • Nuisance behaviour (including vehicles)
  • Intimidating groups dominating public space
  • Vandalism
  • Antisocial drinking
  • Signs of drug use or drug dealing
  • Threats, intimidation and violence towards residents and passers-by
  • Bonfires or misuse of fireworks
  • Racism and other forms of harassment
  • Hare coursing
  • Illegal lamping (game hunting)

Non-ASB issues

If you are experiencing any of the following issues, unless directly related to ongoing ASB report, please click the links below for more advice and guidance:

Report anti-social behaviour

Last reviewed: 10 - 07 - 2020

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