What is antisocial behaviour

What is anti-social behaviour?

Anti-social behaviour is any activity that impacts on other people in a negative way. Examples of anti-social behaviour include:

  • nuisance neighbours
  • rowdy and nuisance behaviour
  • intimidating groups taking over public spaces
  • vandalism, graffiti and fly-posting
  • fly tipping and abandoning cars
  • anti social drinking
  • signs of using drugs or dealing drugs
  • threats, intimidation and violence towards residents and passers-by
  • the misuse of fireworks
  • racial and any other acts of harassment.

If you are worried about reporting racism to the police, please visit our section on hate crime.

Anti social behaviour in the Countryside

  • dumped vehicles (abandoned)
  • hare coursing
  • lamping (illegal game hunting) 

Environmental anti-social behaviour

If you are experiencing anti social behaviour through:

  • fly posting/tipping, graffiti or
  • neighbour noise nuisance

You would need to contact environmental health as follows:

You would need to provide the following information where you can:

  • date, time and location
  • name of person/company
  • vehicle registration
  • type and quantity of waste

Last reviewed: 23 - 07 - 2014

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