Anti-social behaviour is defined by the Home Office as 'acting in a manner that caused or was likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household as (the defendant).'
This term is used to describe incidents or actions that affect the quality of life of people in a community. This can be any behaviour that causes ‘harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household’.
The Council is the first point of contact if you are experiencing any of the following:
- repeated abusive language or behaviour
- neighbour nuisance
- youths that are causing nuisance
- aggressive begging
- vehicle nuisance
- misuse of fireworks (if there are immediate dangers please call the fire service on 999)