The term anti-social behaviour covers a whole range of behaviour which affects other people's quality of life. This page will give you more detailed information on anti-social behaviour and how to tackle it.
What is anti-social behaviour?
The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and Anti Social behaviour, Crime and Policing act 2014 defines anti-social behaviour as someone acting in a way that causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more people who are not in their household.
What types of behaviour does it include?
- Criminal damage
- Hate crime
- Neighbours nuisance
- Unacceptable noise
- Threatening behaviour
- Vehicle crime
- Verbal abuse
- Youth nuisance
Who can help?
Depending on the issue there are several organisations in Bury that can help including; the Local Authority, Six Town Housing, Police, Probation and Victim Support.
Types of action we can take include:
- Setting up Mediation
- Putting activities in place to divert people from committing anti-social behaviour
- Do joint warnings with other organisations such as the Police about the consequences of continuing to behave in an anti-social way.
- Use Acceptable Behaviour Contract (s) to deter people from continuing to cause anti-social behaviour
- Use of Civil Injunctions or other legal remedies to prevent people continuing to cause anti-social behaviour.
Once a complaint is made to our team you will be asked to complete a diary of incidents you experience/witness. These diaries can be sent out to you via post or can be downloaded on this page.