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Anti-Social Behaviour

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?

  • Assault
  • Criminal damage
  • Graffiti
  • Harassment
  • Hate crime
  • Neighbours nuisance
  • Unacceptable noise
  • Threatening behaviour
  • Vandalism
  • 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. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Damian Miller
Contact Position
Anti-Social Behaviour Co-ordinator
0161 253 5353

Where to go

Bury Town Hall
Knowsley Street

Time / Date Details

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This page was last updated on: 06/11/2019