Anti social behaviour

also known as: ASBO, Disorder.

Anti social behaviour destroys the enjoyment of our daily lives, cause distress and distrust and also costs money. It can affect individuals, families, schools, local councils, landlords, businesses or whole communities. It is vital that we all work together to tackle this problem and make sure we continue to enjoy living and feeling safe in our local communities.

Our Commitment

Northumberland County Council is committed to tackling anti-social behaviour. You can help by reporting incidents and help prevent anti-social behaviour happening.

Reporting an incident

If you are harassed or victimised, if anti-social behaviour is affecting your quality of life, or making you fear for your safety or the safety of others, contact your local anti-social behaviour team

5Report anti-social behaviour problem online here

Or you can contact us here.

  • If the situation is an emergency (if someone's life or health is threatened) call 999.


All complaints are treated as confidential under the Data Protection Act, so you don't have to worry about your identity being revealed.

Anonymous calls will be responded to if sufficient information is provided to ascertain the provenance of the call.

Further Information - Safer Northumberland Partnership

For further information on how we are working in partnership to ensure Northumberland remains a safe place to live, work and visit please visit

Contact Us

You can contact us here.