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.

Confidentiality

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.

Community Trigger

Have you reported Anti Social Behaviour (ASB) and feel nothing has been done? Let us know! You may be eligible to activate the Community Trigger.

Criteria:

You have reported ASB 3 times or more in the last 6 months to either Northumberland County Council, Northumbria Police and/or your landlord and no action has been taken

OR

You and at least 4 other people have reported the same issue in the last 6 months to either Northumberland County Council, Northumbria Police and/or your landlord and no action has been taken.

We will aim to respond to your request within 3 working days. If it is found your case meets the criteria for the Community Trigger an impartial Case Review will take place.

Contact

Please note: this is not a complaints process. If your report has been investigated and you are not satisfied with the outcome, please use the complaints process for the agency you reported to.

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 http://www.safernorthumberland.co.uk/

Contact Us

You can contact us here.