Anti social behaviour
also known as: ASBO, Community Trigger, 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.
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
Report anti-social behaviour
problem online here
Or you can contact us
- 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
Anonymous calls will be responded to if sufficient information
is provided to ascertain the provenance of the call.
Have you reported Anti Social Behaviour (ASB) and feel nothing
has been done? Let us know! You may be eligible to activate the
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
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
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.
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
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/
You can contact us here.