Archive April 2019

Anti-social behaviour ‘nightmare’ ignored

A new report, “Anti-Social Behaviour: Living a Nightmare” was released today (30/04/2019) by the Victims Commissioner, in partnership with ASB Help and Nottingham Trent University. The report has shown that Anti-Social Behaviour is being ignored by authorities in England and Wales.  The Victims Commissioner, Baroness Newlove, stated that victims who were being repeatedly targeted were

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Housing Associations and the Community Trigger

Much of our work on the Community Trigger has focused on councils and police, mainly because they represent the lead agency across England and Wales.  However, housing associations are a key player in Community Safety and named as one of the relevant bodies in the Community Trigger legislation.  What are housing associations doing to promote

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Good Initiatives; On the beat and getting results:

Many people call for visible police patrols in their local community to try and improve community safety. In Weymouth, two uniformed officers have been doing exactly that. Weymouth and Portland Borough Council worked with Dorset police, British Transport Police, Dorset County Council and the Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner to set up Community Safety Accreditation

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Stalking Protection Orders – a step in the right direction to tackle stalking within the United Kingdom:

Harassment can be defined as: “the act of systematic and/or continued, unwanted and annoying actions of one party or a group, including threats and demands”. There are many types of anti-social behaviour within the category of harassment, with one of them being stalking. Stalking can be defined as unwanted or obsessive attention by an individual

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