Tired and frustrated at lack of Support

“Discovering that no authority had the right to enter the property and turn off the music which had been left playing was extremely shocking and demoralising. If you cannot find respite from the world at home where does that leave you?” JA, Leicester JA  owns his house but it soon became a place where could no

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Effective Petition

“We have suffered 12 months of harassment and distress because of the behaviour of young people on this park” Matthew Williams, Wolverhampton Residents living on the Duke Park Estate in Bilston presented a petition with 85 signatures to Wolverhampton City Council asking for a local play area to be removed after 12 months of harassment

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Effective Support for Anti-Social Behaviour Victims

Today we are launching a new report looking at Victim Support’s work with the victims of anti-social behaviour. ASB Help Report Effective Support November 2014 The aim of this research was to establish the availability of Victim Support services across the country and to gain an understanding of the nature of the support available. We

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PRESS RELEASE: Major gaps in support for victims of anti-social behaviour

Major gaps in support for victims of antisocial behaviour, report finds Despite an estimated 8.2 million anti-social behaviour (ASB) incidents taking place each year, less than a quarter (23%) of victims of antisocial behaviour in England, and only 38% of victims in Wales have access to the support services they need, a report by the

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Tolerate Respect

A helpful poster I saw recently at Leicestershire Police Headquarters highlighted these two words when looking at anti-social behaviour – Tolerate (in this particular poster above the photo of an elderly person); Respect (above the young boy). At this time of year where incidents of anti-social behaviour traditionally increase thanks to Halloween and Bonfire Night,

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