Community Trigger workshop with Merseyside PCC – 23/06/21

Helping victims of ASB to get the right response More than 30 community safety organisations will receive training today to ensure victims of anti-social behaviour get the right response, thanks to the region’s Police Commissioner. Emily Spurrell has united with charity ASB Help to run the online workshop today (Wednesday 23rd June) which aims to […]

ASB statutory guidance update

The government has published strengthened guidance for local agencies around anti-social behaviour to ensure that victims have their voices heard. Changes to the guidance:   Updated references to legislation and to reflect the new Sentencing Code Further clarity on the process of the Anti-Social Behaviour Case Review/Community Trigger to make sure there is a greater […]

Will you take the ASB Help pledge?

The ASB Help Pledge: Will you take the ASB Help pledge?   More information on the Community Trigger and the ASB Help pledge can be found here:  The ASB Pledge  

In the media: Discussing noise complaints and neighbour disputes

ASB Help are featured in this weeks Scottish Sunday Express, discussing the significant increase in noise complaints, neighbour disputes and public nuisance calls. ASB Help reported an increase in complaints of 25%-300% across the board, with most of these related to noise. Read the full article here – Scottish Sunday Express article Our website also […]

Anti-Social Behaviour and COVID-19

Read our new blog post on COVID-19 and how it affects: The levels of anti-social behaviour How victims and perpetrators are dealt with Practitioners – how they must adapt to the changes Read the PDF here Feeling frightened? See here Feeling frustrated? See here  Feeling furious? See here  

A good example of practitioners using the Community Trigger…

ASB Help are very proud of PS Wyn Jones of Northamptonshire Police for being the first police officer we know of to activate the Community Trigger for a case of anti-social behaviour in his area. PS Jones recognised the benefits of the Community Trigger and by invoking it himself, the case is being managed collaboratively […]

How a lack of local agency support is affecting victims of Anti-Social Behaviour.

08/01/2020 – How can your local organisation help victims of Anti-Social Behaviour in your area? Today ASB Help requested a Community Trigger activation on behalf of two vulnerable victims of persistent anti-social behaviour. They have suffered 3 years of hell, despite the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 giving agencies the tools and powers […]

A Pilkington Malaise? Have We Really Learnt the Lessons for 2020?

We talk a lot about the deaths of Fiona Pilkington and her daughter Francecca Hardwick; how their legacy informed the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 and as a cautionary tale to practitioners. But have we really understood the lessons from the Pilkington tragedy and how to apply them in 2020? ‘I am sick […]