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 […]

Be a Nuisance to get Noticed!

We have generally made a real nuisance of ourselves to the authorities but it seems to be the only way to get noticed. Nicky, London “2 all night licenced clubs on our doorsteps with patrons using our roads as giant carparks and waking us up at all hours every single weekend, using gardens as toilets, […]

DIY Nightmare

We are in our 80s and strongly feel old age contributes to non action by the Local Authority. ‘John’ and ‘Wendy’, Exeter ‘John’ and ‘Wendy’ own their house and have suffered 10 years of continuous DIY. For weeks on end, early morning to late evening, weekends non-stop, with no courtesy warning of noise to come. […]