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In it for the long haul

“If you do report it to Environmental Health/Police do not expect things to happen quickly. Expect to be in it for the ‘long haul’” ‘James’, South Yorkshire ‘James’ and other neighbours are subject to a catalogue of anti-social behaviour. There is loud music and DIY noise. The gardens and property are untidy because of hoarding.

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Vulnerability still Neglected

Restorative Justice is a technique that can bring great results. However, when it comes to victims experiencing significant vulnerability, we believe RJ should come with a warning “Use with Care”. We have not focused much attention on the Restorative Justice element of dealing with crime and anti-social behaviour and we are not aware of how

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Lessons from Nottinghamshire

I noted with interest this article about how war on anti-social behaviour is being won in Nottinghamshire. The statistics are certainly impressive – a 36% drop in the likes of noise, graffiti, letting off fireworks and fly-tipping, translating to over 20,000 less victims over the past four years. The experience of residents seems to confirm these

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