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Problems with your Neighbours

If your neighbour is noisy or stops you feeling comfortable, try to discuss it with them if you can. If that doesn’t work there are other ways you can ask them to stop, for example by reporting them to the council. For specific advice on noise nuisance please click...

Protecting Yourself & Others

  There are many steps you can take to help protect yourself and others from harm. However, if you have been affected by any of the headings below, please be assured that there is always someone who can help you: Identity Fraud – Understanding how to keep your...

Noise Nuisance

If you’re having a problem with noise like loud music, noisy pubs, rowdy parties or barking dogs in your neighbourhood, your council can help you. Local Authorities have statutory powers under section 80 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to deal with nuisances...

Drugs and Alcohol

Many people are concerned about drug use and alcohol use in today’s society. The National Drugs Strategy is working to: Protect communities by tackling drug supply, drug-related crime and anti-social behaviour Prevent harm to children, young people and families...

Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch is about people getting together with their neighbours to take action to reduce crime. They’re community initiatives owned and run by their members which are supported by the police but not owned by them, although we sometimes run them. They...

Loan Sharks

Illegal money lenders, or loan sharks, are a problem across the country. Loan sharks are not a community service and should never be used under any circumstances. There are other affordable credit options available to you if you need to borrow money, even if you have...