Neighbourhood problems

Problemau Cymunedol

What is Anti Social Behaviour?

The Crime and Disorder Act (1998) defines anti-social behaviour as "acting in a manner that caused or was likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household as (the complainant)".

The term anti social behaviour may also be described as nuisance, disorder or harassment and covers a wide range of unacceptable activity that can blight the local neighbourhood.

Examples of anti social behaviour include:-

Noise Nuisance (neighbours, barking dogs, loud music, and excessive noise from vehicles).
Assault or Physical Violence
Verbal Abuse or Threats
Illegal Drug Use
Racial Harassment & Hate Crimes
Rubbish dumping
Yobbish behaviour and intimidating groups taking over public spaces
Dog fouling

If you believe that you are experiencing anti-social behaviour, contact the relevant organisation as shown below.

Contact your local policing team if you are experiencing:    

Threatening behaviour
Verbal abuse
Drug dealing
Alcohol related issues
Domestic Abuse
Physical violence
Hate or racist incidents
Vehicle nuisance
Prostitution/sexual acts/kerb crawling   

For Police non-emergencies dial: 101 (in Wales) or 0845 6071002 (from outside Wales)

Contact Gwynedd Council if you are experiencing:    

Noise nuisance
Dog fouling
Fly tipping
Abandoned vehicles

For more information about anti social behaviour or to find out what is happening in your area and for a summary of crime statistics for your area, contact your local policing team.

Gwynedd Council tenants or residents living near Council tenants or on Council estates can report anti social behaviour by contacting their local estate office.