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Flytipping and Anti Social Behaviour - Are Hastings & Bexhill Councils doing enough?

Reports of Anti Social behaviour is on the rise according to recent figures according to Sussex police - did you know that Flytipping counts as anti social behaviour ?

Check the Crime Statistics in your area here https://www.police.uk/

It might not be the most serious crime, but anti-social behaviour on our streets is one of the things that prompts most calls to the police.

These photos were taken today on my way to work in St Leonards ... depressing isn't it !?

Anti-social behaviour covers a wide range of unacceptable activity that causes harm to an individual, their community, or their environment. This could be an action by someone else that leaves you feeling alarmed, harassed or distressed.

It also includes fear of crime or concern for public safety, public disorder or public nuisance. Illegal motorbikes are just one example of anti-social behaviour which police are called to deal with.

Examples of anti-social behaviour include:

• Nuisance, rowdy or inconsiderate neighbours.

• Vandalism, graffiti and fly-posting.

• Street drinking. • Environmental damage including littering, dumping of rubbish and abandonment of cars.

• Prostitution related activity.

• Begging and vagrancy.

• Fireworks misuse. Youths hanging around in groups, causing disturbance to neighbours, is a common example of anti-social behaviour.

• Inconsiderate or inappropriate use of vehicles.

Read more at: https://www.hastingsobserver.co.uk/news/crime/revealed-the-worst-anti-social-behaviour-hotspots-in-hastings-and-bexhill-1-8496996

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