Browsing articles tagged with "anti social behaviour Archives - Noise Action Week"
May
25
2021

Resolving anti-social noise

Anti-social behaviour (ASB) comprises a range of behaviours causing nuisance and annoyance or harm and distress to someone. It is a wide range of unacceptable activity including noise nuisance. Sharon McLoughlin, Head of Professional Practice at RESOLVE, considers the impact anti social noise can have and ways to manage cases. Noise is by far the highest reported case type of ASB. One in three cases of ASB are noise nuisance. Even when noise is not […]

Jun
13
2014

Can closer communities cure noise problems?

Noise in communities comes from many sources affecting all types of housing across all locations. Whether it’s poorly managed summer celebrations broadcast across the counties, urban venues and residents that shouldn’t be neighbours, or ill considered pastimes and parties – we can be disturbed and annoyed by noise where ever we are. This is why Noise Action Week, which aims to raise awareness of the issues and promote solutions, continues to be well supported by […]

Mar
12
2014

Housing and anti social behaviour officers should act swiftly to tackle noise

Janine Green, ASB Practice and Projects Manager at the The Social Landlords Crime and Nuisance Group (SLCNG) considers the challenge anti social noise presents. SLCNG is a national body for England and Wales consisting of over 300 member organisations, all sharing a responsibility for tackling anti social behaviour within our communities. Members manage around 75% of the housing stock and the role of SLCNG  is to help develop and promote best practice. Noise nuisance is […]

Feb
11
2014

Preventing anti social and unhealthy noise

Press Release Noise Action Week 19th – 20th May 2014 The focus for Noise Action Week 2014 is noise and health and, following positive feedback from last years’ participants, Environmental Protection UK (EPUK) are encouraging all professionals concerned with reducing the impact of noise on health to take part.  EPUK  co-ordinate Noise Action Week – and Environmental Protection Scotland will be supporting activity to raise awareness of noise too. For local authority noise teams, social […]