Archive for Month: April 2015

  • Reporting anti-social behaviour

    The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 defines anti-social behaviour as acting “in a manner that causes or is likely to cause harm, alarm or distress”. As anti-social behaviour covers a range of issues – noise, vandalism, drugs, alcohol, dog-fouling and many more – there are a number of agencies who can respond to try and…

  • Child Protection

     Recent media coverage of the exploitation of children reminds us that safeguarding – the action we take to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm – is everyone’s responsibility. Everyone who comes into contact with children and families has a role to play. The abuse or neglect of a child can be…