Anti-Social Behaviour

Enhanced partnership has worked to fight disorder, says Nicholls

Crime at the lowest level since statistics began

By Ellie Bothwell

Crime is at its lowest level since records began with public order offences – most often associated with alcohol related crime and disorder – seeing the biggest drop, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed.

London for London: raising money

London pub goers urged to help beat crime

By Ewan Turney

London pub and club goers are being asked to donate £1 to help combat anti-social behaviour in the Capital. Charity London for London hopes to...

Police have taken Challenge-21 a step further at off-licences

Police apologise over under-21 pub ban gaff

By Ewan Turney

Police in Ashby de la Zouch have apologised to two pubs over a letter asking them not to serve anyone under-21 — even if they are over 18. Police...

Host wrote to Brown urging him to adopt minimum pricing

Host tells Brown: Adopt minimum pricing

By Ewan Turney

A licensee has written to Gordon Brown urging him to adopt a minimum price of 50p per unit of alcohol in a bid to cut anti-social behaviour and drive people to the local pub.

Scots town bans alcohol sales to under-21s

Scots town bans alcohol sales to under-21s

By Ewan Turney

A Scottish town has banned off-trade sales to under-21s as part of a six week trial to reduce anti-social behaviour. All 11 off-licences in Armadale,...

Police block JDW pub plan

Police block JDW pub plan

Police have blocked an attempt by JD Wetherspoon to open a pub on Cambridge Leisure Park. City magistrates have backed officers after they claimed...

MPs have their say

MPs have their say

The issues of excessive drinking and anti-social behaviour were a major thread running through last week's second reading of the Licensing Bill....