March is the month for tackling antisocial behaviour

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Published Date: 

9 Mar 2012 - 12:03

Argyll and Bute Council’s environmental health and trading standards officers are working in partnership with Strathclyde Police during March to target anti-social behaviour.


Anti-social behaviour affects communities across the whole area and covers everything from excessive noise from residential and commercial properties, bogus callers and door step sellers to dog fouling and littering.  During March, council and police officers will target specific areas of concern.  And anyone found in breach of the law could find themselves with a fine or fixed penalty notice.


Head of Planning and Regulatory Services Angus Gilmour said, “We want to raise awareness of the effects anti-social behaviour can have on communities.  Through this initiative, we will target on areas where we are aware that there are issues and through joint working with the police, combine our resources to be more effective”