Anti-social behaviour covers a range of activities that affect people's enjoyment of their homes and communities. This page provides information on where to find help and other useful information.
If you require immediate assistance please phone the police on 101 or 999.
You can report anti-social behaviour to us:
- anti-social behaviour (includes vandalism, football and ball games complaints)
- high hedges
- illegally lit fires ( )
- needles and drugs equipment
- rubbish in gardens/yards ( )
If the house itself is empty, please see our empty homes page.
We will fully investigate any complaint we receive.
If you have an ongoing problem with anti-social behaviour and it's not being addressed, the Community Trigger gives you and your community the right to expect action.
Other help and advice
- You can report off-road bikes to the police by calling 101.
- If you are a tenant with any former council housing company or other housing association, you can find more information on their website.
- Neighbourhood wardens work to improve the quality of life for residents by reducing the level of anti-social behaviour. Numbers of incidents are included in their monthly performance reports.
Hate crime and incidents
If the incident is perceived to be motivated by hostility or prejudice based on a person's:
- race, ethnic origin, or nationality
- sexual orientation
Then it is a Hate crimes and incidents.
- Customer Services
- 03000 26 0000
Our address is:
- Durham County Council
- County Hall
- County Durham
- United Kingdom
- DH1 5UQ