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.
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