Anti-social behaviour continues to fall in Knowsley
27 October 2010
The Safer Knowsley Partnership is pleased to report that
anti-social behaviour continues to fall in Knowsley. Since 2006 the
reported number of incidents have fallen by over 40%, in fact
between April and September this year there have been 211 fewer
incidents than in the same period in 2009.
Working in partnership, Knowsley Council, Merseyside Police and
other agencies such as Knowsley Housing Trust and Villages Housing
continue to tackle nuisance and problem behaviour which is caused
by relatively few individuals and families, but which can cause
distress and alarm to many within our communities. The partnership
will be paying particular attention to these individuals over the
Halloween and bonfire period.
The partnership is urging residents to ensure they have a happy
and safe Halloween and bonfire period in 2010 by issuing some
Remember some tricks can cause serious damage to homes and
property and cause upset to others;
Under 18s found in possession of fireworks can be arrested and
If you are a parent, make sure you know where your children are
and what they are doing;
Keep your wheelie bins secure, preferably behind locked gates
and only put them out on collection day;
Only buy fireworks from a responsible retailer, or consider
attending an organised display;
Don’t store materials for bonfire – call the environmental
helpline to arrange collection 443 2400;
Visit the Knowsley Council website for details of places to go
and things to do.
You can report incidents of anti-social behaviour to the Safer
Knowsley Partnership. The anti-social behaviour helpline 443 2000
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and Saturday, 10am to 12.30pm.
All calls are treated in complete confidence and your details
will not be passed on without your consent. The helpline will be
extending its opening hours on the following days Saturday 30
October 10am to 12.30pm and 4pm to 10pm, Sunday 31 October 4pm to
10pm and Friday 5 November 9am to 10pm. Don’t suffer in silence, a
dedicated team is here to help.
Alternatively incidents can be reported via the Knowsley Council
Remember, in an emergency you should call 999.