Tag Archives : anti-social behaviour


Closure order on property after reports of drugs, guns and anti-social behaviour

Plymouth Magistrates have granted a closure order on a property in Plymouth after ongoing problems with drugs, guns and anti-social behaviour. Plymouth City Council’s Anti-Social Behaviour Team applied for the closure on 172 Grenville Road, working with Devon and Cornwall Police, following months of anti-social behaviour at the house that the court heard was being […]


More drug dens closed in Plymouth

Two more properties have been closed because of drugs and anti-social behaviour following successful applications by Plymouth City Council. Plymouth Magistrates granted a closure order on 14a Duke Street because the court was satisfied, following evidence from police and local residents, that Mark Lewis had engaged in criminal behaviour and that the use of the […]


Drug den shut down by council, police and landlords

A drug den has been shut down by a partnership between Plymouth City Council, Devon and Cornwall Police and landlords Westward Housing Group. The Council successfully applied to Plymouth Magistrates on Friday 9 September for the three month closure order for the property in Hospital Road, following ongoing complaints around drug dealing and anti-social behaviour […]


Closure order granted on house in Plymouth following anti-social behaviour

A closure order has been granted on a house in Plymouth after repeated complaints of anti-social behaviour, violence and drug dealing. Plymouth Magistrates granted the order on 86 Keat Street after ongoing issues which made life difficult for neighbours. The order was applied for by Plymouth City Council’s Anti-Social Behaviour Team following an approach by […]


Owners of ‘eyesore’ Quality Hotel choose not to appeal

The owners of the derelict Quality Hotel which has been subject to vandalism and anti-social behaviour over several years, have chosen not to appeal against an Untidy Land Notice. Plymouth City Council served an Untidy Land Notice on the owners of the Quality Hotel on 10 June 2015. The owners have chosen not to appeal […]


Urgent action to tackle vandalism at disused hotel in Plymouth

Urgent action is being taken to tackle ongoing problems with vandalism and anti-social behaviour at a derelict hotel in Plymouth. Plymouth City Council has asked the owners of the disused Quality Hotel to – which was subject to the latest in a series of arson attacks earlier this week – to urgently put in place […]


Tenants to be evicted following complaints of anti-social behaviour

A closure order has been granted on a flat in Plymouth following repeated complaints of anti-social behaviour. Devon and Cornwall Police applied to Plymouth Magistrates Court for a closure order on 19 Saunders Walk in Southway. They have been supported in the order by Plymouth Community Homes, who own the property, and Plymouth City Council. […]


Nuisance neighbour to be forced out following complaints of anti-social behaviour

A closure order has been granted on a flat in Plymouth following repeated complaints of anti-social behaviour. Devon and Cornwall Police applied to Plymouth Magistrates Court for a closure order on 27 Hilton Avenue, following repeated complaints from neighbours about anti-social behaviour by tenant Colin Prouse, 47. They have been supported in the order by […]


Police and council join forces to tackle neighbourhood nuisance

Police and council workers will be joining forces with the community to tackle street grime and low level crime that cause a nuisance for city residents. They will be taking a new ‘don’t walk by’ approach on neighbourhood issues of greatest concern to residents such as dog fouling, littering, graffiti, flyposting, under-age drinking, parking issues […]


Student guide to being a good Plymouth neighbour

Students arriving in Plymouth are being given a welcome back with top tips on how to be a good neighbour.   A leaflet giving the low-down on how to be a good neighbour is being handed out by Council staff at Fresher’s Week and will be distributed to all students through the university and the […]


Dispersal order in Efford to tackle anti-social behaviour

A dispersal order designed to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in Efford will come into effect towards the end of this month. The order was requested by the police and signed by Councillor Chris Penberthy, Cabinet member for Cooperatives, Housing and Community Safety at Plymouth City Council. It will come into effect on 25 July […]


Plymouth’s Selena, Victim’s Champion, invited to Parliament

Plymouth’s local lead for championing victim’s rights has been invited to an event at the Houses of Parliament to celebrate 40 years of the charity Victim Support. Selena Newbery, who is the Anti-Social Behaviour Victim’s Champion at Plymouth City Council, and is on secondment from Victim Support, has been selected to attend for her “outstanding […]


Dispersal order in Devonport to tackle anti-social behaviour

A dispersal order designed to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in Devonport will come into effect in June. The order was requested by the police and signed this week as a delegated decision by the Council’s Cabinet Member for Cooperatives and Community Development, Cllr Chris Penberthy. The order will be in place round the clock from […]