Tag: anti-social behaviour

A new approach to anti-social behaviour

Taking on Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) and Crime: The Neighbourhood Response Team (NRT), who are they? The new NRT’s are 3 area-based teams covering the South, East & West of Leeds, and are made up of West Yorkshire Police Link Officers and a Leeds Antisocial Behaviour Team’s (LASBT) Offender Manager. They

Tackling anti-social behaviour in Holbeck cemetery

Holbeck cemetery is set to undergo a series of security improvements in an attempt to tackle anti-social behaviour in the area. Local residents have been working with Councillors to identify measures to help reduce anti-social behaviour, successfully negotiating new closing times at the cemetery. This will see the gates locked

Closure Order to tackle anti-social behaviour at Holbeck flats

Unauthorised visitors have been banned from a Leeds tower block as part of work by the police and council to tackle drug use and anti-social behaviour. Officers from Operation Leodis – a team funded by Leeds City Council to tackle mainly housing-related anti-social behaviour – have secured a partial closure

Plea to report Anti-social Behaviour in Middleton

Following a series of serious incidents of anti-social behaviour in the Middleton area, Cllr Kim Groves‎ (Middleton Park ward) writes: Please continue to report anonymously on 101 identifying those involved if you know who they are. Every incident needs logging to build evidence for prosecution. Police numbers of staff based

All guns blazing? Community responds to Beeston Hill armed police raid

As reported in South Leeds Life at the time, West Yorkshire Police last month carried out a high-profile operation in Beeston Hill, with several dozen officers – including a number with firearms – raiding properties suspected of arms and drug offences. However, following the relatively limited results of the raids,

Belle Isle tenant evicted for anti-social behaviour

A Leeds City Council tenant has been evicted from a property in south Leeds this week due to their continued anti-social behaviour. This follows a Warrant to Evict notice being secured by the Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team (LASBT) and partners including West Yorkshire Police at Leeds County Court, after Mr

Travelling over tricky ground

The encampment of Irish Travellers on Holbeck Moor last month once again generated considerable debate about the presence of Travellers and Gypsies in the lives of the south Leeds communities. We here explore the history, background, current set-up, and potential ways forward on this controversial subject. The communities now understood