Accessing Council Services:
You can now access services, get advice and support, and transact with us in the following ways:
- By accessing our wide range of 24/7 online services
- By emailing directly to the relevant service
- By phoning First Contact on 01268 882200 (8.45am to 5.15pm Mon to Thurs, and to 4.45pm on Fri).
- By pre-booked appointment at the Kiln Road office (9.00am to 4.00pm Mon to Fri) - these can be arranged by phoning First Contact on 01268 882200.
Castle Point Council works with Essex Police, the Local Community Safety Partnership, that includes a range of organisations and groups, together with residents and businesses to tackle anti-social behaviour.
What is Anti-social Behaviour?
Anti-social behaviour is a broad term used to describe the day to day incidents of crime, nuisance and disorder that make many people’s lives a misery – from litter and vandalism, to public drunkenness or aggressive dogs, to noisy or abusive neighbours.
There are many factors which on their own or in combination can constitute anti-social behaviour as defined above. The following are some of the most common;
Misuse of Public Space
- Using, dealing and buying drugs on the street
- Anti-social Street Drinking
- Abandoned Cars; and
- Vehicle related nuisance
Disruption of Community/Personal Well-being
- Certain noise nuisance
- Rowdy & Nuisance behaviour
- Hoax calls
- Animal related problems
- Misuse of Fire works and fireworks being set off late at night
Acts Directed at People
- Racist or homophobic abuse
- Criminal Damage/Vandalism/Graffiti