Browsing All posts tagged under »antisocial behaviour«

Police issue fireworks warning ahead of derby clash

October 29, 2013 by


Police Scotland will be carrying out an operation at tomorrow’s League Cup Quarter Final between Hibs and Hearts, searching for anyone in possession of fireworks or flares. Officers will be carrying out searches outside Easter Road stadium, and a specialist search dog, capable of detecting flares, will also be used to identify anyone trying to smuggle […]

Anti-Violence Initiative This Weekend

December 20, 2012 by


Lothian and Borders Police will deploy extra officers in communities across the Force area this weekend, as part of an ongoing effort to deal with incidents of violence and disorder over the festive period. Arrangements have been made for officers who normally fulfil departmental roles to be deployed in front-line response roles to bolster the […]

Stay safe advice for festive revellers

December 14, 2012 by


Revellers visiting Edinburgh city centre this weekend are being urged to make plans to ensure they get home safely at the end of their evening. With the Christmas party season now well underway, police expect there to be a high number of people visiting the city centre for a night out with work colleagues and […]

Letter: Building barriers is not the answer

October 9, 2012 by


Dear Editor I am writing  express my anger regarding the proposal from residents of Silverknowes asking to brick up three access points leading to Muirhouse following incidents of antisocial behaviour being blamed on Muirhouse residents. While I disagree with vandalism and antisocial behaviour, blocking pathways will not be the solution to this problem. This could […]

Partnership approach to tackle antisocial behaviour

September 24, 2012 by


North Edinburgh agencies will join together to launch a season of activities to tackle antisocial behaviour tomorrow. Local police are working with officers from the Fire and Rescue Service, City of Edinburgh Council and other agencies to focus on crime and antisocial behaviour in and around the West Pilton area in response to concerns raised by local residents. To supplement […]

Tenants to pay for deliberate damage?

September 5, 2012 by


  Irresponsible tenants who deliberately damage their homes may have to pay for repairs under proposals being considered by the City of Edinburgh Council. Councillors will discuss plans for a Rechargeable Repairs Policy at next week’s meeting of the Health, Social Care and Housing Committee. The Council currently carries out around 146,000 repairs every year at a […]

Centre hit by vandals – but Fun Day goes ahead

July 28, 2012 by


Vandals have caused damage estimated at £2500 at Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre. Up to three young people slashed the Centre’s polytunnel and destroyed young plants between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning. The attack comes just a week after a scarecrow was set ablaze at the Centre.   Staff turned up at work on Wednesday morning to find […]

Councillors to decide on Silverknowes access

July 15, 2012 by


It may not be up there with the Berlin Wall or Northern Ireland’s ‘peace barriers’, but North Edinburgh’s own long-running dispute over local access and antisocial behaviour could soon be over. Members of the city council’s Transport, Infrastructure and Environment (TIE) Committee will decide whether Silverknowes and Muirhouse are to be separated by closed-off barriers […]