Stand up to anti-social behaviour

You and your neighbours have the right to live in a safe and peaceful community. That’s why we don’t tolerate anti-social behaviour in any form.

We work with residents, the police and other agencies to deal with anti-social behaviour in our communities. We will evict residents persistently making others live in misery.

That’s exactly what happened to Oxford resident, Marie James. Miss James and members of her household had subjected her neighbours to on-going homophobic abuse and anti-social behaviour.

Since June 2011 the police visited her home many times to deal with reports of cannabis use, excessive noise and intimidating behaviour.

Miss James even signed an acceptable behaviour contract which her and her household broke on several occasions. She then signed an agreement to curb her behaviour but again broke this in a matter of days.

After showing no signs of improvement, Catalyst worked with the police and Oxford City Council to serve Miss James a warrant to possess the property. She appealed against this but the district judge dismissed her appeal. Miss James was eventually evicted on Tuesday 29 January.

Catalyst was only able to evict Miss James because other residents reported the anti-social behaviour. Without your help we can’t do anything.

If you are a victim or see anti-social behaviour in your neighbourhood please report it here.

For more information visit the anti-social behaviour section on our website.