ASB and Possession – NearlyLegal

“Birmingham CC v Ashton is a case which illustrates the difficulty that judges face when they are invited to make possession orders on the grounds of nuisance and anti-social behaviour against tenants with mental health problems.”

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NearlyLegal, 16th December 2012

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Not round these parts – NearlyLegal

Posted October 22nd, 2012 in ASBOs, housing, judicial review, local government, news, young persons by sally

“Did historic ASB by the daughter of a former evicted tenant allow the local authority to refuse to allow her accommodation in the same area? This was the issue in this judicial review of Bolton-at-Home’s (‘Bolton’) decision to refuse a property to Ms Carney.”

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NearlyLegal, 21st October 2012

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Paul Smith given Asbo over bomb-making hobby – BBC News

Posted September 4th, 2012 in ASBOs, drug offences, explosives, news by tracey

“A man who had a ‘bomb workshop’ at his Hull home has been given a 10-year anti-social behaviour order banning him from owning certain fireworks.”

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BBC News, 3rd September 2012

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Man jailed for urinating on Gloucestershire war memorial – The Independent

Posted July 9th, 2012 in ASBOs, guilty pleas, news, outraging public decency, sentencing by sally

“A man who urinated on a plaque in a war memorial in South Gloucestershire and scratched the word “prick” into the pavement has been jailed for 11 weeks.”

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The Independent, 6th July 2012

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London 2012: Protester’s banning order extended – BBC News

Posted June 20th, 2012 in ASBOs, news, public order, sport by sally

“A man barred from protesting at the site of an Olympic basketball training facility has had his banning order extended by two years.”

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BBC News, 19th June 2012

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Overview of The Government’s White Paper on Anti-Social Behaviour Responses – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted May 28th, 2012 in ASBOs, local government, news, police by sally

“The Government has now issued its White Paper on the much-heralded changes to the methods presently used to tackle anti-social behaviour.”

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Hardwicke Chambers, 24th May 2012

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Asbo facelift won’t protect the vulnerable – The Guardian

Posted May 23rd, 2012 in ASBOs, news by sally

“The asbo is dead – but a brace of souped-up new jargon is no shortcut to solving the problem of antisocial behaviour.”

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The Guardian, 22nd May 2012

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Q&A: Anti-social behaviour powers – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2012 in ASBOs, news by sally

“The coalition is reforming anti-social behaviour – how do the new powers compare to the old?”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2012

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Theresa May to press ahead with tougher antisocial behaviour laws – The Guardian

Posted May 22nd, 2012 in ASBOs, news, police, victims by sally

“Tensions within the coalition are believed to have delayed the introduction of a more ‘punitive’ regime to tackle antisocial behaviour and replace Labour’s discredited asbos.”

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The Guardian, 22nd May 2012

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Asbo replacements ‘won’t work’, says Criminal Justice Alliance – The Independent

Posted May 22nd, 2012 in ASBOs, news, police, victims by sally

“A new community trigger to force police to investigate any incident of anti-social behaviour reported by at least five people will do little to tackle the problem in the long term, campaigners said today.”

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The Independent, 22nd May 2012

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Protester barred from all Jubilee and Games events – BBC News

Posted May 3rd, 2012 in ASBOs, news, public order, sport by sally

“A man barred from protesting at the site of an Olympic basketball training facility has been ordered by a court to stay away from all Games venues.”

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BBC News, 3rd May 2012

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Protester receives Olympics asbo – The Guardian

Posted April 17th, 2012 in ASBOs, demonstrations, news, sport by sally

“An activist who took part in a protest against the construction of an Olympic facility says he has been handed a court order banning him from approaching any Olympic venue, activity or official.”

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The Guardian, 17th April 2012

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OAP given Asbo for playing her radio too loud – The Independent

Posted April 10th, 2012 in ASBOs, elderly, news, noise, nuisance by sally

“An 87-year-old woman has been given an interim anti-social behaviour order (Asbo) for playing her radio too loud and banging her walking stick on the wall, a council confirmed today.”

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The Independent, 10th April 2012

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Haircut attacker banned from carrying scissors – The Guardian

Posted April 4th, 2012 in ASBOs, assault, community service, news, sentencing by sally

“A man has been banned from carrying scissors in public after he sneaked up on two unsuspecting women and cut their hair.”

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The Guardian, 3rd April 2012

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‘Robo-camera’ threatens residents with prosecution – The Guardian

Posted February 7th, 2012 in ASBOs, closed circuit television, local government, news by sally

“A council has apologised for installing a ‘robo-camera’ in a housing estate garden which indiscriminately takes pictures of anyone entering, residents included, before warning them they are in a restricted area and face prosecution.”

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The Guardian, 6th February 2012

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Asbos ban Trowbridge pensioners from feeding pigeons – BBC News

Posted January 11th, 2012 in ASBOs, birds, environmental health, news, public interest by sally

“Two pensioners have been given anti-social behaviour orders (Asbos) stopping them feeding pigeons in Trowbridge for five years.”

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BBC News, 10th January 2012

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Reading man jailed for dead girl ‘trolling’ insults – BBC News

Posted September 13th, 2011 in ASBOs, internet, malicious communications, news, sentencing by tracey

“A Berkshire man has been jailed for posting abusive messages online about a schoolgirl after she committed suicide. Sean Duffy, 25, of Reading, was handed an 18-week sentence for posts on social networking sites about Worcester teenager Natasha MacBryde.”

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BBC News, 13th September 2011

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Cardiff Asbo for Agripina Gheorge, 74, over begging – BBC News

Posted August 30th, 2011 in ASBOs, news by sally

“A woman has been banned from begging in Cardiff as a result of an anti-social behaviour order (Asbo) imposed on her for three years.”

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BBC News, 30th August 2011

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Seven in ten children ignore Asbo warnings – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 5th, 2011 in ASBOs, children, news by sally

“Seven in ten children and teenagers are ignoring Asbos, fuelling fears they are treated as little more than a badge of honour, figures reveal for the first time.”

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Daily Telegraph, 4th August 2011

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Cannock man jailed for giving partner HIV – BBC News

Posted July 25th, 2011 in ASBOs, grievous bodily harm, HIV, news, sentencing by tracey

“A Staffordshire man who had unprotected sex with his partner knowing he had HIV has been jailed for four years.”

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BBC News, 25th July 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk