Anti-social behaviour

What is anti-social behaviour?

Anti-social behaviour (ASB) is anything that causes alarm, harassment or distress that adversely affects another person's quality of life.

This might include:

  • Verbal abuse or harassment
  • Threatening behaviour
  • Noisy neighbours
  • Graffiti
  • Hate related harassment or abuse
  • Anti-social use of cars or scrambler bikes

What is not classed as anti-social behaviour?

  • Normal household noise
  • Children playing
  • Display of non-offensive items such as flags during national sporting events
  • One-off celebrations 

How to report anti-social behaviour

If you are a social housing tenant you should contact your landlord and ask to speak to your housing officer or ASB team.

Alternatively if you are a home owner or private tenant then please contact the Community Safety Team


Anti-social behaviour case review

The ASB case review (also known as the Community Trigger) is a process that has been introduced to allow members of the public to ask the Safer Trafford Integrated Partnership Team to review their collective response to complaints of anti-social behaviour (includes Trafford Council, Greater Manchester Police, Trafford Housing Trust, Irwell Valley, Your Housing Group and numerous smaller registered providers).

If you would like to apply for an ASB Case review, please complete the online ASB case review form

Case review data

The Anti Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act require us to publish the following statistics: