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Anti-social behaviour crackdown for ward
8:00am Monday 10th September 2012 in News
A NEW “neighbourhood network” is being set up to help tackle antisocial behaviour.
Residents, police officers and members of Brentwood Council were at a community meeting at Brentwood Town Hall to discuss antisocial behaviour.
The meeting was organised by Julie Morrissey, Brentwood South councillor, for people to air problems mainly concerned with damage to property and behaviour of youngsters and the problems of a the town’s night time economy.
Mrs Morrissey said she will be working with residents to form a neighbourhood network to help address issues which are raised by residents.
The aim is to organise a meeting for residents with local nightclub and pub owners so residents can air concerns.
Mrs Morrissey said: “I was very impressed with the positive way we approached the issues.”
Mike Le-Surf, Brentwood South councillor who chaired the meeting, said: “At the moment Brentwood Council is not fulfilling its duty to town centre residents and this has to change.
“There are times when councillors from across the political divide have to come together to address residents’ concerns and we hope the leader of the council will facilitate the meeting to address issues caused, in part, by our nightime economy.”