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    • PhilE
    • By PhilE 11th Jun 17, 1:10 PM
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    Neighbours ball damaging fence.
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    • 11th Jun 17, 1:10 PM
    Neighbours ball damaging fence. 11th Jun 17 at 1:10 PM
    So I'm in a situation where the neighbors at the rear, children and father, pound a heavy football against the fence. Its my mothers property.

    Its been agitating her, and has caused damage to the fence. There's a bench at the back where she likes to sit, now she can't do that without the fence sounding like someones taken a hammer to it.

    I'll be checking the deeds on Monday to see who owns the fence. I'll take pictures of the damage, and then knock on the door and politely ask that they stop, as they have damaged the fence and are causing agitation.

    Failing that, it will have to be a solicitors letter. I'd rather it didn't go that far.

    Any shared experience on a similar matter or additional things I could do would be appreciated.
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    • Guest101
    • By Guest101 10th Jul 17, 11:21 AM
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    The authority to explain that it's not acceptable - and, with that authority, for the message to possibly be taken on board.

    The power to send the clear message that "things can and will be done". - What things?

    The power to show a bully/nuisance that there are bigger/badder people out there than themselves who are prepared to knock on their door and say "Oi!! No".
    Originally posted by PasturesNew
    And get told to 'f off' no doubt. There is no crime taking place here. By that logic, the police involvement is not required.
    • Guest101
    • By Guest101 10th Jul 17, 11:21 AM
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    Anti Social Behaviour Order
    Originally posted by m0bov


    On what basis?
    • m0bov
    • By m0bov 10th Jul 17, 11:33 AM
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    Read the thread?
    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 10th Jul 17, 11:37 AM
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    And get told to 'f off' no doubt.
    Originally posted by Guest101
    So you are admitting that the individual is a problem, who would even tell a police officer to "F off"?

    There are probably plenty of laws against that - I'm sure plod won't go "sorry mate" and scuttle off.

    Indeed, that reaction would instantly demonstrate which party was most likely to be the source of the problem.
    • Guest101
    • By Guest101 10th Jul 17, 11:37 AM
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    Read the thread?
    Originally posted by m0bov
    I have, I suspect you don't know what an ASBO is or how they're actually used.
    It's just a nice phrase to throw around.
    • Guest101
    • By Guest101 10th Jul 17, 11:39 AM
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    So you are admitting that the individual is a problem, who would even tell a police officer to "F off"? - I'm saying that from the way YOU are portraying them, that would be the likely response.

    There are probably plenty of laws against that - I'm sure plod won't go "sorry mate" and scuttle off. - No, there are no laws against telling anyone to F Off, especially not when you are in your own home.

    Indeed, that reaction would instantly demonstrate which party was most likely to be the source of the problem.
    Originally posted by PasturesNew


    So? Let's hypothetically agree on your version of events, it still doesn't help.
    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 10th Jul 17, 12:00 PM
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    So? Let's hypothetically agree on your version of events, it still doesn't help.
    Originally posted by Guest101
    You're one of those "tricky with words" people, whose sole purpose is to get people wrapped up ... in order to avoid the reality.

    As has been suggested, you should read the thread. There are powers in ASBOs, the 2014 changes made it easier to deal with this type of local nuisance.

    You're not "helping" at all, you're obstructing a route to the OP's resolution and I'm not sure why.

    Are you deliberately playing Devil's Advocate? Practising some form of "Debate Method"? Or just like to give the illusion that a route isn't available?

    You appear to be blind to what's actually happening and being belligerent to people's responses without actually "adding value" to the discussion.

    And I know you'll have some "smug answer" to my post, which I won't be able to respond to coherently as you'll have "done it again"



    But I will NOT be silenced by clever tongue tactics on an issue that is important.

    • Guest101
    • By Guest101 10th Jul 17, 12:12 PM
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    You're one of those "tricky with words" people, whose sole purpose is to get people wrapped up ... in order to avoid the reality. - no? I'm just pragmatic and to the point.

    As has been suggested, you should read the thread. There are powers in ASBOs, the 2014 changes made it easier to deal with this type of local nuisance. - In what way? You saying so doesn't help anyone. I can tell you that ASBOs are actually on the way out, being replaced mostly by PSPO's. Yes it's still possible to get an ASBO, but the nuisance typically has to be public, has to affect numerous people and has to be deliberate.

    You're not "helping" at all, you're obstructing a route to the OP's resolution and I'm not sure why. - In what way am I obstructing, I'm not interrupting the police who are still going about dealing with minor neighbour disputes, apparently.

    Are you deliberately playing Devil's Advocate? - no Practising some form of "Debate Method"? - no Or just like to give the illusion that a route isn't available? - I'm being pragmatic.

    You appear to be blind to what's actually happening and being belligerent to people's responses without actually "adding value" to the discussion. - I'd counter to say that your responses aren't adding any value. The OP isn't going to print this thread off and show it to the police saying 'see how many people agree with me, you must stop it'. I'm pointing out that the advice being presented, whilst trying to be helpful, is simply wrong.

    And I know you'll have some "smug answer" to my post, which I won't be able to respond to coherently as you'll have "done it again" - Do you often resort to insults when discussions aren't going your way?



    But I will NOT be silenced by clever tongue tactics on an issue that is important. - I haven't tried to silence you.

    Originally posted by PasturesNew
    it's called having a debate on a topic, typically there will be numerous view points.
    • pimento
    • By pimento 10th Jul 17, 1:31 PM
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    I like the replacing the fence with a chicken wire that won't bounce the ball back idea.
    "If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur." -- Red Adair
    • PhilE
    • By PhilE 12th Jul 17, 9:10 PM
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    You're wasting valuable poloce time on this nonsense?


    More worryingly the police are actually wasting time on this nonsense?!


    (make sure you get planning permission for both )
    Originally posted by Guest101

    Of course, if it were your mum it wouldn't be a waste of time, would it. If your mum had missiles coming into her garden causing her to stumble it wouldn't be a waste of your time, to do something about it.

    The fact that you regard it as a waste of time when it comes to someone elses mother suggests, with respect, that you are of low character.

    And thats the last time I ever waste my time addressing you. Dont forget to get in the last say.
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