Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB)

Anti-Social Behaviour

This page provides information, advice and guidance around addressing Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) and information relating to ASB Case Reviews (formerly known as the Community Trigger) and Community Remedy.

ASB is any aggressive, intimidating or destructive activity that damages or destroys another person’s quality of life.

ASB covers a wide range of unacceptable activity that causes harm to an individuals, to their community or to their environment and can include:

  • Nuisance, rowdy and inconsiderate behaviour
  • Vandalism and graffiti
  • Abusive language
  • Neighbour disputes
  • Fly tipping (please contact Streetscene on 08000 198 598 to report fly tipping)
  • Abandoned vehicles (please click on this link to report an abandoned vehicle –

How do I report Anti-Social Behaviour?

ASB and crimes that are not an emergency can be reported by calling the non-emergency Police telephone number by dialling 101 or using the following online reporting form –

In cases of an emergency such as when there is a risk of harm call 999.

How do I report Noise Nuisance?

Noise complaints should be reported by calling Environmental Health on 01329 824399 during office hours (09:00 – 17:00). Alternatively you can visit the ground floor reception at the Town Hall, High Street, Gosport to speak with a member of staff.

Please see the following web link for further information about the procedure for dealing with noise complaints.

Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014

In 2014 the new Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill was introduced by Parliament.

The new Anti-Social Behaviour toolkit will see the number of orders and injunctions reduced to six, these new powers are detailed in the document below:

Updated ASB Statutory Guidance – March 2023

ASB Case Review (formerly known as the Community Trigger)

Please view the following webpage for further details on the ASB Case Review – 

If you wish to activate an ASB Case Review please contact Hampshire Constabulary via 101.

The Borough of Gosport and Town Centre Public Spaces Protection Order 2023 (PSPO)

Gosport Borough Council has approved The Borough of Gosport and Town Centre PSPO 2023 for a period of three years from 14 December 2023.

Personal watercraft (jet skiing) / water skiing / board sailing (wind surfing) and swimming:

King’s Harbour Master guidance on usage in Portsmouth Harbour and Solent: 

Any anti-social behaviour relating to Personal watercraft usage should be reported to Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary here