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Adverse Possession and Your Neighbour's Fence
Adverse Possession and Your Neighbour's Fence
Have you been using a part of your neighbour's garden because of a boundary mix up? Find out whether adverse possession is a relevant factor in our guide which…...
Benefits of a Homewatch Scheme
Benefits of a Homewatch Scheme
As well as reducing and deterring crime, neighbourhood watch schemes can provide many additional benefits to a local community....
Boundary Disputes: Frequent Questions
Boundary Disputes: Frequent Questions
Boundary disputes are commonplace but it pays to maintain a good relationship with your neighbour. Here are some frequently asked questions to show you what is an what…...
Checking out an Area Before Moving In
Checking out an Area Before Moving In
It's crucial that you check out a neighbourhood before you move in, in order to establish its suitability. Here's some advice on how to go about it....
Dangers of Vigilantism
Dangers of Vigilantism
A vigilante group can often escalate problems in a neighbourhood, as opposed to trying to rectify them, so it's important to understand how taking vigilante action can…...
How to Deal With Environmental Nuisances Caused by Neighbours
How to Deal With Environmental Nuisances Caused by Neighbours
How issues like graffiti, fly posting, fly tipping and abandoned vehicles can blight a community and what you can do if you witness any instances of these types of…...
Personal Issues: When Disputes Get Nasty
Personal Issues: When Disputes Get Nasty
Sometimes a dispute with the neighbours can get personal and can make your life miserable. So what's the solution?...
Planning Disputes: Who Pays?
Planning Disputes: Who Pays?
Planning disputes can arise in a huge variety of circumstances - and they can be expensive. You should make sure you understand who bears the cost....
Problems With the Neighbours at Christmas
Problems With the Neighbours at Christmas
It's the time of goodwill to all men - but Christmas and New Year parties can test your patience. Here's some good advice when dealing with noisy neighbours during the…...
Protection from Harassment
Protection from Harassment
How the law protects you from harassment and what you should do if you feel you have become a victim of harassment....
Stop Off-road Vehicles Using Public Footpaths and the Countryside
Stop Off-road Vehicles Using Public Footpaths and the Countryside
If you live near countryside, a park, a playing field or woodland, you may have come across motorbikes, quadbikes and other vehicles that you consider to be a danger.…...
What to Do About Noisy, Dirty or Aggressive Animals
What to Do About Noisy, Dirty or Aggressive Animals
Pets can be a nuisance - and sometimes dangerous, too. Here is some advice on dealing with noisy, dirty or aggressive animals in your neighbourhood....
What to Do About Racist Behaviour?
What to Do About Racist Behaviour?
Are you a victim of racism by your neighbours? What should you do if you think you may be?...
What to do About Teenage Gangs
What to do About Teenage Gangs
How it’s important to recognise the difference between teenage groups congregating to chat and those who are out to cause nuisance or intimidation, and why it’s…...
When Disputes Can Result in Discrimination
When Disputes Can Result in Discrimination
Neighbourhood disputes can sometimes result in illegal discrimination. Find out what you can do about this if it happens to you and organisations you can turn to for…...
When Mediation Can Help in Neighbour Disputes
When Mediation Can Help in Neighbour Disputes
How mediation services can facilitate an acceptable resolution to a dispute between neighbours, and the benefits to both parties as a result of taking this course of…...
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