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The following issues of anti social behaviour are dealt
with by the Police.
If a crime is in progress or risk to life dial
999, otherwise dial 101 which is Kent Police's
Community Safety Partnership's anti-social behaviour pledge
Dogs - Strays,
lost and found.
Trading Standards - Taking
action against businesses that deliberately or persistently break
the law, particularly those engaged in door to door sales.
Restricting access for children and young people to harmful
age-restricted goods. Controlling farm animal welfare and
Environmental Enforcement - In order to protect the
environment and provide a pleasant and clean area in which to live,
work and visit.
Fly Tipping - is the illegal dumping of rubbish or
any unwanted item in any quantity on any land that is not licensed
to accept it. Fly-tipping can present a hazard to the public,
it can pollute the land and watercourses, looks unsightly and costs
the council tax-payer significant amounts of money to clear
Noise and nuisance - The council
has a duty to inspect its area to detect whether a statutory
nuisance exists or is likely to occur or recur. This usually
involves an initial investigation following any complaint of
statutory nuisance from a local resident.
Littering - In order to protect the environment and
provide a pleasant and clean area in which to live, work and
Selling a vechicle on a public highway - Vehicles
offered for sale on the highway without consent are liable to be
seized by Medway Council, who will then institute legal proceedings
against the owner for the recovery of its costs
Fly posting - It is an offence to fly post material.
Medway Council will remove it and take action against those
Smokefree Legislation Since 1 July 2007, Medway has been
smokefree, which means that the buildings in which people work,
relax and socialise are free of smoke caused by tobacco. Vehicles
that are used by more than one person, such as taxis and shared
cars and vans are also smokefree.