Complaints of antisocial behaviour disturbance leads to legal action

An interim ASBO was issued at Edinburgh Sheriff Court against Ann Edwards (61) of Glenburn Road, North Berwick prohibiting her from shouting, swearing, screaming using aggressive, abusive or intimidating language or behaviour within her property and Glenburn Road, North Berwick or permitting visitors to do the same, such as to cause, or be likely to cause, alarm or distress to other residents of, or visitors to, Glenburn Road, North Berwick.

A number of complaints about Ms Edward’s behaviour, and that of visitors to her property, have been received by East Lothian Council’s Safer Communities Team and centred on her abusive and aggressive language and behaviour towards visitors to, and neighbours of, her property at behaviour which has caused alarm and distress to other residents and visitors in Glenburn Road, North Berwick.

A council spokesperson said: “Police Scotland and our Safer Communities Team were contacted a number of times to investigate complaints about Ms Edward’s antisocial behaviour which has caused alarm and distress. The interim ASBO prohibits her from using aggressive or abusive language or behaviour to neighbours and visitors. Her behaviour, and that of visitors to her property, greatly affected others in Glenburn Road to enjoy a quiet and peaceful home life. East Lothian Council will seek to pursue appropriate legal process to tackle antisocial behaviour which can blight local communities.”

Published: Friday, 7th December 2018