Special meeting called as residents and businesses demand action over anti-social behaviour

A public meeting has been called by Hetton Town Council after weeks of anti-social behaviour that has left residents and businesses feeling anxious.

Friday, 17th January 2020, 3:45 pm
Updated Monday, 20th January 2020, 9:59 am
Hetton Town Council call meeting as residents are left anxious following weeks of anti-social behaviour

Hetton Town Council have organised a public meeting with Northumbria Police and Sunderland City Council following weeks of anti-social behaviour that is causing disruption and anxiety to residents and businesses.

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The meeting will be held on Friday, January 24 at 6pm at the Hetton Centre, Welfare Road, Hetton le Hole and aims to listen to concerns of the public, and hear details of steps taken by the police and the City Council to tackle the growing issue.

Hetton Town Council Mayor Coun Kathleen Pearson said "Anti social behaviour is having a real affect on the lives of the local community and it seems to be on the increase here. The public meeting is a positive step by the Town Council to address concerns."

All members of the public and business representatives are welcome to attend.