Eyemouth action plan begins

An action plan to try to reduce incidents of anti-social behaviour in and around the Marine Square area of Eyemouth is underway.

Representatives from Scottish Borders Council (SBC), Lothian and Borders Police, and Berwickshire Housing Association recently took to the streets to try to address the issue.

It comes in response to numerous complaints about unacceptable anti-social incidents in the town.

Packs containing advice and guidance on what to do after witnessing either criminal or anti-social behaviour were distributed during doorstep visits.

SBC, Berwickshire Housing Association, Lothian and Borders Police and Victim Support were all part of the initiative.

Kerr Scott, Senior Anti-Social Behaviour Officer with the Scottish Borders Safer Communities Partnership, said: “We hope this will provide reassurance to members of the public and encourage people to report any problems in their area.

“Any problematic individuals or addresses identified through the process will be tackled utilising powers under both anti-social behaviour and housing legislation.”