Neighbours

This section deals with some of the problems that you might come across in your neighbourhood, and how to go about dealing with them.

If you need more information about issues in your area, use our directory to find an adviser.

How to deal with a neighbour dispute

Follow these simple tips to show your neighbours that you want to get on with them. This will make it easier to talk through problems and disputes

Negotiation and mediation for neighbour disputes

Ways of resolving neighbour disputes without going to court or taking other steps that might make it difficult to continue to live near each other.

Boundary disagreements

Boundary disputes can arise because the borders of your house or garden aren't always clear. High hedges and fences can also cause boundary disputes.

How to deal with antisocial behaviour by neighbours

Find out what steps you can take to deal with antisocial behaviour in your neighbourhood