Intimidation, threats, gossip, rumours, bullying, harassment? Read this
Bullying and harassment by neighbours is common but there's little information on how to deal with it. Laws are weak and often authorities are reluctant to become involved.
Neighbours from Hell in Britain is a community for people dealing with neighbours from hell. They have a forum and have recently published the results of a poll on "What is your worst Neighbour from Hell problem?"
Neighbours From Hell in Britain Survey: if you have a Neighbour From Hell in Britain please fill in the survey at http://www.nfh.org.uk/survey/index.php
Hedgeline campaigns for effective legislative control of problem hedges of all species in residential areas of the UK. Hedgeline draws on the experience of thousands of members to provide advice and information for hedge victims.
News and links
May 2005: leylandii becomes subject to anti-social behaviour laws: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/4595727.stm
October 2003: UK government targets bullying neighbours, http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/3188022.stm
December 2002: Cupressocyparis Leylandii to be subject to law in the UK: local councils are to be granted new powers to deal with the curse of the Leylandii: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/2557749.stm
Long-term harassment by neighbour ends in murder - article in the Evening Times.
One person's response to the nightly nuisance of noisy neighbours: http://www.richardsfault.com/
Bully OnLine is a gold mine of insight and information on bullying which identifies the different types of harassment and bullying, and exposes the main perpetrator, the serial bully. Everyone knows at least one person in their life with the profile of the serial bully. Click here to see ...who has this behaviour profile in your life? Maybe this describes your neighbour to a T?
Have a look through this web site to recognise the bullies and bullying in your life ... start with Am I being bullied? then move on to What is bullying? To find out what you can do about bullying, click Action to tackle bullying. Have a look at the profile of the serial bully which is common to sociopathic managers, harassers, stalkers, rapists, violent partners, bullying neighbours from hell, abusers, paedophiles, even serial killers of the organized kind.
If bullying and harassment have caused injury to your health, commonly diagnosed as "stress", see the page on injury to health and the one on the psychiatric injury of trauma, a collection of symptoms congruent with the diagnostic criteria for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD.
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