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Don't suffer in silence with 'neighbours from hell'

The house in Osborne Road, now boarded up, where the family was evicted
The house in Osborne Road, now boarded up, where the family was evicted

Residents are being advised to take action against nuisance neighbours following the eviction of one troublesome family in Kent.

A mother and her four teenage boys were moved out of their home in Willesborough, Ashford, after complaints from neighbours that they were making their lives a misery.

The residents claim that since the family moved into Osborne Road four-and-a-half years ago hordes of teenagers have used foul and racist language, pulled down fences and fights have broken out.

Police Community Support Officer Bill Waterman, part of the team that secured an

eviction order, said: “I was patrolling


Police say residents do not have to suffer in silence with troublesome neighbours. They suggest the following action:

* call your local PCSO or neighbourhood policing officer who will be able to help

* the police will work with other agencies like housing officers to get problem families moved on

* keep a note of the time and the details of the incident so police can help you to collect the evidence to secure an eviction.


down the street one day and I found blood on the ground.

“This was all brought to my attention around a year ago, that was the first I knew about the problems the family were causing. They were known to police.

“We realise that they are have not taken with them all the local youths who used to follow them.

“Hopefully they will learn a lesson and they can calm down a bit.”

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