Try to reach a middle ground that will solve the problem. According to Consumer Reports, if the friendly chat fails, you can write a formal letter that details the problem and why it can’t be tolerated.
If your neighbor is breaking any city law or ordinance, tell him why this is not acceptable.
Their mother, Claire Cox, from Solihull, West Midlands, said: ‘I’m shocked – the letter implies they could be given Asbos.’ PCSO Allan Cameron wrote to the children’s parents telling them there had been reports of ‘a rise in antisocial behaviour’.
He described ‘minor damage to trees and trampling of plants underfoot’ by ‘large groups of children’ as ‘slightly intimidating to elderly neighbours’ and said the council would be informed about any subsequent damage.
Be specific about what’s bothering you, and ask if there’s anything that he wants to say or ask. Point out that you don’t want the situation to continue and would like to find a solution. If he’s bullying you for no reason, don’t budge and agree to something you think is unfair or threatening.
Try to understand your neighbor’s position and offer an alternative if his requests seem unreasonable.
Judge Jacqueline Linnane also granted Anthony Healy injunctions restraining next-door neighbour Martin O’Donnell from entering or interfering with the use and enjoyment of his property, and from throwing objects, food and liquids on to his property.
He said Mr O’Donnell had trespassed on several occasions in his back garden. She specializes in health, wellness and travel topics and has credits in various publications including Woman's Day, Marie Claire, Adirondack Life and Self.She is also a seasoned independent traveler and a certified personal trainer and nutrition consultant.Make the most of opportunities such as Neighbours Day and online via Neighbourly to try and stay connected with the people around you.Your local council has by-laws covering many of these issues.