The sound of children playing is not considered anti-social behaviour.

All children need to play inside or outside of their home in order to have a healthy upbringing. We expect everyone to accept this as we cannot take any action for this type of noise.

For more advice, please contact the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000 or by email at

If there is an immediate danger contact the police on 999.

Alternatively, contact your local authority child protection scheme via