DOCUMENT PURPOSE: This document provides a summary of evidence on environmental crime and its health impacts, as well as the wider role of green spaces within this. It summarises some tested techniques for decreasing littering, vandalism and incivilities. It outlines the work that is underway at Newcastle City Council and makes some recommendations as to how this work might be supported by public health funds. CONTRIBUTORS: This document was compiled and written by Gillian Pepper in December 2014. A number of people within Newcastle City Council contributed information and expertise. They were: Jan Shimmin, Environmental Engagement & Education Team Manager; Kit England, Policy and Information Officer; Joanna Ward, Community Safety Officer; Roy Harris, Street Enforcement and Environmental Crime; Karen Inglis, Resilience, Prevention and Early Intervention.
|Publisher||Newcastle City Council|
|Commissioning body||Newcastle City Council Public Health Team|
|Number of pages||27|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|