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Police in Thame will have new powers to tackle group related anti-social behaviour from Tuesday 1 May

Police in Thame will have new powers to tackle group related anti-social behaviour from Tuesday 1 May.

The new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) allows police to prohibit groups of three or more from congregating in public areas of the town if they are behaving anti-socially, or likely to cause alarm, distress or a nuisance to those nearby. Anyone causing a problem could be fined if they fail to disperse when requested.

South Oxfordshire District Council is introducing the PSPO in Thame following concerns raised by the local community. The Order received strong support during a public consultation last year and was approved by Cabinet on Thursday 5 April. It will only target anti-social behaviour and will not prevent groups from gathering together peacefully.

Cllr Elizabeth Gillespie, Cabinet Member for Community Safety at South Oxfordshire District Council, said: “The new Public Spaces Protection Order gives police in Thame greater powers to address anti-social behaviour caused by groups congregating in public areas. This could include those intimidating passers-by or anyone repeatedly causing a general nuisance.

“PSPOs can be tailored to the needs of a specific town. The measures we have included to tackle group related problems in Thame received significant support from the local community.”

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